Credit Union, Prize Winners ;
Kingscourt Credit Union, list of winners who received cheques of €100 & €50 at their recent AGM , Patricia Martin ,Brendan O’Reilly ,Merlise Byrne , Daniel Sherlock , Betty Ormonde , Francie Owens , Fiona Smith , Joe McCabe , Ann Burns , and Jimmy Kieran.
The Parish Community, welcomes recently baptised , Kimberely louise Daly and Katie Nicole Burns . The next baptism preparation meeting is on Thursday 6 th. February 2014 at 8.00.pm in the Parish Centre.
Congratulations to Mr. Declan Diamond & Ms. Amy Saunders, Mr. Damien Barry & Ms. Joanne Carolan ,Mr. Paul Brennan & Ms. Tina Curtis, Mr. Brendan Morgan & Ms. Caitriona Flanagan on their recent marriages. All couples planning to marry during 2014 in the Diocese of Meath ,must complete an ACCORD pre-marriage workshop. Book at www.accord.ie
Parish Statistics 2013
Baptisms : 56 , Confirmation : 55, Marriages : 28 , Funerals : 36, Pastoral Visits to Homes of the Parish : 870, Pastoral Visits to all the Primary schools of the Parish : 124.
Crumlin Children’s Hospital ,
The recent Ladies Football in aid of Crumlin Children’s Hospital raised € 2977.76, congratulations to all involved.
Active Retirement, Meeting ;
Kingscourt Active Retirement meeting on Friday 10 th. January at 8.00.pm.
School Enrolment ;
Corlea NS, school enrolments from January 13 th.– 17 th. Phone, 042 9667338.
Scouts, AGM ;
The AGM of Kingscourt Scouts, will be held on Friday 10.th January at 8.30.pm in Kingscourt Community Centre. They are most thankful to all who supported their recent Church Gate collection which raised € 820.
Alcoholics Anonymous, Meeting ;
Kingscourt Alcoholics Anonymous, meeting every Thursday at 8.30.pm in St. Mary’s Hall.
Regretted Death ;
There was genuine regret in the area at the death on Thursday 26 th. December, peacefully at the Mater Hospital Dublin of Mr. Oliver Nesbitt, Mt. St. Joseph, Kingscourt and formerly of Ballybay, Co. Monaghan. Reposing at his home , his funeral on Monday 30 th. December following Requiem Mass in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, with burial in the adjoining cemetery. Predeceased by his wife , Margaret he was in his 78 th. year, he is survived by his sons ; Val, Barry , Fergal , Garry , Mel , & Ryan. Daughters ; Jackie , Carol , Samanta , Sonya ,&Leanne, partner, Kathleen, sisters ; Rose & Bridie , brothers ; Andy & Michael, grandchildren, relatives and friends to whom sympathy is extended. Like many others he assisted at the building of Kingscourt Community Centre, in it’s early stages , he was also a founding member and trainer of Kingscourt Boxing club he was also a member of Kingscourt Vintage club, taking part in displays and parades .
Sympathy is extended to Jimmy and Charlie Muldoon and their sisters; Dolly and Angela on the death of their brother, Mr. Philip Muldoon , of Cooksboro, Cloghan, Mullingar( and formerly of Corryholman, Kingscourt) which occurred on Monday 23 rd. December 2013. Funeral on Saturday 28 th. December following Requiem Mass in the Cathedral of Christ the King, Mullingar, with burial in Ballyglass cemetery.