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Sunday 18 August 2019

Our Lady's Island

COFFEE MORNING

Our monthly Coffee Morning returns after the summer, tomorrow Thursday next, 29th September in the Community Hall from 10.30a.m. to 12 noon. Drop in for a cuppa and chat - all free. G.A.A. ACTION

Congratulations to Our Lady's Island Junior hurling team on a convincing quarter-final win over Taghmon/Camross in St. Patrick's Park on Saturday 17th Sept. - score 14pts to 1.7. There was some great individual performances throughout the team, and an overall great team performance.

Their management team of David Maloney, Ger Carthy and Eddie McDonald must now prepare them well, with the help of Gordon Ryan, for a semi-final battle with Horeswood. We wish the team and mentors the very best of luck in the semi-final on Saturday, 8th October in Killurin. Hard luck to our minor footballers who were narrowly beaten on 18th Sept. by Clongeen, in Clongeen. The lads fought very well but were unlucky in the end. I.C.A. GUILD

Our Lady's Island I.C.A. held their September meeting on 12th in the Community hall with a very good attendance. Lila Vaughan, Vice President had a warm welcome for everyone after the summer break. Sympathy was extended to Nellie Maloney on the recent death of her brother Eddie Wall. Congratulations went to all the Leaving Certificate students and good wishes for their future studies.

The Hospice Coffee Morning will take place on Thursday, 13th October in the Island Bar. And our Open House Coffee Morning was set for Thursday, 29th September in the Community Hall from 10.30a.m. to 12 noon.

An outing to see "A White Christmas" in the Grand Canal Theatre is planned for Wednesday, 7th December with a bit of shopping in Dundrum and dinner in the Glenview Hotel on the way home. Eileen will take deposits at our October and November meetings.Non members are welcome to come along but should please contact Eileen on 086-3631396 as soon as possible.

Members are asked for ideas as to how best celebrated the 25th Anniversary of the forming of our Guild in 2012. The competition for the Nicest Holiday Postcard was won by Roisin Putt. Raffle by Anne Carthy and Mary Hayes and Angela Pettit served us a lovely tea. Our next meeting will be held on Monday, 10th October at 7.30p.m.

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