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Monday 23 October 2017

BREE/GALBALLY

TRAD FOR TROCAIRE Celtic Roots in association with County Wexford Comhaltas will host a fundraiser for Trocaire in Enniscorthy this Saturday October 2nd. The event will take place in the Market Square and will feature many Comhaltas branches and Irish trad groups from around the county who will supply none stop music song and dance from 10am to 6pm.

Celtic Roots will perform from 4.30 to 6pm. Please come along and show your support for this very worthy cause.

COFFEE MORNING

Please support the Coffee Morning this Wednesday 29th September in Paddy and Kitty Breen's, Kereight in aid of Sr Clare's Peruvian Fund.

BREE YOUTH CLUB

Senior youth club members will travel to Taghmon for the first disco of the year this Friday. There are no more places available for this event. All who have signed up to attend should meet in Bree at 8.15pm and the bus will depart at 8.30pm. There will be no junior youth club as leaders are travelling to the senior disco. The next club night will be Friday 8th October at the usual times.

YOUTH CLUB LEADERS

Many thanks to all the parents who agreed to help out on club nights. Due to new FDYS regulations all parent supervisors have to complete garda vetting forms and volunteer affiliation forms. In addition to this all youth clubs have been asked to request parent supervisors to attend a training course on child awareness and leadership.

All of these measures are part of the on going effort to ensure the safety of children. If you believe that you can afford the time to attend these courses contact any of the officers on a club night or text the club mobile 0857751175. Your commitment to the club would be no more than three to four nights per year.

BALLYHOGUE LOTTO

There was no outright winner in the most recent Ballyhogue Lotto draw which took place in Byrnes of Bree. There were four lucky match 3 winners. Dean Doyle, Galbally, Olyanna Dunne, Galbally, Thomas and Betty Dunne Macmine and Mary O'Leary got €100 each. The next draw will take place on 6th of October in Ryans Lounge in Galbally with a jackpot of €1,800.

MACRA 50TH

Bree Macra.is planning a Dinner Dance for Saturday, 20th November in the Riverside Park Hotel to celebrate 50 years in existence. Tickets on sale from Brendan Byrne, James Byrne, Sinead Long or PJ Darcy at €30 each

BAG PACKING FUNDRAISER

The Annual Bree Davidstown Community Games Bag Packing in association with Bree AC takes place in Dunnes Stores, Enniscorthy on Friday 15th, Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th October from 9am to 8pm. Please secure your desired time with Clare Doyle on 087-4151350.

GIRLS FOOTBALL

Hard luck to the Ballyhogue U12 girls team who were narrowly beaten by Kilmore in the Division 1 Final. The team was Brid Byrne, Keira Byrne, Kathlyn Furlong, Aoife Codd, Moya Neary, Kasey Doyle, Kim Horan, Aoife Cloke-Rochford, Aideen Kane (captain), Louise Butler, Sophie McCabe, Niamh Treacy, Carrie Power, Aideen Byrne and Emma Byrne. Kate McVeigh, Ava Dempsey, Sinead Kinsella, Claire Jordan, Caoimhe Byrne, Caoimhe Kehoe, Alannah Malone, Ciara Byrne, Ciara Browne and Roisin Treacy were also on the panel.

SYMPATHY

Sincere sympathy to the parents, children, brothers and sisters of Michael Kehoe, Coolteigue who died last week. His remains were interred in Bree following Mass on Friday last.

HALL COMMITTEE

The next Hall Committee Meeting will take place on Monday 4th October at 8.30pm.

CHESS AND DRAUGHTS

Bree Davidstown Community Games Chess and Draughts Lessons have resumed on Tuesday nights from 7-9pm in Bree Community Centre. All children from 8 years to 16 years are welcome. Cost is €1 per night.

IRISH DANCING

Irish dancing classes have now resumed in Bree Community Centre. Classes are held on Saturdays and on Wednesday nights.New dancers still welcome. For further information please contact: Kay 087 9981973, Catriona 087 7504818, Sinead 087 7538657.