Site Development on New College;
During the past week, members of the design team in charge of drawing up plans for the new second level college to be built in Kingscourt have visited the site, it will be followed with, regular weekly visits. A perimeter fence has been built, outlining the 14 acre site. Plans for the new college will be completed later this year ,after which it will be let out for tender. Construction work on the new college will commence in 2015. The college will open for pupils in September 2016,
Whist ,4th. March;
Top Score ; John Fitzpatrick, 1 st. Lady ;Ann Heneghan, 2 nd. Lady (shared) Bridie McDaniel & Rose Smith, 3 rd. Lady ; Eileen Maguire. 1 st. Gent ;(shared) T.P. Callaghan & Sadie O’Reilly, 2 nd. Gent (shared) Sheila Clarke & Frank Smith, 3 rd Gent; John Johnston.
Whist , 11th. March;
Top Score ; Kay Russell, 1 st. Lady ; Olive Rooney, 2 nd. Lady ; Eileen Maguire, 3 rd. Lady ; Catherine O’Reilly, 1 st. Gent ; (shared) Sheila Clarke & John Fitzpatrick, 2 nd. Gent ; Val Russell , 3 rd. Gent ; Harry Rowntree . Kingscourt Social services, Whist Drive every Tuesday at 8.30.pm in the Matt Talbot Hall, new members , very welcome.
Congratulations to Mr. Barry McMahon and Ms. Lynn Doyle on their recent marriage. Couples intending marriage in the Diocese of Meath must complete an ACCORD pre marriage workshop, visit www.accord.ie
A Warm Welcome;
A warm welcome home to Rev. Fr. Emmet Carolan who is spending St. Patrick’s day with his family in Kingscourt . A regular visitor to Kingscourt, usually in September coinciding with the All Ireland Finals in Croke Park, from his priestly duties in San Antonio, Texas. It is fifty two years since he was last in Kingscourt for a St. Patrick’s Day Parade, in Kingscourt.
Regretted Death ;
The death occurred on Friday 14 th. March of Peggy Keogan (nee Sorohan) Nobber Co. Meath and formerly of Garrynoher, Ballyjamesduff, Co. Cavan. Peacefully at her residence, surrounded by her family, beloved wife of Seamus , loving mother of Eileen, Erin ,Phelim and Johnny ; sadly missed by her grandchildren, sons and daughters -in-law, brothers , sisters, brothers-in-law , sisters -in-law , nephews, nieces, friends and neighbours, to whom sympathy is extended. Removal on Sunday evening 16 th. March to St. John the Baptist, Church Nobber. Requiem funeral Mass at 12 Noon on Monday , with burial in Nobber cemetery.
Grow Your Owen ;
The more seasonal weather now prevailing , should encourage more gardeners to prepare their gardens and plant vegetables and early potatoes, vegetable and seed potatoes are available in local shops .