Moneygall - Dunkerrin

Barna Active Retirement Group - The A.G.M. of the group took place in Barna Hall on Wednesday, 27th February at which there was a good attendance. The Chairperson Carmel Peyton welcomed all to the meeting and went on to say that the past year had been a very good one for us and hoped that 2013 will be as good.

Barna Active Retirement Group - The A.G.M. of the group took place in Barna Hall on Wednesday, 27th February at which there was a good attendance. The Chairperson Carmel Peyton welcomed all to the meeting and went on to say that the past year had been a very good one for us and hoped that 2013 will be as good.

She went on to thank the various people who had helped them out in different ways, this was very much appreciated. Sympathy was extended to the families of those who suffered bereavements since our last A.G.M., Matt Gleeson, Ethine Flynn and Mary Connolly. The minutes of the last A.G.M. were read and adopted by the meeting as were the Secretary and Treasurer’s reports.

All of the out going officers were re-elected, this has been the case for a few years now as no new people are willing to come to the top table. The following are the officers for 2013. Chairperson, Carmel Peyton, Secretary, Agnes Toohey, Treasurer, Peggy Glennon. The remainder of the meeting was taken up discussing what the group intend doing during the year. And these will include a holiday in June, trip to the races and a day at the seaside. To finish the evening we were treated to a lovely tea. The next meeting will be on this Wednesday night, March 6th at 8 p.m.

Whist - Results from the Legion Hall on Wednesday, 27th February. Top Score, Martin Delaney, Top Lady, Peggy Shoer, Top Gent, Thady Maher, First Half, Kit Madden and Jean Hayes, Second Half, Ann Pearson, Quarters, 1st Paddy Grogan, 2nd Kathleen Kelly, 3rd Josie Whelan, 4th Harry Shortt. Raffle, Irish Hayes, Thady Maher, Peggy Shoer, Paddy Shoer. Whist continues each Wednesday night at 8 p.m.

Cards - These were the winners at the card game in the Legion Hall on Sunday, 24th February. Tops, Josie O’Connor and Kitty O’Dwyer, Second, Jim Treacy and Joe Bolger, Last Game, Ned Ryan and Catherine Whyte, Bonus Prize, Anne Russell and Billy McLoughlin. Cards each Sunday night at 8 p.m.

Progressive 45 - Prizewinners from the Dunkerrin Community Centre on Friday night, 1st March. Tops, Paddy Cummins and Josie Ryan, Second, (shared) Willie Carroll and Rody Teehan, Noel Cahill and PJ Hoolan, First Six, Mick Doyle and Nora Tooher, Last Six, Catherine Whyte and Monica Byrnes, Last Game, Michelle Walsh and Anne Russell, Bonus Prize, John Butler and Denis Carroll. Cards each Friday night at 8.15 p.m.

Bereaved - Sympathy is extended to the families of the following on their recent bereavements, Michael Brennan, England, (nephew of Fidelma Gleeson and Noleen Morrissey, Moneygall; Martin (Murt) McCormack, Clonsilla, Dublin and late of Brownstown, Cloughjordan. May they rest in peace.

Senior Scór - We wish all taking part in Senior Scór in Borrisoleigh on Friday, 8th March at 8 p.m. the very best of luck. Moneygall will be represented in Solo Song, Ballad Group, Novelty Act, Question Time and Set Dancing.

Obama Ancestral Home Training - Friday 22nd, Obama’s Ancestry, Stephen Neill, 7 p.m. COI Hall. Saturday 23rd, Tour to Bunratty Castle departing at 10.30 a.m. Monday 24th, Tour Guide Training, Vincent Butler, 6.30 p.m. COI Hall. We wish to reinstate a rota commencing on Friday, 29th March. Please contact Marian Ryan on (087) 1274271 to register.

Dunkerrin I.C.A. - Our monthly meeting will take place in our local Community Centre on this Thursday, 7th March at 8 p.m. All members please attend and do not forget your short story of five hundred words. New members are very welcome to come along.