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Currin Notes

March 13th, 2012

12th March 2012

Currin GFC Notes

Lotto Results: Week ending, Sunday 11th March 2012. Winning numbers, 6-16-25-27.  No Jackpot Winner.  €15 Prizewinners: Josie Moore, Tier. Annie Connolly, Drumavan. Paddy Mc Cabe, Dunsrim. Phil Connolly, Aghabog. Pauric Mc Phillips, Aghabog. Katie Mc Guirk, Connons. Jacinta King, Corrinshigo. Sarah Mc Donald,         Knox. Shirley Smyth, Newbliss. Daisy Mulholland, Redhills. Next Weeks Jackpot € 6,100.00. Next weekend, as is customary, because of the Bank Holiday, the draw will take place on Monday 19th March in Connollys.

Seniors

Our seniors made the journey to Cremartin on Sunday last for an early morning challenge match. While the result was good, more importantly, the team display was excellent and will have pleased everyone. The training is definitely paying off and will continue as usual. A big effort is asked of the home based players to keep the numbers up, especially in midweek. There will be another game on Friday night in Scotshouse against Cootehill.

 

Club Membership

 

Committee members are currently collecting club membership. The rates  have stayed the same as in previous years and your prompt support is welcomed, as all memberships must be in before the end of the month.

 

Advertising hoardings

 

A number of local businesses have taken the opportunity of supporting the club by having a sign erected at the field. These 8’ x 4’ signs will be in place before the start of the new season. Any other takers can be arranged with any committee members.

 

Youth Affairs

 

Last Wednesday a very successful registration night was held. Arising from that process is the need for more adults to become involved in the Juvenile section of our club. The good work being done needs to be complimented by more parents becoming involved. All welcome, no one will be turned away.

 

County Teams

Last Sunday was a good weekend for our county with a big win for our men in Clones for our home match against Louth. We tend to moan about our County board at times but certainly they deserve credit for not ‘lying down’ and accepting the decision to move the game out of Clones. Having been successful at the D.R.A, the team responded and gave a disciplined performance running up a big score in the process. The Monaghan ladies team also had a fine win over Tyrone with our own Ellen Mc Carron finishing top scorer with five points. Well done Dick and Ellen, seven points between you, you must be listening to some good advice!

 

SCOTSHOUSE:

Bunnoe Community centre:  “Widows Paradise”  Tydavnet Players Presentation. Friday 23rd and Sunday 25th March at 8.30pm

 

Happy St. Patrick’s Day for Saturday. Have a great holiday weekend.

Dancing: Every Monday evening at 9.00pm in the Scotshouse Community Centre.

Bingo:Every Tuesday Evening at 9.00pm in the Scotshouse Community Centre.

Music: Every Thursday at 7.30pm with Pat McCabe in the Scotshouse Community Centre.

St Patrick’s Night in Connolly’s Lounge Bar.  Music with New Bliss at 8.00pm

St Patrick’s Celebration: Celebrate in Newbliss on Sunday 18th March organised by Killeevan N.S. Parents Association starting at 3.00pm. and followed by a Vintage display.  All floats welcome, assemble at Killeevan National School at 2.30pm.  Parade led by the Bunnoe Brass band.  The Community Games group who won Gold at the County Finals together with those who won Silver will be marching behind the Community Games Banner in the parade.

Aghabog Drama Group Variety Concert:  Keep free Friday 16th March for variety Concert.  Start after 8.00pm Mass.  Proceeds in aid of Palliative Care.

Congratulations to Patrice McPhillips (Aghareagh) and Paul Magee (Bailleborogh) who got engaged on Valentines Day at the Eiffel Tower in Paris.  (Who thinks that Romance is not about these days)

Congratulations also to the Madden Family.  The children of Fred and Joanne Madden were Christened on Sunday 10th March in St Andrew’s Church in Scotshouse. The Revd. Canon Helene T. Steed Christened Daniel and Otis.

Tidy Towns Recipes:  The date to hand these in has been extended to FRIDAY 16th March, so you still have time to get yours in – men, women,children – all recipes welcome.  Please support this worthy cause by leaving your recipe in Connolly’s/Martins/Larmers or email to recipedonations@gmail.com   Contact Lorraine Burns on 086-8615253

Ballyalbany Church Flower Festival 2012: Dernagrew, Coolshannagh, Co. Monaghan:Friday 11th to Sunday 13th May.  Other attractions will include heritage display herbaceous plant sales and china sale.  Enquires: Joyce 085 1080 694 or Valerie 087 9237 914  Ballybany Presbyterian Church is situated beside the Blackwater river on the edge of Monaghan Town.

Church Clean Up: Keep free Saturday 28th April for a clean up of the church and grounds in preparation for Confirmation May 5th.

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