Kingscourt News 14th July

Ballyhoe Lake, Fun Day;

Ballyhoe Family Fun Day

On Sunday last, Ballyhoe Lake development, committee, held a fundraising , ” Family Fun Day ”  at  Ballyhoe  Lake, Barleyhill .  The committee have been for the past few years developing the lake area and it’s surrounds. Ballyhoe lake is one of a number of coarse fishing lakes in the area, which attracts  anglers from many parts of Ireland and England, each year.  On Sunday last  it really was a family fun day, with bouncing castles for the younger generation, live music, hot food, stalls, vintage, classic and custom vehicle display, picnic areas beside the lake with seating.

Ballyhoe Family Fun Day Organisers

Ballyhoe Lake development committee.

Baptisms ;

The Parish Community welcomes recently baptised;  Cian Sean Cunningham, Cara Sylvia  dolan , and Aoibheann Sarah Tully.   All baptisms take place on the 2 nd. & 4 th. Saturday of each month at in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Kingscourt.

Marriage ;

Congratulations to Mr. Robert Slowey and Ms. Charlotte Greenway on their recent Marriage, couples intending marriage in the Diocese of Meath must complete an ACCORD pre marriage  workshop.

Lough Derg  ;

The annual one day Parish Pilgrimage to Lough Derg takes place on Tuesday 26 th. August, booking at  087 2807982.

Feast of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel ;

On this Wednesday  16 th. July, which is the feast day of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, all are invited to join at 7pm at the Mass Rock , Loughanleagh, mountain for prayers and the traditional pilgrim walk to the Church  of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Muff for a community Mass at

Farm Safety ;

Parishes have been asked to highlight the importance of farm safety, following an increase in fatal farming accidents. The farming community is the backbone of a paruish and a fatal accident is a huge loss. Extra vigilance in farm safety is suggested during  the busy summer period on farms

Whist ;

Top Score ; Eileen Hanratty , 1 st. Lady ; Brigid Shields, 2 nd. Lady :(shared) Rose Smith & Ann Heneghan, 3 Lady ; Kay Russell. 1 st. Gent ; Frank Smith ,2 nd. Gent ; Shiela Clarke , 3 rd. Gent (shared) T.P. Callaghan & John Fitzpatrick.  Kingscourt Social Services, Whist Drive, every Tuesday at in the Matt Talbot, Hall, new members welcome.

Kingscourt Cancer Fund, Services ;

Kingscourt Cancer Fund , provides “Free  Taxi Service”  for patients to all Hospitals for treatment, also grant aid to Families. The Cancer Fund Shop in Church Street, is open Thursday & Friday 10 am to 6pm and on Saturday, 10 am to For further information contact ;  Agnes 087 4193575, Amanda 087 8336255, Victoria 087 7625790,  David ,087 7720442

Bereaved ;

Sympathy is extended to Mr. Des Tracey, on the death of his brother Paddy Tracey, O’Neill Park, Clones, Co. Monaghan on Tuesday 8 th. July. Funeral on  Thursday 10 th. July following  Requiem Mass in  the Sacred Heart Church, Clones, with burial in Mount St. Oliver’s Cemetery, Clones.


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