Glynn-Barn­town

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BARN­TOWN NS

Ap­pli­ca­tions for en­rol­ment in Barn­town Na­tional for Septem­ber 2018 are cur­rently be­ing taken. Please down­load your ap­pli­ca­tion form from the school web­site, or call the school of­fice at 053 9120376.

PONGO

Pongo con­tin­ues in the Kitchen in Glynn Hall on the first Tues­day of ev­ery month at 8 p.m. Come along and en­joy the fun. The an­nual par­ish Christ­mas Bazaar will take place on Sun­day, De­cem­ber 17, af­ter 10 a.m. Mass – more de­tails to fol­low soon. Save the date in your di­ary.

SPLIT THE POT

Con­grat­u­la­tions to John Joe Doyle, the lucky win­ner of last week’s split-the-pot, who pock­eted €115. Barn­town Par­ish split­the-pot con­tin­ues weekly – watch out for the boxes on shop coun­ters at the fol­low­ing lo­ca­tions; C & D Providers, O’Brien’s Londis Larkin’s Cross, Saucy Butcher Clonard, Killeens Ser­vice Sta­tion, JJ Byrnes, Joyces Ex­pert, Barn­town par­ish of­fice, Mary Jo’s and the Sail­ing Cot and of course the church it­self. Only €2 to en­ter. The pot is grow­ing ev­ery week.

BREE AC NEWS

Bree AC AGM took place in Bree Hall and of­fi­cers for 2018 are; chair­man – Wil­liam Spratt Mur­phy. Sec­re­tary – Clare Doyle. Trea­surer – Una Doyle. The pre­sen­ta­tion of an­nual awards took place fol­low­ing the AGM; Ath­lete of the Year – Seán Row­ley. John God­kin Award – Ab­bie Doyle. Bree ICA Award – Oisin Rochford. Peter Byrne Award – Darra Casey. Pat O’Leary Award – Katie Doyle. Tony Greene Award – Gra­cie Ke­hoe. Paul Ke­hoe Award – Aoife Cloke Rochford. Spe­cial Merit Awards – Ciara Laf­fan and Keira Wil­son. Well done to all and a big Well done to Lea Bol­ger, who won a bronze medal in 60m at the Cushin­stown, Co Meath Open Sports last week­end.

BARN­TOWN CHURCH

Fri­day the 08th is the feast of the Im­mac­u­late Con­cep­tion. Masses are at 7 p.m. on Thurs­day and 10 a.m. on Fri­day.

Sun­day, De­cem­ber 17, at 11 a.m. is the Bam­binelli Sun­day (bless­ing the Christ Child). Each child will re­ceive a small crib which will be blessed at the Mass. A festive morn­ing at the school will fol­low the Mass.

Christ­mas Mass times: 9 p.m. at Christ­mas Eve and 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Christ­mas Day.

MUCK SAV­AGE SATUR­DAY

Glynn-Barn­town GAA Club presents – ‘Muck Sav­age Satur­day’ on Satur­day, De­cem­ber 30, in Glynn-Barn­town GAA pitch.

2.5K Reg­is­tra­tion at 9.15 a.m. (ju­niors). 5K Reg­is­tra­tion at 9.45 a.m. (Se­niors 16+). En­try: €5 child €10 adult or €20 per fam­ily. More info on glynnbarn­town. com.

CAMO­GIE

We wish our mi­nor camo­gie team the best of luck in their county semi-fi­nal v St Ibar’s on Sun­day at 11 a.m. in.

Con­grat­u­la­tions to Cora Doyle, who won the GAA Hand­ball 40X20 Ir­ish Na­tion­als Ladies B Sin­gles in Sligo on Satur­day af­ter­noon beat­ing Aoife Tully (Roscom­mon) in her fi­nal.

CON­DO­LENCES

Glynn-Barn­town camo­gie com­mit­tee and club ex­tends it’s deep­est sym­pa­thies to Julie Kearney and fam­ily at the pass­ing of her grand­mother Ann En­nis re­cently. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam dílis.

SCÓR NA NÓG

Our Ju­nior bal­lad group per­formed bril­liantly on Fri­day night in the county fi­nal of Scór na nÓg – un­for­tu­nately they didn’t go through to the next stage but the club was de­lighted to be rep­re­sented so well by them. Well done Aoib­hinn, Emma, Cliodhna, Kate and Em­me­line and An­nette for all her ef­forts in pre­par­ing the girls.

COISTE NA NÓG

Hard luck to our un­der-15 hurlers de­feated by Ou­lart-The Bal­lagh in the Martin Storey Tour­na­ment on Sun­day.

Re­minder – fun­da­men­tal move­ment 6.15 p.m. to 7.15 p.m. (Ju­nior/Senior In­fants and first classes). Tues­day in Barn­town Hall/Wed­nes­day in Glynn Hall.

Sun­day morn­ing: 11 a.m. to midday sec­ond and third classes and midday to 1 p.m. Fourth, fifth and sixth classes.

CLUB GEAR – Glynn-Barn­town club gear shop open this Wed­nes­day 7.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. Shorts, sko­rts, shin­guards, socks, half zips, jer­seys, crew necks, wet gear and track bot­toms in stock in most sizes.

SENIOR GAA

Our Senior AGM was held on Fri­day, Novem­ber 24, and all pre­vi­ous of­fi­cers were re­turned. We look for­ward to the new sea­son with great an­tic­i­pa­tion.

Con­grat­u­la­tions to our un­der-21 foot­ballers who de­feated Oyle­gate-Glen­brien on Satur­day af­ter­noon in cham­pi­onship.

NEW CLUB LOTTO – First draw 2017/18 – Num­bers drawn were 2, 17, 20 and 22. No jack­pot win­ner. Three match-three win­ners – Con Flem­ing, Johnny McDon­ald and Tom O’Brien. Next draw in Mary Jo’s on Wed­nes­day, De­cem­ber 13. Jack­pot €7.200. Thanks to ev­ery­one for sup­port with our club’s big­gest an­nual fundraiser. Well done lotto com­mit­tee and our many ded­i­cated sell­ers.

SPORTS CAP­I­TAL GRANT – We are de­lighted to hear Glynn-Barn­town will re­ceive €55,000 in grants from the Sports Cap­i­tal Fund. Well done to Conor and the de­vel­op­ment com­mit­tee and all in­volved in mak­ing this hap­pen.

LADIES FOOTBALL – The ladies’ football AGM took place on Tues­day evening in the club­house.

NOTES CON­TACT

Please be ad­vised of the dead­line for Dis­trict Notes. The Peo­ple Of­fice dead­line is 2 p.m. on the Fri­day be­fore pub­li­ca­tion. No­tices for in­clu­sion for the Glynn-Barn­town area, should be emailed (be­fore midday) to hillary­obrien@eir­com.net or al­ter­na­tively, phone or text Hil­lary at 087 2028065.

Cian Lalor from Ard­ca­van and Na­dine O’Brien from Wex­ford at the IT Car­low Wex­ford Cam­pus grad­u­a­tion day in the Opera House.

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