There will be a very important Community Alert meeting on this Thursday 20th July in the Social Club at 8.30pm. This meeting is to discuss the possibility of getting CCTV in the parish. In the last few weeks we’ve had property stolen on at least four different occasions and I know that some incidents have not been reported so the number of incidents in the parish is a lot higher than what we are aware of. It is important that people report any illegal activity, no matter how small, to the Gardaí. Some of the stolen property was recovered and this was due to people being vigilant and taking notice of items ‘showing up’ and people taking note of the text communications they get on an almost daily basis. Crime within the parish seems to be on the up and we need to pull together to combat this. The Garda Text Alert fee of €10 is also due to be paid. This text is sent directly to each individual in the group from the Garda Text Alert Scheme. It is hoped that every household is represented at the meeting. The meeting will be attended by crime prevention officer Sgt Dan Murphy and Kilbrin liaison Garda Michael Mackessy.
Congratulations to Mark O'Sullivan, & Natasha Lahart who were married in St. Peter's Church, Moycarkey Co. Tipperary, on Saturday last. Celebrant was Fr. Danny O'Gorman, Moycarkey. Reception was held in the Castleoaks House Hotel, Castleconnell, Co Limerick. Mark is son of Marion & John Joe Knocknacolan.
We wish the happy couple every blessing in the future.
We wish the best of luck to Declan O'Sullivan, Drominagore Kilbrin, who is representing Ireland in an International fishing competition in the UK. Competition begins on this Wednesday 19th & Thursday 20th July.
Our lotto draw took place on Monday night in Kilbrin Social Club for a jackpot of €3,400. Numbers drawn were 9, 25, 30 and 33. There was no jackpot winner and lucky dip winners were Ben Kiely Ballygraddy, Geraldine Heffernan Ballybane, Dave Corbett Ballybane, Donal Heffernan Castlecor, and Claire Buttimer Garran na Dara. Next draw is on Monday 24th July for a jackpot of €3,500. The club would like to thank you for your continued support of the lotto.
The Junior Tour cycle race was held in Co. Clare last weekend, there was great interest in the Kilbrin area as Dylan Corkery, son of Margaret & Nicholas competed in the race. Dylan was a member of the Ireland team that won the team event. Dylan was 4th in the time trial on Tuesday. and finished 4th over all in General Classification. We wish continued success to Dylan for the rest of the season.
Kilbrin Golf Society held its 2nd annual outing of the year on Saturday 15th July, at Kanturk golf club, playing for the Captain's (Mick Dennehy) prize. 19 competitors took part in ideal weather conditions with the following results. Nearest pin Martin O'Riordan.1st Non G.U.I. Damien Crowley. 2nd Paudie O'Callaghan. Captains Prize. 1st. Sean McAuliffe. 2nd. Mick Dennehy. 3rd. Stephen Guiney. 4th Tom O'Riordan. 5th. Martin O'Riordan. Gross; Denny O'Connell. Next outing of the society is to Charleville on Saturday 12th August.
Kilbrin will play Newmarket in the JHC in Freemount on Tuesday 25th July at 7.30pm. Please support the team. Kilbrin drew with Banteer in the JBHL at Banteer Last Weekend
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