Donoughmore and Donard Christmas Market takes place on Saturday, December 8, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Donoughmore Hall. You can visit all the usual stalls: cakes, toys, bric-à-brac and others; enjoy tea, mince pies and hot chocolate. Admission is free.
FOOTBALL CLUB NOTES
The football club AGM was held in Donard Hall last Friday night and nearly everyone there got a job.Fr Eamonn is club patron. Seán Byrne, Pat O’Neill and Paddy Toomey are presidents. Colm Toomey is chairman with Laurence Daly Vice-chairperson. Jerome Kelly is still secretary with Séamus Daly his assistant. Conor Healy is the new treasurer assisted by Eoin Kelly. Shane Kelly is Juvenile secretary. Brendan Daly will look after the fixtures. Brendan Daly and Colm Toomey are joint Registrars. Niall Curran and Colm O’Neill are now health and Well Being Officers. Ray Halloran and Alan Daly are the players’ representatives. Culture Officer is Jerome Kelly.
The County Board Officers are Peter Case and Mick Walshe backed up by Amanda Butler and Brian Lennon. Tadgh Fennin will be Club Trainer with Keith Furlong and Brendan Daly his helpers. Barry Metcalfe and Paddy Toomey will look after the junior team. Last but not least is Larry Daly, who will be grounds man.
There was no winner of the jackpot last week. Nora O’Neill and the Tatty Family matched three and won €100 each. The jackpot now stands at €7,500.
The annual Christmas Candlelight Carol Service will take place in Donard Church on Sunday, December 16, at 3 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come along and share in this lovely meaningful service and get away from the hustle and bustle of the hectic preparations for Christmas. We look forward to seeing you there.
The very popular Rory’s Stories will be in Germaine’s, Baltinglass on January 25, 2019, at 8.30 p.m. Tickets €15 each, over16s only. For tickets please contact Linda at 087 2178843, The Donard/Glen camogie Facebook page or any member of Donard/ Glen camogie club.
Kaideen Knitwear recently hosted a fashion show in association with Patterson Butchers. A total of €2,610 was raised for the Baltinglass Hospital Patients Comfort Fund. From left: Derek Patterson, Niall Doogue, Damien Patterson and Brendan Doogue.