Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

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Sincere sympathy to the O’Connor Family, Coolbane on the death of Tom.
May Tom rest in peace.

Get well:
We wish all those from our community and beyond a full return to health. We think in particular of all those who may be in hospital over the Christmas season as well as those caring for them.

Fálte Abhaile:
A special welcome to all those who will travel home for the festive season. We hope you will have a wonderful time catching up with family and friends.

Children’s Choir/Carol Service:
A huge well done to all 47 children from our parish who sang so beautifully and respectfully on Sunday evening last. It was a very special evening with our senior choir joining us as well as the Listry Folk Choir.
Sincere thanks to Fr. Kevin for giving us all the opportunity to come together.

Festive Fun Football For Charity:
The annual Milltown Castlemaine GAA
Parish League for charity will take place on
St. Stephen’s Day
2:30 -5:30 in the
Astro Turf ( Dragons Den) Killorglin.
6 Teams ( €10 per player)are entered as follows:
Milltown Upper,
Milltown Lower
Ballyfinnane and The
Finals will take place from 4:30 onwards.
All proceeds will go to the Kerry/Cork Link Bus.Despite the weather last year, there was a wonderful atmosphere and lots of money raised. Please come along and support all the players involved who are giving up their family time for this worthy cause. Any home baking or festive goodies will be most welcome . There will  donation buckets for the charity on the day so don’t forget to bring along some cash !
Further details from Stephen Roche on 087/6923655.

Cheque Presentation:
Milltown Castlemaine GAA was delighted to present a cheque for €1337 recently, to the Autism Unit  ‘Cairdeas’, in St. Joseph’s Primary School, Castlemaine -beneficiaries of the annual under ten blitz that was run earlier in the year by the club. Well done to all those involved in organising such a well run blitz and a big thank you to all the clubs that took part and supported this worthy cause. A special word of thanks as well to the referees, stewards, tea-makers, home-bakers and to those that ran the tuck shop on the day.
‘Many hands make light work’

Nagle Rice Community Centre-Concert
With a debt of €50,000 still outstanding on the above Community Centre , the committee are embarking on their one and only fundraiser for 2017/2018…
a night of music and song  with ‘Britain ‘s Got Talent’ singing priest, Fr Ray Kelly. The concert will be held on this Thursday,December 20th in the Nagle Rice Community Centre. Supporting acts will be Noreen Ashe and Eddie Lee along with the Killorglin Mens Shed Choir.
This building is a wonderful facility for each and every member in our community, regularly used by so many different groups and organisations. The committee are appealing to you to support this event -proceeds of which will help pay off some of the outstanding debt. Tickets can be purchased at O’ Doherty’s Pharmacy and Burke’s Butchers along with Larkins Bar and O’Shea’s Bar.

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