There was no lotto jackpot winner last week; the numbers were 1, 5, 9 and 18. There was 3 match winners each receiving €70. The next draw is in the Castle Inn on Monday, May 9.
Newcastle had a disappointing defeat to Eire Og in the championship last week, kicking too many wides and not taking their chances. Hopefully the lads will bounce back from a disappointing defeat.
The community would like to express their sadness on the passing of Peter Byrne, who died Peacefully at St Vincent’s Hospital. Beloved husband of Mary and father to the late Elizabeth. Loving grandfather to the late Conor.
He will be sadly missed by his sons Liam, Kieran, Colm, Donal, Francis and Clement, daughters Margaret, Joan, Pauline, Veronica and Dympna, brother John, sister Susie ( McHugh), brothers-in-law Harry, Tom and John, (recently deceased sisterin-law Jean Walshe) sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, nieces, nephew, relatives and friends.
Congratulations to Ellen Broghan, Shauna Carroll and Eimear Lacey who enrolled to senior branch on Saturday, May 30, in St Stephens green. These girls started with ladybirds, brownies and girl guides and are the first senior branch girls in Newcastle in many years.
Colly Yeoman has his fitness classes in the GAA pitch every Monday and Wednesday at 7 p.m.The body conditioning classes take place Saturday at 9 a.m.
Badminton takes place every Tuesday at 8.30 p.m. New mem-
The North Wicklow country market takes place in the community centre
Coláiste Craobhn abhann players present ‘Sive’ a John B Keane play upstairs in the Castle Inn this Tuesday Wednesday and Thursday at 7.30 p.m. Please come along and support your local school drama society.
Top prize at last week’s Whist Drive in Rathdrum was shared with S. Brady, M. Whelan and M. Flood and B. Kennedy. Third J. Vickers and P. O’Flaherty. Fourth M. Haughton and B. Kelly. Raffle winners were B. Farrell and S. Brady. Next Whist Drive will be on Wednesday, May 18, at 8.45 p.m.
DEPUTY’S PASS WALK
Deputy’s Pass has been the scene of a number of Battles in the distant past. This Thursday night it will be invaded again, but by a friendly force of Rathdrum Walkers who will assemble for their weekly walk through the Leafy Tracks of Ballyfree. This is a special area of preservation and walkers are requested to take particular care.
Last week’s trip to Ballinderry had over 30 participants and while it was a clear evening and the views were spectacular the Welsh Mountains remained in the mist. Assembly as usual at Rathdrum Memorial Park 7 p.m. and Deputy’s Pass 7.15 p.m.
BOOST FOR ST. COLMAN’S
The annual Corpus Christi Procession will take place in Greenane St Columba’s Church on Tuesday, May 31, starting at 7.30 p.m. The Procession will go from the church to the cemetery and return to the church for Benediction. All are welcome.