Friday 20 September 2019


Bree Athletic Club

The AGM of Bree AC will take place this Tuesday, 27th January in Bree Community Centre at 8pm. Indoor training for the younger age groups has resumed on Thursday evenings in Bree Community Centre at7pm followed by the senior group at 7.45pm.

Ballyhogue Ladies GAA

The AGM of Ballyhogue Ladies Gaelic Football takes place in Galbally Community Centre this Friday 30th January at 8pm. Senior players and parents of all players are encouraged to attend, all are welcome. Anybody who wishes to get involved with coaching please contact 086-3395900. Parents Association

A representative from the National Parents Association will provide a talk on 'The transition from Primary to Secondary school' on Thursday, 29th January at 7.30pm. This will take place in Bree NS. It is open to all parents in the locality, especially parents of 5th and 6th class.

Community Playschool

Galbally Community Playschool, catering for children from all areas, is now taking enrollments for September 2015. Parents can avail of free pre school places under the ECCE scheme and there is also the subvention scheme in place with rates starting from €4.50 per morning. All staff are highly qualified in childcare and first aid and aim to provide a safe, caring and enjoyable environment which promotes and provides for all areas of your child's development.

The playschool is a member of Early Childhood Ireland and is inspected by the Health Service Executive. Please contact 086-3919416, email or call into the playschool during opening hours-Monday to Friday 9.25 to 12.25 located in Galbally National School. The website is where more detailed information can be found.

Bree Macra

Bree Macra will meet again this Saturday evening at 7pm to play five a side soccer in preparation for the county final which is coming up in February. Other events coming up soon include Mr. Personality and question time. Anyone interested in playing soccer or getting involved in Bree Macra in any way can contact Aine at 0860825018, Mark at 0876919846 or alternatively can email The more the merrier and bring a friend.

Scoil Mhuire Ballyhogue

Enrolments for Scoil Mhuire , Ballyhogue for September 2015 are now taking place. If you wish to enrol your child you are welcome to call to the school or ring (053) 9247677 for an enrolment form.

SN Seosamh Enrolments

SN Seosamh Naofa, Brí are now taking enrolments for September 2015. Enrolment packs can be collected at the school office from Melissa or you can call the school office (053-9247725) for a pack to be posted out. Please return the completed enrolment forms before 1st March 2015.

Bree CEP 2015/16 Project

Applications for the 2015/2016 Bree Community Employment Project due to commence at the end of January will be taken in the coming weeks. Positions being recruited are as follows - 1 Clerical Assistant, 2 General Maintenance Workers (Glynn and Galbally/Ballyhogue), 2 Care of the Elderly, 2 Childcare Workers and 1 Community Centre. Anyone interested in applying for these positions should be in receipt of a DSP payment Please note DSP Eligibility criteria apply to eligibility for all CE positions. To apply please contact your local DSP Office to be added to the list of applicants. Interviews for all of the positions will be held in the coming weeks. For more information please contact Elaine in the CEP Office in the Community Centre.

Biggest Loser News

The training is well under way now for all teams as they prepare for their first challenge. The 10km run and 4km walk will be held on Sunday Feb 1st starting at 1pm from Bree Hall. Anyone who is not a member of a team is welcome to participate for a cost of €10. We hope to see a great turn out!

Handball Club News

The club has had a great start to 2015. They have added two more juvenile titles to their already impressive tally. Congratulations to Liam Parnell and Odhran Kehoe who got their first taste of success after winning the U9 Doubles County Championship. Anthony Butler and Enda Minogue were winners of the U16 Doubles County Championship.

The adults also had a successful campaign. Galen Riordan won the Junior County Championship title in an impressive win over Darren O Toole, 21 18, 21 15. Michael Rossiter won the Emerald Masters Singles in 21 8, 21 1. The club's third adult title was won by Billy Rossiter and Sonny Sheil in the Diamond Masters Doubles. So far, that's 8 County titles a great achievement for a small rural club. Well done to all concerned, players, parents and coaches.

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