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This year’s Se­nior Ci­ti­zen’s Christ­mas Party Fund golf clas­sic takes place on Satur­day, June 18, in Kil­coole Golf Club for the Bo­mar Ltd and the Joe Mo­ran Per­pet­ual Tro­phies.

For­mat : Four Per­son Scram­ble. €100 per team. Tee time : 3.00 p.m. to 5 p.m. To en­ter a team please con­tact : Ed­die Nugent 086 3064704, Tom Quigley 086 2106470 or Paul Kelly 086 6014844.

Spon­sor­ship for the event would be ap­pre­ci­ated. Spon­sor Costs are as fol­lows: Hole : €50 Green : €30 Tee-box : €25

Please support this wor­thy cause and thanks for your pre­vi­ous and con­tin­ued support which is grate­fully ap­pre­ci­ated.


The an­nual Coláiste Chraobh Ab­hann Pub Quiz will be held this Thurs­day, May 19, at 8 p.m. in the Mill Room. Ta­ble of Four will cost €20 and Simon Doyle is Quizmaster on the night.

If you would like to do­nate a prize for the raf­fle, please drop it into re­cep­tion.


Last week all pupils of Kil­coole Pri­mary School were pre­sented with a book­let en­ti­tled Naoi Déag Sé Déag, pro­duced by KAPS – Kil­coole Area Play Space. This is to launch FÉILE CHLUICHÍ SRÁIDE, a com­pe­ti­tion for chil­dren in Kil­coole to in­vent their own street game, in com­mem­o­ra­tion of the chil­dren of 1916 and the games they played. All chil­dren un­der-16, who live in the vil­lage, may en­ter.

Ap­pli­ca­tion forms are avail­able, with the book­let, in the fol­low­ing out­lets: Kil­coole Thrift Shop, Bella’s Bub­bles, The Post Of­fice, Nicky’s Fruit and Veg and Gerry Mitchell’s. Fur­ther de­tails and a dig­i­tal copy of the book­let can be ob­tained from the Face­book page: Street Games Féile 2016. Other lo­cal pri­mary schools are be­ing sent a copy of the book­let and de­tails of how to en­ter.

On Satur­day, June 4, the fi­nal­ist teams will demon­strate their new game in St Brigid’s and Holy Faith grounds from 1.00 p.m. to 2.30 p.m. A win­ning game will be cho­sen from the seven fi­nal­ists, which are named af­ter a sig­na­tory of the Procla­ma­tion. All fi­nal­ists will be pre­sented with a medal.

Ev­ery­one is wel­come to come along and join in as there will be street games for ev­ery­one who wants to play. On Sun­day, June 5, the win­ning Street Game will be demon­strated and the win­ning team will be pre­sented their prizes.


Tak­ing place from June 2 to June 5 Kil­coole Re­mem­bers 1916 is a four-day fes­ti­val which will see a se­ries of events, work­shops and ex­hi­bi­tions mark­ing the an­niver­sary of the up­ris­ing. Along with the Vic­to­rian Fair, live mu­sic, chil­dren’s en­ter­tain­ment and craft demos, there’ll be mar­kets, an out­door screen­ing, re-en­act­ments and theatre pro­duc­tions, The Cross Bor­der Luisne Women’s Project and the Bob Mon­teith Sum­mer School.


Kil­coole GAA weekly lotto draw takes place ev­ery Mon­day night with the jack­pot in­creas­ing €200 per week till it’s won. Pick four num­bers, match four to win or share in the jack­pot, match three to win or share €200. Tick­ets on sale in Tesco and Cen­tra ev­ery Satur­day morn­ing or daily from some out­lets or any com­mit­tee mem­ber.


Bingo is held on Mon­day nights in St Pa­trick’s Hall at 8 p.m. Ev­ery­body is wel­come.


If you would like to have a no­tice in­cluded in the Kil­coole Notes please email

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