News in Brief

Some news briefs from this week's Fethard Page

Some news briefs from this week's Fethard Page

Fethard & Killusty Community Council

Fethard & Killusty Community Council members have now completed their six-week Development Programme to assess the current committee's work and to help ensure the future work and direction of the Community Council is what best serves the community. The programme, facilitated by coach Ailbhe Harrington, identified many strategic objectives with a possible shift of focus in the role of the community council and a change in energy within the group to avoid burnout.

The next meeting of Fethard and Killusty Community Council will take place on Tuesday, February 1, at 8.30pm in the Tirry Community Centre. All are welcome.

St. Rita's Camogie Club AGM

St Rita's Camogie Club will hold their AGM on Friday, February 11, at 7.30pm in the Tirry Centre, Barrack Street, Fethard. As usual the committee are always recruiting for new players and people to help out with club so all are welcome to come along.

Fethard Water Scheme

In response to Deputy McGrath, Michael Finneran, Junior Minister for Housing, said that the council proposes to commence the tender process for the contract for the water treatment plants for Fethard and Burncourt in mid-2011 with expectations of the contract being completed by early 2013.

Tai Chi and Meditation Classes

A six-week course in Tai Chi and Meditation will take place in the Tirry Centre, Fethard, on Wednesday nights from 7.30 to 9pm. For further details contact: Carmel at 087 2373343.

Open Evening at Fethard Secondary School

The principal and staff of Patrician Presentation Secondary School Fethard cordially invite all 5th and 6th class pupils together with their parents to the school's annual open night on Monday, February 7, from 7pm to 8pm.

Fethard & Killusty Community Lotto

The numbers drawn on January 19 were: 2, 12, 15 and 22. We had no Jackpot winner and no 'Match 3' winner so the following drawn tickets received who received €50 each: Eamon O'Donohoe, Carrignavar, Cork; E. Croke, c/o Tom Purcell; and Majella Walsh, Moyglass, Fethard.

The three following 'Lucky Dip' winners won €50 each: Esther Breen, Barrack Street, Fethard; Alice Quinn, Burke Street, Fethard; and Mary Shanahan, Friarsgrange, Fethard.

Remember you can purchase your lotto ticket online at www.fethard.com. Buy seven weekly tickets and get one free! Check on the website for lots of special offers. Next week's Jackpot continues at €4,500 and the Jackpot sellers prize is €450. All proceeds go towards community work in Fethard.

Fethard Bridge Club

The results of our game on 19 January were: 1st Gross, Rita Kane and Kay St. John; 2nd Gross, Ellen Rochford and Jim Lahart; 3rd Gross, Gemma Burke and Carol Kenny. 1st Nett, Frances Burke and Breda Walsh; 2nd Nett, Anne Connolly and Eileen Frewen; 3rd Nett, Rita Holohan and Mary Delaney.

On February 2, we play the first round of the Player of the Year competition. Anyone looking for a partner contact Berney Myles at 6132038.