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Monday 26 August 2019

Around the districts: Collon, Laytown/Bettystown, Mornington, Julianstown, Bellewstown

Collon: Mattock Lotto - Numbers drawn 06-1216-19. Jackpot not Won. No Match 3 winners. Next Jackpot will be our highest ever at €16,000.

Mattock Rangers lotto is sponsored by No Three Old Bar and Restaurant which is now open 7 days a week. You can play Mattock Rangers lotto online at www.mattockrangers.ie

Happy 18th Dylan

Congratulations and best wishes are sent to Dylan Owens, Oriel Road who recently celebrated his 18th birthday. Dylan is a son of Stephen and Caroline and all your family and friends wish you the very best for the future.

Laytown/Bettystown

Contact me

Ring Iris on 0864033557 or email irismaryg@gmail.com with items of interest in the area.

Laytown P & P

The annual Open Scotch Foursomes will take place from this Thursday 8th August until Sunday 11th August. Prizes for Gents; Ladies and Mixed grades. Refreshments available all day every day.

Our team in the Fingal League are doing well and enjoying the contest.

Boyne Music Festival

The 7th annual Boyne Music Festival will take place from 8th -11th August at Townley Hall, Slane Road, Drogheda. T

he weekend includes chamber concerts, workshops and tours designed for music and poetry lovers of all ages. For more information please visit www.boynemusicfestival.com or phone 0879813926

Cool the Climate Camp

Three Days of Activities and Games for children aged from 8 to 12 years of age.

Giving tomorrow's Citizens some tools to help them thrive in the coming Climate Challenges. Start them on the road to Resilience... Growing Food, Making Soap, Upcycling, Foraging and much more. Wednesday August 21st until Friday 23rd 10a.m. until 2p.m. each day and the cost is €85.

Sonairte Volunteers Needed

Sonairte (Laytown) are looking for volunteers!

For those who don't know, Sonairte is mostly run by volunteers, we are in need of extra hands for the summer. with many roles available especially in the garden, helping our gardeners produce fresh organic food for our shop.

The centre is open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday for nature walks and visits to the walled garden.

Become an Agewell Companion

AgeWell engages men and women aged 50 years and older as companions to visit less able older people in their homes. We are now extending this very successful service to Navan and surrounding areas and all areas of East Meath.

Is this something that would interest you? If you would like to know more information on becoming an AgeWell companion and visit Older people in the community contact The AgeWell Team in Third Age on 046 9558238 or email agewell@thirdageireland.ie

Drivers Wanted

The Irish Cancer Society's Volunteer Driver Service is looking for volunteer drivers in Meath who will drive patients to and from their chemotherapy appointments in their partner Dublin hospitals. The service is free to the patient with all driver expenses being paid.

For more information or an application form please email Gail at gflinter@irishcancer.ie, call 012310566 or visit the website at www.cancer.ie

St Colmcilles GFC car draw

In order to keep moving forward we simply won't stand still!

Our membership numbers have multiplied over the last 10 years not just because of population growth but because we move with the times, adapt to our members needs and perform everything to the very best of our abilities!

At St. Colmcilles GAA Club we are inclusive, will fight for every facility we need and demand the best for our children and adult members. In order to provide these facilities we need to develop our club further and that's where you come in!

We need your help!

The Cilles are running a car draw with excellent prizes including a 2020 KIA Car from Jack Doran Motors, several cash prizes and numerous spot prizes. We will be having a Draw Night / Party on December 29th but in the meantime we need you to check the website at www.winacarforatenner.com or purchase tickets (for only €10) from any of our sellers throughout every age group in the club.

Every time you share the website we are one step closer to selling a ticket, bringing us closer to realising our goal! Purchasing a ticket online takes approx 40 seconds!

Check the website, buy tickets, sell tickets and tell everyone you know about this great draw! Help us develop this brilliant club!

www.winacarforatenner.com

Mornington

Knock Pilgrimage

Meath Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock on Sunday 11th August 2019 Cost €40 including Bus Fare, Tea & Scone going and Dinner coming back in Longford Arms Hotel Bus will depart Mornington Church at 8am. Only 4 seats remaining.

Diary Dates

Wednesday 7th August: Planning Meeting for 30th Anniversary of Mornington Church at 8pm in Parish Rooms.

Sunday 11th August: Meath Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock.

Saturday 31st August: 30th Anniversary of Mornington Church.

Monday 9th - Saturday 14th September: Meath Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes

30th Anniversary of Mornington Church

Mornington Church was Blessed and opened on 27th August 1989 by Bishop Michael Smith. To mark the 30th anniversary of the new church a special Mass will be celebrated by Bishop Michael Smith on Saturday the 31st of Aug at 6 pm. 

You are asked to make a special note of this and join the parish in the celebrations.

The Mass will be followed by a Parish Social Evening in the Glenside Hotel. Buffet reception at 7.30pm. Tickets €15 will be available in July. A meeting will be held to make preparations on Wednesday, June 12th (tomorrow) at 8 pm in the parish rooms.

Charity Bridge

This will be held every Tuesday in Laytown and Bettystown golf club at 7.30 pm. All welcome. Phone 9813282 between (9.30 am to 5.30 pm) if you need a partner. 

Proceeds will go to local charities such as East Meath Meals on Wheels and Senior Citizens Mornington/Bettystown and Laytown. 

St Colmcilles GFC car draw

In order to keep moving forward we simply won't stand still!

Our membership numbers have multiplied over the last 10 years not just because of population growth but because we move with the times, adapt to our members needs and perform everything to the very best of our abilities!

At St. Colmcilles GAA Club we are inclusive, will fight for every facility we need and demand the best for our children and adult members. In order to provide these facilities we need to develop our club further and that's where you come in!

The Cilles are running a car draw with excellent prizes including a 2020 KIA Car from Jack Doran Motors, several cash prizes and numerous spot prizes. We will be having a Draw Night / Party on December 29th but in the meantime we need you to check the website at www.winacarforatenner.com or purchase tickets (for only €10) from any of our sellers throughout every age group in the club.

Every time you share the website we are one step closer to selling a ticket, bringing us closer to realising our goal! Purchasing a ticket online takes approx 40 seconds!

Check the website, buy tickets, sell tickets and tell everyone you know about this great draw! Help us develop this brilliant club!

www.winacarforatenner.com

Julianstown

Julianstown Drama Group

Debbie is still waiting to hear from more budding actors. The drama group are putting on a special event on Saturday 24th August during Heritage Week about Collier the Robber. This will be a light hearted drama and they need actors; no experience necessary, Debbie will show you the ropes and coerce you to bring out your inner acting talents. Lots of fun and laughter is included, so get in touch with Debbie Wogan asap.

Boyne Music Festival

The 7th annual Boyne Music Festival will take place from 8th -11th August at Townley Hall, Slane Road, Drogheda.

The weekend includes chamber concerts, workshops and tours designed for music and poetry lovers of all ages.

For more information please visit www.boynemusicfestival.com or phone 0879813926

Free Classes

The Julianstown Community Centre are giving free basic iPhone, iPad, smartphone and tablet training that is commencing shortly.

If you would like to book a place please contact Angela on 046 9280790

Tús Work Placement

Exciting opportunity to avail of 19.5 hours work placement in your local area.

Meath Partnership is currently seeking to expand the number of participants on the Tús Scheme. Tús is a one-year community work placement scheme for people who are unemployed for more than twelve months and in receipt of a jobseeker's payment.

Participants receive a top up payment, while maintaining all secondary benefits.

Minimum payment is €225.50 per week. You will also receive dedicated one to one career support, C. V. preparation, interview skills and accredited training throughout the year. 

If you are interested, please contact Tús Office, Meath Partnership on 046-9280790 Ext 252 for full details.

Bellewstown

Contact me

Any news or items of interest contact Iris @0864033557 or emailirismaryg@gmail.com

Blotto

Blotto Results 31st July. The numbers drawn were 04-09-17-20-29. No winner.

The €10 winners were Angela Bellew; Tommy Arnold; Karl & Sam; Ollie Hanratty; Marie & Robert; Branigan's. Jackpot next week is €1,200.

Bellewstown P & P

The winners of the competition last week were nett winners Marie Brennan & Oliver Plunkett and the gross winners were Leo Gibney & Marie Black.

Best of luck to Richard Brennan, Marie Black, Marie Brennan and Cathy Richardson who will represent Meath in the 2019 Leinster Inter-County championships this weekend at Navan & Castletown.

Bellewstown Golf Club

24th July Wed. Open Singles; 1st Joseph Kearns 45 pts, 2nd Adam M. Byrne 39 pts

27th July Single Stableford; 1st Brian Creighton 41pts (15), 2nd Edward Brady 41pts. 28th July: Single Stableford; 1st Noel Keogh 40pts, 2nd Bernard Brannigan 39pts

Membership available to the end of the year.

Drogheda Independent

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