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August 29th, 2011


Sons of St Patrick G.F.C. Weekly Lotto Draw: Numbers drawn  2  6  7  11  Jackpot Winner NONE Next weeks Jackpot €3,300. €15 Prizewinners –  M McGovern Oak View, Clones, Mary Connolly  Analore St. Clones, Brady Family Cara St. Clones, Joey Kelly Aghabag, Bobby Dazzler The Orchard, Sc’house, Phyllis McCabe Cloncorick N.T.B., Katie McDermott Clonchoghey, N.T.B.Martha Leonard Drumgramph, NTB, Kevin Coogan  Clones, Sean Rafferty  Newbliss.

Intermediate Team:  Next fixture Sunday 4th September at Home  Throw In 12.30 pm Against Carrickmacross.

Division 4 team: Game against Toome on Friday last. A great performance from a team of mainly young men who were a credit to the club, unfortunately they had little support but this did not stop them.  If the whistle had gone at full time of 30 minutes they were ahead by one point, unfortunately after extra time Toome scored a goal and three points in the four and a half minutes. They showed an excellent attitude throughout the game supporting each other and doing their best. The scorers were Niall McEntee 4 points and Ciaran McCaffrey 5 points.  The Team :Ryan Beattie, Gary Beattie,Daragh Brady, Sean Brady,Aaron Casey, Fergal Connolly, Ciaran McCaffrey, Enda McCaffrey, Patrick McDermott ,Daniel McEntee, Niall McEntee, Steven(Larry)MCQuaid,Cian North, Fintan Rudden, Declan Smyth.

Ladies Senior All Ireland Semi Final:  Monaghan V Kerry  on Saturday 3rd September(This week) Being played in Birr, Throw In 5.oopm  Ellen McCarron and Laura Boylan are playing. Wishing the girls all the best for a good game and a happy result. The ladies had a convincing win over Meath in the previous round.

Draw for two tickets for the All Ireland Final between Dublin and Kerry in September is now on. Tickets are available from Connollys shop in the village. The prize includes free accomdation for two in the Clarion Hotel.



Congratulations to Paul McAviney who celebrated his 21st birthday in Connolly’s last Saturday.

125 Celebration Dinner. Currin Club is celebrating 125 years in existence, the oldest club in Ulster. Many of the families will have Grandfathers and possibly Great Grandfathers who played for the club. It is fitting that we celebrate this birthday with a special night.  Tickets have been printed and are available, but do not leave it too late. The Dinner Dance will take place in Hotel Kilmore on Saturday 19th November. Many tables have already been taken.

In conjunction with President McAleese forthcoming visit to  the local area, Dr Eamonn O Ciardha (Carey) originally from Scotshouse and  Senior Professor of University of Ulster, McGee College Derry and Coleraine, will be giving a talk on “Ireland Pre-Famine Times” on Monday September 5th at 8pm in “Scotshouse Community Centre”  EVERYBODY WELCOME.

Parish of Currin – Church of Ireland – Floral Arrangement Demonstration by Timothy Elliott  (Lisnaskea)  ON Friday 16th September 2011 at 8.00pm sharp in Scotshouse Community Centre.
“Bring and Buy Sale” – Cakes, Jams, General Items, etc. Raffle of Flower Arrangements plus other prises.  Tickets  €10 or pay at the door. Supper Included.

Corcaghan Comhaltas enrolment for Music classes will take place on Friday 2nd September in Corcaghan School at 7.0pm  Annual membership fees and term class fees will be collected on that evening.  If you have any queries prior to this contact Colette 0868670209

Padre Pio Pilgrimage to Knock on Sunday 18th September, leaving Newbliss at 8.00 Bookings with Maire on 047-54354

Cemetery Sunday: The blessings take place after  10.00am Mass in Scotshouse and at 12 noon in Corrinshigo on Sunday 11th September.

Lough Derg: One Day Retreats continue during September.  More details from 071-9861518 or www.loughderg.org

Suicide Awareness week: September 3rd to September 10th.  We are invited to be more aware of the tragic loss of life that is suicide.  We think of all who have died by suicide and families friends and communities who have been affected.

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