Hanrahan’s Table Quiz

Hanrahan’s Table Quiz

On Friday night a table quiz was held in Hanrahan’s Bar, Ballinamult, in aid of the Dungarvan Lions Club Christmas Hamper Appeal.

This year we had a last minute substitute quiz master as our regular quizzer Pat was unavailable, and what a sub Ger proved to be! A total of 11 teams turned up and a fantastic night was had by all. Not only did we have questions on the night but we were also entertained by some wonderful singers.

The winners of the quiz were the Farmer’s Team consisting of Pat Kiely, Tom McCarthy, David Connors and Kieran Hanrahan. A raffle was held with numerous spot prizes and the hamper was won by John Boyle. I’m sure Mary Ellen enjoyed the basket!.

The proceeds of the night, a total of 420 Euros, was handed over to the Lions Club. We hope to have another quiz for the Club next year.

Church Gate Collection.

The Clashmore branch of Aid Cancer Treatment are holding their 25th annual church gate collection in Touraneena, The Nire and Fourmilewater on the weekend of Saturday/Sunday, 16th & 17th February. The Aid Cancer Treatment is a very worthy charity that has provided tremendous support for so many people over the decades and their annual church gate collections are vital sources of funding that enables them to continue their wonderful support to so many individuals, on a daily basis.

Aisteoiri Sliabh gCua

Aisteoiri Sliabh gCua presents the Playboy of the Western World by John Millington Synge on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th February at 8pm in the Touraneena Community Centre.

Admission is 10 Euro, Students and OAP’s 5 Euro. All are welcome.


Congratulations to John and Ester Hallinan, Clonegegale, on the recent birth of their baby girl.

Congratulations also to Bob and Collette Manahan, Modeligo, on the recent birth of their baby girl, Caitlin Marie.


Best wishes for a very happy retirement are extended to Ned Ryan who has retired from his role as local schools bus driver. Ned has spent 42 accident free years driving pupils day in/day out and will be sorely missed by both his colleagues and passengers alike. We take this opportunity to wish both Ned and his wife Mary many years of good health.

Baby Millie Lonergan Fund

A monster 45 card drive will be held on Saturday 16 February in the Newcastle community centre in aid of the baby Millie Lonergan Fund. The drive will start at 8.45 pm. Entry is 10 Euro per person. Refreshments and raffle prizes throughout the night. Please support.

Well Done

Many congratulations to 9 year old Tadgh Whitmore who recently participated in the Irish Taekwondo Championships held at University College Limerick. Tadgh performed superbly on the day and won the Irish cup in his category. This was Tadgh’s second year in succession winning the Irish cup in Taekwondo.