Schools - Girls Football Team
has resumed in Coill Dubh (behind Grogans butchers) each
Wednesday evening from 5.30 – 7.00 pm. After completion
of a recent GAA foundation course we now have the following
people involved in our training programme – Glenda and Niamh
Dowling, Paula Delany, Sinead Cox, Sinead Casey, Brendan
Browne and Bernard Owens. Brigid Carroll and Maureen Barnes
look after boys’ training. For more information contact
Bernard Owens at 863676.
County Council have recently started a battery recycling
scheme in all primary school’s within the county -Coill
Dubh, Timahoe and Staplestown included.. This facility is
only for small batteries at the moment. Therefore if you
have used batteries you might wish to enquire about recycling
facilities at your local school or ask any primary going
school child about the scheme.
Dancing continues in St. Kevins hall, Staplestown each Monday
evening from 6.30pm. – 7.30pm. New members always welcome.
All the parents, past and present pupils, members of Mona
and the local community extend warmest congratulations to
Mary Cook McCarty on her appointment as Principal to Newtown
School Kilcock. We will all be very sad on her departure
but know how lucky we’ve been to her as a teacher in Scoil
Naomh Mhuire for the past seventeen years and we know how
valued her principalship will be in Newtown.
continue to deposit your beverage cans into the can banks
situated in the school car park in Staplestown. The latest
cheque has just been received from the recycling
Staplestown Development Council A G M scheduled
for 26th September has been postponed to Tuesday 10th October
at 8.00p.m in St. Kevins Hall. .All are welcomed to attend.
The mobile library will visit Staplestown
(at school car park) on the following dates: Thurs 12th
Oct, Thurs 26th Oct, 10 between 11..50 and 12..30 pm.
Sale: Golf balls; contact Darren at 087
6550738 – evenings only.
Do you have any reading glasses in your home
which are no longer of any use to you? There are thousands
of people in the developing world who badly need glasses
but they cannot get to see doctors or go to a hospital (If
there is one within a hundred mile radius). There is a fling
eye hospital which operates this extremely useful service
and they would extremely grateful to receive any glasses
no longer needed by you. For further information / collection
Mary Murphy, Clane, will be visiting the
area of Chernobyl in Russia in the near future. A container
load of goods for distribution to schools in the area is
being prepared. Tinned or packet food, excluding peas and
beans, is needed as is disinfectant, medical supplies toiletries
including soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, cotton wool, cough
bottles, plasters and “over the counter” painkillers. The
contact number for further details is (045) 869416.
/ Cooleragh and Newtown / Donadea Senior Citizens Committee
are organising a joint fundraiser on Friday 10th November
in Connollys of Ballagh. The racing starts at 9.00pm. Lend
your hand (and pocket) to a worthy cause by supporting this
fundraiser and having great craic in the process.
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