Weekly News 2nd May 2022

02 May 2022

Dunnamaggin GAA - Kilmoganny Footballers A huge well done to all our u6 ,7 & 8 Kilmoganny footballers who finished up with a great training session this evening .
They trained all through the winter months & improved week on week . They are a great bunch of young lads & it’s a credit to their parents & coaches .
They were presented with their hard earned medals & goodie bags after training. A big thanks to all the coaches involved , you are doing a great job.

GAA Juvenile Club Race night Please share and donate to the GoFundMe campaign, for the Dunnamaggin Juvenile GAA Club Race Night. Name after Jockey & Trainer €20, Name the horse €20 all entries must be in by 9th May so cards for night (28th May) can be printed. See link below:-

Kilmoganny Bridge Club The bridge results for 27/04/2022: 1 Tina Ronan & Josie O’Gorman. 2 Emer Wallace & Gerry FitzGerald. Bridge is every Wednesday night at 7.30pm in St. Eoghans Centre, Kilmoganny. All welcome.

Local Lotto Results Winning Numbers for April 25th: 3,6,9. No winner. Winners of Draw for 5 x € 30. Helen F Martin ( Helen F Martin ), Izzy ( Pat Comerfod),Edward Moran ( Edward Moran ),Shane Noonan ( Johnno Reid ),Maud Doherty ( Maud Doherty ) Jackpot for May 2nd € 1,750. Draw takes place in Dunphy's Kilmoganny at 9pm.

Dunnamaggin Ladies FC there’s 9 weeks to SUMMER HOLS so let’s get FIT for summer together and have lots of FUN along the way! Join us Tuesdays at 8pm. NO EXPERIENCE required at all…we get new players every season with no previous football or any team sport experience. The only requirement is that you are aged 25 yrs up…we have ladies in their twenties, thirties and forties playing and all fitness and ability levels are well catered for. Any queries contact Eléna on 0877691174

Iroute conference - integrated rural and urban transport evolution

Do people living in rural Ireland have the same right to access public transport as those living in cities?

How vital is a properly functioning public transport service quality of life in Rural areas ? This conference, organised by Kilkenny LEADER Partnership (KLP), Kilkenny County Council and Ring a Link, will hear from National & International speakers and aims to ask challenging questions around the basic human right to have a properly functioning public transport service. Date: May 5th, from 8.45am to 17.30pm in the Newpark Hotel in Kilkenny. To book your place click on the link below


Summer gardening course with Eddie from Kilkenny and Carlow Education and Training Board (KCETB) KCETB will be holding a six week free online course on summer gardening, every Tuesday evening from 7-9pm starting on 3 May 2022 If you would like further information of if you would like to book a place on the course please contact Fiona at fdunne@kcetb.ie

The 1922 Siege of Kilkenny Castle talk
OPW Kilkenny Castle will mark the centenary anniversary of the siege of Kilkenny Castle in 1922 with a talk by Eamonn Kiely, retired army Commandant and former guide with Kilkenny Castle, on Saturday 30th April @3pm in the Parade Tower. Eamonn will relate the events that took place during the siege of Kilkenny Castle and around the city. Free event but registration is required. Booking at https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/the-1922-siege-of-kilkenny-castle-tickets-321242453827

Markets at Madges Garden: Dates for your diary the last Sunday of every month from May until October inclusive and then our fourth annual Christmas Market on December 4th - May 29th – Flower Theme: June 26th– Mid Summer Theme: July 31st– Fairy Village Theme (celebrating 1 year of Slí na nAingeal): August 28th – Vintage Theme (Best Dressed Competition – Afternoon Tea Tent): Sept 25th – Harvest Theme (Scarecrow Competition – Apple Pressing): Oct 30th – Halloween Theme (Get your scare on!): Dec 4th- 4th Annual Christmas Market with Santa. At Every Market Pop Up Café – Eamo’s BBQ – Food & Craft Stalls – Competitions – Raffles – FUN for all the FAMILY

Droichead Family Resource Centre on West Street in Callan has a Fully Funded Part Time Course starting in September 2022 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9.30am-12.30pm. If you are interested in Healthcare and would like a QQI Level 5 Healthcare Support Qualification, contact Back to Education Initiative on (056) 7701020 or email btei@kkadulted.ie for more information.

Would you like to volunteer? Fáilte Isteach is a national project providing free conversational English classes for migrants. We are currently recruiting for volunteer language tutors in Droichead Family Resource Centre, no experience necessary as full training and all materials provided. For more information on how to get involved, please contact Carmel on (083) 2098069 or email familysupport@droicheadfrc.ie

Want to know what is happening at Droichead Family Resource Centre? Text “what’s on “to (085) 8564950 or (083) 2098069 to be added to our What’s On at Droichead FRC WhatsApp Group. You can also follow Droichead FRC on Facebook or Instagram or give us a call on (056) 7755660 to keep up to date with all the services, supports and community groups available at Droichead.

Kilkenny Age Friendly Community gatherings

Kilkenny Age Friendly Older Peoples Council would like to hear from you. It is important that we hear the voice of all older people throughout the county and to ensure that we are doing so we are holding a number of Age Friendly Community Gatherings where we invite older people to come along and let us know what they see as the issues that are relevant and important to them.

These Community Gatherings will be run at the following locations and dates:

Urlingford FRC 6thay 2022

Ferrybank Community Centre. 20th May 2022

Castlecomer Community Hall. 15th June 2022

Mullinavat Community Centre. 30th June 2022

Graiguenamanagh Hub. July 2022 tbc

Please come along and bring some friends. It will start with Registration Tea/Coffee at 9.15 and finishing at 12.30/1pm. If you would like further information please email agefriendlycounty@gmail.com or text 0876210589.