Kingscourt News 4th November

Web Site  Launch, 

Website Launch

Kingscourt Community Development Assoc. have launched their new  web site on Thursday 24 th. October, it was launched by Mr. Vincent Reynolds, CEO of County Cavan  Co. Development Board, photo; L-R, Mr. Vincent Reynolds, Mr. Brendan Donnellan ( and Mr. Clifford Kelly, Chairman of  (KCDA)   Their web site  is,


Kingscourt Trade Fair Launch 2013The  Community Council also launched their  Christmas  Craft & Trade Fair for 2013 which will be held on 23 th & 24 th  November in Kingscourt Community Centre, it was also launched by Mr. Vincent Reynolds,  CEO of  ( CCEB) photo taken at the launch includes  Mr. Vincent Reynolds, (CCEB) Mr. Clifford Kelly, Chairman of (KCDA) Hon. Secretaries, Mrs. Marie Smith & Mrs. Margaret Burns, Ms. Gemma  Dillon M.D.   SuperValu, Kingscourt, Main sponsor.  And other members of  Kingscourt Community  Dev. Assoc.  Exhibitors  wishing to book stands at this years  Christmas Craft & Trade Fair, are advised to contact the Hon. Secretary at   e mail;  or phone, 042  9667421 / 9668408

Holy Land  Pilgrimage , 

Holy Land  Pilgrimage50  people  from the Diocese of Meath travelled on the recent pilgrimage to the Holy Land, which included  pilgrims  from Kingscourt Parish.att. photo of the group. They attended  a Mass  celebrated at  Ein Kareim, in The Tomb of the Holy Sepelchure, Dominus Flevit, Bethlehem, Nazareth, Mount of Beatitudes and Mount Tabor. There  were services of renewal of baptismal promises at the River Jordon, and renewal  of Marriage vows at Cana.  A Holy Hour took place at The  Garden of Gethsemane at the Church of All Nations.  A busy and cpmprehensive programme was enjoyed by all the Pilgrims.

Bereaved ;

Sympathy is extended to Mr. Paddy Prendeville, Collops ,Kingscourt on the death recentl of his brother Mr. Maurice Prendeville,  in KIlrush, Co. Clare

Regretted  Death ;

The death  occurred  peacefully   of  Mr. Patrick (Paddy) Ormonde at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, on  Tuesday 29 th. October.  The deceased who was in his 87 th. year was a native of Dublin. In his early years he worked  in the Dept. of  Education, he also lived in England for a considerable time where he worked in the postal service, he has been living in Kingscourt for the past  22  years.  A deeply  religious person, with a cheerful and friendly greeting for everyone .  There was a large and representative attendance at his funeral which followed Requiem Mass in the Church of the Immaculate Conception on  Friday 1 st. November with burial in the adjoining cemetery. He is   survived by his  wife ; Elizabeth (Betty)  nieces, nephew, relatives and friends to whom sympathy is extended.  He was the last of his family and will be sadly missed from the community.

Marriage ;

Congratulations to Ms. Ann McCormack and Mr. Martin Farrelly  on their recent marriage. Couples intending to marry in the Diocese of Meath must complete an  ACCORD  pre marriage workshop.

Charity Shop ;

Autistic  Children  Charity Shop , is now open beside Dun A Ri, House Hotel , from Monday to Saturday,  to

Sr. Consilio’s, Collection;

Sincere thanks to all who contributed to the recent collection  for Sr. Consilio’s  which raised € 995.

Cancer Fund Thanks ;

Kingscourtt Cancer Fund would like to  thank   Ciara Power Mt. St. Joseph for her donation of €325 received.

Bridge , 21-10-’13:

N/S,  1 st. Catherine Kelly & Ann Russell, 2 nd, Margaret Greene & Martha Murtagh, 3 rd,  Bridie Kennedy & Mary O’Hurley,

E/W.  1 st. Ena McGinley  & Muriel Harney, 2 nd. Nuala Carolan & Anna Byrne, 3 rd. Eileen Hanratty & John Fitzpatrick.

Kingscourt Bridge Club, every Monday at  in Cabra Castle Hotel, New members very welcome.

Whist ;

Top Score ;  T.P. Callaghan, 1 st. Lady ;  Bridig  Shields, 2 nd  Lady ; Sadie O’Reilly,  3 rd. Lady ; Kay  Russell. 1 st Gent ; Paddy Martin , 2 nd. Gent (shared)Val Russell & Harry Rowntree, 3 rd Gent ; John Fitzpatrick .  Kingscourt  Social Services, “Whist Drive” every Tuesday at  in the Matt Talbot  Hall, new members welcome.





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