EMLY TENNIS CLUB
Adult Tournament is now underway and all participating are asked to ensure that they play their games as scheduled. Some excellent tennis is being played and is very enjoyable to watch. All invited to come along. Children’s Tennis Tournament Under 12′s commencing next Friday night, May 25, at 7p.m.
Membership is now due. It can be paid to Stephen McInerney, Michael Kemp or Caroline O’Brien.
A Bootcamp is commencing in Emly next Tuesday night, May 22 at 7.30p.m. It will take place in the field beside the Tennis Club. All are welcome
Contact – 087/9176250
IRISH CANCER SOCIETY
Thanks to all who contributed to our annual church gate collection which raised €600.
Saturday 7.30pm: Philip Purcell
Sunday 9am: Seán McManus
Sunday 11am: First Communion
Choir practice for all members on Wednesday next 8pm.
Cleaning on Tuesday next at 10.15am.
Saturday 7.30pm: Michael O’Dwyer, Nora Bourke, Dympna White, Mary Heffernan.
Sunday 9am: Andrew English, Sean McManus, Brendan Alymer.
Sunday 11am: Tom Slattery, John Hennessy, Peig Quish.
FIRST HOLY COMMUNION
The children of the parish will receive their first holy communion at 11am Mass on next Sunday. We pray for them and their families.
To mark the month of the Eucharistic Congress four hours of private Eucharistic Adoration will take place on each Saturday in June from 3pm to 7pm. Parishioners are invited to volunteer to spend an hour, or part of an hour, in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament on these days. Volunteers are asked to sign their names on the special forms in the church in an effort to ensure that somebody will always be present in the church.
EMLY TIDY TOWN
A new facebook page has been set-up. Find it at ‘Emly Tidy Towns Facebook.’ It is that time again for painting. June 1 is our target day. If help is needed please contact Jonas Callanan or Denis Heffernan.
Thank you for your support during the recent scrap metal collection which raised €8,000.
Well done to U16B Footballers who are West Champions. They beat Rockwell by 6-07 to 0-06.
Lotto now €4,500.
EMLY BORD NA nOG
U.12B Football Semi Final : Emly 3-0 Rosegreen 3-6
We must congratulate the following very young players who put up a great battle against a very strong Rosegreen team: Ben Murphy, Ben Farrelly, Olivia Sheehy, Veda Hennessey, Kate O’ Heney, Colin Murphy, Nathan Carroll. Not available on the day, but who have been involved in other matches to date on this squad; Ann-Marie Murphy, Erin Smith, James Cunningham, Jamie Carroll. Thanks to Mike Murhpy, Brian Carroll and Paul Murphy who have put a lot of work in with these young players and to all the parents who travelled and helped out in any other way.
U.12A Football: Plate Semi- Final Emly 3-3 Rosegreen 0-11
U.14 Football : Emly received a walkover against Kickhams in Dundrum last Thursday night and wishing them well in their forthcoming final.
U.16B Football : Emly Treacys 6-7 Rockwell Rovers 0-6. Congratulations to this team who are now the West Champions.
Congratulations to Emly National School Boys Hurling Team who won their Divisional Final last Tuesday in Knocklong when they overcame Effin on a scoreline of 3-7 to 3-1 and took back the Cup to Emly School to join the second Cup won by the Girls Football Team.
Fixture: U.12A Football Plate Final: Emly v Eire Og on Thursday night, May 24, in Sologhead at 7pm.
Congratulations to Andrew Vance, Paul O’Heney and Conor Phipps who played in the U.14 National Cup All-Ireland Final last Sunday in Dublin. These boys, who are part of the U.14 Herbertstown Team, were delighted to bring home three silver medals. They were up against a very strong talented Templeogue squad but all three played extremely well and are very proud of their achievements. Four bus loads of supporters travelled from Herbertstown and Emly supporters filled one bus. Thanks to all who travelled and for all the good wishes, cards and text messages.