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The Foróige Club meet each Fri­day evening at Coolaney Com­mu­nity Cen­tre be­tween 7.30 p.m. and 9 p.m. It is open to all youths aged 13 to 18 years. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Mark at 086 0740841 or Brendan 087 3964541.


Do you pro­vide a Lo­cal Ser­vice, Trade or class in the Coolaney or Bal­li­nacar­row Area? If so, you’re in­vited to in­clude your tele­phone num­ber in the 2019 Coolaney United Lo­cal Ser­vices Tele­phone Direc­tory. This Tele­phone Direc­tory will be printed and de­liv­ered free of charge to every house in the Coolaney and Bal­li­nacar­row area. Con­tact Jerry O’Grady at 086 8867379 for de­tails.


Our fab­u­lous Gospel Choir will be singing in St Joseph’s Church Rock­field on Satur­day, De­cem­ber 22, Evening Ser­vice at 7 p.m. On Christmas Eve, they will be per­form­ing at a Children’s Mass at 5.30 p.m. and Christmas Eve Mass at 8 p.m.


The an­nual Duck Race will take place on St Stephen’s Day at 2 p.m. Ducks now on sale from the play­ers, coaches, O’Gradys and avail­able on the day down at the river. Hot and Cold Bev­er­ages (min­eral, beer, wine etc) and lots good­ies like sweets and mince pies from 1.30 p.m. on­wards. Come down and en­joy a fun start to St Stephen’s Day. Your sup­port is greatly ap­pre­ci­ated as al­ways.

Coolaney United Wed­nes­day Night Bonus Ball Draw is to sup­port fundrais­ing ef­forts for the pro­posed new As­tro Pitch in Coolaney Com­mu­nity park. Each Bonus Ball is €5 with a weekly prize of €100. Bonus balls can be pur­chased in PK MEATS on Thurs­day and Fri­days and in O’Grady’s shop and Pub the rest of the week. Best of luck to all.


25 Card game has re­sumed in Kil­lo­ran Com­mu­nity Cen­tre on Wed­nes­days at 9 p.m. All are very wel­come. Card Games also recom­menced in Bal­li­nacar­row Com­mu­nity Cen­tre on Thurs­days at 9 p.m.


Coolaney Women’s Group Meet­ings will con­tinue in Coolaney Com­mu­nity Cen­tre Thurs­days at 10.30 a.m. The in­ter­ac­tive classes in­clude ac­tiv­i­ties, oc­ca­sional days out and pro­fes­sional peo­ple to give talks and classes. New mem­bers are very wel­come. Open to all ages.


Meet­ings are every Wed­nes­day evening at 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Coolaney Com­mu­nity Cen­tre for Youths be­tween the ages of 12-15.


Keep your notes com­ing in. To in­clude notes for next week’s paper, please email coolaney­rock­[email protected] or call or text 087 7667664. Notes can in­clude An­nounce­ments (wed­dings, births etc), Sports (news, re­sults, fix­tures, train­ing), Fundrais­ing, classes, Meet­ings and any­thing else to be shared with the com­mu­nity.

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