Portroe Senior Citizens Draw - The winners were as follows: 1st prize, Twin Wheel Load of Timber, James Cottrell, Portroe. 2nd prize, Four Ball Game of Golf in Nenagh, Mall McCormack, Cloneybrien. 3rd prize, Load of Timber, Ger Ryan, Ardara. 4th prize, Load of Timber, Colm Hogan, Lisheen and Pat O’Driscoll, Portroe.

The committee would like to thank all the people who sold and bought tickets. Thanks to Mike Sullivan and Joe Sexton for the timber. Also, a huge thanks to Mike Gleeson who helped to cut and load the timber. The committee would like to say thanks for the tremendous success of the draw as this money goes to the Senior Citizens Xmas Party which will be held in the Lakeside on Sunday, January 20th. Everyone is welcome to join us for the traditional Carol Singing on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. We wish everyone a very happy Christmas and every health and happiness for 2013. Nollaig Shona daoibh go léir.

A.G.M. - The AGM of Portroe Senior G.A.A. Club will be held on Saturday, January 5th, 2013.

Christmas Markets - Our Transition Year Students are running a Christmas Market in Nenagh C.B.S. Hall on Sunday, December 23rd, from 10 until 6. There will be plenty of gifts, crafts, food and treats and a fun day is sure to be had by the entire family. We will be visited by a couple of the Tipperary Minors with the All-Ireland Minor Cup, and hopefully, Santa might take a break from his busy schedule to make an appearance also! In aid of North Tipperary Hospice and Crumlin Children’s Hospital. Free admission.

Annual Race Night - The Annual Race Night will be held in Ciss Ryans, Garrykennedy on Friday, December 28th. This event is being organised to raise much needed funds for Garrykennedy Boat and Fishing Club and Portroe Community Hall. Please support these two very worthy causes. The fee to sponsor a race is €100 and to buy a horse costs €10. Tickets can be bought from any Committee member and your support would be greatly supported. A great night of fun is guaranteed.

Sincere Thanks - The Parents Association of Scoil Mhuire, Portroe, would like to sincerely thank all those who supported them again in their annual fundraiser. Our cake sale last Sunday was a great success, again thanks to your loyalty and support. We really appreciate all the work people put into their donations, and we wish to thank everyone who supplied us with cakes, toys, books etc. We also appreciate all the participation in the raffle, and a special word of thanks to all those who donated prizes and timber. A special thanks to Santa who came all the way at such a busy time. This event is always enjoyed by many and this is thanks to the great supportive community that helps to make it such fun. Again thanks to all who helped out on the day. Míle buíochas daoibh go léir.


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