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News this week .....

Coming up: 15th August - The Pattern Day and the Horticultural Show

        18th August - “The Old Boilers” performed by the Camp Players. The local rewiews have been very          positive. Tickets: €10

Horticultural Show Castlegregory Annual show takes place in the Clubrooms, Strand Street on 14th and 15th August. Entries are invited for the following catagories:

Adults: Home Baking, Flowers and Home Grown vegetables.

            Entry fee to adult section is €3 per item, €10 for 4 items.

Entry for the childrens section is free. This year there is a new category for all amateur photographers-this is in 2 sections-under 18s and over 18s. Entry to this section is free.

All entries must be submitted to the Clubrooms between 2 - 5pm on Tuesday 14th August. Viewing of the exhibition is from 11.30am - 5pm on Wednesday 15th August. We look forward to meeting you at the show. An enjoyable time is guaranteed.

Lending Library:  Do you have any books lying around which you could donate to our lending Library here in the Clubrooms, please feel free to drop them in to the office and we will go through them to check they are suitable…..in other words no “50 Shades of ……anything unsuitable” please. Some childrens books would be great also.

Castlegregory Country Market - every Sunday 10am-1.30pm.

Bridge - every Monday in the Club Rooms at 7.45pm. All are welcome. If you are a real beginner come at 7pm and we’ll try to give you a hand

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

The Defibrillator has been moved from Maurice Fitzgeralds Pub and put in a box outside the doors of Spar.

The Community Alert Group: Pendant alarms have been successfully installed for several residents in the community, who are happy with the results. The alarms provide a good measure of security. We are still submitting applications. If you are over 65 and even if you have an alarm that is no longer working you can apply. Please contact the Office: 066 7139422

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.

Active Retired Summer Schedule: Every Tuesday 1-4pm Clubrooms-Soup and dessert- Entertainment. Everyone is welcome!

Chiropodist:  will be in the Small Hall on Tuesday 11th September. For house visits contact Michelle, Active Retired on 087 787 1845.

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.

Castlegregory Golf:  RESULTS:

Ladies Club: Friday 3rd & Sunday 5th August, 18 Holes V Par Kindly Sponsored by Edel & Seamus O’Shea 1st Patricia Cronin (8) 2 up, 2nd Karen Tess (17) 2 up, 3rd Merlyn O’Connor (20) 1 up.

Men’s Club: Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th August, 18 Holes V Par, 1st Donal O’Donnell (7) 6 up, 2nd Bryan Tess (9) 5 up., 3rd Tom Bulfin (18) 5 up, Front 9: Sean O’Connor, A (16) 3 up, Back 9: Aidan Smith (14) 3 up.

Seniors: Thursday 2nd August, 9 Hole Stableford, 1st Sean O’Connor (7) 23 pts., 2nd Fred Garvey (6) 22 pts.

FIXTURES:Ladies Club: Friday 10th & Sunday 12th August, 18 Holes Stroke,  Kindly Sponsored by Ballyroe Heights Hotel, Timesheets. 

Ladies Over 50’s: Wed. 8th August,  9 Hole Stableford.  Draw 10.00a

Men’s Club: Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th August, Monthly Medal, 18 Holes Stroke Kindly sponsored by The Grand Hotel, Tralee. Time Sheet. 

Seniors: Thursday 9th August, 9 Hole Stableford, Declan O’Donoghue Trophy (Week 2).  Draw at 9:30 am.  9 Hole Open Mixed Scramble:  Every Tuesday evening.  Sign in from 6.30 to 6.45 pm.  Draw for 7 pm.  Members €3, Non Member €10.9 Hole Re-Entry until Sunday 19th August 2018.  €5 entry.  Best 3 Combined Cards.  Fantastic Fourballs to be won!

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

Get Out… Get Active! Tuesday Walks - Come along.  Suitable For All Abilities: Meeting point Spar Car Park Tuesdays at 10.30am.  For more information please contact Debbie: 087 2989537

Whist every Thursday evening from 8pm in the Clubrooms.

Results 02.08.2018

Ladies:   1st Avila Fitzgerald, 2nd Catherine Dowd         

Interval: Kathleen Simmonds, Eileen O’Shea

Gents:  1st Mike Dowling, 2nd Edward Hennessy

Interval: Pat Moore, John McEnery, Sean Joyce       

Mystery: Niamh Scully, Mary Teahan     

Calendars for 2019 are now on sale for €10

'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!

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.

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