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Concert: You are all invited to a Concert in the Club Rooms starring the Village Voices (adult choir) and Local Vocals (children's choir) with surprise guest artists on Friday 22nd June (songs, fun and comedy sketches). Doors open at 7.15pm. Show starts at 7.30pm. The theme is ‘The Grand Ole Opry', the show that made country music famous.   There will be a prize for the best dressed cowboy and cowgirl in the audience on the night. All proceeds to the local St. Vincent de Paul Society. Free in and donations on the way out.

Castlegregory Country Market  is in full swing along with the Art Market every Sunday 10am-1.30pm.

Bridge on Mondays 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

Table Quiz- Maurice Fitzgerald’s Friday 15th June @ 9pm. €20 per 4 person team. To raise money for re-incarnation of Street Fair. Spot prizes and raffle on the night.

Anyone wishing to donate monies for a perpetual trophy in memory of past participants of the Street Fair please contact the office or Pat O’Shea 086 1738187

REGATTA: This year’s Maharees regatta will be held on June 24th. Further details to follow.

Notice: Upcoming elections for the Community council will be taking place in June with new members starting end of August. Stradbally, Maharees, Aughacasla and the Village are eligible to have 5 members per area to sit on the Council.    Some active board members have served the maximum elected term allowed so it is critical that new representation step forward. This is an excellent opportunity for your voice to be heard and positively impact the future of our community.

Summer Festival: Dates for the Summer Festival:Friday-Sunday, July 13th, 14th and 15th

Calling all Artists and Photographers! On 21st and 22nd July there will be a Maritime Festival in the Clubrooms at Castlegregory. We are looking for submissions. Ocean theme. No entry fee but 10% commission on sold works. Must be ready for hanging and labelled with price, title, medium and your name on the back. Drop off date from Sunday 15th July to Thursday 19th July. Exhibition will run until 28th July at 4pm. Pick up either then or Monday 30th July until 5pm. Call Marcia 087 1693493 for more info

Please reclaim any plates, dishes etc you may have left in the Club Rooms. You can find them in the Small Hall. Thank you!

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 Tuesdays 31st July and 18th 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:

Friday 8th & Sunday 10th June, The Founders Cup, 18 Holes Stableford, 1st Karen Tess (22) 51 pts., 2nd Margaret O’Callaghan (36) 45 pts., 3rd Helen Harty (25) 44 pts.

Over 50’s: Wednesday 6th June, 9 Hole Stableford,1st Marion Kennedy (21) 21 pts.

Men’s Club: Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th June, Founders Cup, 18 Hole Stableford, 1st John Flynn (19) 42 pts., 2nd Tommy Higgins (15) 41 pts., 3rd Michael Mercer (25) 40 pts., Front 9: Pat Mulcahy (15) 23 pts., Back 9: Trevor Howell (15) 24 pts., Best Founder: Ger Malone (14) 35 pts.

The Founders Cup Winner 2018: Karen Tess (22) 51 pts.

 Seniors: Thursday 7th June, 9 Hole Stableford, 1st Philip Ahern (28) 24 pts., 2nd Patrick Moriarty (24) 24 pts.

FIXTURES: 

Ladies Club: Friday 15th & Sunday 17th June, 18 Holes Stableford. Time Sheet (both days).

Ladies Over 50’s: Wed. 13th June,  9 Hole Stableford.  Draw 10.00am  

Men’s Club: Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th June, 18 Hole Stableford. Time Sheet. 

Seniors: Thursday 14th June, 9 Hole Stableford.  Draw at 9:30 am.

Friday June 15th, Club Day in Ballybunion (Cashen Course).  4 Person Open Classic - €120 Team.  Timesheet Open.

9 Hole Open Mixed Scramble starts next Tuesday, June 12th.  Sign in from 6.30 to 6.45 pm.  Draw for 7 pm.  Members €3, Non Member €10.

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

Parent and Toddler Group Thursdays 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

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

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

Tai Chi Classes -Thursdays in the Club Rooms at 2.30pm. Contact Debbie: 087 2989537

Whist every Thursday evening from 8pm in the Clubrooms.

Results 07.06.2018

Ladies: 1st Eileen Kennedy; 2nd Sr. Máire       

Interval: Joan Cantillon, Mary Farrell

Gents:  1st Jackie Goodwin; 2nd Mike Rohan  

Interval: Mary McKenna, Dieter Hockstrate  

Mystery: Sheila O’Connor, Thomas Maunsell

Yoga: Wednesdays @ 9.45am & 7pm & Fridays @ 9.45am. €50 for 6 weeks. Contact: Carol 087 2278605 for more information.

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!

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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