Kingscourt News 27th March

St. Patrick’s Day Mass ,

Irish Dancers on St. Patricks DayOn St. Patrick’s  Day , at the  10.30.am  Mass in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Kingscourt, the congregation  were treated to a wonderful display of Irish Dancing ,at the end of the Mass , by members of  the local Scoil Riance Reanna .

St. Patrick’s Day Parade,  Awards ;

Winners of the best dressed Shop Window Display, were ;  1 st.  Central Stores, 2 nd. Magee’s  3 rd.  M&F’s  (Church Street)  

The Best Industrial  Float, was won by Gypsum Industries, the best  Business  Float was won by  Cabra Castle Hotel, the best Cultural  was won by Moynalty  Steam Thrashing ,the best Club was won by  Show -Biz  Kids.

Marriages ;

Congratulations to Mr. Damien O’Connell  and Ms. Collette  Bruton, Mr. Michael  Corley and Ms. Mags  Gargan on their recent marriages. Couples intending marriage in the Diocese of Meath, must complete  an ACCORD pre-marriage workshop .

Lenten Novena, Speaker;

The Guest Speaker at the Lenten Novena on this Wednesday 26 th. March will be  Sr. Elma Peppard, Dowdstown Counselling Services, on the Family.  On Wednesday 2 nd. April the speaker will be Declan Coyle, author and Motivational Speaker.

Lenten  Lunch ;

Lenten Soup, lunch  on each Friday in St. Ernan’s Hall from 12 Noon – 2.00.pm, in aid of St. Vincent de Paul and the Bishops Appeal.

Whist ;

Top Score ;  Kay Russell,  1 st. Lady ; Sadie O’Reilly ,  2 nd. Lady ; Olive Rooney , 3 rd. Lady , Marie Leahy .  1 st .Gent ; Ann Russell , 2 nd. Gent ; (shared ) John Fitzpatrick & Vincent Clarke ,3 rd. Gent ; T .P . Callaghan.  Kingscourt Social Services, Whist Drive, every Tuesday at 8.30.pm, new members welcome.

Bridge ;

N/S  1 st. Margaret Greene & Martha Murtagh,  2 nd.  Marie Cullen & Lana Whelan, 3 rd. Nuala Mackin & Fr. Fonsie Mackin.

E/W  1 st. Ena McGinley &  Angela Daly, 2 nd. Anna Byrne & Nuala Carolan , 3 rd. Eileen Hanratty & John Fitzpatrick.  Kingscourt Bridge club meet every Monday at 7.15.pm in Cabra castle Hotel. New Members very welcome.

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