Kingscourt News 13th October

Presentation to Fr. Fernando;

Presentation to Fr. Fernando

 

Kingscourt  Apostolic Society, recently made a presentation to Fr. Fernando Ncube with Mass Kits, Vestments and other liturgical vessels for his diocese in Zimbabwe, prior to his departure from the parish, where he has spent the last month. photo L-R, Nuala  McCabe (KAS)  Fr. Fernando Ncube, Kathleen  McArdle (KAS)

Bridge ;

29/09/14   N/S  1 st. Nuala Mackin & Fr. Fonsie Mackin, 2 nd. ; Breda Dunne & Mary McKenna, 3 rd. Claire Lane &Lana Whelan  E/W 1 st. Vera Kelly & Riona Carolan , 2nd. John Fitzpatrick & Eileen Hanratty, 3 rd. Sheila Carolan & Mary O’Hurley.

 

06/10/14    N/S  1 st. Bernie O’Neill & Anne Russell, 2 nd. Fr. Fonsie  Mackin & Nuala Mackin, 3 rd. Mary McKenna & Breda Dunne.  E/W 1 st. Ena McGinley & Muriel  Harney 2 nd. Eileen Hanratty  & John Fitzpatrick, 3 rd. Angela Daly & Nuala Carolan.  Kingscourt  Bridge Club, meet every  Monday at 7.15.pm in Cabra Castle Hotel,  new members very welcome.

Whist ;

Top Score ; (shared) Teresa McMahon, John Fitzpatrick & Brigid  Shields. 1 st. Lady ; Bridie McDaniel, 2 nd. Lady ; Sadie O’Reilly, 3 rd. Lady ; Victoria Rowntree. 1 st Gent ; Shiela Clarke, 2 nd. Gent (shared) Paddy Martin & Ann Russell 3 rd. Gent ; Frank Smith.  Kingscourt  Social Services, “Whist Drive” every Tuesday at 8.30.pm in the Matt Talbot Hall, new members welcome.

Regretted  Death ;

The death occurred on Sunday 5 th. October of Mary (May) Malone  (nee Clarke) in her 91 st. year, Lisnagrew , Kilmainhamwood, Kells and formerly of Mullagh, peacefully at Our Lady’s Hospital Navan. Predeceased by her husband Johnny.  Sadly missed by her daughters ; Marion  (Mitchell) and Carmel (Hurley) sons; John, Jim, Robert, Harry and Brendan  ,  sons in law, daughters in law , grandchildren, nephews, nieces relatives and friends. Reposing at Kieran Bros. Funeral Homes on Tuesday 7 th. Oct. There was a large and representative attendance at the  funeral on Wednesday  following Requiem Mass in the Church of the Immaculate Conception Kingscourt with burial in the adjoining cementry

Marriage ;

Congratulations to Mr. Richard Proudfoot  and Ms. Mary Doyle on their  recent marriage. Couples intending marriage in the Diocese of Meath must complete an ACCORD  pre  marriage  workshop .

Archbishop Twal, Thanks;

Archbishop  Fouad Twal, Catholic Archbishop of the Holy Land has written to Kingscourt parish to express thanks for the donation of € 565 to help Christian’s in the Holy land .

Coffee Morning Thanks ;

Sincere thanks to all who supported  Rosie Hand’s   Coffee morning in aid of Carrick and Kingscourt Cancer Care, which raised € 1200 .

First Aid Classes ;

Cavan Civil Defence are holding  First Aid Classes on Mondays at 8.00.pn  in Kingscourt Fire Station

Alzheimer Awareness ;

Cavan Alzheimer Awareness  Bus will be in Kingscourt on Tuesday 21 st of October from 1.30.to 3.00.pm. They are there to provide information to anyone worried about memory loss or any questions on Alzheimer and service provided in Cavan.

Thatched  Pub  Sold;

One of the most famous  Thatched  Pubs in Ireland is  “Gartlans”  in Kingscourt,  it has been widely published in calendars , postcards and books  for many years, visited and photographed by tourists from all over Ireland and further afield . In recent years it has fallen into disrepair ,  A listed building, it has been sold recently to  Padraig  and Sheila Smith, Kingscourt, who are wished well in their endeavours  to restore the building to its former glory  and see it reopened.

County  Final

Although  only one week to prepare for this year’s County Final , there was a tremendous  build up of support in the area with the town awash with  Blue and White bunting, flags, banners, support from  all industries, businesses, shops and organisations. As usual there was a large following of support who travelled to Cavan for the match.  Although losing by the smallest of margins, they were somewhat unlucky  not to  come away winner of the final.  In what was a  performance of the highest order in a   closely fought  encounter. The team and officials can be  proud of the efforts  involved by all   on the day in  a nail – biting  finish.

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