PARNELL ATHLETIC CLUB
Our juveniles took part in the County League with good results all round: Girls–U6 1st Clodagh Phelan; U10 Helen Winterbottom 1st; U12 Ciara Colohan 1st; U14 Lacey Shannon 2nd; Boys–U8 Will Phelan 2nd; U15 Edward Byrne 2nd. Also great running from the Corcoran sisters, Ella Breen, Emma Byrne, Isabel Barrett, Leah Barrett, Ava O’Connor, Ciara and Jamie Winterbottom and Harry Kileen.
Congratulations to Mick Byrne in taking first place in the autumn International, Mick qualifies to run for Ireland in Swansea, Wales on Saturday, November 17.
Best of luck to all our athletes taking part in the Leinster Uneven cross country in Adamstown, Wexford on Sunday.
Avondale camogie club held their celebration dinner in Jacobs Well on Friday last. Club chairperson, Caroline Kinsella was MC for the night, having a special welcome for club presidents Seán Fields and Pauline Kennedy. She congratulated all teams on a very successful year but especially the intermediate team. Tokens of appreciation for their hard work were presented to team management Helen Heffernan and Brian Olohan.
Medals for both league and championship were presented with Brian giving a brief sum up on each player. He made special mention of the three young girls who made the step up to intermediate, Ciara Clancy, Siofra Verveen and Orlaith Byrne. The club person of the year was Joyce Heffernan, Most Improved Player, Kelly Kavanagh and player of the year Katlin Olohan. A great night for the club.
Results of last whist drive – Top Score: S Brady and partner, second place – C Doyle and B Kelly; third place – B Farrell and T McHugh and fourth place – M Haughton and R Murphy. Raffle winners on the night – M Conroy, M Flood and R Murphy. Next whist drive will be held on Wednesday, November 14, at 8.30 p.m. in the Anne Devlin Annex.
The RDA AGM will be held on Tuesday, November 20, at 8 p.m. in the Anne Devlin Annex. Everyone welcome.
Thanks to all who attended the recent Blood Clinic in the complex.
SALE OF WORK
The annual Parish Sale of work and auction will take place in the RDA hall on Sunday, November 25, starting at 2 p.m. Raffle tickets are on sale.
The parishioners of Rathdrum, Greenane and Clara Vale would like to thank Fr Francis for his time among us and wish him good health and a safe return home to India, where he will continue his ministry.