Cemetery extension public meeting

Cemetery extension public meeting

An Important Public Meeting will be held in the Hazel Hotel, Monasterevin on Thursday 19 April at 8.00pm to discuss the extension to St Evins Cemetery, Monasterevin. Please come and voice your opinion.

Order of Malta

Order of Malta Ambulance corps, Monasterevin Unit require people ,male and female to train in First Aid. If you are over 16 years and can spare one hour each week please come to the Day Care Centre (room 7) on Wednesday 18 April at 8.00pm. People who have trained in First Aid and are now living in Monasterevin are most welcome, particularly those over 25 years and holding a full driving licience.

Youth club volunteers

Monasterevin Youth Club urgently wish to recruit Volunteers. Leadership and child protection training will commence in May/June. If you have a few hours to spare per month, please contact Mary by text on 086 3904348 or email for application and Garda vetting form.

Tradespeople’s help wanted

Help is needed with electrics and carpentry in the Youth Club.If you are a trade person and can give your time voluntary it would be much appreciated. “The Youth are our Future “.


Monasterevin pilgrimage to Lourdes takes place from 17 to 22 September 2012. 5 nights full board in Hotel Paradis cost E749 per person sharing. For information and booking contact parish office 045525346 or MARY RYAN 0876822290.


St.Vincent de Paul would like to thank everyone for their support at the Sunday collection outside the Church and at Supervalu. To contact St Vincent de Paul, Monasterevin phone 085 7209577 ( help line).

New drama group

Monasterevin Drama Group - A meeting to discuss the formation of a local group will take place on Wednesday 11 April at 8.00pm in the Day Care Centre. All welcome.

Fitness Mile

Monasterevin Fitness Mile will be held on Sunday 6 May. Run, jog or walk, finish times given.Registration after 12 noon Mass on the day of the event. All over 18 years are encouraged to participate. More details will be available in the coming weeks.

Mini Marathon

Flora Womens Mini Marathon.Volunteers needed to participate on behalf of Teach Emmanual Athy.

Contact Mary Vaughan 045525148.

Transport and t-shirt provided.

Raffle results

Apostolic Raffle Results Easter draw. 1st prize Kathleen Ransome, 2nd Fergal Scully, 3rd Henry Ransome. Thanks to all who supported the raffle.

Annual Spring Clean

Monasterevin Tidy Town Association will hold a public meeting on Thursday 12 April in the Day Care Centre at 8.00pm to identify areas, dates and volunteers for the spring clean-up to take place this month. Last years clean-up was very effective. Please support this effort.

Parish Lotto

Parish Lotto.Numbers drawn on 3 April 12,22,23,24. Jackpot not won. Winners of E20 E G.Carroll,E.Walsh, N.Foley,B.Cleary,G.Harrison. Jackpot now E1,200.

Mobile Phone Appeal

St Peters NS School are collecting mobile phones in aid of Irish Autism Action as a fundraiser for the school. If you have any old mobile phones lying about please drop them into the school.


19/03/2012 Jackpot : E4,200 Numbers : 2,8,11,19 Winners :No winner E20 Winners were John Fitzgerald c/o B Fitzgerald Tom Colohan c/o M Heavey Pat Hickey c/o P Brereton Dave Fogarty c/o P Moore Mick Connolly c/o I Kelly Next weeks jackpot E4,400

Easter Camp This year Ballykelly GFC will hold a two day Easter camp for underage players. The camp will run the 11th and 12th of April and will be fully supervised by adults for each age group. The camp will run from 10am to 2pm each day and with money being tight at the moment for a lot of families at the moment the underage committee in the club have decided that the cost will be €10 per child in total for the two days. For families that will have more than one child attending the cost will be €15 for two or €20 for three children from the same family. The camp will be strictly limited to current school going children and we’ll have all the contact details for the camp organiser in the coming days so keep an eye out on both our facebook page and also our club website For anyone looking for information on the camp you can contact Dermot Lawler on (086) 8498324 and he will be happy to assist you.

Underage training has returned to the club every Friday from 6-7pm. We’ve began the process of enroling all our underage players and we will continue with this enrolment in the main hall in Ballykelly from 6-pm while training is going on. Remember if you feel you have some spare time on your hands and feel you could contribute to the club in some way we’re always looking for volunteers in the club.

Monasterevin Community Games

Handwriting Competition: Congratulations to Katie O’Brien who won a gold medal at County Games and to the other children who took part in the competition.

Quiz: Well done to the team who came 4th of 17 at County Games.

Talent Competition: Well done to girls who took part in Group Contemporary Dance, KWalsh, KKearns,AByrne,SCunningham,TDoran and CConnolly. Also Aoife Byrne came 2nd in Solo Contemporary Dance.

Choir: Well done to the Choir who were runners up at County level.

Many thanks to the parents, mentors and all the people who volunteer, help and transport the children to the various activities throughout the year.

Athletics - we are looking for Volunteers to help run the community games locally during May, if you are interested in helping please contact any of the committee members or Margaret on 087 4160700. Your help would be much appreciated.