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Monday 21 October 2019

Around the districts: Mornington, Julianstown, Bellewstown, Ardcath/Clonalvy, Collon

Mornington: Meath Befriending Service aims to reduce loneliness and isolation within County Meath by a weekly visit from a trained volunteer, For Further Information or to avail of the service Telephone Meath volunteer Centre at 0469280790 or email, eva@volunteermeath.ie

Donacarney School Enrolment 2019 

 Junior infants new admissions evening: Parents/Guardians (adults only) are invited to a meeting in relation to junior infants starting school in September 2019. These meetings will be held on Tuesday 12th February at the boy's school at 7.30 pm. Wednesday 27th February at the girl's school at 7.30pm. For enquiries about all enrolments for the 2019-2020 year please contact: Bunscoil Buachaillí Réalt (boys' school) at 041 9827045, Réalt na Mara Caillini (girls' school) at 041 9887684.

Carmel Clinton N R.I.P

Deepest sympathy is extended to the Clinton Family of Woodgrange Painstown,

Drogheda on the death of Carmel who passed away in the Beacon Hospital, Dublin on January 26th. Carmel is survived by her heartbroken husband Brendan and off-springs Paul, Anne, David, Helen, Michael and Niall, and also daughters in law,

Jocelyn, Kalo -Lour and Faith, sons in law Hari and Ronan, and brothers Hugh, Padraig and Antoin. Carmel was predeceased by her brother Fr Gerry. She is also survived by her sisters Mary and Ethna, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Say a little prayer for her aching family that it may lessen the ache in their hearts. May Carmel's soul rest in peace.

East Meath Bridge results 22nd Jan 2019

N/S 1st Joan Smith & Maida McGowan. 2nd Siobhan McElearney & Eveleen Higgins

Gross Clare Drew & Marita Leech. E/W 1st Joan Tully & Elma Delaney

2nd Paul Kane & Vincent O'Brien. Gross Aine Tierney & Anne Kirwan.

Hospice pancake morning

The East Meath hospice association are holding their pancake morning at the City North hotel on March 5th (Tues) 2019 from 10 am to 12.30 pm. All the usual stalls will be there. Designer clothes and accessories, home baking, plants and vegetables, bric-a-brac, unwanted gifts. There will also be a raffle. Thanks to the management and staff off City North for their continued support.

Julianstown

Julianstown Community Centre AGM

The Julianstown C.C. AGM will take place on Tuesday, 26th February at 8 pm.  Please come along and show your support for your local community centre. Run by the community for the community.   Volunteers needed.  Use it or Lose it!

Fund Raising Committee - Ten Week Draw

The Annual Ten Week Draw will commence on Sunday, 16th February.  Promoters are advised that Draw Cards will be available from Monday, 27th January.   We would like to sincerely thank all our promoters and their contributors for their participation each year.

Learn to Jive

Jiving Lessons on Monday evenings in the Glenside Hotel, Drogheda. Beginners at 7.30pm, Improvers at 8.45pm. Great exercise and no partner required. For more details, contact Declan on 087 755 7163

Julianstown Tidy Towns

Over the past number of years this voluntary group have transformed Julianstown Village into a very vibrant place to live.  We have a beautiful award-winning village garden with seating, orchard, small woodland, pond and flower beds throughout and it is open to all to enjoy. The woods can now be easily accessed and the village is kept very clean throughout the whole year.  As you know we are a voluntary group and have limited funds and we would therefore ask our residents in Julianstown to give a helping hand, by either helping with this project or donating funds towards it.  If you would like to help with this worthwhile project please contact Niamh on 086 3477283 or Jackie 087 6579884.

Pancake Morning

The East Meath Hospice Association are holding their pancake morning at the City North hotel on Tuesday March 5th from 10 am to 12.30 pm. All the usual stalls will be there. Designer clothes and accessories, home baking, plants and vegetables, bric-a-brac, unwanted gifts. There will also be a raffle. Thanks to the management and staff off City North for their continued support.

Bellewstown

Contact me

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

Blotto

Blotto Results 6th February 2019. The numbers drawn were 04-08-21-24-28. No winner. The €10 winners were Dylan & Alanna; May Coyle; Christine McMahon; Phil Callaghan; May Coyle; Tommy Arnold. Jackpot next week is €1,450.

Poker Classic

The annual Maureen Andrew poker classic in aid of Irish Guide Dogs will take place in Whyte's of Stamullen on Friday 22nd February. If you have any unwanted Christmas presents Maureen would appreciate if you could donate them to the raffle. You can ring her at 041 9829192.

Bellewstown P & P

Competitions are held each Sunday at 10.30a.m. Membership fees are now due for 2019 and membership is open to new members. Application forms available in clubhouse. Birthday greetings to Robert Black this week. A date for your diary, the Captain's Drive-In will take place on Sunday 10th March. Only fully paid up members can play in this event.

Bellewstown Golf Club

02.02.19:12/Hole Winter League 1st Keith Gorman 25 pts 2nd George Faulkner 24pts

03.02.19:12 Hole Winter League 1st Brian Creighton 22pts 2nd Edward Brady21pts.

02.02.19: Ladies 12/Hole Winter League 1st Ann Marie Ennis 18pts 2nd Karen Lennon 14pts.

New Restaurant

Best of luck to the Bellewstown Inn's new restaurant the Half Furlong that has just opened. Delicious fresh food with a local connection.

Duleek/Bellewstown Active Retirement

Bowls every Tuesday at 2p.m. in Parish Centre. New members always welcome.

Duleek/Bellewstown Lotto

Lotto Results - 6th Feb. Numbers drawn - 07-08-20-22. No Jackpot Winner.5 X €20 winners: Brigid Mimna; Brendan Moore; Maria Cullinane; Paddy Watters; Philip Murray. Jackpot next week - €1,075

Computer Classes

Duleek Library are once again running free internet classes for beginners (adults only). Starting on Monday 18th February 10a.m. until 12.30p.m. Places are limited so ring the library at 0419880709 if you want to be included.

Ardcath/Clonalvy

Whist Drives

Top Score last week was won by Pat McGovern. Top lady was Maureen Thornton and Top gent was Bernadette McGeogh. The first half winner was Dick Walsh and the second half winner was a tie between Julianne Clinton and Mary Leonard. Whist continues each Monday night in Bennett's.

Computer Classes

Duleek Library are once again running free internet classes for beginners (adults only). Starting on Monday 18th February 10a.m. until 12.30p.m. Places are limited so ring the library at 0419880709 if you want to be included.

Duleek Community Support Group 

Katty McGrane and Annette Murray are still installing alarms for the elderly and have been doing since 1997, Anyone looking for information please contact Katty or Annette 0861050159.

Ardcath Macra

The club are always very welcoming to any new members; please don't hesitate and just come along and join in the fun follow us on Facebook @ Ardcath Macra.

Meath Diocesan Pilgrimage to Holy Land 2019

Bishop Deenihan will lead the 2019 Meath Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Holy Land from November 4th - 12th. Full details will be available shortly. Enquiries to MAP Travel at 01 8783111, patricia@maptravel.ieor Gerry McCormack info@kingscourtparish.ie 042 9667314.

Ardcath Windfall

Numbers drawn were 12-17-26. Names drawn for monthly draw were Timmy Fitzgerald and Anne Caffery. Winner of €200 monthly draw was Nicky Byrne. Next week's jackpot will be €3,000.00

Meath Befriending Service

Aims to reduce loneliness and isolation within County Meath by a weekly visit from a trained volunteer, For Further Information or to avail of the service Telephone Meath volunteer Centre at 0469280790 or email, eva@volunteermeath.ie

Irish Blood Transfusion

The service will be in Ashbourne House Hotel this Monday and Tuesday the 11th & 12th of February from 4.30pm - 8.00pm. For further information please contact the local Blood Transfusion service on 041-8659994 It is important that we all remember many patients need our blood and this need never ceases.

Collon

Mattock Lotto

Numbers drawn 20-21-23-31. Jackpot not won. €100 Match 3 winner is Olive Coulter. Next Jackpot will be €12,800. Mattock Rangers Lotto is sponsored by No. 3 Old Bar and Restaurant.

Awards Night

Mattock Rangers Annual Awards night will be held on Saturday 9th March in the Valley Inn Mullary. So, make sure you get your ticket from any committee member for this great night and support our local Club.

6th Fundraiser

We are holding our 6th Fundraiser on Saturday 23rd March at 8.30pm in Watters Lounge Collon. This year the theme is Oscars Night/Movie Character Night!

So, you can get all glitz and glam as going to the Oscars Awards Night or if you prefer you can attend as your favourite Movie Character. It promises to be as always, a fun filled night with great music, food, prizes for best dressed and a raffle.

Tickets cost €10 and all proceeds raised will go the wonderful Gary Kelly Cancer Support Centre. For tickets or any information please contact me on 086 1081448.

Many thanks in advance for the fantastic support that I know we will, as in previous years receive.

18th Birthday

Congratulations are sent to Cathal Fleming from Oriel Road who celebrated his 18th birthday recently. This lovely young man is a son of Richard and Angie and we wish him the very best of luck in the future.

Collon Pitch and Putt Club

The A.G.M was held on January 16th last with a good attendance. The committee thanked Niall Roche on his retirement from the Club and for all his dedicated work throughout the years and wished him all the best in the future.

Membership fees are as follows; Family €150 p.a.; Gents €120 p.a.; Ladies €90 p.a.

Senior Citizens €70; Students €70; Juveniles €40. Open to all new members and Green fees. Please contact Seamus Wogan or any committee member for membership. Sincere sympathy is sent to Ollie McGeough and his family on the recent passing of his sister Catherine O'Hanrahan Dundalk. May her gentle soul rest in peace.

Golden Wedding

Huge Congratulations are sent to Jim and Mariana Sweeney Oriel Road who recently celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary. Plenty of celebrations took place for this wonderful couple on their special occasion. All your family, friends and neighbours wish you both the very best for the future.

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