Local Notes



Bingo

Bingo Jackpot €1,550 on 46 calls. Bonus ball is €100. Please come along and enjoy on Monday from 8.30 sharp.

Irish Dancing

Congratulations to Julie Nolan and the Kilbrin dancers that travelled to Kerry last week and brought home numerous medals.

Over 60s singing competition

The final of this competition will be staged in City Hall Cork on June 17th. A bus will be leaving the community centre at 5pm. If you wish to travel on this bus please contact Claire in the Social Club to see if there are places available.

Social Club

Corks favourite American singer Hank Wedel will appear in the Social Club on Saturday 16 June at 10pm. This is an evening not to be missed so please come along and see a singer songwriter who has been 30 years in the music business.

Golf Society

The Golf society’s next outing is this Saturday in Fermoy Golf Club. Tee times are between 10 & 11am. The cost is €30 and this includes a steak dinner. Please let the committee know by Thursday if you wish to go.

Tir na Nog.

The group met this week for a walk in Ballyhass Lakes followed by coffee and a chat. Please look out for texts during the Summer as walks will be arranged. These, of course, are open to everyone.

Croke Rovers

A 6km fund raising walk was held last Sunday in Castlemagner. A huge crowd turned out on a beautiful day. Croke Rovers would like to thank all the sponsors, volunteers, marshals and traffic management. They would especially like to thank most of all the people that turned out on the day.

Kilbrin Cemetery

As you may have seen the cemetery has been upgraded again thanks to the dedication of the volunteers. A new footpath has been laid which enhances access. We thank Cork county council and the graveyard committee for getting this completed. Annual June prayers will be held this year.

Lackeel cemetery

More clearance work has been carried out in the past few weeks. It is hoped to have it ready for prayers in August with gates and peers in place and old church marked out.

Foroige.

The foroige club has been ran in Kilbrin over the last number of years with weekends away, gatherings and had many events for our teenagers. We would like to thank Catriona and Edel for organising all of these events and for their dedication over these years. They are however moving on and as a community we must decide if we want to keep this very valuable club going. If you are interested in getting involved please contact Catriona on 0871245472. Without volunteers at this juncture this club will cease to exist and that would be a great shame so we would ask everyone to give it your consideration.

Condolences

We would like to offer our condolences to the following families;- to the O'Connor family Ballyclough. on the death of the late Johnny, to the O'Connell family Banteer & Kanturk on the death of Mary, to the Barry family Kanturk on the death of Geraldine, to the O'Flynn family Milford, and our past Curate Fr. Barry O'Flynn, on the death of Sheila. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.

Weather

It was not that long ago that were telling you all to look out for each other in the freezing weather. Well after the longest weather in memory we hope you are all enjoying this marvellous sunshine and we have dust in muddy gaps. It won’t be long now until we will hear the usual suspects telling us that we need a drop of rain....

Contact details

The community council can be contacted at kilbrincc@gmail.com if you have any queries.

Also the PRO can be contacted directly at Bennymick1968@gmail.com if you have anything of interest for this column. Whether you are at home or abroad we would be delighted to hear from you if you have anything that you would like to share.


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