RATHANGAN

Fundraisings quiz for Kilimanjaro Challengers

Fundraisings quiz for Kilimanjaro Challengers

There will be a Fundraising Table Quiz in aid of Aware and Focus Ireland Kilimanjaro Climb in the Burrow on this Friday 19th April 8.30pm.

Table of 4 is €20.

There will also be a raffle for lots of prizes.

Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Rathangan Community Centre host first Tour de Bog Cycle Event

With the weather at last beginning to warm up, Rathangan Community Centre Association are organising the first ever ‘Tour de Bog Cycle Event’ for the 19th May.

There will be 100k, 50k and 10k (Family) marshalled cycles, meaning that there is something for all abilities.

Registration is €20 per cyclist for 100k and 50k and €20 per family for the 10k Family Cycle.

The event is being kindly sponsored by Centra Rathangan. So get in shape.

Proceeds will go to the redevelopment of the Community Centre, which will create a modern, multi purpose Centre and facilitate a wider range of activities, provide a dedicated Youth Space in the Village Centre, reposition the Community Centre to better meet the needs of the Community, facilitate cultural and artistic development in the Community, animate individuals and re energize Community Groups to meet their own needs and conserve a key element of Rathangan’s architectural heritage. All aims worthy of our support.

Tidy Town Litter Pick

The Tidy Town Group kicked off their 2013 campaign with a ‘Litter Pick’ on Saturday April 13th.

With the Tus Scheme in place and the excellent road resurfacing on the Lock Road the Village is beginning to look good, this could be the year for a big advance if we all do our little bit.

Moore Abbey Share a Break information evening

Moore Abbey (Muiriosa Foundation) are looking for Volunteers for their Share a Break Scheme to host an adult with an intellectual disability in your home.

They are holding an Information Evening in the KARE McMahon Centre, Kilcullen on Tuesday 16th April at 7pm.

For details call Rosemary or Christina at Muiriosa Foundation Main Main Building, Moore Abbey, Monasterevin, 045 532266 087 2083639

Kilimanjaro Challenge table quiz

All you Table Quiz fans put a note in your diary for Friday 19th April when there will be a Table Quiz in the Burrow in aid of the Kilimanjaro Challenge in aid of Aware and Focus Ireland which includes three pupils from Ard Scoil Rath Iomghain.

Whist Results

Ruth Cunningham was 1st Lady at the recent fortnightly Whist in the Old School House, 2nd Lady Elizabeth Birch. 1st Gent Billy Ransome, 2nd Gent Lilly Broughall.

1st Quarter Heather Kelly, 2nd Quarter Noel Kelly, 3rd Quarter Peg Corrigan and 4th Quarter Lucy O’Brien.

1st Student Catherine Cunningham, 2nd Student Tommy Cunningham.

CECIL DAY LEWIS LITERARY AWARDS 2013

The closing date for entries to 2013 Cecil Day Lewis Literary Awards Festival is

Friday 19th April. Literary Competition, Short Story, Poetry and One Act Play. It is open to Primary and Secondary School Students and Individuals up to 18 years old in County Kildare.

Primary School - Short Story and Poetry Categories.

Junior Cycle aged 9 and under

Senior Cycle age 10-12 years attending primary schools

Secondary School - Short Story, Poetry & One Act Play Categories

Junior Cycle 1st year – 3rd year

Senior Cycle 4th year – 6th year

Application Forms and terms and conditions are available from Athy Heritage Centre-Museum, Town Hall, Emily Square, Athy, Co. Kildare. - Tel: 0598633075

E-mail: athyheritage@eircom.net

Students can submit one entry under each section if they wish. Trophies, Book tokens and Certificates are given to 1st, 2nd & 3rd in each category. We also give out Highly Commended Certificates.