Prosperous Caragh

EJ wins by one chip at Poker

EJ wins by one chip at Poker

The Caragh GAA Poker Classic which took place on Good Friday night was a great success. We had almost 60 players to start and that figure was whittled down to a final table of 8 players.

All 8 finalists got a share of the prize money. EJ Moran scooped the top prize of €600, edging out Damien Cassidy by a single chip. Damien received €250 for 2nd place with young Martin Lally claiming 3rd prize.

A big thank you to everyone involved, especially chief organisers Damien Og Cassidy and Dessie Boland. Many thanks also to the local ladies who provided the delicious food.

Some people were so busily engaged dishing out buy-ins during the interval that they missed out on the apple tarts which disappeared in the blink of an eye!

Deadline by Dramatic Society

Get your tickets for ‘Deadline’ before it’s too late! Following the critical and popular success of last year’s All-Ireland runner-up, “November” and their All-Ireland one-act finalist “The Man who Climbed Pecan Trees”, Prosperous Drama Society have once again qualified for the RTE All Ireland finals with this year’s three-act play for 2012, “Deadline!”

This year there’s a certain added interest to proceedings with an RTE camera crew following the group rehearsals on the road.

Before we go to the finals, we are bringing Deadline back to Prosperous Theatre for a three night run on 27th, 28th and 29th April. To book ring 085-1615590. Tickets €12.

Zumba for Childline

Zumbathon Event in aid of Childine ISPCC. Saturday 28th April 7.30pm -9.30pm at Clane GAA Hall. Join us for a 2 hour high energy Zumba Fitness PARTY to support Childline ISPCC.

Open event, all welcome. No experience needed just come along and Zumba with Leanne! Let’s get together and work out for a great cause! Admission €10, kids under 12 free. Fun for all the Family! Raffle, Facepainting and Bake Sale for all ages. For more info contact Leanne 086 2693098. Email: Facebook: Zumba Leanne.

Caragh GAA

Irish Independent Tokens: Thanks to everyone who donated the sports tokens from the “Indo”. Conor McHugh has submitted our application and hopefully we will win some free sports gear for the club.

SFL Division 2: Castledermot 3-15 - 1-04 Caragh: Caragh returned to earth with a juddering halt in Rd 3 suffering a comprehensive defeat at the hands of table-toppers, Castledermot. The lads travelled south full of optimism after their fighting performance against Kilcullen in Rd 2. Sadly, their hopes were dashed by a very impressive Castledermot side who dominated from start to finish. Dan Campbell(1-04)was Caragh’s best player and accounted for all of their scores.

No game this weekend as one of Caragh’s stars, Damien Og Cassidy, has dragged half the village to Liverpool on his “stag do” to take in the Grand National! Best wishes to Damo and the lads. Hopefully, the lads will come home reinvigorated after their training camp in Liverpool!

Next fixture is away to Suncroft on Sat 21/4 @ 6pm. SFL Div. 4 North: Caragh 4-03 - 1-18 Leixlip: Both sides served up an a high scoring encounter in Prosperous last Tuesday evening. David Moran scored a hat-trick of goals in a scintillating performance. Shane Logan fisted the ball home for the other Caragh goal.

Garda Clinic

Caragh parish office has been informed by Garda Nicola Tierney that because of the new roster beginning April 30th the Caragh/Prosperous Garda Clinic will be postponed for the foreseeable future. Garda Tierney has assured the parish that it is a temporary measure. Caragh Garda Clinic Monday 16th April. This is the last date until further notice 8.00pm to 10.00pm in Caragh Church meeting room.

Little Way Cancer Support

Ladies, it’s that time of year again! Would you like to Walk, Run and Support The Little Way Cancer Support Centre, Clane. Mini-Marathon on Bank Holiday Monday 4th June 2012. Contact 045-902996/087-2983140.

Prosperous United

We have our Clothes for Cash appeal coming up on Saturday April 28th. Bags will be collected from Church car park between 10am and 12, fill a bag or two for the club. Bags can be made up of old or new clothes, linens, curtains, fabrics, sheets, belts, handbags and shoes, items don’t need to be wearable just clean.

The Last Man Standing is in full swing and Prosperous United are still standing. Congratulations to everyone still in the competition and best of luck with round 4.

We will be holding another junior disco in May, details to follow on soon. Weekly Lotto tickets only €2 Please support , winning numbers for last weeks draw 10th April were 4-6-11-29, we have had one match 3 winner in each of the last two draws.

Raheens GAA

The first team had a win over Straffan 1-11 to 1-10. Raheens were leading 1-4 to 0-4 at half time and by 7 points with 10 minutes left but conceded 1-3 in the last few minutes but still held on for a good win. Best for Raheens were Tom Earley, Alan Campbell (0-4), Noel Byrne (0-4), Shane Power (0-1), Stephen Riordain (1-0), Martin Taffe (0-1) and Graham Waters (0-1). The 2nd team had another big win over Celbridge.