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News this week .....

There will be an Outdoor Christmas Market on Friday 8th December in the Castlegregory Spar Car Park which commences at 3.30pm.  The Village Voices and the Local Vocals will be bringing good cheer with carol singing by forming a parade at Bowler’s Cross at 4.45pm.  Then marching to Spar and singing outside while the lights are being turned on. Santa will be inside Spar between 5 and 6pm.  Folk can then proceed to the Beach Box for mulled wine and mince pies. 

Castlegregory Community Games will be holding a Sports TASTER Event on Sunday 10th December from 2 - 4.30pm at Camp sports Field and Hall.  Registration is at 2pm.  All welcome- this FREE event is organized to encourage children aged 6-16 years to try out Athletic and Sports in a fun and enjoyable environment.  Enquiries: Margaret 087 9246054; Emilie 086 1946453
(Kindly sponsored by Kerry County Council Community Support Fund).

Join us for an evening of fun and song at our Annual Concert which will be held in the Clubrooms on Sunday 10th December.  Doors will open at 4.45pm.  Show starts at 5pm.  Donations on the way out.  All proceeds go to the local St Vincent DePaul and Kerry/Cork Cancer Link Bus

Castlegregory GAA AGM will be held in the Clubrooms on Sunday 17th  December at 5pm.
Officers vacating their roles: Chairperson-Tom Rohan, Secretary-Brian Goggin, P.R.O.- Martin Lynch
Nominations will be accepted on the night for the above positions.As always all officerships can be contested at the AGMAny motions please contact the club secretary at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before Friday 15th December.  No motions will be accepted at the AGM

Crochet Club:  Mondays 11am-12.30pm Club Rooms

Yoga: Wednesdays & Fridays 9.45-11am Club Rooms. Contact: Carol 087 2278605

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

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

Youth Club: Fridays 8-10pm West End Hall

Youth Council: Fridays 7-8pm Club Rooms

Neighbours helping Neighbours A Pay-It-Forward Movement sponsored by Crain International: Please contact Sharon Crain, 
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Active Retired: Tuesdays 1-4pm Clubrooms

Chiropodist: will be in the Small Hall 1pm on Tuesday 9th January. 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

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

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 Costello: 086 8619522. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Soccer Club:
Fixture: Castle are at home this coming Sunday V Castlemaine Utd at 11:30am. All support welcome. Last week's game was unfortunately cancelled at short notice.
Non - players membership initiative: Remember, this season you can become a member of Castlegregory Celtic FC through our non-players membership. Simply grab an entry form from: Any player or committee member, from the Village Pharmacy (thanks Finbarr & John!), or register online through PayPal - very useful for anyone abroad that would like to stay in touch with the club. For this option simply enter the clubs email address (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), select 'gift' and leave your name & address so we can post your membership card & get your name entered into the various raffles etc. Entry will see members receive the following for a fee of €20: 1) Castlegregory Celtic F.C. membership card, 2) Entry into 2 members only hamper raffles - 1 at Xmas and 1 at the end of the season, 3) Automatic entry into a draw for 2x tickets to an Ireland home game in the Aviva Stadium, 4) A place in a draw for free entry into the race of choice in the Brandon Bay half marathon & 10k event 2018. We've had a great reaction so far. The members Xmas hamper raffle will take place 1 week before Christmas so still time to join and be in with a chance to win!
 
Whist every Thursday evening from 8pm in the Clubrooms
Results on 30th November:
Ladies:             1st Elke Hockstrate; 2nd Joan Moriarty
Interval:           Lyn Sexton, Margaret Maunsell
Gents:              1st Catherine Lyons; 2nd Mike Dowling
Interval:           Martin Courtney, Maeve Herlihy, John McEnery
Mystery:          Catherine Dowd, Thomas Maunsell

'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.

Items forCastlegregory notesto be in the information office before 11am onMonday. If it’s not in the office we can’t guarantee that it will make the notes for that week.

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

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