BALLYLOOBY/CASTLEGRACE JUVENILE GAA
We have a very vibrant juvenile club and they are looking for your support on the weekend of May 28/29 when the juvenile club will hold its annual church gate collections. This is the clubs only fundraising event of the year and while we appreciate the current economic climate we are appealing to your generosity on this occasion and acknowledge that without your help in the past our juvenile club would and could not be as be as vibrant as it currently is.
Coaching Day Ballylooby-Castlegrace GAA club will be holding a foundation coaching course in the club on Saturday, May 7. The course will run from 9:30am to 3:30pm and anyone who has an interest in getting involved with any GAA team in the parish is welcome to attend. Please contact Pat Murphy 086-8382899 or Liam Hickey 086-8197585 for further information
VHI CUL CAMP
This year the juvenile club has decided to hold a VHI GAA Cul Camp. These are the officially backed GAA summer camps that cater for boys and girls from ages six to 13. These camps run in most GAA club across the country during the summer months and aim to teach kids the basics of hurling and football in a fun and safe environment. The Ballylooby/Castlegrace summer camp will be held from July 11 to 15 at the club grounds in Kilroe. The club will hold a number of open registration days over the coming weeks; the first of which will take place in Ballylooby GAA grounds on Sunday, May 15, from 11:15am to 12:15pm. Forms can be filled out and fees paid on the day. The cost of the camp is as follows; One child: €55, Two children: €45, Third and subsequent children: €35. Included in the price is a VHI Cul Camp jersey, shorts, socks and kit bag. So make sure to turn up on Sunday, May 15, and keep an eye out for posters at the pitch. For further details contact Stephen Morgan on 085-7266697.
Juvenile GAA Card Drive.
Cards continue on Monday nights at 8.30pm followed by light refreshments profits go towards the Juvenile GAA club
Lotto Results for Monday, April 25: No Jackpot winner, one match 3 winner Eileen Myles and the numbers drawn were 2,4,6,14. Jackpot for Monday, May 2, is E4,600.
On Friday, May 6, after 7.30mass in Ballylooby church the members are having a meal in The Hermitage, Clogheen. Non members are especially welcome; names can be given to Helena Ryan or any club member or at their previous meeting on May 4.
The Ladies club have invited Karen Murphy to display her bridal hire etc, hats bags and jewellery for all occasions this Wednesday, May 4, at 8.30pm.
Day Trip on the Shannon/Lough Derg. On Wednesday, June 1, before the summer recess, club members are taking a cruise on the Ku-ee-tu Water bus on Lough Derg. Further details of the all inclusive return trip from Ballylooby: Telephone Helena 052-7466250 or Joan 086-0670100. This outing is open to everybody who might like to travel and the cost of this inclusive trip is €84 and will be collected on May 6, or as soon as possible.
SOUTH TIPPERARY HOSPICE TRACTOR RUN
The Annual South Tipp Tractor Run Ardfinnan/Ballybacon/Grange Branch of South Tipp Hospice will hold their annual event on this Sunday, May 8, commencing at mid-day in The Green Ardfinnan. Via Cahir, Ballylooby, Clogheen and return to Ardfinnan. A fantastic day for all the family with lots to see and do
Congratulations to Jackie O’Gorman, Sinead Kennedy, Maureen Murphy and Claire Walsh who were on the County Under 16 team who beat Waterford last Saturday. Best of luck also to Caoimhe Condon and the County Under 14 team who are playing the Munster final next Sunday in Cahir at 1pm. Mixed fortunes for the club during the week when our Under 14s lost to a strong Fethard side and the Under 16s were beaten by Clonmel Commercials. However, the Senior team had a comfortable win over Moycarkey in the County league.
Condolences to the O’Brien family on the recent death of Jack.
DUHILL 45 CARD DRIVE
Results of card drive on Sunday, May 1: Joint winners sharing first prize: Fran and Mary Burke, Seamus and Kathleen Sheely, Nellie and Michelle Nugent. Lucky Table: Kathleen Corbett and Marjorie, John Byrne and Breda O’Gorman. This concluded the card drive for this season and the drive will commence on the first Sunday of October after the summer recess. A vote of sympathy was extended to the Moloney family on the death of Bridie, The Crotty family Skeheenarinky on the death of Eugene and the Lonergan family Rehill on the death of Denis.
IRISH SOCIETY FOR AUTISM
The Autism Society extend their gratitude to all those who supported their recent church gate collection which amounted to €734.87 (Ballylooby €521.42 and Duhill €213.45)
DUHILL HEART-SAFE GROUP
Refresher Training Course for the Group on Friday, May 13, at 8pm sharp in Duhill Hall.
Sympathy is extended to Pat & Breda O’Brien, Rehill on the death of their son Jack, his sister Marie and Aine, grandmother Bridie extended family relatives and many friends. Jack was laid to rest on Monday, May 2, after requiem mass in Burncourt Cemetery. Sympathy is also extended to the Lonergan family Rehill and Crotty family Skeheenarinky