Dundrum tidy towns is still working away, at the moment we are trying to get as much colourful flowers around the village as we can, this includes replanting some existing beds and shortly we hope to get some nice hanging baskets on the go, anyone who would like to donate plants please contact 087 6883884. As usual we are meeting on tuesday nights at 7pm at the Garda barracks, never too late to volunteer and please remember to think Tidy.


Our local parish sports will be held on Wednesday, June 1 in Dundrum at the track at the Scout hall.


Fitkids Classes will take place at Dundrum House Leisure Centre in May & June 2011. Fitkids Classes are active fun Classes for kids aged from 2-12. Classes include Tumbling and gymnastics circuits,ball skills, active agility games, kids yoga and parachute fun. Contact the Leisure Centre on 062-71222 for class times, dates and prices. Visit www.fitkids.ie for further information on classes.


The committee and membership of Knockavilla Donaskeigh Kickham GAA club extends their deepest sympathies to the extended Hogan family Holystack on the death of Mrs Nora Hogan on Friday last after a long illness borne with dignity and courage. The Hogan family have a long involvement with the club and Nora’s grandchildren are continuing this tradition with representatives on a number of our teams in hurling, football and camogie. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam.

Scrap metal collection.

Knockavilla/ Donaskeigh Kickhams will hold a free scrap metal collection day in Kickham Park on these dates: Saturday 21s t& 28th of May. Saturday the 4th of June and Bank holiday Monday the 6th of June. Strictly from 2.00pm to 6.00pm each day. No charge. Help clean up your environment, and at no cost to you. We are operating as agents for a fully licenced operator. What we want: All types of metal i.e.: cars, farm machinery, lead acid car & tractor batteries, galvanise sheeting, gates, barrows, barrels, buckets, copper, lead, aluminium,stainless steel, bikes, motorbikes, old trailers, waterpumps, electric motors, wheels, solid fuel stoves, cast ironbaths etc, even the kitchen sink! It is as simple as this if it’s metal and you don’t want it, we want it. What we can’t accept: Anything that is not metal i.e.: tyres or any type of rubber based materials, glass, timber, plastic, domestic appliances i.e. washing machines, fridges, microwaves, electric cookers, gas cookers etc ( note: motors where applicable from these will be accepted)For details contact: Tommy Hayes on: 087-7934739. Pat Mc Cormack on: 087-7986234.Richard Moloney on: 086-8228421. Sean Breen on: 087-2646441.

Co. junior hurling league.

The lads continued on their winning ways with a good victory over Clonmel Og in this penultimate round of the league. They remain unbeaten and are in line for a semi final berth. The final score was Kickhams 3-16 Clonmel Og 1-11.

Junior (B) Hurling.

Our Junior (A) hurlers were beaten by Cashel King Cormacs in this first round game of the West championship which was played in Golden on Sunday afternoon last. The final score was Kickhams 2- 6 Cashel 0-18 . See match report on the Nationalist sports pages.


The Camogie club will hold a bagged clothing collection fundraiser which will take place in the Kickham clubrooms on Friday, June 3 at 7pm. Please support.