Next meeting takes place on Wednesday, November 28, at 3 p.m. in Germaines. New members are very welcome. Members kindly return Babushka Boxes at this meeting as there will not be any meeting in December. Coffee mornings for December will be held in Bia Blasta each Friday at 11 a.m.
Baltinglass Active Retirement is hosting a Christmas party for senior citizens and Active Retired members on Tuesday, December 4, in Germaines. Please arrive at 12.30 p.m. for the meal at 1 p.m. Tickets cost €15 and are available from committee members, or by contacting Mary at 086 0629435. Music will be performed by Jackie Byrne.
A Christmas outing is being planned to visit Newbridge Silverware on Monday, December 10. Further information is available from Mary at 087 2999571.
An Art Class will commence in early New Year. Further information from Maura, at 087 2674994. ninth Vera Finlay (Slaney Veterinary).
Well done to Conor Eames (first), Megan Haylock (second) and Ava Fagan and Sarah Rafferty (Highly Commended) in the art competition for five to eight years ‘Christmas Tree Decoration’. Also, congratulations to Andrew Tutty (first), Jack Condell (second) and Ben Landon (Highly Commended) in the 5-8 years category for ‘Fruit and Vegetable Weird Animal’. Well done to Adam Bourne (first), Tessa Fox (second) and Angelina Frakagh (Highly Commended) in the 9-12 years category ‘Sleigh for Father Christmas’. In the ‘Snow Collage’ for nine to 12 years well done to Emma Tutty (first), Aimee Curran (second), and Colm Nolan (Highly Commended). Well done to everyone who took part.
Well done to Nicola Shortt (first), Emma Blake Hopkins (second), and Andrew Tutty (Highly Commended) in the Bake off for Rocky Roads (5-8 years); To Jack Condell (first), Ciara Moody (second), Emma Whittle and Sophie Tutty (Highly Commended) for their Rice Krispies in the same age category.
Well done also to Adam Bourne (first) and Ciara Carmody (second) and Amber Hopkins (Highly Commended) in the category of Chocolate Brownies (9-12 years).
Congratulations also to Aoife Moody, who came both first and second with her Cup Cakes in the same age category, and to Isla Case, who was Highly Commended for her entry. Well done to Aoife O’Neill (first) and Zara Hopkins (second) for their Victoria Sponge (9-12 years). Well done to all the young people who took part.
The Communications Group expressed their thanks to all who contributed in any way to making this bumper edition of the Review possible. The Review 2018 will go on sale at weekend Masses on Saturday and Sunday next. The price this year is €7.
On the evening, the results of the art competition were announced.
The competition was run in all the national schools over the past few weeks. Thanks to the schools for all their help, to the judges of the art and to all who participated.
The results of the art competition with the theme ‘Sport’ are as follows Junior/Senior and first Class: First: Derikas Stankevicius, Stratford on Slaney; second: Conall Murphy, Scoil Naomh Iosaf; third: Megan Haylock Stratford Lodge.
Second/third and fourth Class: First: Aimee O’Reilly, Scoil Naomh Iosaf; second: Max Moran, Scoil Naomh Iosaf; third: Cara Fleming, Scoil Naomh Iosaf.
Fifth and sixth Class: First: Emma Heavey, Stratford on Slaney; second: Oisin McGough, Scoil Naomh Iosaf; third: Christian Ross, Stratford Lodge.
Cara Fleming (3rd) and Max Moran (2nd) and Aimee O’Reilly’s (1st) picture, winners of the parish art competition, 2nd/3rd/4th Class category, run by The Communications Group.