Monday 18 December 2017

Soccer club's fun run in aid of Marymount Hospice

BUTTEVANT soccer club has re-fixed its recently scheduled "Sponsored Fun Run", to take place on Sunday October 20.

The sponsored charity event will benefit the much acclaimed Marymount Hospice, in Cork City, which has been a comforting support, for the terminally ill, throughtout the Munster area.

All runners, walkers and other participants, are more than welcome to take part, and all support will be greatly appreciated. Sponsorship cards are available at the clubhouse, and can also be obtained from club chairman, Gordon Carroll, and club treasurer, Mick Burke.


The Buttevant Parish Mission, which has been running throughout the past week, concludes this Friday September 27. No doubt many lapsed parishioners will have been rejuvenated in their beliefs following the mission devotions and having witnessed some of the evening ceremonies, this mission had none of the fire and brimstone which were part of missions in times past.

All ceremonies were conducted in a calm, and relaxed, and somewhat comforting atmosphere. Here's hoping we will all have benefited from this renewal, in our faith, and beliefs.


The weekly "bingo session" continues to be held on Monday night, in the local G.A.A. hall with numerous monetary prizes to be won by participating players. Next Monday's "bingo jackpot" will be worth €3100 with the "in-house lottery" coming in at €460. There is also an "extra sheet game" which carries a prize fund of €510. All the fun, and games, get under way at 8.30pm.


Buttevant Community Council has not ceased in its efforts to obtain the required repairs, regarding the repair, upgrading and upkeep of the towns streets and footpaths.

Officers of the Community Council are constantly in contact with politicians, at the highest level and are also continuously lobbying the most senior persons, within the National Roads Authority.

Cork County Council, as a public and local authority, has lent its support to the Community Council in its campaign. Mountains of literature and correspondence has been back-and-forth between all the relevant bodies and as soon as any positive results have been achieved and forth-coming you will be informed accordingly.

Do show your support for the Community Council and continue to be vocal in your protests verbally, literally and in all other forms of communication.


Buttevant Soccer Club, in conjunction with the Football Association of Ireland, is promoting a "Support Your Club and Community National Draw" with many valuable prizes to be won.

Prizes include "Four Ford Fiestas'"; "Corporate Box Prizes"; "Trips to International Games"; "Samsung Hand Sets"; "One Years' Supply of Free Electricity" and many other valuable prizes. Draw tickets, at €10, can be purchased from local soccer club members and the draw will take place at the "FAI Ford Cup Final, at the Aviva Stadium, on November 3. All proceeds raised locally will be channelled to Buttevant Soccer Club. Your support will be warmly acknowledged.


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