Weekly News 9th March 2020

08 March 2020

St Leonard's National School Dunnamaggin competed at the regional volleyball competition at the Watershed on Monday 2nd March.There were 45 teams taking part from Kilkenny and Tipperary.St Leonard's had 4 teams in the finals and one team qualified for the nationals, the only team from Kilkenny to do so.The national finals will be held in UL on 1st April.

Local Lotto Results Draw: 2nd March 2020 Winning numbers : 1, 6, 26. No Winner. Draw 5 * € 30. Peter Moran ( Pete Moran ),Siobhan O Donovan ( Niamh O Donovan) Gemma & Eoin ( Jim Dalton ),John Moylan ( Marie Kelly).Cleere Family ( Pete Moran) Jackpot next week : € 6,550 Venue : Delaney's

St Eoghans Centre Kilmoganny: Bingo: Every Saturday night @ 8.30 p.m. and Cards: Progressive 25's every Sunday night in @ 8.30 pm. All Welcome

Kilmoganny Bridge Club: Results from February 26th 2020: 1st Carmel O'Sullivan and Kitty Meagher: 2nd Tina Ronan and Ellen Delahunty: 3rd Mary Lonergan and Emer Wallace: 4th Nellie O'Shea and Mary Delaney. Bridge is held every Wednesday night at 7.20pm sharp in St Eoghan's Centre, Kilmoganny. Visitors and new members are always welcome.

Family Carers Ireland in conjunction with Headway Ireland will be holding a workshop for Carers of a loved one with an acquired brain injury on Wednesday 8th April at 10.30am in the Cathedral Parish Centre, College Street, Carlow. Places are limited on this workshop & booking is essential. To book your place please contact 056 7721424. There is no charge to attend.

Irish Dancing classes in St. Eoghan`s Centre, Kilmoganny every Tuesday evening from 4.30pm to 5.30pm by Aisling Keogh (School of Dance) All welcome from age 3 years onwards. Fee €8.

Kells Historic Society is hosting a talk entitled the Dunnamaggin Murders on March 26th in Mullins Mills at 8pm by author and historian Tony Patterson.. In 1848 two locals named Prim and Yates were shot just outside Dunnamaggin. What ensued was one of the largest manhunts of that time in Ireland followed by a high profile trial. The Donemaggan murders as they were known was in every paper from Belfast to Kerry. Don't miss this opportunity to learn of some forgotten local history.

Free Book Shop open in Kilmoganny Centre on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10.30am to 12.30.Take one-leave one. Everybody welcome.Tea/Coffee/Chat. Reading Knitting,Art /Crafts,Poetry.etc. Anything goes, just come along.

Dunnamaggin Development Group: An Art Group takes place every Tuesday evening in the Old School Dunnamaggin from 7.00 - 9.30pm. All levels of experience or none are welcome as the purpose of the group is to come together to share techniques and knowledge of painting on canvas. A small nominal charge is required to cover costs. To book a place please phone Gwen on 083 4544484

Community Gathering with a difference: for Mothers Day on Sunday March 22nd book yourself and your Mam in for Morning Tea: a full tea of sandwiches, scones and cakes for €5 an adult and €2 for children. The Old School will be decorated fit for a Mothers Day treat. Book by calling or texting Trish 087 7565376 or Ciara 087 9665020. Bookings from 11.30am to 1pm.