Our U10 and U12 draughts team represented Tipperary in the Munster finals in UL last Saturday. We did not manage to win medals this time but everybody played really well and enjoyed themselves playing in a competitive and sporting fashion. The U12 soccer team will play their first round match vs Clogheen in Cullen on Wednesday, March 30, at 7pm and we wish team manager Donnacha O’ Grady and the boys the best of luck. The cross country running county finals will be held in Thurles Crokes at 6.45pm on Thursday, March 31. All entrants must register at the event on the night. The U10 hand writing county final will be held in Dunkerrin at 5.30pm On Saturday, April 2, and we wish Aideen Carew, Mary Leahy, Tony O’ Neill and Shane Carew the best of luck. Preparations are being finalised for the the talent county final which will be held in Lattin GAA hall on Saturday, April 9, at 5.30pm. We will have 15 children representing Lattin Cullen and all support will be welcome.
The AGM of Lattin Tennis Club will take place on this Saturday, April 2, at 8.30 pm. That same evening, the 7.30pm mass in the Church of the Assumption, Lattin, will be celebrated for deceased members of the club. Your support would be greatly appreciated.
ELCO Gun Club will hold a fund-raising general knowledge table quiz in the Top House, Lattin on Friday, April 8, at 9.30 pm. The cost per table of four will be €20 and with plenty of prizes on offer, it should be a good night’s entertainment.
Just a hundred years ago a monument was unveiled in Golden, by John O’Connor MP, to commemorate Cullen man, Kendal O’Brien, who was himself a member of the House of Commons for the Mid-Tipperary constituency from 1900 until his death in November 1909. Coming from a wealthy background, the former Clongowes Wood pupil, had lived a colourful life that saw his involvement in a famous abduction case, local Fenianism and the Ballycohey Incident. As a backer of O’Donovan Rossa’s failed election campaign, he suffered financial ruin and was forced to sell his property in Cullen. He later became active in politics and was one of the founders of the Land and Labour organisation and was a member of the Board of Guardians. He married Golden woman, Annie Clayton in 1895. The monument in the local graveyard, sculpted by J.F. Egan of Cashel, represents Faith and the Cross.
St. Davids U.10 team, currently two points ahead in the league, will play their final match of the season in Aisling Park, Cullen on this Saturday at 3pm. The opposition will be provided by their nearest rivals for the title, Knockainey. The Under 12s, who have already won the Plate competition, will also be in action later that evening at 6.15pm, when they entertain Kilteely.
Lotto draw held in Mikey Morrisseys bar, March 21. Jackpot: E3700.
Jackpot Numbers: 3, 15, 18, 26 No winners
Lucky Dip Winners: Trisha O’Connor, Shronell; Marie Nash, Cullen; Catriona Barry, Dundrum; Mairead Kiely/MaGuire, Lattin. Thanks to Mikey for refreshments served on the night. The jackpot now rises to E3,900.
Bord Na nOg and Ladies Football
Training for our juveniles has now changed to Friday evenings at 6.30. All school going children are welcome. Thanks to everyone who has paid their membership.
Our U14 boys took on Sean Treacys on Saturday evening last in The Peil Na Nog Compettion. Unfortunately we were beaten by two points.
The two U12 boys teams had challenge games against Emly on Sunday morning. Thanks to all involved.