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Local children enjoying the Kellogg's Cúl Camp at Glen Emmets.

Local children enjoying the Kellogg's Cúl Camp at Glen Emmets.

Local children enjoying the Kellogg's Cúl Camp at Glen Emmets.

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DUNLEER

Contact

All Dunleer parish news big and small welcome via email maryroserafferty@gmail.com or you can pm me on Facebook

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Our heartfelt condolences to Patricia and all the family and friends of Andrew Harley Cunningham, The Thornogs, Grangebellew and formerly of Clogherhead. Peacefully at The Louth County Hospital, Dundalk surrounded by his loving family on 24th July 2022. Harley was a man of many talents and an absolute gentleman, as a poem once read “He who creates true beauty ever lives”. He always made time to chat to everyone in his presence and will be sorely missed by those who knew him. Andrew Harley predeceased by his parents and brother Noel. Again, we wish our heartfelt condolences to Patricia, daughters Andre, Lorraine and Cliodhna, sons in law David and Chris, grandchildren Byron, Leon and Cali, brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, extended family and cherished friends. May he find eternal peace.

BARMEATH TEA PARTY

Dunleer Tidy Towns have once again been given permission by Brian Bellew to hold an afternoon Tea Party at Barmeath Castle on Sunday August 14th 2022 from 2 to 5pm.

Tea and cakes on the lawn are the order of the day with some popular music to entertain us all for the afternoon by the The Full Shilling. Meet with friends and family, bring your picnic and spread your blanket on the lawn. Freely stroll the grounds. The highlight will be the crowning of the princess of the castle during the afternoon. This is open to under 10 years old. The winner will win a Toy store Voucher. She will also be taken to the top of the tower in the Castle with parents by the owner. All the girls of 10 years and under please get those Pretty costumes ready for the big party. Tell your family and friends and have a meet up at the Castle on the day. Celebrate your birthday in style at the Castle. Keep up to date on Facebook at Dunleer Tidy Towns. You will be free to visit the vast grounds around the castle also. There will also be other attractions on the day. More details later. €10 per car. €5 Individual entry.

Dunleer Golf Society

The Dunleer Golf Societies next event will be held at Black Bush GC, Thomastown, Co. Meath on Saturday, August 13th 2022 and will be supported by Halpenny Golf, Drogheda.

Senior Citizens Coffee Morning

A coffee morning for all Senior citizens is being held each first Friday of the month from 10am to 12 noon in the Market house free of charge.

The next to be held is the August event which falls on August 5th.

Lann Léire C.P.G. Draw

Lann Léire Lotto results for 27/07/22 are 1, 14,16 and 17. No Jackpot winner but the weekly winners are as follows; Richard Myles, Lucy Murphy and Michelle Murphy. Next Jackpot €2,000.

Parish Lourdes Pilgrimage 2022

Dunleer parish Lourdes Pilgrimage 2022 takes please September 22nd 2022 with Spiritual Director: Fr. Michael Murtagh.

Five nights, €779 per person which includes complimentary group travel Insurance. Pilgrimage details consist of direct return flights from Dublin to Lourdes, return airport transfers to Lourdes, five nights in the Hotel Paradis, full board breakfast, lunch and dinner each day, fully escorted pilgrimage, accompanied by spiritual director, mMass at the Grotto, Anointing of the Sick, Torchlight Procession, Blessed Sacrament Procession and International Mass. For information please contact: Parish office on 0416851278 or email: gmichaelmurtagh@gmail.com.

Cheeky Dodos

Parent and Toddler and playgroup starting in August 2022. Lann Léire Pavilion Dunleer from August 29th 2022. Mondays from 10am to 12 noon

(Trial sessions Mondays 4th and 15h of July). and St. Kevin’s community centre from August 20th 2022 every 2nd Saturday from 10.30am to 12.30pm. Jungle party on Saturday August 13th. For ages 0 to 4 years old. Soft play, arts & crafts and more! Now taking bookings for the Lann Léire pavilion trial sessions.

Slimming World

Slimming World Dunleer group takes place in the Market House main street Dunleer every Wednesday at 6pm. The consultant has ten years experience.

For further info you can contact Lynne on 0879839776 or just pop in.

Patrún dates

Dromin takes place on October 9th at 11 a.m.

Trad sessions

Scoraícht Lann Léire holds open Trad sessions every Tuesday evening at 7pm. For all info on events you can follow them on their facebook page; Scoraícht Lann Léire.

LAYTOWN/BETTYSTOWN

Contact

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

Road Closures

Temporary Closure of Eastham Road (R-150-26), Bettystown, Co. Meath. Closure will be 24hrs daily between the 8th August and the 22nd August 2022. https://bit.ly/3z8cxsU

Temporary Closure of the R-150 at Laytown Road. Closure will be from 9am to 5pm each day, for a 5-day period from Monday, 22nd August to Friday, 26th August 2022. https://bit.ly/3zqOLJ5

Volleyball on the Beach

Come and try Women’s Social Volleyball on Bettystown beach on Thurs. 11th August at 6-7pm! This one-hour beach activity is an introduction to beach volleyball for women 18yrs+ and all fitness levels. In a social setting the main emphases is on fun and inclusion with no previous experience required. Led by a qualified instructor, this is an ideal opportunity for women to try out a new sport and gain new skills!

This session is FREE but registration is essential! Register at: https://eventmaster.ie/event/0jzxHzqsA1

Laytown P & P Club

Club competitions continue each Sunday and Tuesday mornings. Membership is open for 2022; just call up to the clubhouse on either of these mornings. The annual Open Scotch Foursomes will take place from 10th to 14th August.

Cilles Lotto

Results for 26th July; numbers drawn were 04-09-20-23. No Jackpot Winner. €50 Winners were Margaret Smith & Gwen Lanigan. Jackpot next week €2,400. Play online at www.cilles.com

Knock Pilgrimage

Meath Diocese Pilgrimage to Knock takes place on Sunday 14th August–led by Bishop Thomas Deenihan. The Anointing of the Sick takes place in the Basilica at 2.30pm and Mass is at 3.00pm. The Rosary procession will follow outside, weather permitting. A bus will be departing from Mornington. Call 041 9827384 for details.

Bettystown Tidy Towns

Work continues with the volunteers were out weeding and watering the gardens and planters around the village. Several bags of rubbish were litter picked from the beach and dunes. We ask everyone to leave only footprints at the beach.

Charity Bridge

Charity Summer Bridge continues on Tuesdays at 7.30pm in Laytown/Bettystown Golf Club and each Tuesday throughout the summer. New players welcome. Proceeds to East Meath Meals on Wheels.

Parent & Toddler Group

The East Meath Family Resource centre have a Parent & Toddler group each Thursday from 10a.m. until 12noon at 5 Strand Haven Laytown. For further information ring 041 9812230 to reserve your place- limited places available.

Drogheda Presbyterian Church

Sunday Morning Worship 10:30 am at Colpe. All Welcome. Tea and coffee served afterwards. Please see our Facebook page for any updates. Minister Rev. Damien Burke, can be contacted by e-mail: dpcchurchoffice@gmail.com

Defibrillators Locally Available

Defibrillator are available in the following locations:

Carroll Estates Roslyn site office off the Castlemartin Road and can be accessed during site office hours. Location of other units locally are: Pat’s Centra Bettystown;

Red Brick building, Donacarney; Entrance to Grange Rath Estate, Colpe Cross.

External wall of Dolphins Crèche, Inse Bay; Harry’s Centra, Mornington; McDonagh’s Mobile Home Park; Lime Kiln Julianstown.

MORNINGTON

Contact

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

Road Closures

Temporary Closure of Eastham Road (R-150-26), Bettystown, Co. Meath. Closure will be 24hrs daily between the 8th August and the 22nd August 2022. https://bit.ly/3z8cxsU

Temporary Closure of the R-150 at Laytown Road. Closure will be from 9am to 5pm each day, for a 5-day period from Monday, 22nd August to Friday, 26th August 2022. https://bit.ly/3zqOLJ5

Volleyball on the Beach

Come and try Women’s Social Volleyball on Bettystown beach on Thurs. 11th August at 6-7pm! This one-hour beach activity is an introduction to beach volleyball for women 18yrs+ and all fitness levels. In a social setting the main emphases is on fun and inclusion with no previous experience required. Led by a qualified instructor, this is an ideal opportunity for women to try out a new sport and gain new skills!

This session is FREE but registration is essential! Register at: https://eventmaster.ie/event/0jzxHzqsA1

EMARA

The East Meath Active Retirement Association have resumed activities and will meet every Thursday in St. Mary’s Church of Ireland Parish room from 2.30p.m. until 4.30p.m. each week. New members are always welcome to join this vibrant group of men and women who have plenty of events and outings for the coming months in the pipeline.

East Meath Meals on Wheels

Hot Meals are delivered to your home between 12.30pm and 1.30pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday of each week throughout the year, excluding bank holidays in the areas of Laytown, Bettystown, Mornington, Donacarney and Colpe.

The charge is €5 per person per meal. If you would like to avail of this service or know of anyone who might benefit from this service; please contact us on 085-7570810.

Defibrillators Locally Available

Defibrillator are available in the following locations:

Carroll Estates Roslyn site office off the Castlemartin Road and can be accessed during site office hours. Location of other units locally are: Pat’s Centra Bettystown;

Red Brick building, Donacarney; Entrance to Grange Rath Estate, Colpe Cross.

External wall of Dolphins Crèche, Inse Bay; Harry’s Centra, Mornington; McDonagh’s Mobile Home Park; Lime Kiln Julianstown.


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