Ecumenical Service ;
There was a good attendance in the Church of The Immaculate Conception, Kingscourt on Wednesday 21 st January of last week for the annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, which was led by Church of Ireland, Bishop of Meath & Kildare, Most Rev. Pat. Storey also Rev. William Steacy Rector, Church of Ireland, Kingscourt Rev. Fr. Gerry McCormack, P.P. Kingscourt and Rev Jim Hagan, Ervey Presbyterian Church. The combined choirs of all the churches were accompanied organist’s Roberta Steacy and Derek Eakins.
L-R Rev William Steacy (Church of Ireland, Kingscourt) Most Rev Pat. Storey (Bishop of Meath & Kildare) Rev Fr. Gerry McCormack P.P. & Rev Jim Hagan, (Ervey Presbyterian Church .
Rev Fr. Gerry McCormack (seated) Rev William Steacy (do.) Most Rev Pat. Storey (Bishop of Meath & Kildare) (photo’s by G. Cosgrave) The Bishop was warmly welcomed on what was her first visit to The Church of the Immaculate Conception, she was also the recipient of a number of presentations for which she was thankful. Refreshments were provided afterwards in the Parish Centre. The retiring collection for St. Vincent de Paul realised €295 .
Kingscourt Blood Donor Clinic Thanks;
The Irish Blood Donor Transfusion Service (IBTS) would like to thank all 107 Donors who attended the recently held clinic in Kingscourt Community Centre, Kingscourt. It is essential that we maintain and increase the level of support on our next visit to Kingscourt.
A breakdown of the total figures shows that 10 first time donors and 11 former donors attended the clinic. A total of 1,301 units were required in Cavan General Hospital during 2014. Finally on behalf of all the patients in hospital who benefit from your generosity, a heartfelt thank you to all who attended or helped with our Kingscourt Clinic in any way.
Active Retirement AGM;
Kingscourt Active Retirement AGM will be held on Friday 6 th. February at 8.00.pmin the Parish Centre (fees in by the end of February) North East region, Dinner Dance in the Nureamore Hotel, Carrickmacross, on Sunday 19 th. February, Booking by 2 nd. February , contact 086 3109088.
Golf Club AGM ;
The AGM of Dun -A-Ri Golf Society will be held in Clarke’s Bar on February 6 th. at 9.00.pm
Cancer Fund Thanks;
Kingscourt Cancer Fund would like to thank Carol McKenna for a donation of € 725 raised from a recent party night.
Table Quiz ;
St. Joseph’s N>S. ,Parents Assoc. Table Quiz in Murtagh’s on Saturday next 31 st. January at 8.30.pm, all welcome.
Top Score ; John Fitzpatrick, 1 st. Lady ; Sadie O’Reilly , 2 nd. Lady ; Victoria Rowntree, 3 rd. Lady ; (shared) Ann Russell & Vera Sherlock, 1 st. Gent ; Harry Rowntree, 2 nd. Gent ;Matt Donagh, 3 rd. Gent ; John Johnston. Kingscourt Social Services, “Whist Drive” every Tuesday at 8.30.pm in the Matt Talbot Hall. New Members welcome.
Charity Shop Open ;
Christmas Dinner ;
Kingscourt Social Services, Christmas Dinner will be held on Sunday next 1 st. February at 2.00.pm in Cabra Castle Hotel