Ardfinnan

COMMUNITY COUNCIL

COMMUNITY COUNCIL

The AGM of Ardfinnan Community Council will take place on Wednesday, March 7, at 8pm in the Community Centre.

All are welcome. A big thank you to everyone to gave generously to our Church Gate Collection last weekend.

W.o.W

Weigh in and Work out - Get your morning off to a great start with this exciting new shape up class. For all fitness levels. This class gives you a complete all over body workout Weigh in and Nutrition Advice (optional) or you can just come along for a weigh in Tuesday Mornings 9.30am Ardfinnan Community Hall Also taking names for a Night Class so for more info call or text Sandra on 0879766098

SHOWTIME IN ARDFINNAN

on Friday, March 2, and Saturday, March 3, when O.U.R. Productions Ltd. (very limited) will present a show in the Community Centre called “Dragon’s Den (kind of) and the Xfactor (kind of) for two nights only. With a local cast of 40 or so people, we want you to come out for the night and have a good laugh (either with us or at us, we don’t mind) and also enjoy some of the best vocal talents from the area.

Tickets are on sale in all the local shops in Ardfinnan. Adults €8, Children €5. We also have a special family ticket (two adults and two children) for just €20. For phone bookings and the family tickets phone Michael on 086 0837547, or John at 052 7466215.

There will be a raffle on both nights and as an incentive for the opening night we are offering a flat screen TV for the first prize. All the participants taking part have agreed that any profits from the show will be donated to the South Tipp Hospice.

TIDY TOWNS

We held our AGM last week and we are looking forward to the year ahead. We would like to thank all involved in the hedge cutting that took place around the village. We also got great praise on the work carried out the last few Saturdays by some of our committee and residents along the New Line road and would like to thank those who helped out. Ardfinnan Tidy Towns is a small committee covering a large area and aim to do our best for each area. Our aim this year is to notify each area in advance when we will doing some work in their area and ask the residents to give a hand for an hour or two if they have time mostly on Saturdays between 1am and 1pm. If any residents have ideas for their area please feel free to pass them on to any member on our committee. Our next meeting is this Thursday, March 1, at 7.30pm in the local community centre.

EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA

It’s all gooing to be very eggciting and a great family day out. More details next week so watch this space.

ARDFINNAN GAA

Fantasy Cheltenham 2012

We are running a fantasy Cheltenham competition. It costs €20 and for this you can pick four horses per day, one per race, over the four days. There are points available for each race and the person who tops the points table per day, and over the four days will win a prize. The total prize pool is E6,000. Contact any committee member for details.

Club Meeting

The monthly meeting of the Ardfinnan GAA Club will take place on Tuesday, March 6, at 8pm in the Clubrooms.

Senior

Adult training for Senior and Junior players is on Wednesday nights at 8pm in the Green. We play County league next Sunday against Moyle Rovers.

Under 21 Football

Our Under 21s played Moyle Rovers in the Championship last Sunday at 3pm in the Sportsfield Clonmel. This proved to be a very entertaining game throughout. Our opponents to their credit never gave up but we ran out convincing winners in the end, the final score being 1-16 to 0-05.

We play Cahir next Saturday at 3 p.m. in Ballylooby in the final game of the group stage, all support greatly appreciated. Juvenile

Our under 12s played in a Blitz organized by Clonmel óg in Ned Hall Park on Saturday, February 18. We had three matches in total playing Clonmels óg A , Clonmel óg B and Kilsheelan on what was a very cold and blustery day. We played some excellent football throughout winning all three games.

The same day our U14s were out in the Peil ng Nóg , playing Clerihan in the quarter finals. We proved to be stronger on the day and ran out comfortable winners. The following day, Clonmel Commercials were our opposition in the semi finals but this time the Clonmel boys proved to be the stronger team, however our boys battled till the end and hopefully will continue to improve for the championship ahead.

Scrap metal Collection - Scrap Saturdays

Our scrap metal collection is extended and will continue next Saturday, March 3, from 9.30am to 1 pm. If you have any scrap metal we would appreciate if you would drop it to the new field between 9.30 and 1pm. Contact any of the numbers for further details - Leslie Boyle 087-2991443. Aidan MacNamara 086-8336505

New arrival:

Congratulations to Diarmuid and Elaina O’Mahoney, Los Angeles, on the recent birth of their baby boy Colm. Diarmuid is a native of St Josephs, Ardfinnan.

BRIAN BORUS CAMOGIE CLUB

New members are welcome to join Brian Borus Camogie Club. If anyone is interested there is indoor training in Clogheen on Thursday evenings in the GAA club house. U8’s - 6pm to 6.45pm, u10/12’s - 6.45pm to 7.30pm, u15- 7.30pm to 8.15pm.

Everyone please attend.