Members travelled on Tuesday evening, June 14, to visit Daruer Nurseries and were met by the owner Ena Holmes and taken on a tour of her lovely garden. Courses and Workshops are also organised by Ena. There was a very good variety of plants available and members had their cars full of plants on the way home after been entertained to a beautiful tea and homemade biscuits and cake; all done by Ena. Arrangements are been made for annual outing next month.
FUNDRAISE AT THE WYTCHWAY INN
A fundraiser took place last Friday night, June 10; organised by C.J. and Lorraine Skeehan to aid the Cara Project in Africa; supporting Lucy Connolly who has left for Africa for two weeks helping the building effort. The night consisted of a delicious four course hot meal, music entertainment, raffle and auction. Raffle of flat screen television presented by Michael Connolly was won by Ann Delaney Dunguib, Massager was won by Hannah Skeehan Cashel Road, Electric Cooler Fan was won by Germaine O’ Donnell Fethard and many winners of Raffle Prizes.
On a glorious sunny evening on the island of Derrynaflan, ceremonies were held for the Feast of Corpus Christi, at 6pm.,with adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and reflections given by Fr. T. Littleton, followed by procession around the ruins led by Canon Ryan and Fr. Littleton. Mass was celebrated by Fr. Littleton, Readings by Canon Liam Ryan, Homily on the feast day was by Fr. Littleton. Prayers of the Faithful were read by school children from Ballinure Primary School. The very popular Folk Group rendered some beautiful hymns and music. Special thanks to Canon Ryan and his team of helpers who organised a very rewarding evening of prayer and thoughts.
VINTAGE CAR ANNUAL FUN RUN
A large crowd arrived to view all the vintage cars in town on Sunday morning. There were some beautiful, well kept cars on display and all took off for fun run stopping at Ballykisteen Hotel for Lunch and returning at 6pm to Killenaule Corner House for refreshments, craic, music and dancing. Thanks to Daniel Fogarty and his team for organising the event in Killenaule.
Members of the local Active Retirement travelled on annual day out on Thursday, June 23, taking in Asbouretum Garden Centre for lunch break then to New Ross for visitation on the Dunbrody and Tapestry Display, to Waterford for sightseeing or shopping, the day ended with dinner and a show in Dooley’s Hotel. Returning home at midnight after a much filled day. Thanks to the Local Committee who organised the outing.
Jackpot €E2,200 not won. No’s 1, 18, 22, 27. 4 Lucky Dips €E50 each: Bea Direed, Noreen Grant, Sarah Denn and Evan Rumble. Next week’s Jackpot: E€2,400
Congratulations to our Minor Footballers who were crowned County League Division 2 Champions last Wednesday evening! They defeated St. Pats in the final by 1-13 to 1-07 in a great game played in Fethard. It was a great achievement for this young set of players and we hope to see more success for them in the future! The team lined out as follows: Stephen Ryan, James Shelley, Jimmy Feehan, Jonathan Yates, Dominic Blake, Thomas Keaveney, Ashley Laslett, Aaron Conran, Adam O’ Connell, Rory Lukeman, Gregory Henry, Daniel Guinan, Jamie O’ Connor (Capt), Conor Maguire, James Doyle. Subs: Denis Fogarty, Darren Teehan, Eoin Butler.
Our Senior Hurlers have qualified for the South Semi Final after beating Ballybacon/Grange by 2-15 to 0-11 last Sunday evening in Fethard. We are delighted to see them qualify for the knockout stages of the Championship and the semi final is a game that we all look forward to!
Unfortunately our Junior A Hurlers were beaten by Ballylooby/Castlegrace last Saturday evening in Round 2 of the South Championship. They were beaten heavily on a scoreline of 3-18 to 1-07. Things just didn’t seem to happen for them but we hope they will be able to bounce back from this defeat!
Munster Final Tickets: Tickets for the Munster Final between Tipp and Waterford must be ordered as soon as possible. Anybody who wishes to order a ticket may contact the secretary of the club on 052-9156324. Covered Stand = €35. Uncovered Stand = €30. Terrace = €15.