Local Notes - PROSPEROUS

Strictly Comes to Prosperous!

Strictly Comes to Prosperous!

The official launch of Scoil an Linbh Iosa’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ extravaganza took place in Christy’s Pub on Friday the 25th of January at 8:30pm. All of the dancers were present to hear the choreographer announce the dance partners for the big event.

Speculation and anticipation is already mounting.

The show itself will take place in Johnstown House Hotel in Enfield on Saturday 2nd March at 8pm. 

Angus McNally will MC the night while Rick O’Shea- 2FM, Gavin Duffy- Dragon’s Den and Sibéal Davitt- professional dancer and television producer are the celebrity judges.Tickets available through the school.

Prosperous United Junior Disco

Our annual valentines junior disco is on Friday Feburary 15th in Scoil an Linbh Iosa from 7-00 to 9-30pm. Admission is €5. Everyone is very welcome. Pack a black bag for Prosperous United AFC: We would like to ask anyone thinking of doing a bit of early spring cleaning to keep any old clothes, soft toys, curtains, towels, bed clothes, belts, shoes or bags for us as we have another fill a black bag fundraiser coming up shortly. We would like to remind everyone who is attending a home game that there is no parking along the footpath running adjacent with pitch,at entrance to Goretti Terrace or outside the gateways of Goretti Terrace residents .

There is ample parking outside both schools and we encourage people to use these spaces. On another safety note we ask anyone dropping off children to please ensure their safety on the road as well as the safety of other drivers. The Last Man Standing competition is back: If you would like to be in with a chance of winning €2500 why not purchase a ticket from any committee member or manager and then try your hand at predicting a team to win that weekend. A different team must be picked every week and you must win to stay in the competition. Tickets are on sale @ €10 each.

Caragh GFC

Lotto Sunday 20th Jan. Result: 6 - 16 - 19 – 26 Jackpot Now: €2,800.00 5 x €40 Prizes: T Farrell,c/o Roadstone, Kitty Nevin c/o Austin Nevin, Angela Rogers,Maynooth Rd , Rose Devine, Prosperous, Jan Swords, Newtown. Next Draw: Sunday 3rd Feb 2013. Daragh Barrett is hosting a fundraising table quiz in Larry’s on Saturday 9th February from 9pm.

Please come along for an enjoyable night’s entertainment. €40 per table of 4. We are developing our new website at the minute. Many thanks to Richard Walsh for setting it up. Please email any articles, photos etc to myself or Richard. We will be adding more photos and articles to the website in the coming weeks. Mouthguards are now compulsory for all Under 18s from 1 January 2013 and NO MOUTHGUARD, No Play for training or matches. It is important that all our juvenile players acquire and use a mouth guard without delay, as training and matches are about to start up again soon in February. Please visit www.caraghgfc.com to book in for a custom fitted mouth guard on Sat 2 Feb. Further detail at that link also.

Upcoming Dates To Note: Medals Night for 2012 - this Friday 25th January at 7.30pm in School Hall (note venue).

All families welcome to come along. Medals will be presented from Nursery to Under 12. Rob Kelly of the Kildare Senior Team will be presenting the medals. Goodies for all on the night ! 2013 Registration Night - on same night as Medals Night in School Hall (from 7.00pm)

We will be taking registrations and 2013 membership fees on the night. €30 up to Under 18, €50 for non-playing Adults, €100 for a Family. First Friday Training Nights for 2013 - Friday, 1st February 7.00pm. Starts up again for all teams from Under 7 (born 2006) to Under 12 i.e. except Nursery. Nursery Training will start up again on Friday 1st March.

Girls Only Football Training on Saturday mornings (being run by Eimear Keane & Prosperous Ladies GFC) will start up again on Saturday 2nd March (but any girls are always welcome to attend the Friday Training Nights anyway).

First Matches: Looks like Saturday 16 February for Under 9s and Under 11s. Looks like Saturday 23 February for Under 7s, Under 8s, Under 10s and Under 12s