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Posted on: 16 December, 2010


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Extracts from Athea & District News 15/12/2010

ATHEA PARISH JOURNAL
Is now on Sale at the Following Outlets

Brouder's Shop, Collins’ Shop, Browne's Shop
Stevos, Carrigkerry, Knockdown Filling Station

WE WIL ALSO SEND A COPY BY POST
To Order please send Cheque/Money order for the following amounts to include P.&P,
Ireland: €13.70
U.K. £13.60
Europe: €16.25
USA $ 20.50
Canada $ 21.00
Australia $ 21.00

COLBERT HALL FUNDRAISING DRAW
The draw has been put back to a later date. Tickets at just €10 are on sale at the usual outlets with €2,200 in prize money. So be in to win.

KNOCKDOWN NEWS
PEG PRENDEVILLE  
All friends and neighbours of the Geaney family, Toureen, send their best wishes and congratulations to Declan who will be getting married to Laura Kim in Busan, South Korea on Saturday next. We look forward to hearing all about it when Margaret and Jim and Aine get back home on Monday.

The traditional evening of music and dance which was due to be held in Ballyhahill on Friday night next has been cancelled and postponed until the New Year. By the sound of the weather forecast for the Munster region it will not be the only thing that will be cancelled this weekend but we will wait and see.

The pupils and staff of Scoil Naomh Mhuire invite you all to join them in Ballyhahill Church on Thursday December 16th at 8pm when they will be performing the story of the Nativity. Every pupil will be involved and they would love to see as many of you as possible.

If the weather does not disrupt things Killeaney AFC will hold another Christmas Market and Car Boot Sale in Knockdown on this Sunday December 19 from 10 am. Anyone who wishes to book a stall should contact Jim at 087 2077043. There will be the usual car boot stuff but also home made jewellery, lots of home baking, Carol's crafts including painted stones and jars with a Christmas theme, Lucy's jams and cakes, Derry O’Hanlon's slates and mirrors. All welcome. Hopefully the weather will be fine.

The Gerald Griffin's GAA dance in the Lanterns last weekend was very enjoyable. It was lovely to see Gerry Brennan and wife Mona back from London for the occasion. Gerry was very instrumental in getting the club to buy and raise funds for the football pitch in Ballyhahill back in ‘84/85 and said how proud he was to see the facilities now and how much it is being used by both the ladies and the men.

Glin library was the place to be on Monday night last, December 13th , when Mary Kennelly read from the book “From the Stones” which she and Brenda Fitzmaurice recently published. A captive audience listened as Mary and Brenda told us what inspired their creative work. Sometimes the poem came first and the painting followed while the reverse was also the case. The end result is a lovely book of 48 poems and matching paintings which is on sale for €20 in all good bookshops. Mary and Brenda are to be complimented for keeping it local; Tom Moore, Glin did the graphic design, the pictures were framed in Adare and the books were printed in Castleisland. The pictures are on display and for sale (at discount prices) in Glin library for this week only. Also present on the night was Brenda's husband Gabriel who was called upon to read some of his poetry and he finished up with a few songs. Mary Moore played her guitar and sang, Ruth Sweeney, Mary's daughter, played the harp, Mossy O’Connor, Turraree read two of his poems from “In the beginning was the Word” which was the book of poems published by Scoil Naomh Mhuire, Ballyhahill last summer. The wine flowed and a few yarns were told and all present had a very enjoyable night. John Prendergast from Limerick 95fm was present to interview the guests and this will be broadcast on Christmas Eve morning between 7 am and 10 am. It was a very pleasant night which highlighted the creativity which is to be found in West Limerick/North Kerry. Mary and Brenda thanked Glin library for facilitating them and complimented the library service in Limerick and Kerry.

I, personally, was very sorry to hear that Athea library closed down and wish Noreen happy days in Abbeyfeale library but I feel this should be a lesson to all that if facilities, and that includes shops and businesses of all kinds, are not used then they will die and be closed down. It is only when they are gone that we will really miss them so take heed, use your libraries, do business in your local shops and everybody benefits.

The basket is still in the Knockdown shop for items of food and groceries which will be distributed by the St Vincent de Paul to those in need at Christmas. Your support will be appreciated.

Congratulations to the O’Connor family in Kilcolman on their new “Insight” magazine which contains a lot of reading and photos. We wish it well. It is on sale in all shops for €2.



 BY CARRIG SIDE
TOM AHERNE
Welcome to our weekly look at events making the news around the Carrigkerry District on this dry, cold Sunday evening . The weather continues to change, and we are promised more cold and seasonal fare on the run up to Christmas. The decorations are going up on a daily basis, and the village Christmas trees are up and lit and the countdown to the big day is now on. Last Sunday's Mass in Saint Mary's was an Anniversary Mass for the late Joe and Maureen Dillane of Rooskagh. The Church gate collection was in aid of Saint Vincent De Paul Society who are under a lot of pressure, to cater for all people in need this Christmas.
The sudden rise in diesel and petrol prices in recent weeks is a big worry and it will cause a lot of hardship in the new year when all other prices will shoot up due to delivery costs. Petrol has risen by 10 cents, after a rise of 4 cents in the Budget, and is now at a record level in Ireland, and it is predicted to rise to € 1-50 per litre in the coming weeks. The only bright light in the Budget is that we are all 4 years younger, according to the Government, with the cost of living now at 2006 levels. Fair play to Bank of Ireland for giving back some money on the day our Government impoverished us, at least their hole in the wall has some heart.
A great win for the Munster rugby team over Ospreys at Thomond Park on Sunday despite having Paul O'Connell sent off after making his return to the team. They won by 6 points, and now head their group after 3 matches. Why was the Munster club final not played in the Gaelic Grounds, when the rugby match could be played for the second week in a row?. It was defeat for Bruree, Granagh-Ballingarry and Killeedy in the Munster club Championship matches, played on Sunday also. 
The death has taken place of Betty Coughlan (nee Lynch) School Road, Ardagh on Saturday December 4th. She was a native of Gortdromagouna Moyvane, and came from a family of nine. Betty and husband Jim came to live in Ardagh around 1985 taking up residence in the late Johnny Aherne's house.     The family became very popular members, of the community and good neighbours to all around them. Betty was a home maker, and she also provided child minding facilities, allowing people to go working secure in the knowledge that their children were in safe hands. She was proud of her Kerry roots, and their many successes in football were a joy to her. Betty was involved in the Ardagh Social Club since it commenced being part of a team that has provided much enjoyment to many over the years. She gave of her time willingly for the betterment of others.
We were all shocked at her passing as she was young in years, and not known for complaining and making little of her ills. She will be sadly missed by her family and by all who had the pleasure of knowing her. Her removal took place from Reidy's Funeral Home, Newcastle West to Saint Molua's Church, Ardagh on Monday December 6th. Father Madden P.P. was chief celebrant at her Funeral Mass, and family members participated in the ceremony enhanced by the lovely hymns, and music. Burial took place in Ahavoher Cemetery, Moyvane, on Tuesday December 7th. Sympathy to her husband Jim, daughters Margaret and Elizabeth, sisters  Nancy and Margaret, brothers Paddy, Con, Mike, Jimmy, all other relatives and friends. May she rest in Peace.
Congratulations to Michael O'Grady, Knockfinisk and Newcastle West, and Bernie Flaherty, Newcastle West, who were married recently and held their reception  at The Ballintemple Inn, Newcastle West. Best wishes to the happy couple in the future.
Congratulations and best wishes to Margaret O'Connor, daughter of Mary and John, Glensharrold, who celebrated her 21st birthday with family and friends, at The Gables, Athea, on Saturday December 4th. Music by Joe O' Keeffe and Johnny McCarthy.
Congratulations and best wishes to Mike O'Connor, Carrigkerry who celebrated his 60th birthday at a party to honour the occasion at the Top of the Town, Athea, on Saturday December 11th, with music by Eddie Carey.
The following are the lottery results from Foley's Bar, Reens, Ardagh on December 6th: The numbers drawn were 20,22,24,30, and there was no Jackpot winner. Congratulations to the lucky dip winners as follows;
€60 each-  Sean Ryan,  Ardagh, Joan Corbett, Ardagh, Marie Enright, Newcastle West. €30each-  Tom & Charlie,   c/o Reens Bar, D.I.I.R. Dineens, Ardagh, Pat King, c/o Hanley's.
Next week's draw takes place at Neary's Bar, Ardagh, and the Jackpot will be €6,800.
Congratulations to Mike Young & Mike Mahony and Mike Kearney & Martin Flynn, who were prize winners at the Flag Floor card game on Wednesday December 1st.
The final Limerick G.A.A. Development Draw took place at the Horse and Hound Mulgrave Street, Limerick on Friday December 3rd. The Saint Kieran's club had no winners on the night.
The next draw will be held on Friday March 4th 2011.
Limerick County Hall hosted the presentation of the County Limerick Burial Grounds Awards. Congratulations to Ardagh burial ground who received 3rd place in the Ancient Category in the Newcastle West  area. Donie Sheahan, on behalf of the Committee, accepted the Award from John Arnold historian and author.
West Limerick indoor Bowls Club, had a good turnout for their recent Christmas Bazaar held in Tournafulla Hall. The Club donated €250 from the proceeds to the Liscarroll Donkey Sanctuary. They have decided to hold the event again next year, which hopefully will be bigger and better. The Club would like to thank everybody for all their support this year, and wish all a very happy Christmas. 
It is proposed to start a Parent and Toddler Group in the Carrigkerry area. Those interested in learning more, or becoming involved are asked to contact Irene at West Limerick Resources on 069-66298 or iocallaghan@wlr.ie.
Peadars Bar, Ardagh are holding a single hand Christmas Darts Tournament, on Friday December 17th at 9pm sharp. The entry fee is €5 per person.
Santa in his Sleigh will be visiting Ardagh, Carrigkerry, and Knockdown, on Wednesday December 22nd, from 6pm onwards, to meet the children and collect their letters for Christmas. A bucket collection will be taken up with proceeds in aid of the Friends of Saint Ita's and all donations will be much appreciated.
Carrigkerry National School are having five hours of Carol Singing on this coming Friday December 17th in the School. Come and join us, have a cup of tea, and enter the Christmas spirit, and all are welcome.
Sacred Space is broadcast every Sunday morning from 10-11 am. on West Limerick Community Radio. It is repeated every Thursday night from 10-30 to11-30pm. Presenter is John Keily from Ardagh and it is a very interesting programme, and well worth a listen into.
In recent weeks Paddy Faley from Glenbawn and Donie Lyons from Ballyguiltenane have been featured on 'A Story and a Song' with Pat O'Donovan. Both were very entertaining and interesting to listen to and it is great to have our local talent on the air. The programme is broadcast each Saturday afternoon from 3-4 pm, and repeated on Sunday morning from 7-8am.
Carrigkerry / Old Mill Development Association fundraising Calendar is currently on sale in the following outlets: Stevo's Daybreak Carrigkerry, Ardagh Post Office, Dairygold Co-op Ardagh, O'Connor Londis, Churchtown, Newcastle West, Tadhg O'Connor Ltd., Newcastle West, Knockdown Shop. It costs €10 and it includes many old photographs of interest and current photos of the work done by the Community Employment Scheme over the years. It would make a lovely Christmas gift for a friend living away from the area at present. 
Christmas offers many an opportunity to catch up on reading the many publications that are on the book shelves at present. The Cork Holly Bough is always an enjoyable read, with nice stories and snippets about the real Capital. Ireland's Own, Ireland's Eye, RTE Guide, Country Living magazines, all have their Christmas Annuals on sale, with interesting items to cater for all ages and tastes. We also have all the local parish annuals on sale at present to whet the appetite. They include the Athea Parish Annual, The Ballyguiltenane Rural Journal, Castlemahon / Feohanagh Parish Annual, The View of Broadford Journal, The Deel View, Ballydonoghue Parish Magazine, Knocknagoshel Then and Now, and many more.
A new publication was launched on Wednesday December 8th titled Insight Magazine. It is being compiled by the O'Connor family Kilcolman, and will be on sale weekly and we wish them well with their new venture.
News has reached us this Sunday of the deaths of Evvy O'Connor ( E.V.V.Y. ) Manchester England and late of Carrigkerry, and Jim Harrold Coolanoran Ardagh. We extend sympathy to their relations and friends. May they rest in Peace.
I will conclude with our thought.
“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it
is like wrapping a present and not giving it”
 
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Kathleens Corner
Kathleen Mullane


Out and About

Congratulations this week are sent to the parents of 2 new babies. Firstly to Cliona and David Quaid of Lower Dirreen who were blessed with their new baby Grace, a little sister for Katie. We also congratulate the proud grandparents Anne and Jack Quaid.
Also good wishes go to Tom Collins (son of Margaret and Pius) and Julie Browne who had their first baby, who they are naming Sarah Monica, recently. Congratulations to the grand-parents and also to Mary Collins at J.P's who has become a great-grandmother.
There's only a few days left to buy a ticket for the Cash Bonanza Christmas draw in order to raise funds for Athea Community Hall. Tickets are just €10 each and all money raised will go towards paying off the debt to Athea Credit Union.
We must remember that the hall belongs to us, the Athea Parishioners, and it is vital that we make full efforts to see it paid for and the sooner the better to avoid interest charges. It's a great asset to our youth. There is a total of €2,200 in prizes. If you need a ticket call me on 068-42378 or 087-1233361.
Santa pays his annual visit to Athea on his sleigh on Friday night next December 17th. He will go up and down the street, and take your letters; buckets will be collecting whatever loose change you have in aid of “The Friends of St. Ita's”. It's always a lovely sight each year when Santa arrives.
Sympathy is extended to the family of Julia Kelly of Cratloe who died last week. She was a real lady and no doubt will be sadly missed by all. May she rest in Peace.
A beautiful 1st Anniversary Mass for Fr. Gerry Roche was celebrated here in the Church on Saturday afternoon last. A total of 10 priests concelebrated the Mass- friends of Fr. Gerry's from Kiltegan. His niece Mary Anne Stack and Hannah (Roche) Sheehy spoke some lovely moving lines and tributes. We remember Fr. Gerry with immense fondness. Hopefully for his Birthday in 2011 his monument will be erected - thanks to everyone's fund-raising.
You can now buy a 15 pound weight box of “REAL IRISH TURF” in the U.S.A. which comes direct from Ireland, for the all inclusive price of $50. The Irish in the U.S.A. are going mad for it and we ourselves complain about “bringing it in” and the “ashes”.



Pat's Corner
Pat Brosnan
The Budget

While naturally there are sections of the population of the State who are feeling disappointed with the provisions of the recent Budget which was approved by a majority in the Dail last week, there are however, others who are of the opinion that it might have been worse.
But first of all, a bit of good news in a measure in which the positive was somewhat scarce, but anyway it was a little bit heartening to see that the old age pensioners benefits were not targeted for cuts or reductions, money-wise, or in other directions such as their travel pass, electricity and telephone allowance, television licence and for those on fuel allowance which has actually been increased and this is good, particularly for elderly people living in towns and cities. There are some of us, however, who do not get any fuel allowance because in addition to our pension in this country, we are also getting a small English pension because of the time we worked there. So we are thereby saving the exchequer the cost of paying us the now substantial fuel allowance, which ought to be a sufficient contribution and sacrifice on our part towards the financial recovery of the country. There is no doubt that when people my age were in our teens and twenties we were not looking from the State or anybody else to give us hand-outs. We were lucky if we could find a job and some employers exploited their employees by paying them the least possible amount, in to-days terms, a mere pittance, and even deducting the cost of the Social Welfare Stamps out of their meagre earnings. There was no such thing as a state imposed minimum wage, payable to workers in those days, and in many jobs it all depended on what an employer, particularly in the private sector, was inclined to pay, which in many cases was the least possible amount. To be fair, however, there were many good and decent employers who treated their workers as good as they could afford.
In the public sector things were somewhat different even for people who worked with the County Councils doing manual labour; at least they knew that their wages were secure. So even if the pensions and the other benefits for the elderly were left alone that was only right and proper as a small token of recognition towards those who contributed to the building up and survival of this country through tough and difficult times, the likes of which has never been seen by the present generations. But surely nobody would begrudge the vulnerable and elderly the breaks and concessions which they received in this budget and the continuation of their payments and other benefits, for the most part anyway, they have earned these.
On Sunday of last week at The Woodlands House Hotel in Adare those of us who represented the retired County Limerick Civil Defence along with other associations from all over the Mid-West region were all joined in singing the Active Retirement Ireland Anthem the first few lines which go like this:
“We are the people who have made this land
Raising our children with a loving hand.”
Naturally people would also like to see the other pensions and allowances left alone, those of the widows, the blind, the disabled, the carers, and all such recipients of Social Welfare. It is surely a shame and a pity that these have to suffer for the greed and squander-mania of others and it is to be hoped that before long their full benefits will be restored.
Also something that is urgently required is some scheme to be put in place to help young people with huge and crippling mortgages to be able to retain their homes and prevent moneylenders of all kinds from taking re-possession until such time as the economy improves and jobs come on stream again.
No purpose can be served by evicting these young people and their families and the only purpose of such an exercise would be to make an already bad situation even worse.
On the other hand, however, after this budget many people must learn to live more carefully and frugally and with far less extravagance than they have been used to during the past decade. They will have to lean to put essential needs for themselves and their families first and go easy on the luxuries and unessential perks to which they have become accustomed. Organisations, too, Religious, Political, Cultural, Sporting and Social will all have to cut back on their expenses as the same volume of charges and contributions from the Irish public will no longer be available in these stringent times. For instance –“Will people in the same volume be prepared to pay €40 or €50 or €60 to attend a G.A.A., Rugby or Soccer match as they have been doing during the recent years?”
Will people, likewise, be prepared to pay similar prices to attend celebrity performances as many, particularly, of the young generation have been doing during the last 20 years. All these promoters of such events will need to reduce their prices to a more modest cost and the same yardstick applies to everything else as well.
In the realm of entertainment, it is my opinion, that more local and home-produced outlets will be far cheaper than other expensive performances.
There is no doubt that most people will definitely have to row back on their usual spending if they hope to cope with the present recession and the period of austerity that has descended on the country after the comparative prosperity of the last couple of decades.
In the meantime it is a bit rich to hear some spokespeople from the main opposition parties talking about our new European masters when they themselves encouraged the people of the State to support our European masters by voting for the various Treaties down the years.

Late Julia Kelly
The death occurred during the week of Julia Kelly (nee McAuliffe) of Cratloe East. Deceased, who was in her eighties, was in failing health for some time prior to her passing. She was a well–liked member of the local community as she was a gentle and friendly person and will be very much missed by her family, relatives, friends and neighbours and indeed by all who knew her. Many people called to pay their respects at the removal on Friday evening from Kelly's Funeral Home to St. Bartholomew's Church, Athea. Her funeral on Saturday afternoon after Requiem Mass was also well attended. May the Lord grant her soul eternal rest. Sympathy is extended to her sons, daughters, grand-children, her in-laws and other relatives.

Silver Wedding
Congratulations and best wishes to James J. and Margaret Brouder of Ballinabearna who celebrated their 25th Wedding Anniversary with a party with their family members, relatives and friends at The Gables, Athea. Every happiness to both of them in future years.

The Library
While another well-known Athea landmark – the local Library has now closed its doors, apart from the few public official buildings that are now left - our village has been practically decimated during the past 20 years. Not alone have most of the Shops and many of the Bars all gone from the scene, but also the Creamery, the Banks, the Forges, the Petrol Stations and now the Library – all faded into the past. It is good, however, that the Library will be taken over by the Community Council and turned into a Cultural and Social Centre.
A TRIBUTE TO SONNY MURPHY
(1923 – 2010)

Sonny, as people knew him best, was a kind man with a gentle soul. He loved life and his family. Up to the day he died, he used to tell my grandmother that she was the finest woman to ever come out of Abbeyfeale. He loved Mary more than anything else in the world. He loved his garden, nature and was a great fisherman.

He would have been well known around the parish as he was the postman to many houses in his time. He worked very hard in the bog and when the turf was coming home he would have the boys up at the crack of dawn to bring the turf down from the bog. He used to have the wheelbarrows lined up at the side of the road.

His love for football was unreal. He was so passionate about it. My grandfather was so proud to play for his parish and also played for Limerick. In his time playing for Athea, he played in three county finals in 1948, 14949 and the most important year, the year they won 1950, he scored the winning goal that day. He also won a Munster medal with Limerick.

It was so lovely to hear my grandmother tell me about the wonderful man she married 55 years ago. She said, he was a wonderful husband with a kind heart, she also said he was a great model father. I guess as their grandchild I would like to say and pay tribute on behalf of his 6 brothers and sisters, 13 children, 36 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren that we were all very lucky to have both Mary and Sonny in our lives. They supported us all no matter what the circumstances were, my grandfather was a gentleman to the tips of his toes. It broke all our hearts when he passed away at home on the 23rd of June 2010. Grandparents are the people that are there for you unconditionally.

My grandparents have inspired and touched each of our lives in a special way and for that we are eternally grateful to you both.

Lizzie Murphy

ATHEA COMMUNITY COUNCIL LIMITED
LUCKY NO'S DRAW
11/ 12/ ‘10

3, 11, 12, 26.

No Winner

Lucky Dips

€50 Jim Sullivan, Lower Athea
€30 B&J, c/o White's
€20 John Ahern, Coole East
Christopher Barrett, Athea
Tom & Cathy Collins, Lr. Road
Thady O'Sullivan, Glasha

Sellers Prizes: Ann Scanlon
White's Bar

€50 & €100 Tickets also on sale for half year and full year entry to draw.

Next Draw: 18/12/'10 Jackpot: € 5,300 Venue: Batt's

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Athea Local News Athea
12 March, 2010
Lucky Numbers Athea Community Council held their lucky numbers draw on Saturday night last at Donies Bar. The numbers drawn on the night were: 10, 13, 17 & 30. There was no jackpot winner. Lucky dips went to the following: €50 Stephanie O’Connor Glin €30 Pa Wals..   More..


 


Athea Local News Athea
5 March, 2010
Lucky Numbers Athea Community Council held their lucky numbers draw on Saturday night last at the Top of the Town. The numbers drawn on the night were: 14, 21, 23 & 26. There was no jackpot winner. Lucky dips went to the following: €50 Maureen Mulvihill Hillside ..   More..


 


Athea Local News Athea
19 February, 2010
LUCKY NUMBERS DRAW Athea Community Council held their Lucky Numbers Draw on Saturday night last at JP Collins. The Jackpot on offer was €8,000. The numbers draw were 1, 15, 19 and 21. There was no Jackpot winner. Lucky Dips went to the following: €50 Shane O’Conne..   More..


 


Athea Local News Athea
29 January, 2010
Lucky Numbers Athea Community Council held their Lucky Numbers Draw on Saturday night last at the Top of the Town. The jackpot on offer was €7,700. The numbers drawn on the night were 11, 19, 23 & 28. There was no jackpot winner. Lucky dips went to the following:..   More..


 


Athea Local News Athea
22 January, 2010
LUCKY NUMBERS Athea Community Council held their lucky numbers draw on Saturday night last at Whites’s Bar. The numbers drawn were 11, 12, 23 & 24. The jackpot on the night was €7,600 and there was no winner on the night. Lucky dips went to the following: €50 Kat..   More..


 


Athea Local News Athea
14 January, 2010
LUCKY NUMBERS Athea Community Council held their lucky numbers draw on Saturday night last at Donie’s Bar. The numbers drawn were 1, 23, 27 & 30. The jackpot on the night was €7,500 and there was no winner on the night. Lucky dips went to the following: €50 Ryan ..   More..


 


Athea Local News Athea
6 January, 2010
Church News Saturday 9th January Reader: Kathleen Mullane Eucharistic Ministers: Bridie Histon & MJ Shine Servers: Aisling & Aoife O’Shea Sunday 10th January Reader: Maria White Eucharistic Ministers: Kathleen & Sean Barrett Servers: Jamie Ahern & T McAuliff..   More..


 


Athea Local News Athea
18 December, 2009
LUCKY NUMBERS Athea Community Council held their lucky numbers draw on Saturday night last at JP’s Bar. The numbers drawn were 2, 3, 4 & 19. The jackpot on the night was €7,300 and there was no winner on the night. Lucky dips went to the following: €50 Sinead and..   More..


 


Athea Local News Athea
11 December, 2009
Lucky Numbers Athea Community Council held their lucky numbers draw on Saturday night last at Batts Bar. The jackpot on the night was €7,200. The numbers drawn were 11, 22, 24 & 25. There was no outright winner. Lucky dips went to the following: €50 Shauna O’Mah..   More..


 


Athea Local News Athea
4 December, 2009
LUCKY NUMBERS Athea Community Council held their lucky numbers draw on Saturday night last at Gerard Whites Bar. The numbers drawn were 5, 14, 16 & 22. The jackpot on the night was €7,100 and there was no winner on the night. Lucky dips went to the following: €50..   More..


 


Athea Local News Athea
27 November, 2009
LUCKY NUMBERS Athea Community Council held their lucky numbers draw on Saturday night last at The Gables. The numbers drawn were 3, 10, 11 & 17. The jackpot on the night was €7,000 and there was no winner on the night. Lucky dips went to the following: €50 Bridge..   More..


 


Athea Local News Athea
20 November, 2009
LUCKY NUMBERS Athea Community Council held their lucky numbers draw on Saturday night last. The numbers drawn were 9, 15, 19 & 29. The jackpot on the night was €6,900 and there was no winner on the night. Lucky dips went to the following: €50 Lorraine O’Mahony c/..   More..


 


Athea Local News Athea
13 November, 2009
New Arrival Congratulations to Sonny and Rachel Cahill of Knocknasna on the birth of a son Darragh, a little brother for Ria. Congrats to the proud grandparents Maura and Gerard Keane of Cratloe. Going strong The next session of the Going Strong Club will be hel..   More..


 


Athea Local News Athea
30 October, 2009
READERS Readers at masses this weekend are as follows: Saturday 7.30pm Tom O’Keeffe Sunday 11.00am Maria White Servers: Saturday 7.30pm Aoife & Aisling O’Shea Sunday 11.00am Tim Tierney & Jack Gleeson Eucharistic Ministers: Saturday 7.30pm Mary Sheah..   More..


 


Athea Local News Athea
15 October, 2009
LUCKY NUMBERS Athea Community Council held their lucky numbers draw on Saturday night last at JP Collins. The numbers drawn were 12, 16, 21 & 23. The jackpot on the night was €6,400 and there was no winner on the night. Lucky dips went to the following: €50 Mike ..   More..


 


Athea Local News Athea
9 October, 2009
LUCKY NUMBERS Athea Community Council held their lucky numbers draw on Saturday night last at The Top of the Town. The numbers drawn were 13, 16, 23 & 24. The jackpot on the night was €6,300 and there was no winner on the night. Lucky dips went to the following: ..   More..


 


Athea Local News Athea
2 October, 2009
LUCKY NUMBERS Athea Community Council held their lucky numbers draw on Saturday night last at The Gables Bar. The numbers drawn were 8, 18, 21 & 24. The jackpot on the night was €6,200 and there was no winner on the night. Lucky dips went to the following: €50 Ja..   More..


 


Athea Local News Athea
25 September, 2009
LUCKY NUMBERS Athea Community Council held their lucky numbers draw on Saturday night last at Batt’s Bar. The numbers drawn were 5, 8, 10 & 11. The jackpot on the night was €6,100 and there was no winner on the night. Lucky dips went to the following: €50 Jack Ke..   More..


 


Athea Local News Athea
18 September, 2009
LUCKY NUMBERS Athea Community Council held their lucky numbers draw on Saturday night last. The numbers drawn were 5, 9, 20& 26. The jackpot on the night was €6,000 and there was no winner on the night. Lucky dips went to the following: €50 Elaina Beldie Lower Ro..   More..


 


Athea Local News Athea
11 September, 2009
LUCKY NUMBERS Athea Community Council held their lucky numbers draw on Saturday night last at The Top of the Town. The numbers drawn were 3, 6, 22 & 23. The jackpot on the night was €5,800 and there was no winner on the night. Lucky dips went to the following: €5..   More..


 


Athea Local News Athea
4 September, 2009
Lucky Numbers Athea Community Council held their lucky numbers draw on Saturday night last at The Top of the Town. The numbers drawn were 3, 6, 22 & 23. The jackpot on the night was €5,800 and there was no winner on the night. Lucky dips went to the following: €5..   More..


 


Athea Local News Athea
28 August, 2009
Lucky Numbers Athea Community Council held their lucky numbers draw on Saturday night last. The jackpot on the night was €5,700 and there was no winner on the night. The numbers drawn were 7, 11, 25 & 29. Lucky dips went to the following: €50 Margaret Shine Uppe..   More..


 


Athea Local News Athea
21 August, 2009
Lucky Numbers Athea Community Council held their lucky numbers draw on Saturday night last at The Gables Bar. The jackpot on the night was €5,500 and there was no winner on the night. The numbers drawn were 3, 9, 18 & 25. Lucky dips went to the following: €50 A ..   More..


 


Athea Local News Athea
14 August, 2009
Lucky Numbers Athea Community Council held their lucky numbers draw on Saturday night last at The Gables Bar. The jackpot on the night was €5,500 and there was no winner on the night. The numbers drawn were 3, 9, 18 & 25. Lucky dips went to the following: €50 A ..   More..


 


Athea Local News Athea
7 August, 2009
Lucky Numbers Athea Community Council held their lucky numbers draw on Saturday night last at Batt’s Bar. The jackpot on the night was €5,400 and there was no winner on the night. Lucky dips went to the following: €50 Bridie Ahern Coole West €30 John Kelly Po..   More..


 


Athea Local News Athea
31 July, 2009
Lucky Numbers Athea Community Council held their lucky numbers draw on Saturday night last at Batt’s Bar. The jackpot on the night was €5,400 and there was no winner on the night. Lucky dips went to the following: €50 Bridie Ahern Coole West €30 John Kelly Po..   More..


 


Athea Local News Athea
24 July, 2009
Lucky Numbers Athea Community Council held their lucky numbers draw on Saturday night last at Whites Bar. The numbers drawn were 14, 22, 25 & 29. The jackpot on the night was €5,300 and there was no winner on the night. Lucky dips went to the following: €50 John ..   More..


 


Athea Local News Athea
17 July, 2009
Lucky Numbers Athea Community Council held their lucky numbers draw on Saturday night last at the Donies Bar. The numbers drawn were 4, 9, 22 & 30. The jackpot on the night was €5,200 and there was no winner on the night. Lucky dips went to the following: €50 Mic..   More..


 






 

 





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