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Wednesday 16 October 2019

KILMORE

ALL BLACKS

Another unlucky result for the U-11 boys but the lads are moving in the right direction. Hopefully their first win is not far away. The Boys put in a very spirited performance in windy conditions but went down 6-4 against Wexford Celtic. This was the boys best performance of the season and the result could have gone either way with the wind playing a big factor. A man of the match performance by Blacks keeper Jack Doyle who was simply superb making numerous saves including stopping a penalty. Scorers for

The Blacks were: Sean Carley, Chris O Connor, James Cleary and Jason Devereaux with Cealan Ward captaining the side. Hard luck to our U10 girls this morning who lost 2-0 at home to Gorey. Great improvement from their last game was evident, so keep working hard girls! Well done to our U-14 girls who won 4-1 away against Cloughbawn.

Unfortunately not a good day for the U14 boys. With a couple of regulars out nursing injuries and one or two others missing, the boys went down 5 - 1 at home to St. Cormac's.

There are better things to come from these boys in what is a tough division. Well done to the Junior Ladies who drew 1 - 1 at home to New Ross Town, in awful weather conditions.

KILMORE ATHLETIC CLUB

The second round of the County Cross Country Championships where held on Sunday last in Ballytrent, Kilrane.

The day kicked off with the Intermediate Women and Men races in which Elaine Cardiff coming back to fitness finished in 4th position in the women's race, Kevin Walsh finished in 24th position in the Men's race.

The juvenile girls and boys showed plenty of hearth and had excellent runs throughout. Results are:-U9 Girls 500m Ciara Moore 2nd, Hannah White 6th. U9 Boys 500m Pierce McDonnell 3rd. U11 Girls 1500m Olivia McDonnell 10th, Claire Brauneisen 17th, Grainne Bates 20th. U13 Girls 2500m Sarah Kennedy 3rd, Rebecca Burke 5th, Rachel Boxwell 7th. U13 Boys 2500m Sam Boxwell 4th, Christoir Reville 12th, Padraig Reville 13th. U15 Boys 3500m Fionn Roche 6th. The Lenister Cross Country is the next outing and we wish all those competing the best of luck.

ACTIVE RETIREMENT

The formal setting up of the Kilmore Active Retirement Association was made at a well attended meeting in Kilmore community hall on Tuesday last. Jim Moore presided for the election of officers and sub committee which resulted as follows: chairman-Seamus O'Keeffe; vice chairman-Brian Matthews; Hon secretaryNoel Howlin; Treasurer-Mai Sadler. Sports and Social committee-Patricia Devereux, Toddy Moore, Margaret Howlin, Liz O'Keeffe, Breda Whelan and Lily Dudley. Applications forms for membership of the association were handed out at the meeting and any person wishing to join may apply to the secretary, Noel Howlin, Grange, Kilmore, or at the next meeting.

FARMERS MARKET

Farmers market in Bridgetown - if you are interested in being involved please come to meeting in AOH hall on Friday November 28 at 8 p.m. All welcome. Contact Denis Shannon on cubslough@yahoo.co.uk

RACKARD LEAGUE

Well done to the Kilmore school boys team who played in the quarter-final of the Rackard League Roinn B on Thursday October 20. Unfortunately Bunclody proved too strong on the day but our boys can be very proud of three great wins on route to the quarter-final.

BOOK FAIR

The annual Book Fair took place last week at the school and €3,722 of books were sold, resulting in €2,233 of extra books being added to class libraries. Thanks to everyone who made it such a success.

PRE ENTERPRISE TRAINING

Wexford Local Development is delivering a range of Pre Enterprise Training during October and November. This training is specially designed to support persons who are in receipt of Social Welfare payment and who are interested in starting their own business. Workshops are available locally in centres across the countyFull details of the training can also be found on www.wld.ie Information sheets available from the Stella Maris Centre. 053 - 9129922

COFFEE MORNING

Come to the Coffee Morning in the Stella Maris Centre on Sunday October 30 from 11 - 2 p.m. Selected local crafts, cakes books and grand raffle. Lovely day, great treats, meet up with friends and neighbours.

CRAFT WORKSHOP

Card Making, Scrapbooking, Decorative painting and Fabric Art Kilmore Hall 613 year olds Mid-Term Break 1st-4th Nov ? 50 Refreshments included. Phone 086 3506384 (Jane).

LADIES FOOTBALL

Kilmore Ladies Football club will hold their annual general meeting on Friday November 4 at 7 p.m. in the clubrooms. All welcome. U-12 and U-14s end of year party/disco will take place on Friday, November 18 in The Hideout, Tomhaggard at 7pm.

Our U-12 county champions will be presented with their medals on the night. U10s also welcome to attend. U-16, minor, junior and senior presentation night will take place in the Hideout on Friday, November 25 at 8 p.m.

Best of luck to our school girls who have reached the Rackard League final against Castlebridge this Wednesday October 26 at 7pm in Taghmon.

OUTREACH TO UGANDA

Come down to the Stella Maris Centre this Sunday and see some delightful local crafts, have a cuppa with neighbours and friends and make a difference to those living with AIDS in Masaka Uganda. There will also be a painting exhibition by Rose Thompson. A lovely way to spend a few hours.

BINGO BONANZA

Bingo this Sunday, October 30 at 8 pm sharp in the Stella Maris. This week we have a big surprise for all our Bingo Buffs, so come on down this Sunday and have eat night out.

THANKS

Peter Devereux wishes to thank all the people involved in the surprise retirement party at the Stella Maris centre last thursday.and for all the gifts and good wishes. It was a pleasure to work in Kilmore Quay with my colleagues in the harbour office, and all depts, of the county council to meet and become friends with people from all around the world.

KILMORE TOPS GROUP

Rehearsals for this years Tops show begin on Tuesday November 1st at 8-9 in the Stella Maris Centre for teenagers and young adults and for all adults on Thursday November 3rd at 8.30-10. Looking forward to seeing everyone there, all new members welcome!

LOTTOS

The All Blacks lotto was not won on Monday 17th.Numbes were 15, 16, 23, 24.There was 1 match 3 winner June Monaghan. The Jackpot was €15,000 last Monday night in The Halfway House. Kilmor Uniteds Lotto was not won on Monday 17th.Numbers were 11, 12, 22, 28. There was no match 3 winner.The Jackpot was €12,600 last Monday in Quigleys Lounge. The Community Lotto was not won on Tuesday October 18.

Numbers were 6, 8, 10, 27. There were 2 match 3 winners Mary Connolly and Sharon Kehoe. The Jckpot was €6,400 last Tuesday night in GAA Clubrooms.

BABY BOY

Congratulations to Grace and Colin Bates The Hill on the birth of a Baby Boy recently.

BITS AND PIECES

Get wll wishes to Fergus Bates Ballyseskin Kilmore.

Double celebrations to Peter Devereux Ballyseskin Kilmore who retired from The Harbour Office in Kilore Quay and then on Friday night celebrated his 65th Birthday with dinner with his family.

OPEN EVENING

Bridgetown Vocational College are holding an Open Evening on Thursday 27th October from 4pm - 7pm. There will be Displays of student work, Practical demonstrations, Programme Information, Teaching Resources, Photographic Displays. Refreshments served in the canteen.

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