27 August 2014
KELLS ROAD DRAW: The August draw will take place on Wednesday night (tonight), 27th August, in the clubrooms at 9p.m. All promoters and subscribers are welcome to attend and enjoy the tasty "goodies" presented by committee member, Catherine Kinsella both before and after the draw.
ALL-IRELAND QUIZ NIGHT: As a fund raiser for the Kilkenny GAA Supporters Club, the Quiz Night is one of the most enjoyable. Thursday 28 August, we expect a full house in Larchfield as a large number of teams do battle against teams in other venues across the county. Live radio provides added spice. Last years winners led by Gerry Kirby came from the Village and hopefully a Village team will succeed again. We look forward to another brain busting occasion.
ST. FIACRE'S WELL NOVENA: The annual Novena and Mass to commemorate St.Fiacre 'will take place at the Well at Sheestown on Sunday 31st August at 3p.m. In the past, thousands of folk from around the city and other side of the River Nore walked in procession from the city centre the holy well site for prayers and mass to commerate St.Fiacre who travelled from these part to Europe and who set up monasteries in France to spread the Christian faith. All are welcome.
RUSTY SCANLON 10K ROAD RACE: Here's reminding all runners and joggers that the annual Rusty Scanlon 10K road race takes place this evening, Wednesday, 27th August, starting from the Aspect Hotel at 7p.m.. Registration takes place from 6.30p.m, and the team, ladies and gents Duiske Glass, prize giving presenations will follow immediately after the race in the Aspect Hotel. The entry fee is
FOROIGE: Rosie O'Brien, Foroige Regional Youth Officer invites applications for volunteers to support their youth clubs throughout the county. Foroige has 600 Youth Clubs throughout the country. The volunteers would be engaged in supporting young people between the ages of 10-18, helping them to "make things happen, learn new skills and having fun.". For further information contact Rosie at
KILKENNY/TIPP UNION: Congratulations to former under-age star performer, Kieran Keane who married his fiancee, Lisa O'Connor in St. Nicholas' Church, Solohead Co.Tipperary on Saturday last. Kieran is the son of club treasurer, Tom Keane and his wife, Carmel, Kenealy Ave., Kilkenny and is a Garda based in Tipperary town. Lisa is also a "guardian of the law" based in Thurles. The happy couple went on to celebrate their union, together with their families and many friends at a reception in Aherlow House Hotel, in the foot hills of the beautiful Glen of Aherlow. We send best wishes to Kieran and Lisa for a long and happy life together.
RECENT BEREAVEMENTS; James Stephens GAA Club would like to extend condolences to two families closely connected to the club. Mrs. Betty Canty, Hospital, Co. Limerick was mother of Miriam Moore, Parliament St. Paddy Heffernan, Willow Close was a great club supporter and his sons, Pat and Liam were fine hurlers. Ar Dheis Dé go raibh said go léir.
MUSIC: Jonny Carroll will be on stage on Saturday night for the weekend's musical entertainment..
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