The Design and Plans of the new Dun -An – Ri, College will be in on display at this year’s
Christmas Craft and Trade Fair, which will be held on 29 th & 30 th. November in Kingscourt Community Centre.
Congratulations to Ms. Aideen Murphy & Mr. Joseph Hennelly on their recent marriage. Couples intending marriage in the Diocese of Meath must complete an ACCORD pre marriage workshop.
The Parish community welcomes Padraig James McHugh, Grainne Teasie Mary Geary, Anna O’Driscoll, Cillian Gunn Yorke and Shona Cora Finglas on their recent baptisms. All baptisms take place on the 2 nd & 4 th. Saturday of each month at 4.00.pm in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Kingscourt.
The Pioneer Association is promoting the short term pledge for November in honour of the Holy Souls. By long standing custom, many people choose to abstain from alcohol for the month of November for the souls in Purgatory.
Candlelight Mass ;
On Saturday 8 th. November the Annual Candlelight Mass of Remembrance will be held at 6.00.pm in the Church of the Immaculate Conception , Kingscourt, for all those who have died in the parish in the past year, family members and friends are very welcome.
Restoration Work ;
During the past week restoration work has started on the town’s famous” Gartlan’s Thatched Pub”, closed for the past few years , it had fallen into disrepair. The new owners Padraig and Sheila Smith have screened off the building, and erected scaffolding for the work to be safely undertaken.
Christmas Lights ;
Following a meeting held last week of traders and a further meeting being held this week, it is likely that the town’s Christmas lights will be switched on at the end of November, coinciding, with this year’s Christmas Craft and Trade Fair, a number of fundraising methods are being investigated to assist with the expense of this year’s festive lights.
N/S, 1 st. Angela Daly & Joan Connolly, 2 nd. ;Lana Whelan & Nuala Carolan, 3 Rd. ; Bernie O’Neill & Ann Russell. E/W , 1 st. Muriel Harney & Ena McGinley, 2 nd. Riona Carolan & Vera Kelly, 3 rd. ; John Fitzpatrick & Eileen Hanratty. Kingscourt Bridge Club meet every Monday at 7.15.pm in Cabra Castle Hotel, new members very welcome.
Top Score ; Brege McKenna , 1 st. Lady ; Bridie McDaniel, 2nd. Lady ; Sadie O’Reilly, 3 rd. Lady ; Mary O’Hurley, 1 st. Gent ; Frank Smith, 2 nd. Gent ; Vincent Clarke, 3 rd. Gent ; Val Russell. Kingscourt Social Services, “Whist Drive” every Tuesday at 8.30.pm in the Matt Talbot Hall, new members welcome.
Cancer Fund, Charity Shop;
Kingscourt Cancer Fund, Charity shop , which is located in Church Street, are holding a “Half Price”, weekend sale, on this Thursday, Friday & Saturday (6th, 7th, & 8 th of November) Lots of Ladies, Gents, Kids, quality clothes, shoes & toys .