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Wednesday 13 December 2017

GLENBRIEN

PARENTS ASSOCIATION

The Parents Association will host a Meet and Greet informal evening in the school on Tuesday next at 8pm. All the Parents/Guardians of the new junior students have been invited to come along and meet the other parents on the night. Tea and refreshments will be served, please come along and join us to find out what activities we hope to have this coming year,with your help and support.

CAMOGIE FUNDRAISING

The fundraising collection of clothes/books/toys and mobile phones for Oylgate/Glenbrien Camogie club will take place on 30th October. The collection point is the GAA club house in Oylegate between 5pm and 7pm, you can bring your items along then or if you wish you can contact Margaret O'Connor on 0876371818 Tina Farrell 0861730367 or Mary Martin 0879926657 to make arrangements to drop items or arrange collection. Many thanks to all those who have allready donated items so far .

BALLYHUSKHARD SCOUTS

We would like to thank all those who sold tickets and attended the Dog night Fundraiser in the Enniscorthy greyhound track on Thurs last 4th Oct. A great evening was had by all. The rain did not dampen the spirit, and the fun , had by the beavers, cubs, scouts and leaders.

Even though the average race on the night only took 30 seconds to complete, the scouts raised the roof each time cheering their dog over the line. The face painting was very popular, with lots of scary characters buzzing around the place . The highlight of the evening was the group photo of all the scouts with a champion greyhound on the dog track.

A special thanks has to go to Matty Flynn, Jenna Sludds, Rosie Kelly, Anne Croke, and Jenny Murphy for the trojan work, and to all those who worked very hard to make it such a fantastic night. Thanks again to all the businesses who advertized in the race booklet, A particular thanks to the teaching staff of the Holy Family School (past and present).

THE HANDBALL GROUP

The Handball group are hosting a Table Quiz in aid of the group in Mernaghs lounge in Oylegate on Thursday 18th October at 8pm.A table of four is €20. Looking forward to seeing you there.

STORYTELLING GROUP

Thanks to all who came along to the last session. A section of the evening was dedicated to the favorite songs of Big John (O'Connor ) whose anniversary is at this time, with Johns favorite songs music and stories being told. The winners of the raffle on the night were Micheal Peirce Enniscorthy, Terry Smithers Carlow, Mary Mernagh Glenbrien, Colm Walker Wexford, Frank Corrall Carlow, John Tracey Carlow, thanks to all those for their support and all the donations for the raffle. The next session will take place on Wednesday 24th October in Mac Cormacks lounge at 8pm. Please come along and join us on the night a great nights entertainment is gauranted

SYMPATHY

The community of Glenbrien would like to extend their sympathy to the family, friends and relations of the the late Maggie Murphy R.I.P. who passed away recently..

SPONSOR A CHAIR

The eagerly and much needed community centre in the old school house in Glenbrien is nearing completion with a final push from the committee and the volunteers towards the grand celebratory opening in mid November. With funds drying up at the moment, the total cost of fixture and fittings for the completed project are proving to be a problem leading to the shortfall in purchasing chairs for the facility.

The committee is therefore launching the "Sponsor a Chair" campaign in the hope that parishioners may see their way to making a donation for chairs. Appropriate second hand stacking chairs have been sourced at a cost of €27 each (approximately) Sponsorship cards will shortly be in circulation and your generosity would be greatly appreciated in completing the project.Futher information is available from Billy Quirke, Aiden Quirke, and Mary Halligan.

COMMUNITY GROUP

The Glenbrien community development group meeting will take place in the Holy Family School in Glenbrien on Thursday 25th October at 8pm all members are asked to try and attend this meeting.

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