St Patricks Day Parade.
The Coolgreany St Patrick’s Day Parade Committee needs YOU! We held our first meeting on Wednesday January 25, and were unable to form a committee. Our next meeting will be Thursday February 2, and we need people to volunteer. We no longer have a volunteer for the role of Co-ordinator for the committee. If we cannot fill the role the parade will not be able to go ahead.
So if you want to see the Coolgreany St Patrick’s Day Parade go ahead for 2023 please join us on February 2 at 8.30p.m. in the May Byrne House, Main St, Coolgreany.
Deepest sympathy of the local community is extended to Kathleen Pierce and family, formerly Inch Post Office, on the sad passing of her son Jamesin New York on last Monday. Funeral service was held in New York on last Friday. May he Rest in Peace.
A Garda Pop-up Station will be he held in the May Byrne House on the last Wednesday of the month from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. All forms can be signed, or everyone welcome to all in for a chat.
Coolgreany National School are now accepting enrolments for September 2023. Our annual Admissions Notice, our Admission Policy and our enrolment forms are available on our website coolgreanyns.ie. Alternatively, enrolment forms may be picked up from the school office.
If you would like to enrol your child or know of any parents looking to enrol their children in our school please contact us by phoning 0402) 37246 or 085) 8570276 or email us at email@example.com.
Coolgreany Community Alert
A general meeting of Coolgreany Community Alert will be held in the May Byrne House on Thursday February 23 at 8 p.m.
Don’t forget there is bus transport to Gorey every Tuesday and Saturday at 10.45 a.m.
Birthday greetings to Fibanna Whitmore, Croghan View who celebrates her 15th birthday on Friday February 3; also birthday greetings to Zach Kennedy, Newtown who celebrates his 14th birthday on Sunday February 5; happy birthday also to Edward Breslin, Kilahurler whose birthday is on Monday 6th February 6.
May Byrne House
There is a coffee morning each Friday from 10 a.m. till 12, everyone welcome to come along and enjoy some lovely home baking, cakes tarts ect, and have a very relaxing chat.
Don’t forget the house is always available for bookings for meetings etc.
Cardiac Screening to help prevent sudden adult death syndrome (SADS) will take place at Castletown Liam Mellows GAA clubhouse on Saturday, February 4. Open to club and non-club members from aged 12. €72 or free with Laya Healthcare insurance. Go to ameds.ie for more details or to book and enter clinic code ‘Castletown23’.
Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment. For more information contact Liz at 086 3879321.
Strictly Come Dancing
Dancers representing Castletown GAA are busy preparing for Strictly Come Dancing on February 25 at the Ashdown Park Hotel, Gorey. Winners from this night will face Kilanerin/Tara Rocks GAA in the dancing final March 11 at the Amber Springs. More details to follow.
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Star of the Sea National School, Riverchapel is now accepting applications for Junior Infant Enrolment for September 2023.
The Admissions Notice and Application Form are available on the school website www.riverchapelns.com
The form may also be requested by phoning the school office on 053 9425540 or by emailing email@example.com The final date for applications for admission is Friday, February 24 at 2.30 p.m.
Service times for the Ardamine Group of Parishes are as follows.
Sunday, February 5 – The Third Sunday before Lent: Monamolin 9 a.m. (Morning Prayer), Ardamine 10.15 a.m. (Morning Prayer), Kilnamanagh 11.45 a.m. (Holy Communion).
Sunday, February 12 – The Second Sunday before Lent: Monamolin 9 a.m. (Holy Communion), Kiltennel 10.15 a.m. (Holy Communion), Kilnamanagh 11.45 a.m. (Morning Prayer).
Sunday, February 19 – The Sunday before Lent: Monamolin 9 a.m. (Morning Prayer), Ardamine 10.15 a.m. (Holy Communion), Kilnamanagh 11.45 a.m. (Morning Prayer).
Wednesday, February 22 – Ash Wednesday: Clonevan 8 p.m. (Penitential Service).
Sunday, February 26 – The First Sunday in Lent: Monamolin 9 a.m. (Morning Prayer), Kilmuckridge 10.15 a.m. (Holy Communion), Clonevan 11.30 a.m. (Morning Prayer).
Your support for charity auction is requested on Sunday 5th February at The Rock Complex, Auction includes trailer loads of firewood, Agri Feed and fodder, stone, Drums of Oil and Vouchers. This is a fundraiser for strictly come dancing and your support would be much appreciated. Further details on same from Patsy at 0879824275
A six week course starting in Shamrock Hall Kilanerin on Thursay 9th February at 10 a.m. with cert trainer Michaela Wohlgemuth Cost for the 6 weeks is €130 Learn a set of skills to relieve and prevent back and neck pain, reduce stress and anxiety improve posture and performance. Further information from Michaela on 087 7556558
Enrolment for Junior Infants is open from December 5th 2022 until March 24th 2023. Parents/Guardians interested in enrolling their child for the 2023_2024 academic school year can receive an application for enrolment by downloading a copy of the form from the school website: www.kilanerinns.ie, emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org, from the school office or by phoning 0402 37405/086 7767114. Completed applications may be returned to the school in person, by post or via email.
Places will be awarded within 21 days of the closing date for applications. Kilanerin NS admission policy is also available on our website: www.kilanerinns.
Badminton is played in KCC every Wednesday night 8 p.m. to 10 pm good fun guaranteed €5 per night. all welcome
Morning mass on Tuesday and Friday 9.30 a.m. Saturday night 6.30 p.m. anniversary mass Marie Kelly Tinnock, Annette Jones formerly Nash (Borleigh) James, Elizabeth and Joseph Higgins Clonsilla, Patrick and Mary Fleming and John Levingston Kilanerin, and Paddy and Clare Murray Pallas and Sunday 11 a.m. Months Mind mass for Bernadette Kavanagh Bolaney. Eucharistic adoration on Tuesday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Blessing of throats will take place after morning mass on Friday and also after all masses at the weekend
Morning mass on Wednesday anniversary mass for Edward Dunn Dublin and Thursday 9.30 a.m. Saturday 7.30 p.m and Sunday 9 a.m. anniversary mass Esther Carroll Rathpierce Blessing of throats will take place after all weekend masses Eucharistic adoration on Wednesday from after morning mass to 1 p.m.
Whist is played every Wednesday night at 8 p.m. in Shamrock Hall Kilanerin all welcome.
Kilmuckridge Tidy Towns will hold their Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 8th of February at 7.30pm In Joe Hamels lounge, all welcome.
Sympathy is extended to Mary Fanning and family Dughlone on the recent death of Joe, R.I. P.
Kilmuckridge Drama Group will host a coffee evening in the KMH on Sunday 5th of February 2023.
The 64th Kilmuckridge Drama Festival will run from Saturday 25th to Sunday 5th of March 2023 nightly at 8pm excluding Sunday 5th of March curtains up at 6pm)
The numbers drawn in the parish lotto on Monday 23rd of January were 12, 15, 23 & 24. Match 3 winners were Joe Murphy and Liam Mc Ruim. The next jackpot stands at €5,700 and the draw will take place in the Upton Court Hotel at 8.30pm.
Buffers Alley GAA
Buffers Alley Lights Up - In conjunction with ‘Ireland Lights Up’, we continue with our walking and exercise - join us on our walking track for a walk, talk, make new friends as well as having a little bit of fun! Of course, plenty of exercise too! Our walking track is lit up the seven nights of the week and members of the local community are very welcome to avail of our excellent facilities. We encourage everyone to download the My Life Irish Life App and link it to their phone as all steps during the day will be recorded. All clubs who reach a certain target will be entered in a draw for O’Neill’s gear. All details on our Facebook page.
Club Dinner Dance - Our club Dinner Dance and medal presentation will take place this Friday 3rd February in the Upton Court Hotel, Kilmuckridge. Wishing everyone an enjoyable night with their friends and do not forget to dance the night away to popular band Divine Invention.
Club Monthly Draw - The club monthly draw will get underway shortly with the January and February draws scheduled for Thursday 23rd February. Promoters are currently contacting their regular members. However, new families and individuals very welcome to join. €650 is given out in prizes on the last Thursday of each month. All names to be given to be handed in on or before 9th February. Payment can be completed on our online ClubForce platform, direct debit or monthly/quarterly. Please contact Leonard (Co-Ordinator) on (087) 067 8131 with any queries. Thanking everyone for their continued support.
The Alley Bar
The Alley Bar is now open for men and womam to drop in for a cup of coffee and a chat every Tuesday from midday to 1 p.m. a great way to see old friends and to make new ones.
Court Monamolin N.S.are now taking enrolments for September 2023. You can contact them by email or drop into the school.
Well wishes go to some people in the area who are a little under the weather at the moment.
Buffers Alley Lights Up
In conjunction with ‘Ireland Lights Up’, we continue with our walking and exercise - join us on our walking track for a walk, talk, make new friends as well as having a little bit of fun! Of course, plenty of exercise too! Our walking track is lit up the seven nights of the week and members of the local community are very welcome to avail of our excellent facilities. We encourage everyone to download the My Life Irish Life App and link it to their phone as all steps during the day will be recorded. All clubs who reach a certain target will be entered in a draw for O’Neill’s gear.
GAA Club Dinner Dance
Our club Dinner Dance and medal presentation will take place this Friday 3rd February in the Upton Court Hotel, Kilmuckridge. Wishing everyone an enjoyable night with their friends and do not forget to dance the night away to Divine Invention.
St Kevin’s National School, Tara Hill are accepting Applications for Junior Infant Enrolment 2023. The Admissions Notice 2023 and Application Form are published on the school website tarahillns.ie under the Admissions tab. A form may also be requested from the school office 053 9420321 or email@example.com.
Feast of St Blaise
Blessing of the throats takes place at St Michaels Church Gorey on Friday 3rd February at the 10am and 6.30pm masses
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