Kingscourt News 24th February

Kingscourt News

Bridge ;

1 st. Muriel Harney & Ena McGinley, 2 nd. Ita Hughes & Ann Russell, 3 rd. Angela Daly & Mary McKenna ,4 th. Vera Kelly & Riona  Carolan.  Kingscourt Bridge Club meet  on Monday night at  in Cabra Castle Hotel. New  members very welcome.

Whist ;

Top Score ; Bridget Shields, 1 st. Lady ; Eileen McGuire, 2 nd. Lady ; Eileen Hanratty, 3 rd. Lady ; Rose Smith. 1 st . Gent ; Paddy Martin , 2 nd. Gent ; T.P. Callaghan, 3 rd. Gent ; Vincent Clarke.  Kingscourt Social Services, “Whist Drive” every Tuesday , in the Matt Talbot Hall, new members very welcome.

Blood  Donor Clinic ;

On  Monday 3 rd. March  a mobile unit of the Irish Blood  Transfusion Service will hold  a” Blood Donor Clinic” in Kingscourt Community Centre, from to,  Blood Donors save lives, new and lapsed donors along with regular donors will be most welcome.

Scrap  Saturday ;

St. Joseph’s   N.S.  are holding collection of  scrap metal and bagged clothes at the Enterprise Centre, off the Kells Rd., to on Saturday, 1 st,  15 th & 29 th. March.  They are also organising a Road Race in Kingscourt on Sunday 23 rd. March, runners will have a choice of races .  There are three races  20 km. it starts at, 10 km. it starts at and 6 km, it starts at 10.00am, all races  start and finish at the Market Square,  St. Joseph’s  School  are fund raising to carry out  repairs to the roof of the old school.

Lenten  Novena ;

The Annual Lenten  Novena in Kingscourt commences on Ash Wednesday, 5 th. March at in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Kingscourt. Guest Speakers; on Wednesday 5 th. March, will be Joan Freeman, CEO , Pieta House.  On Wednesday  12 th. March it will be  Elma Walsh, mother of Donal Walsh, R.I.P. Kerry

Bereavement Support Group;

The Kingscourt  Parish Bethany Bereavement Support Group will commence  a five week Healing Programme on March 4 th in the Parish Centre. The programme is open all who have been bereaved at any time. call 042 9667186, Confidentiality assured.

Drama Group, Success ;

The second  production from the Dun-A-Ri Drama Group, which was staged on  Friday and Saturday evening’s of last week were very successful, with capacity attendances on both nights, congratulations to all involved.





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