The O’Loughlin Gaels GAA Champions Dinner is on this Friday evening. Doors open early for what will be a great night. The all important rugby match between Ireland and Wales will be screened as you all love to watch teams chase championships! After you’ve all been fed the very popular Drops of Green will provide the music, keeping us going into the night while DJ-Seanie-D will take over to bring us into the early hour of Saturday morning. There will be plenty of prizes too put forward by our generous friends…Ormonde Construction, ElectroCity, The Rivercourt Hotel, Langtons Hotel, Newpark Hotel and Frank Walls – The Mans Shop. The County Champions will be presented their medals from County Board Chairman Ned Quinn to complete a great year for the club. Our sponsors Pat Carrolls, MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre and Newpark Eurospar will also be present. It’s going to be a great club occasion – enjoy yourselves.
Tá dinnear craobhchomórtas Gael Ui Lochlainn ar siúl an Aoine seo. Beimid ag ocailt an doras go luath agus gan dabht ar bith go mbeidh an oíche again. Beidh an cluiche rugbaí idir Eire agus an Bhreatain Bheag ar teilifís sa bear freisin. Tar eis an beile blásta beidh an grúpa Drops of Green ag seinm agus tar eis seo beidh an DJ Seanie-D ag seinm ceoil. Tá na milte duaiseanna ann freisin ónar cairdeanna fialt; Ormonde Construction, Electro City, The Rivercourt Hotel, Langtons Hotel, Newpark Hotel agus Frank Wall- the Mans Shop.
Beidh an bronnadh don buaiteoirí ar siúl le Cathaoirleach Ned Quinn. Beidh ár cairde urra ann freisin- Pat Carrolls. Mac Donagh Junction agus Newpark Eurospar.
There was no winner of last weeks Club Lotto. The numbers drawn were 2, 9, 22, 24 and the bonus number was 25. Next week’s Jackpot prize will be €11,600 so make sure to get a ticket from the usual promotors. Tickets only €2 available from the bar.
Nior bhuaigh eínne an chrannchur cumann aréir. Na úimhreacha a bhi tóghta amach ná 2, 9 22, 25 agus an uimhir breise 25 . Is é €11,600 an pota óir an tseachtainn seo chugainn.
Cósnaionn na ticeádaí €2 ar fail ag an bear.
It’s Confirmation day at St. Johns Parish next Sunday and the boys and girls from St.Johns Senior School and The Model School will receive the sacrament in St. Johns Church at 12pm. We wish all the recipients and their family and friends a very enjoyable day.
Beidh Lá Deimhniú ar siúl I Paroiste Naomh Sheáin an Domhnach seo chugainn agus beidh na daltaí o Scoil Naomh Sheáin agus an Scoil Eiseamláir ag glacadh a sacraimint í Seipeal Naomh Sheáin ar 12pm. Le gach dea-ghui do na paistí agus bhur gclann.
PADDY LEADS THE WAY
Maith- thú do Padraig Ó Duígínn an imreoir mór a bhi an captaen in aghaidh Corcaigh sa cluiche craithchórtas an Domhnach seo chaite. Tá bród an domhain ar gach duine sa paroiste agus sa chumann. Bhi an cluiche ag Paddy sa bhua a fuair Cill Chainnigh a céad pointe.
Cork visited Nowlan Park on Sunday for the league match v Kilkenny and O’Loughlin Gaels GAA Club opened it’s gates to supporters. The Cork Senior team had St. John’s Park as their HQ for the day and there was plenty of volunteers from the club on hand to make sure that the day ran smoothly for everybody. Thanks to the carpark stewards, bar staff, glass collectors, sandwich makers and programme sellers who make a valuable contribution to big match days in Kilkenny.
Thaining Córcaigh go dtí Pairc Uí Nuailinn done cluiche craithchórtas agus d’oscail Gail Uí Lochlainn a ngeataí don lucht tacaíochta. Bhi an foireann sinsearach Corcaigh in Pairc Naomh Sheáin agus bhi foireann mór saorálai ann ag tabhairt a lan cabhair sa bear, sa carrchlós, ag deanamh ceapairí agus ag diól clár cluichí. Ba mhaith linn buíochas a ghabhail do gach duine.
ST. PATRICK DAY
The Juvenile sections of O’Loughlin Gaels GAA and Camogie Clubs will join with the children of St. John’s Senior School to take part in this year’s Tradfest St. Patrick’s Day Parade. As always there will be an enthusiastic St. John’s Parish entry and all children taking part will be asked to gather at the club prior to the parade. Keep an eye to the club website for further details.
Lá Fhéile Padraig
Beidh na imreoiri oige ó Gael Uí Lochlainn agus ón cumann camogie ag glachadh páirt an bhliain seo i Tradfest ar Lá Feile Padraig.
The u6 Players of the Week for Week 2 of Juvenile Training is none other four up and coming stars. Keegan Hayes, Jack Tyrrell, Caleb Feehan and Con Roche all showed their worth at Sunday morning's indoor training. Well done boys. Lovely Hurling
Imreoir don Seachtain u6; Keegan Hayes, Jack Tyrell, Calen Feehan agus Con Roche, bhi na bhuachailli seo ar fheabhas an domhnach seo chaite.
U10s HOST DOUGLAS
Well done to the u10s Boys who hosted Douglas GAA, Cork last Sunday morning and playing a series of games against the visitors. Plenty of action and skill on offer from both sides and plenty of buns too provided by parents as is now the customary hospitality shown to visiting teams. The yung players were treated to a little extra excitement too as the Senior Cork team warmed up on the pitches along side them. Well done to all involved.
Maith- thú don foirne u-10 a bhi ag imirt in aghaidh Douglas Gaa an Domhnach seo chaite. D’imir gach buachaill cupla cluiche agus bhi a lan scileanna ag taispeaint agus a lan rudai deas tar eie na cluichí. Mile buíochas do na tuismitheoirí a thaispeaint flaithiúlacht don cuairteoirí ó Corcaigh. Tabhair an lá seo seans do gach eínne amharc ar foireann sinsearch Corcaigh a bhi a ndeanamh a dtéigh suas ar an pháirc eile.
Your Club Membership is up for renewal with the deadline of March 31st looming. Full details of membership fees is available on the club website www.oloughlingaels.gaa.ie/membership.html
Tá do cumann ballraíocht suas do athnuachan ar ndeiradh Mí Marta. Tá na sonrai ar fad ar fail ar an suíomh idirlín
KILKENNY MUSIC FESTIVAL
Come, listen and enjoy the music of our young musicians and singers! Kilkenny Music Festival takes place next week , March 6-11 at venues in Kilkenny city. For a Choral treat on Tuesday 7th, pop into St. John's Church to hear the wonderful secondary schools choirs. Go to St.Canice's school every other afternoon for the sounds of piano, saxophone, clarinet, violins, flutes and melodic voices! Call to Kilkenny College on Thursday and Friday mornings for classical songs and popular songs from stage and screen. On Saturday 11th, the Gaelscoil hosts Primary and Adult choirs. To close the Music Festival, there will be a Gala concert in the Watergate Theatre on Tuesday 14th March. All welcome! Further details on our Facebook page and www.kilkennymusicfestival.com
LIBRARY NEWS (St. Johns Quay)
John’s Quay Library invite you to join them in celebrating International women’s Day by hosting ‘Reading Women’, some of Kilkenny’s finest female actors and authors will be gathering in the library to read from their own work and the works of other female authors who inspire them. Doors open from 6pm, tea/ coffee/beverages served and all are welcome (men too)!
To mark Aontas week we are holding a ‘Universal Class course’ on Tues 7th from 6 to 7pm.This course will show people how to use/join our on line courses. It will explain how to register, logging in, and show what courses are available ect. Please ring and put your name down for same or just pop in on the evening either.
Also for Aontas week we are holding a talk on ‘The Camino Way’ by Roland Monsegu. This talk is well worth listening to if you are planning on doing this trip. No booking necessary, just drop in.
On Wed 8th from 2 to 3pm, students from St. Kieran’s College will be on hand to help anyone who needs tips/help on how to use their tablet/phone/computer, you can just drop in for same.
Our digital computer class is not running this Thurs 9th but will resume on Thurs 16th. This class is full but you can always give your name to some of the staff for a list for future courses or ring us on 056 7794174.
Anyone wishing to join the film club (recently started) can ring us on above no. or drop in and put your name on the list. This is free to join and all are welcome. We hope to screen a film once a month and at the moment it’s scheduled for a Tues evening from 5.45(approx).
Our French conversation group meet this Fri 10th from 11.30 to 12.30pm and every second Friday after.
Our knitters meet every Tues evening from 5 to 7pm.