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News this week .....

Castlegregory notes : We would like to invite anyone in the parish to submit items that they would like included in the Castlegregory notes.  The column is for you, so we welcome your input.  The notes need to be in before 11am on Monday.  Thank you.

Get out! ...Get active! 6 Weeks Walking Course in conjunction with Operation Transformation. Two walks each week: Tuesday @ 10.30am and Thursday @ 6.30pm.  Meeting point for both walks Spar car park.  Come along.... Suitable for everyone.  For more information please contact Debbie: 087 2989537

Castlegregory Community Games: I am happy to answer any query if anyone wishes to text me on 0879246054.  Margaret.Full details on all events are on the Community Games website.

If there is anyone interested in getting involved with Tidy Towns, call the office 7139422.  It is the start of the New Year. Please get involved with your community.

Academy of Dance:  Tuesdays 4.30-8.30pm & Fridays 3-6pm. Contact: Clarissa 087 2637044

Active Retired: Tuesdays 1-4pm Clubrooms

Chiropodist:  will be in the Small Hall on Tuesdays 20th February, 10th April and 29th May.  For house visits contact Michelle, Active Retired on 087 787 1845.

Camp-Castlegregory-Cloghane-Brandon 2018 Calendars available: €10

Dancing for Fun on Fridays in the Clubrooms at 7.30pm

Castlegregory GAA: Membership is now due for 2018.  Cost €30 for non playing single member and €50 for a couple and can be paid to any committee member.

Old Fire Station is now open as a gym for new members.  For more information contact Colm Sills or Seán Spillane on 087 2572662

Annual Clothes Collection 2018- Drop Off: Saturday 3rd and 10th March from 12-2pm at the Old Fire Station and Friday 16th March from 5-7pm.  Also Cloghane Church Car Park Saturday 3rd and 10th March from 12-2pm.  Donate the following please: clean clothing, cleaned and paired shoes, handbags, belts, household textiles (e.g. curtains).  Unfortunately we cannot accept dirty or wet clothing, single shoes, old duvets or blankets and mats or carpets.

Golf Club

RESULTS:

 Ladies Club – No Competitions Played this week.

 Men’s Club

Sunday 18th February, 18 Hole 2 Person Classic – 1st Stephen Hennessy (19) & Martin Lynch (13) 48 pts., 2nd John Rowan (12) & Tom Leen (17) 48 pts.

 FIXTURES:

Senior Ladies: Wed. 21st February,  9 Hole Stableford.   Draw 10.00am    

Ladies Club: Friday 23rd February,  12 Hole Stableford.  Draw at 10.00 am.  Sunday 25th Draw 8.30 am.

Men’s Club: Sunday 25th, 18 Holes, Draw at 8.30 am.

Easter "Build-a-Hamper" - 9 Hole ReEntry

The Club will be running a 9 Hole Re-Entry, Easter "Build-A-Hamper" competition. The competition is open from now until Good Friday, 30th March.  Entry €5, Re-Entry €3. 

Men: White Markers, Ladies: Red Markers.  Best 3 Combined Cards.

Castlegregory Golf Club
Stradbally
Castlegregory
Co. Kerry  +353 (0)66 7139444

Neighbours helping Neighbours A Pay-It-Forward Movement sponsored by Crain International:  Please contact Sharon Crain, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it." target="_blank">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.087 433 9528

Parent and Toddler Group 10am-12 noon at the Clubrooms continuing during school term-time.  Toys, slide, tunnel and ride-on toys.  Crafts, Play-doh, books and more!  Babies are welcome! Soft toys, nursing pillows & blankets.  Pay as you go - €2 per family.  Coffee & tea included.  Just turn up or call Nora: 085 7495756

Slainte Seniors’ Social Club every Monday 10.30am – 12 noon in the Club Rooms. For more information please contact Debbie: 087 2989537

Soccer:

Results & fixtures: No results or fixtures this week.

Congratulations: from all at Castlegregory Celtic FC to the lads involved with Camp Juniors U15 who defeated Douglas Hall last weekend to make it into the semi finals of the national cup! What an amazing achievement.

Darts tournament: Our annual doubles, mixed darts tournament takes place this Saturday 24th Feb in Boland's Bar from 9pm. As usual, we will have 2 dart boards on the go as well as lots of raffle prizes and a €30 cash prize for highest checkout on the night. Entry is €10 with players seeded and teams drawn on the night. It's always a great night so hope to see you there.

The Brandon Bay HM/10k: Lots of work going on at the moment finalising medals & t-shirt designs for this year. With this in mind, local sponsors are being contacted about continuing / taking up sponsorship for this year's event - if any business is interested in becoming a sponsor for the first time simply email us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Even though it's only February, entries are coming in every week from all over the globe. Remember, online reg is open on www.brandonbayhalfmarathon.com and entry fees (€30 / €40 for 10k / HM) includes event tech tee, bespoke event medal, timing chip and race number for all participants.

Annual darts competition: our annual doubles, mixed darts competition will be held on Saturday 24th February in Bolands bar. This is always a belter of a night with 2 darts boards on the go, trophies, raffle prizes and great entertainment. Entry is €10 with players seeded & drawn on the night. See you there!

Speech & Drama Classes  Drama, poetry, storytelling, tongue twisters, rhymes, riddles, mime, movement to music, performance, grade exams, fun, games and whole lot more! Contact Sharon: 086 8619522

Taekwon-do:  Thursdays 4-7pm. Contact: Barry 087 9837252

Whist every Thursday evening from 8pm in the Clubrooms

Results on 15th February:

Ladies:            1st Mary Farrell 2nd Lyn Sexton

Interval:          Catherine Lyons, Elke Hockstrate

Gents:             1st Michael Rohan 2nd Dieter Hockstrate

Interval:          Maureen Dowling, John Mcenery

Mystery:         Edward Hennessy, Tommy O toole, Marcia Ganter

Yoga:  Resumes Wednesday 24th January @ 9.45am & 7pm & Friday 26th January @ 9.45am for 6 weeks in the Club Rooms. €50 for 6 weeks.  Contact: Carol 087 2278605 for more information.

Youth Council: Fridays 7-8pm Club Rooms

Calendars for 2018 are now on sale. Just €5!

'LIFE ON THE DINGLE PENINSULA IN 1949: CASTLEGREGORY, CAMP, CLOGHANE' voiceover Tommy Daly. DVD on sale in the Office €15

 The Land and People of Maharees and Castlegregory: A History 1560 – 1960 by Martin Lynch. The book is for sale at the Information Office in the village and at Lynch’s Spar. Price €40

 Size of posters for the notice board in the Village no bigger than A4 please!

Vacancies for: Office Worker in the Information Centre. Must be eligible for CE Scheme. If you have good knowledge of the local area, basic computer skills, good people skills and pleasant telephone manner, you would be perfect for the job! Please contact the Office: 066 7139422

Also don’t forget that the Clubroom is available for birthday parties, anniversary parties etc. check in the Information Office for availability and rates.

Chairs and tables for rent from the Clubrooms for functions not taking place at the Clubrooms. Cost: €1 per chair; €5 per table.

Tel: 066 7139422 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. website:www.castlegregorykerry.com

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Address: Castlegregory Co. Kerry

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