Kingscourt News 5th June

Kingscourt News

Whist ;

Top Score ; Georgina McArdle, 1 st. Lady ; Eileen Maguire , 2 nd. Lady (shared) Mary O’Hurley & Matt Donagh, 3 rd. Lady ;Rose Smith, 1 st Gent ; Rose Traynor, 2 nd. Gent ; John Fitzpatrick, 3 rd. Gent ; Frank Smith. Kingscourt Social Services, Whist Drive, every Tuesday at in the Matt Talbot Hall, new members welcome.

Credit Union’s, Ice Cream Distribution;

On GR8  Savers week, Kingscourt Credit Union, visited 8 different national schools : St. Joseph’s, Kingscourt, Cabra Central, Kingscourt, Laragh-Muff, Corlea, Meath-Hill, Carrickleck, Nobber  and Kilmainhamwood , with the help of “Mr.Crolly’s” Ice Cream Van and the Credit Union’s new Mascot “DOSH” (photo) they gave out  an Ice Cream Cone to 919 in total, to celebrate. They also gave a talk to the pupils on the importance of saving and introduced their new Mascot “DOSH” who was well received by all the children .

Confirmation ;

On Sunday  25 th. May in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Kingscourt 59  young people from the parish celebrated their Confirmation, with Monsignor Sean Heany, Vicar General of the Diocese of Meath ; Steven Clarke, Odhran Cunningham, Chloe Gogarty , Clara Anderson ,Zuzanna Gwizdz , Jack McKeon , Krystian  Bachan , Dylan Hagan , Jake McKenna ,Caoileann Blake ,Nathan Johnston , Aaron McKeown McEntee , Conor Browne , Tamara Johnston , Jason Mac Mahon , Renee Campbell , Ryan Kennedy , Mitchell Morgan ,Aaron  Carolan , Ross Kiernan , Dawid Nalepa , Aine Corbally , Katie Lee , Sara Nowak , Gabriellus  Leonavicius , Jessica O’Connor, Clara  Duffy , James McCarthy , Clodagh O’Reilly , Majella Fanthorpe , Joshua McCarthy , Joseph O’Reilly , Conor McCabe , Evan O’Rourke Louis Gaughan ,Thomas McCabe , Bartosz Pekala , Shania Gavin Farrell , Zara Weldon , Jack Watters Reilly ,Katie O’Connor ,Orlaith Lennon , Joe Collins , Jordon Curtis , Jake Gillen , Abi O’Regan , Aoife Reilly , James Martin , Paul O’Reilly ,Jenny Smith , Shannen McCormack , Rebecca O’Reilly , Paidi Walsh , Aaron Mcentee, John Oates , James Farrelly Ryan Shekleton  and Callum Crosbie .

Bridge Club’s Presidents, Prizes ; 

Presenting cheque for € 500 to (Bright Stars, support group for Autistic Children) L-R ; Marie Cullen, Bernie O’Neill, Karen Kennedy,(BS) Ena McGinley (President) Maeve Leahy,(BS) Martha Murtagh. photo 2 ; Presenting cheque for €500  to the Parents & Friends of the mentally handicapped in Donagh House, Monaghan ; L-R, Marie Cullen , Bernie O’Neill, Ena McGinley (President) Goretta Hagan (DH) Eileen Caffrey (DH)  Martha Murtagh .   photo  3 ; Kingscourt Bridge Club, Presidents prize winners; L-R,( back row) Eileen Hanratty ,Mary McKenna , Josie Callan ,Betty Allen ,Margaret Greene ,Nuala Mackin, Bridie Kennedy ,Sheila Sullivan ,John Fitzpatrick. Front row, L-R; Bernie O’Neill , Breda Dunne , Ena McGinley (President) Clare Lane, Angela Daly. (missing from photo, Muriel Harney, Fr. Phonsie Mackin, Lucy Brennan & Catherine Blake)

Bridge , 12 th. & 19 th. May; Presidents Prizes ,

1 st ; Muriel Harney, &Angela Daly , 2 nd. ; Eileen Hanratty & John Fitzpatrick, Gross ; Bridie Kennedy & Lucy Brennan 3 rd. Bernie O’Neill & Betty Allen, 4 th. Fr. Phonsie Mackin & Nuala Mackin.  Session 1 ;  1st. NS  Mary McKenna & Breda  Dunne, 1 EW,  Sheila Sullivan & Claire Lane .  Session 2 ; 1 st. Catherine Blake & Josie Callan, 2 nd. Martha Murtagh & Margaret Greene.  Winners of  the “John BarryCup” ;  1 st.  Eileen Hanratty & John Fitzpatrick, 2 nd. Anna byrne & Nuala Carolan, 3 rd .; Martha Murtagh & Margaret Greene.

Summer’s Gift of Song, Concert;

On Friday next 6 th. June,   a special concert is being held in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, starting at, with doors opening at It will feature Special Guests; Marina Cassidy (Harpist)  Fr. Ray  Kelly with Choirs from Kingscourt, Kilbeg, Kilmainhamwood and Tierworker. Proceeds  are in aid of The Restoration Fund and Bright Stars Support Group for Autistic Children, admission  is by  ticket, booking at  ; 087 2714340 ,087 1367081

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