Weekly News 16th May 2022

16 May 2022

Dunnamaggin GAA: Last man Standing Winner
After many weeks it really was a case of last man standing when Enda Maloney from Mayo finally won the Last man standing competition ran by the Dunnamaggin Adult Hurlers. Many thanks to all who supported this Fundraiser.

Dunnamaggin GAA Lotto Syndicate. The third year of the Dunnamaggin GAA Lotto Syndicate will come to an end very shortly on Sat May 28th.Current Members must have renewed by 28th May to be eligible for subsequent draws.We are now in a position to open it to new members who wish to join. This syndicate has been a vital fundraiser for the club and has allowed us to complete our Juvenile Pitch upgrade, install walkways around both our pitches in Kilmoganny and Dunnamaggin and improve facilities for our players. We are about to continue with our development plans of electronic scoreboard, New Gym and Ball wall. If you wish to Renew or join please contact any of the following committee members:-Anne Davis, Billy Heffernan, Lorraine Moore, Colin Herity, Derek McLoughlin, Joe Sheridan, Kevin O’Neill, Ger O’Neill Thank you all again for your support.

Local Lotto Results: Winning Numbers for May 9th: 4, 6, 35. No Winner. Winners of Draw for 5 x € 30. O & A Buckley ( Olive Buckley), Bob Doherty ( Maud Doherty ), Maria Reid ( Johnno Reid),DHC ( DHC ),A. A. C Hickey ( Anne Hickey ) Jackpot next week (May 16th) €2,050. Venue Delaney's Bar Kells at 9pm. All Welcome

Dunnamaggin Ladies Football Club: SECOND LEAGUE WIN FOR MINORS
Our minors were out again May 13th against Piltown. A great game of football by both sides. Dunnamaggin started strong in the first half but Piltown never gave up and started to come back in the second half but it was Dunnamaggin who came out on top. Well done to all the players, a great team performance.

Markets at Madges Garden: Dates for your diary the last Sunday of every month from May until October inclusive and then our fourth annual Christmas Market on December 4th - May 29th – Flower Theme: June 26th– Mid Summer Theme: July 31st– Fairy Village Theme (celebrating 1 year of Slí na nAingeal): August 28th – Vintage Theme (Best Dressed Competition – Afternoon Tea Tent): Sept 25th – Harvest Theme (Scarecrow Competition – Apple Pressing): Oct 30th – Halloween Theme (Get your scare on!): Dec 4th- 4th Annual Christmas Market with Santa. At Every Market Pop Up Café – Eamo’s BBQ – Food & Craft Stalls – Competitions – Raffles – FUN for all the FAMILY

St Joseph’s home has a HCA summer job availability for any nursing, social care or healthcare students in the locality. Please get in touch with Lisa on 051-648091 or email sjhome15@gmail.com. Thank you

National Volunteering Week takes place from the 16th to the 21st of May we will be hosting events in Kilkenny Volunteer Centre. Go to www.volunteerkilkenny.ie to see the programme of events taking place.

Kilkenny Age Friendly Community gatherings

Kilkenny Age Friendly Older Peoples Council would like to hear from you. It is important that we hear the voice of all older people throughout the county and to ensure that we are doing so we are holding a number of Age Friendly Community Gatherings where we invite older people to come along and let us know what they see as the issues that are relevant and important to them.

These Community Gatherings will be run at the following locations and dates:

Ferrybank Community Centre. 20th May 2022

Castlecomer Community Hall. 15th June 2022

Mullinavat Community Centre. 30th June 2022

Graiguenamanagh Hub. July 2022 tbc

Please come along and bring some friends. It will start with Registration Tea/Coffee at 9.15 and finishing at 12.30/1pm. If you would like further information please email agefriendlycounty@gmail.com or text 0876210589.