“Tops of Breffni, Reunion”
To Mark the occasion of the Golden Anniversary of the ” Tops of Breffni” Mass will be celebrated in St. Clare’s Church at 7.30.pm on this Wednesday 9 th. September for the living and deceased committee members and entertainers. Relations and friends welcome. There will be light refreshments in the Farnham Hotel, Main St. Cavan after the Mass. Funds raised at the time were for the building of the Convent School.
Cancer Funds, Presentations ;
Photo, shows, members of Kingscourt and Bailieboro cancer funds accepting a cheque for €900 each from Philip Smith. Front row, L-r Amanda Ramsay , Philip Smith , Edel Fox ,Peggy Smith , Imelda Argue. Back row , L-r ; Victoria Rowntree , Bernie Fitzsimons , Agnes Clarke , Martin Clarke , Mary Smith , Sheila Smith ,and Mary Reilly. The monies were raised from the “Moon Walk” held on the Lough an Leagh in July. The joint committee’s would like to express their sincere thanks to Philip Smith and his team for organising the event and to everyone who took part in the event.
Top Score ; Eileen Hanratty, 1 st. Lady ; Victoria Rowntree ,2 nd. Lady ; Eileen Maguire , 3 rd. Lady ; Olive Rooney. 1 st. Gent ; Paddy Martin , 2nd. Gent ;(shared) Frank Smith & Vincent Clarke , 3 rd. Gent ; Sheila Clarke .Kingscourt Social Services, whist drive, every Tuesday at 8.30.pm in the Matt Talbot Hall, new members welcome.
Bridge , Resumes ;
Kingscourt Bridge Club will resume on Monday 14 th. September in Cabra Castle Hotel, at 7.30.pm new members welcome .
Blood Donors ;
A very successful Blood Donor Clinic was held in Kingscourt Community Centre on Monday of last week, by the Irish Blood Transfusion Service. A total of 122 donors attended, which included 3 first time donors and 9 former donors .
Congratulations to Mr. Luke Reilly and Ms . Roisin McEnaney on their recent marriage.
St. Vincent de Paul ;
St. Vincent de Paul Kingscourt, charity shop are seeking donations of bric-a- brac and small items of furniture , ladies, Gents and children’s clothing.
Busy Parish Web Site ;
So far this year over 300,000 page views have taken place on the parish web site. Among the highlight’s were the views on the web cam, the parish bulletin , First Holy Communion ceremonies,the fair of Muff, St. Patrick’s Day and cemetery Sunday. The top visitor number s to the website are from Ireland, U.K., U .S .A ., Poland ,Australia , Canada , Brazil and Germany .
Children’s Choir ;
Registration of Children for the Children’s Choir with Parish Safeguarding Team takes place on Friday 11 th. September at 6.30.pm in the Parish Centre, . All children and parents to attend.
Crumlin Hospital Thanks ;
Sincere thanks to all who contributed to the recent Church gate collection for Crumlin Hospital which realised € 805.
Photographed are local kids who represented Cavan at the National Finals in Athlone recently. They participated in Athletics, Quiz, Modelling, Art and Singing. We would like to thank Kingscourt Credit Union and Kingspan for their sponsorship. Thank you to Gemma in Supervalu for facilitating our annual bag packing fundraiser and thanks also to all who support it, our annual Cake Sale and Church Gate Collection. Congratulations to all the children. Well done!
Celebrating Forty Years (Book Launch)
The committee who for the past 40 years have been responsible for the organising of one of the most successful Steam Threshing Displays at Moynalty, Co. Meath, published a fabulous book to commemorate the occasion . Coming from small beginnings when it was founded in 1976, it has become one of the largest in Ireland, copies are available for sale in Kingscourt at Tereasa’s Shop, Lr. Main Street.Celebrating Forty Years (Book Launch)