L-R Amanda Ramsey (Kingscourt A.S.I.) receiving a cheque of €345 from Kay Farrelly Virginia Credit Union, it was 1/3 proceeds of a Coffee Day held in Virginia Credit Union
Regretted Death ;
The death occurred of Patrick O’Connor, Ballynaclose, Kilmainhamwood (suddenly )at Our Lady’s Hospital Navan on Saturday 9 th. November. The deceased who was in his 33 rd. year had been a lorry driver, he is survived by his devastated and heartbroken parents Gerry and Helena , sister, Judith and family members. Funeral on Wednesday of last week following requiem Mass in the Church of the Immaculate Conception with burial in the adjoining cemetery, The very large attendance present was testament of the sympathy of the wider community to the bereaved, he was predeceased by his brother , Gavin.
Regretted Death ;
The death occurred on Sunday 10 th. Nov. in Castleross Nursing Home, Carrickmacross of Frances Byrne (nee Clarke) Barleyhill Kingscourt . For many years she had been a regular Bingo player in the locality. Requiem funeral Mass on Tuesday of last week in the Church of St. Patrick and St. Bridget’s, Meath Hill with burial in Kingscourt cemetery.
Photo of Kingscourt Pantomime society in the early 1950’s, which was taken in St. Mary’s Hall, the pantomime was “Babes in the Woods” the producer and musical director was the late Rev. Fr. Foley.
Christmas Craft & Trade Fair ;
This years Christmas Craft and Trade Fair will be held on Saturday and Sunday 23 rd/ 24 th. November in Kingscourt Community Centre, organised each year by Kingscourt Community Development Association, with free admission it will be open from 11.00am to 6.00.pm each day, the younger generation will be delighted to learn that Santa Claus will attend in his special grotto and will be delighted to meet them, with presents for all . The Craft and Trade Fair iss a shop window of the many products available and produced in the community and surrounding region and well worth a visit. There will be the usual raffle for a very large hamper with lots of prizes , well worth a visit..
Sponsored Dog Walk ;
The annual sponsored dog walk in aid of Cavan SPCA and Irish Guide Dogs will be held on Saturday 30 th. November at 2.00.pm. It is being hosted by Bailieborough Vetenary Clinic, sponsorship cards are available from their reception, there will be a raffle and refreshments available afterwards.
Whist ; 05-11-’13,
Top Score ;John Johnston, 1 st. Lady; Brege McKenna, 2 nd. Lady ; Sadie O’Reilly, 3 rd. Lady ; (shared) Mary O’ Hurley, Eileen Maguire & Brigid Shields, 1 st. Gent ; Matt Donagh, 2 nd. Gent; Eileen Hanratty, 3 rd. Gent T.P. Callaghan.
Whist ; 12-11-’13,
Top Score ; Ann Russell, 1 st. Lady ;Olive Rooney, 2 nd. Lady ; (shared) Kay Russell & Eileen Maguire, 3 rd. Lady ; Brege McKenna, 1 st. Gent ; (shared) Harry Rowntree & T.P. Callaghan, 2 nd. Gent ; Sheila Clarke, 3 rd. Gent ; Matt Donagh. Kingscourt Social Services, “Whist Drive ” every Tuesday at 8.30.pm in the Matt Talbot Hall, new members welcome.
Bridge ; 4-11-’13
N/S 1 st ; Margaret Greene & Martha Murtagh, 2 nd ; Ena McGinley & Muriel Harney, 3 rd. Lucy Brennan & Bridie Kennedy, E/W, 1 st. Ann Russell & Catherine Kelly, 2 nd. Anna Byrne & Nuala Carolan, 3 rd. Riona Carolan & Vera Kelly.
Bridge ; 11-11-’13
1 st. Catherine Kelly & Ann Russell , 2 nd. Joan Connolly & Angela Daly, 3 rd. Mary McKenna & Catherine Blake, 4 th. Ena McGinley & Anna Byrne. Kingscourt Bridge meet every Monday at 7.15.pm in the Cabra Castle Hotel, new members welcome.
Cancer Fund ;
Kingscourt Cancer Fund, provide Free Taxie Service to any hospital, for more information contact, Agness, 087 4193575, Victoria ; 087 7625790, Amanda ; 087 8336255, David ; 087 7720442 Cancer Shop,; opened , Thursday & Friday, 10.00am to 6.00.pm and Saturday 10.00am to 4.00pm, Well worth a visit.
Stars AGM ;
The AGM of Kingscourt Stars GFC will be held on Sunday 1 st. December at 3.00.pm in the clubs pavilion, new members welcome .
Congratulations to Mr. David Kieran & Ms. Sorcha Cleary, Ms. Kirsten Callaghan & Mr. Patrick Dolan on their recent marriages.
The Parish community welcomes newly baptised, Niall Patrick O’Reilly and Shauna Christine Bird. All baptisms take place on the 2 nd & 4 th. Saturdays of each month at 4.00.pm in the Church of the Immaculate Conception.
Philippines Collection ;
On Sunday next l Mass collection is for the support of the displaced people of the Philippines following the recent tycoon- funds will be channelled through the Columban Missionaries, Dalgan Park, Navan, who are working on the ground, also for the refugees in war torn Syria.
Gala Concert ;
On this Wednesday 20 th. Nov. a Gala Concert will be held in Cabra Castle Hotel, starting at 8.00.pm in aid of Kingscourt St. Vincent de Paul Society, featuring the Farney Singers and local artists , all support welcome.
Sympathy is extended to Mrs. Margaret McGovern Mt. St. Joseph on the death of her mother, Mrs. Peggie Tierney, Ardagh, Meath Hill. Funeral on Wednesday last following requiem Mass in the church of St. Patrick & St. Bridgid, Meath Hill with burial in Drumconrath cemetery.