The Argus - - COMMUNITY NEWS -


Cal­lans Golf So­ci­ety, Philip­stown have an out­ing to Man­nan Cas­tle Golf Club this Sat­ur­day, Jan­uary 12, with Tee Time of 10.30am.


Jan­uary marks the start of RTE’s Op­er­a­tion Trans­for­ma­tion and as part of the launch, Louth Lo­cal Sports Part­ner­ship are look­ing to in­volve lo­cal GAA clubs, so Kilk­er­ley Em­mets are host­ing a walk this Sat­ur­day, Jan­uary 12, at 11.00am on the walk­ing track around the club grounds. For health and safety rea­sons no dogs al­lowed in the grounds or on the walk­ing track.


Danc­ing in Kilk­er­ley Com­mu­nity Cen­tre on Sun­day next Jan­uary 13, with mu­sic by Twice Shy. Show­bud play on Jan­uary 20 and Cur­tis Magee on Jan­uary 27. Danc­ing from 9.00pm to mid­night.


Be­gin­ners Jive classes take place Kilk­er­ley Com­mu­nity Cen­tre each Tues­day evening at 7.30 pm and also each Tues­day evening Pi­lates takes place in the Cen­tre at 6.30pm. Con­tact 0851048491 for de­tails.


Ado­ra­tion of the Blessed Sacra­ment takes place each Fri­day from 6.30p.m.-7.30p.m.

Please pray for Mar­garet Brady, Don­agh­more, Olive Reid, Av­enue Road, Dundalk, who died re­cently.

Bap­tisms take place ev­ery sec­ond Sun­day of the month at 10.00am mass. Con­fes­sion will take place af­ter 6.00p.m Mass on Satur­days and be­fore Mass on First Fri­days.

The Church Choir is look­ing for more mem­bers so please con­tact Fidelma Bellew or the priests.

Best wishes to parish­ioners who are hos­pi­talised or un­well at home presently.

Epilepsy Ire­land An­nual Church Gate Col­lec­tion takes place this week­end Jan­uary 12/13.

Dur­ing mass this Sun­day all chil­dren who were bap­tised since last Jan­uary will re­ceive a spe­cial bless­ing and a cer­tifi­cate. Re­fresh­ments af­ter­wards in the Com­mu­nity Cen­tre.

The Bap­tism Team meet in the Parochial House, Knock­bridge on next Tues­day night at 7.00pm.

The Finance Com­mit­tee meet on Thurs­day night Jan­uary 24, at 8.30pm in the Parochial House, Knock­bridge.

Ado­ra­tion of the Blessed Sacra­ment takes place in the Church each Fri­day evening from 6.00pm to 7.00pm.

The Com­bined Par­ish Pas­toral Coun­cil will meet on Wed­nes­day, Jan­uary 16, at 8.00pm in the Parochial House, Knock­bridge.

Con­fir­ma­tion takes place on Fri­day, Fe­bru­ary15, at 11.00am.


Bowls con­tinue in the Com­mu­nity Cen­tre from 7.45pm each Wed­nes­day night. New mem­bers wel­come.


Bad­minton for adults in the Com­mu­nity Cen­tre on Mon­day nights from 8.00pm to 10.00pm. All over 18 wel­come.


Tusla Child and Fam­ily Agency is ur­gently re­cruit­ing fos­ter car­ers for chil­dren in Louth.

If you are in­ter­ested in re­ceiv­ing more in­for­ma­tion please con­tact the Fos­ter­ing Team on 9392201.


Flex­ibus Lo­cal Link have a bus ser­vice that trav­els from Kilk­er­ley Church to Dundalk at 9.00am ev­ery Fri­day morn­ing and re­turns at 12.30pm. For more de­tail or book a seat please call 1800303707.


The Foroige Club con­tin­ues each Fri­day evening at 8.00pm in the Com­mu­nity Cen­tre as does Lady Birds and Girl Guides at 6.00pm and Brown­ies at 7.00pm..


The GAA Na­tional Club Draw tick­ets are on sale. Prizes in­clude hol­i­days, car, All Ire­land Fi­nal tick­ets, vouch­ers. All pro­ceeds from sales go to club funds. Tick­ets on sale from any com­mit­tee mem­ber. Priced €10.

Mem­ber­ship fees for 2019 are now due and can be sub­mit­ted at a reg­is­tra­tion night in the Com­mu­nity Cen­tre on Fri­day, Jan­uary 25, from 7.30pm.


This or­gan­i­sa­tion is look­ing for new vol­un­teers who will be Par­ish Am­bas­sadors in the Armagh Dio­cese to help raise aware­ness of the chal­lenges fac­ing the world’s poor­est com­mu­ni­ties and the dif­fer­ence been made by sup­port from Ire­land. If you are in­ter­ested please email vol­un­teer­[email protected] org


If you want to re­ceive text mes­sages from Kilk­er­ley Com­mu­nity Alert ‘Text Alert’ then text your full name, ad­dress and mo­bile num­ber to 089 472 5650.


Would like to work part-time or full-time? Are you un­em­ployed due to ac­ci­dent, ill­ness,

in­jury, dis­abil­ity or in re­cov­ery from de­pres­sion? We can help you seek em­ploy­ment.

For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion on this ser­vice please con­tact Em­ploy­A­bil­ity Ser­vice Louth on 0429386718.


Any­one in­ter­ested in trav­el­ling to Lour­des on the Armagh Dioce­san Pil­grim­age from May 16 to May 21, 2019, are re­minded that we are al­ready mak­ing travel plans so please get in touch with any Com­mit­tee mem­ber.

This year we are in a po­si­tion to as­sist with the costs in­volved and are of­fer­ing 2 fully paid fares to any­one who is or has been ill. We are also of­fer­ing 6 half fares to any­one who wishes to travel as a pil­grim. Please ring Fr. Gerry Camp­bell on 9374125 or Kath­leen McCreesh on 087 9117732.

If there are any Youth who would like to join the pil­grim­age please also get in touch.

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