Congratulations to Sandra and Aidan Furlong Tomhaggard on the birth of a baby girl. Congratulations also to Anita and Shane Cousins Ballibernagh on the birth of a baby girl also.
The death of Gavin Doyle Mulrankin took place last week. Gavin who had not had the best of health over the past few years was a very young man and was very well known and sympathy goes out to all his family and friends on their great loss.
Congratulations to the very well known and popular lady of Kilmore Quay Mrs Una Connick who celebrated her 94th Birthday in Mary Barrys last Tuesday. Well done Una and heres to many more.
BITS AND PIECES
Happy birthday to Mary Power, Neamstown. Sympathy to the Casey family Mooretown on the death of Pauline. Special 89th Birthday wishes go to Sheila Corish, Sweetmount, Bridgetown.
The All Blacks lotto was not won on Monday June 20th in The Merry Elf; numbers were 3,8,22,and 30. No match 3 winner. Jackpot was €10,200.
Kilmore Uniteds lotto was not won on Monday June 20th in Quigleys lounge; numbers were 6,12,17,and 29. Two match 3 winners, Majella Miller and Clodagh Kenny. The jackpot was €10,050 .
The Community lotto jackpot was won by Sandra Furlong last Tuesday night June 21st in the GAA clubrooms; numbers were 1,5,11,and 21. There were 3 match 3 winners Betty Hayes,Breda Reville, and John Lambert. Thejackpot was €3,000.
GUILLEMOT GOLF SOCIETY
The latest outing took place at Rathespeck Manor Golf Course on Sunday 19th June with the course playing superbly. Winners were 1st 38 points Paddy Monaghan,2nd 36 points Liam Murphy, 3rd 32 points Bertie Walsh.Front nine Peter Doyle, back nine Joe Lawlor, nearest pin John Kelly.
The next outing takes place on Sunday 3rd July at fetherd Golf Course with the tee off time at 8.30am.New members are very welcome and enquires to Barney at 0868534400.
CAR BOOT SALE
There is a Car Boot Sale this Saturday 2nd July from 8.00 am to 1.00 pm at Mayglass Church Carpark.
All traders are welcome. Cost of entry is as follows: Car €10, Van €15, Larger Vehicles €20. Gates open to traders at 7.30 am Proceeds are in aid of Mayglass Church funds. For more info contact 087 9459918.
As the scouting year draws to a close all sections have been busy with various camps over the past few weeks.
Cubs joined 160 other young people in the first county cub camp in Carne on June bank holiday weekend.The highlights were camp fire,hike,recycling,fashion show and disco. Unfortunatly the water activities planned had to be cancelled due to high winds.
Some 28 beavers attended the county beaver camp in Carne during mid June where the young people took part in "hole in the bucket"relays, camp fire, crabfishing, scout bases, hike and crafts.
Scouts have planned a trip to the Saltee islands and a weekend away incorperating water and outdoor activities in July.
Cubs and scouts finished off their year with a brabeque on Wednesday night while the beavers had a beach party on Saturday. Meetings have finished for the summer break but will be back again in September.
The scouts have been asked to take part in the opening parade for the seafood festival on July 7th so can all sections meet at Hotel Saltees at 7pm in full uniform.
As spaces in beaver section for next year are limited can you please contact Breda Hayes on 087 6858480 if you wish to put your child on the waiting list. There is still some places available in cub and scout sections.
KILMORE GAA CLUB
It's great to see so many age groups, boys and girls, out in the field each week. Last Thursday we had two Under 8 games against Our Lady's Island. They showed great skill and are really coming on and doing really well. In the coming week the Under 8's will play Glynn Barntown. Good luck to all involved.
Off the field, the lads are being kept busy. Firstly from all at the club, a big congratulations to Shane and Anita Cousins on the birth of their first daughter Kate. And secondly, best wishes to Mark Roche ("The Gaffer"), and Catriona Rossiter who will be getting married on Friday 1st July with celebrations afterwards in the Riverside Park hotel. Hope you both have a great day.
KIDS SUMMER ACTIVITIES
The Sheila Grace Dance Company is going on tour around the county this summer taking dance classes for age 4-13 years. Hip Hop time in the community hall will start on Tuesday 19th July for 6 weeks from 12 noon to 1pm. Classes are €40.00 for the 6 week period and you can bring your brother or sister along for the 6 weeks and they pay half price. For those who already have loads packed in their schedules this summer, pop in for any class for €8. To book your child's place or for more information please contact Tara or Kelly on (087) 232 6656.
Come Craft with us tutored by Siobhán Doyle, Jane Dalton-Dooley and Ellie Doran. Card Making, Scrapbooking, Decorative Painting and Fabric Art starts in the community hall for 6-13 year old from Monday 25th July to Thursday 28th from 10.30am to 1.30pm. Cost €50.00 for the 4 days to include refreshments. Phone Jane on (086) 350 6384 or Siobhán on 087101 8965.
It is great that so many people are selling Festival tickets for the Raffle. Many thanks. Raffle takes place at the Marina on Sunday 10 July
CHILDREN'S ART CAMPS
The following camps take place at the Stella Maris Community Centre, Kilmore Quay: 8th July Seafood Festival Art Workshop Flying Fish! Make your own Flying Fish Kite; 18th - 21st July. 10am - 1 Adventures in Art: Meet some of the greatest artists and be inspired to create masterpieces of your own, which include action paintings, mosaic art and printmaking.
2nd - 5th August. 10am - 12pm Summer Nature Crafts: Discover the wonder of natural materials and learn how to create works of art from driftwood boats,petal portaits and willow lanterns. 4 - 12 years. Booking required. Family discount. Run by a qualified, experienced art teacher. (H.Dip Art Education,BA Fine Art).
The Bannow/Rathangan Show takes place on Thursday July 14 at Killag, Duncormick, featuring: horses, ponies, donkeys, sheep, goats, poultry, pets corner, show jumping, dressage, driving classes, dog show at 2 p.m. Cookery, crafts, flowers, photography, vegetables, farm produce, fashion show by Wallace's, Wellingtonbridge, sheep dog trials, tae kwon do display, vintage display, inter hunt steeplechase at 5 p.m. approx.
Top Class Competitions including Final of the 3-year-old All Ireland Horse Championship, Pettitts Supervalu Novice Showjumping Championship, John Ormonde Wexford Sand Ltd, Nation Grand Prix Show Jumping. S.E. Radio will be live on the field, also lots of trade stands and amusements.
Enquiries to Ann White on 053-9148847 or 087-6121008 after 6 p.m.