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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.


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.

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