Kingscourt News 15th September

Cavan / Monaghan ETB  ,Meeting ;

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On Friday last a meeting was held in Kingscourt Community Centre of the Cavan / Monaghan  ETB, having earlier visited the site of the new Dun-An-Ri College, they also met with officials  of Cavan County Council, traffic management, in relation to  improving traffic flow in Kingscourt.  With  work ongoing by the design team of the  New Dun-An-Ri   College, with construction work starting in the new year, it will create  employment for  over 350 employees for the duration  and when completed the college will take in it’s first  pupils in   September 2016.  The establishment of a new  second level college in Kingscourt will have a major impact on the further development of town. Parents will especially welcome the new college in Kingscourt and look forward to their children not having to travel to nearby towns for second level education. At  the conclusion  of the meeting the  CEO  of Cavan / Monaghan  ETB (Mr. Martin O’Brien)  was complimented by Cl. Clifford Kelly , and other members in  attendance, on his commitment  and the development work ongoing  of Dun-An-Ri  College.

Whist ;

Top Score ; (shared) John Fitzpatrick & Matt Donagh,  1 st. Lady ;Kay Russell, 2 nd. lady ; Olive Rooney, 3 rd. Lady ; Monica Smith , 1 st. Gent ; Frank Smith, 2 nd. Gent ;Sheila Clarke, 3rd. Gent ; Ann Russell.  Kingscourt Social Services, “Whist Drive” every Tuesday at in the Matt Talbot Hall, new members very welcome.

Garda  Changes ;

Welcome to Garda  Jimmy McGovern who has been transferred from Sligo to Kingscourt, he is a native of Killygarry, Cavan. Best of luck to Garda Padraig  Brennan, who has been promoted  as Sergeant to  Dundalk and to Garda David Petit who has been transferred to Cavan.

Marriage ;

Congratulations to Ms. Orna Carroll & Mr. Brendan  Tierney, on their recent marriage. Couples intending marriage in the Diocese of Meath, must complete an ACCORD pre  marriage workshop.

Baptisms ;

The parish community welcomes recently baptised Shane Martin Lynch &  Kyle Vincent Byrne, All baptisms take place on the 2 nd and 4 th Saturday of each month at in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Kingscourt.

Web Statistics ;

The Kingscourt Parish Web Site (www. has enjoyed a very large number of visitors over the past twelve months. 46,727 people have logged on from Ireland, U.K., Australia , Poland ,Canada ,Colombia ,United Arab Emirates , New Zealand ,South Africa , and Germany as the top 10 countries, who view the parish web site. 27,195 people have  also viewed various  Masses, Weddings, Funerals and other religious services from Kingscourt Church.  It is nice to know that  many Kingscourt  parishioners  living abroad like to keep in touch with their native parish and community .

Parish Mission ;

The next Parish   Mission will take place during Lent 2015 from 21 st to the 29 th. March incl. and will be  conducted by Rev. Fr. Denis Luddy, and the Redemptorist Mission team .

Apostolic  Collection ;

Kingscourt Apostolic collection will be held on the weekend 27th/28 th  September.

Hospice Coffee Morning ;

Hospice Coffee Morning  on this Thursday, in Sadie’s (main street)  and in Cabra Castle Hotel,  all welcome.

Donagh House Thanks ;

Donagh House Specil Needs-Home sincerely thank all who contributed to their sponsored walk which realised € 2270


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