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Dance your way to fitness

Dance your way to fitness

Dance your way to fitness at Foy’s Function Room on Sunday nights from 7pm – 9pm. Social dancing for all occasions, learn to waltz, jive, foxtrot and quickstep. No partners required.

All are welcome. €10 for 2 hours. Contact Dolores on 086-3802613.

Pilgrimage to Lourdes

A Pilgrimage to Lourdes is taking place on Friday, 8th March.

You will be staying in a 3-star Hotel, full-board, return flights, taxes and transfers at a cost of €389. (The Hotel is located very close to the Grotto). For further information on this trip please contact 01-8719866.

Edenderry & Carbury Annual Pilgrimage

The Edenderry & Carbury Annual Pilgrimage to Lourdes is taking place from Wednesday, 17th July for seven nights, staying at Hotel Solitude. The cost of the Pilgrimage is €779 per person.

There is a single room supplement of €210. The Spiritual Directors on the trip will be Fr. John Fitzpatrick P.P., Carbury and Fr. P.J. McEvoy P.P., Edenderry & Rhode. For bookings contact 046-9553698 or 086-8909955.

GAA Club News

Club members are reminded that your membership fees for 2013 are now.

All players, coaches and committee members must have their membership paid by Sunday, 31st March. This date is the cut-off date for members to be registered to vote at next years AGM and to nominate, or be nominated for elected positions within the club. You can also pay your membership online at

The membership rates are as follows: Family €80; Adult Player €75; Student (u.23) Player €35; Youth Player (u.18) €30; Cúl Redz €20; Non Playing Adult €20; Senior Citizen €5.

Senior and Junior Football Training Sessions

Training for the Senior & Junior Football Teams resumes on Friday, 1st February. The first session will commence in Edenderry GAA field at 7.30pm.

Fashion Show at The Hamlet Hotel

The Parents Association of Kilshanroe National School are hosting a Fashion at the Hamlet Court Hotel, Johnstownbridge on Friday, 22nd February at 8pm.On arrival there will be light refreshments available. Admission is €12.

Late Jimmy Jones

The people of Edenderry were saddened on the death of Jimmy Jones, Greenwood Park who passed away recently. Jimmy was a very shy person and was extremely well-known in the town and surrounding area.

Jimmy worked as a Lorry Driver and travelled extensively around the country, getting to know many people who eventually became his good friends. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him, especially his many friends and neighbours at Greenwood Park. Jimmy was pre-deceased by his wife Maureen and his brother Joe.

A large crowd of mourners attended his funeral to St. Brigid’s Church, Clogherinkoe on Saturday, 26th January. His burial took place to Broadford Cemetery on Sunday, 27th January.

Deepest sympathy is extended to his sons James and Derek, grandchildren James and Megan, brother Peter, Paddy and John, daughters-in-law Susan and Martha, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. May He Rest In Peace.

Table Quiz

Edenderry Athletic Club are holding a Table Quiz this Thursday night, 7th February in O’Donoghue’s Lounge at 9pm. Table of four costs €20. There will be a raffle for spot prizes on the night. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

The Athletic Club are currently upgrading their outdoor training facilities which will be of tremendous benefit to all their athletes.

Comhaltas News

Edenderry Comhaltas Branch wish to remind all members that membership is now due. Family membership €20, single membership €12 can be paid to Tom Bourke or Mary Hanley or any committee member.

New members are always welcome.

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