Newcastle

KNOCK SHRINE

KNOCK SHRINE

There are still a few seats available for the Annual Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine on Saturday, August 13. Bus will pick up passengers at Kilmacomma, Russellstown, Ballymacarbry and Newcastle. To book your seat now, please contact Alice at 6136140 or Tommy at 6136350.

VINTAGE CLUB

A reminder of the Newcastle Vintage Club Field Day taking place on Sunday next, August 7 and starting at 1pm. This year’s theme is the oil engine. All vehicles are welcome i.e. tractors, cars, trucks, motorbikes oil engines, or any old farm machinery. Other attractions will be tug of war, silage cutting and trashing. There will also be plenty of entertainment for the children and much more. Admission to field is €5 and children are free. All catering rights are now sold.

KNOCKMEALDOWN WALKS

These walks take place every Sunday until the end of August. The plan is to familiarise people with these paths and trails in this beautiful unspoilt area, of the Knockmealdowns. The meeting point is at the Community Hall, Newcastle at 10.15 a.m. each Sunday with the level of walks, moderate, rainwear, boots and snack and drink is essential. The walks will last 2/3 hours approx. with the average length of the walks 10kms. Rating easy to moderate with some level of fitness necessary. Contact Kevin O’Donnell on 086 3541700 for details.

EUCHARIST MINISTERS

Saturday evening at 6.30pm Alice O’Shea and Nellie Nugent.

READERS OF THE WORD

Saturday evening at 6.30pm Margaret Morrissey (Cycle A 19th Sunday of the Year)

HOME FROM HOSPITAL

Great to see our sacristan Jo Hyland home again following a very successful hip operation at Waterford Regional Hospital. She is doing very well and is looking forward to be back on duty in the not too distant future. She would like to thank all those who sent her get well cards, mass bouquets, and flowers. They were very much appreciated.

CARDS

Winners at Thursday night’s game were:

Marian Dwyer, Elsie Cullinan, Kathleen Coleman, Eddie Byrne.

Lucky Table: Peg Fitzgerald, Ben Culligan. Raffle: Peg Fitzgerald, Agnes Hyland (2), Paddy Maher, Elsie Cullinan, Eddie Byrne.

GAA LOTTO

Weekending July 25, 2011. Numbers drawn: (11,19,21,22). No Jackpot winner. 2 X 3 numbers get €75 each Mem Murphy, Newcastle, Sandra Moore, Ballymacarbry, €20 Lucky Ticket winner was Ciara Lonergan, Newcastle.

ALL IRELAND SEMI FINAL

Anyone looking for tickets for the All Ireland hurling Semi-Final on Sunday August 14, should contact Marian O’Dwyer on 087 1254882 or Eamon McGrath on 086 3242786 on or before this coming Friday August 5.

COMMITTEE MEETING

A meeting of the GAA Committee will be held in the clubrooms on this Wednesday August 4, at 8.30p.m. All members of the Committee are requested to attend.