Web Site 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 (TheMarketSquare.ie) and Mr. Clifford Kelly, Chairman of (KCDA) Their web site is, www.kcda.ie
The 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; firstname.lastname@example.org or phone, 042 9667421 / 9668408
Holy Land Pilgrimage ,
50 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.
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.
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. www.accord.ie
Charity Shop ;
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 7.15.pm in Cabra Castle Hotel, New members very welcome.
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 8.30.pm in the Matt Talbot Hall, new members welcome.