Sunday 17 December 2017



The Fun Day last Saturday was blessed a fine day. Large crowds attended with the many attractions highly entertaining. The draw for Kevin Doyle's signed Ireland Jersey was won by Kyle Rankin, 2nd prize of Lunch for 2 and Family Membership to The Heritage Park went to Ann Furlong and 3rd prize of a hamper by Karoo was won by Aiden Furlong. A big thank you to all who supported the day and also to those who donated goods or helped out in any way in making this a very successful day.


Our U-10 boys began their season with an eagerly awaited derby against Kilmore Utd. The Blacks took the lead through a James Cleary strike. After Kilmore drew level a determined All Blacks team pulled the winner from the bag with Lee Redmond slotting home to bring a very entertaining game to a close. Well done to both teams. Training for U-12 boys tonight at 6:30pm.


Beautiful sunny conditions were ideal for soccer. Our U10's got the ball rolling this weekend and although they made a valiant effort, they were very unfortunate to lose 2-1 to neighbours the All Blacks. On target for the U10's was Fionn Byrne with a screamer of a shot from the right hand wing.

As part of the Big Barn Field Day our U8's were invited up to play. Both U8 teams were in prolific goal scoring form with no fewer than 12 of them hitting the back of the net, the goal scorers were - Conor Roche, Danny Roche, Brad Koolhof, Ollie Pierce, Ryan Carroll, Ryan Millar-Sinnott, Cody McGee, Dion Hogan, Fiachra Bolger-Furlong, Liam Fenlon, Sean Maddock and Jude Bates.

The U14's hit 7 at home to St Cormacs - Thomas Byrne, Danny Culleton, Martin Kelly, Ryan Bates and Jake Furlong all in the goals. Our Youths came out 3-2 on top against Adamstown - Colm Sinnott with 2 and Chris Moore with the other score.

The men will be disappointed with their 1-1 draw at home to Cloughbawn. Damien O'Leary scored when in general things were not going according to plan in front of goal.

The reserves easily accounted for Ballymurn - Finbarr O'Flaherty, Shane Cassidy, Devin Furlnog & 'Stormin' Norman Sinnott hitting the net.

Due to retirements, defections, study leave and injuries our ladies barely managed to field a team. Although they went down 4-0 to Killenagh, the young team can be happy enough wih their efforts.


Mary Barry's. Table Quiz is back, starting every Wednesday evening at 9.30pm. The quiz on Wednesday 6th October is in aid of Special Olympics. Come along and support a great cause. €5 per person on a table of four."

Mary Barry's. Darts for turkeys are starting on Saturday 9th October.


The All Blacks lotto was not won on Monday 20th. Numbers were 9 10 11 15. Jackpot was 14,200 last Monday night in Bridies Bridgetown.

The Community lotto was not won on Tuesday 21 . Numbers were 6 8 19 22. There was 1 match 3 winner John Keane.The jackpot was €12,200 last Tuesday night in GAA clubrooms.

Kilmore United Lotto was not won on Monday 20. two match 3 winners Cormac Bates and Jimmy Corish . Numbers were 11 12 15 28. The jackpot was €4,650 last Monday night in Quigleys Lounge.


We wish Dessie Corish a speedt recovery who has had a back operation recently.


The death of Jimmy Bates Kilmore Quay took place last week end. Jimmy has not had the best of health recently. Jimmy was a very well known and most popular man and sympathy goes out to all his family and friends on their great loss.


The people of Kilmore were very saddened to hear of the death of Leo Carthy the great man from Our Lady's Island. Leo helped out hundreds of people from Kilmore in his capacity as a Co. Councillor and did tremendous work for the Kilmore area.Sincere sympathy goes out to all his family and friends on their great loss of a marvelous man.


A public meeting will be held at the Kilmore Parish Hall on Thursday October 7th at 8pm in a bid to tackle the anti-social behaviour in the area of Kilmore and Bridgetown.

All support would be greatly appreciated in relation to thsi most serious of problems.

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