FEENAGH-KILMEEDY PARISH NOTES FOR WEEK OF DECEMBER 4TH 2017

 

80TH BIRTHDAY

Congratulations to Mrs Kathleen (Kit)Geary, Garbally Kilmeedy who celebrated her 80th birthday on Sunday December 3rd . To celebrate the occasion Katherine’s family and friends attended a party at the Glen bar on Saturday.

ROSARY

Rosary at Feenagh church on Friday December 8th at 7pm.

MASSES

Saturday December 9th at Feenagh church at 7.30pm – Sean O Connell  R.I.P.

Reader – Helen Kenneally, Eucharistic minister – Timmy Cremin, Alter servers – Anna and Violet Irwin.

Sunday December 10th at Kilmeedy church at 10am – Holy souls.

Reader – Stephen Beaulieu, Eucharistic minister – John Canty, Alter servers – Michael Heenan and Jamie O Doherty.

HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION

Mass in Feenagh  -Thursday December 7th at 7.30pm,

Mass in Kilmeedy – Friday December 8th at 10am.

50 YEARS AGO

Kilmallock County Senior hurling Championships in 1967 defeated Kilmeedy in the county quarter final at the Gaelic grounds in Limerick in September  1967, amongst the players to my memory who played with Feenagh-Kilmeedy that day was John J Murphy who was goalkeeper at 49 years of age and made some fine saves. Others to figure were Michael Long, Kevin Long, Jim Kelly, Pat and Den Murrihy, Sean O Gorman,Bill Lynch, Ned Murphy, John Neenan, John Reidy, John Power, Tom Holmes, Tony Boyce. The final score – Kilmallock 3-5, Feenagh-Kilmeedy 2-1. The Referee was Jack Quaid – Feohanagh.

In the first round Feenagh-Kilmeedy beat Eire og (young Ireland) at Croom by 4-8 to 4-1,the referee was Mick Sexton Bruree.

That year the minor hurlers reached West 1967 Championship semi-final losing to eventual Champions Tournafulla by 4-6 to 4-3 at Dromcollogher, the referee was Jack Quaid. In the Juvenile hurling semi – final of the Championship in 1967 at Ballingarry ,Dromcollogher 5-1 to Feenagh-Kilmeedy 3-0. The referee was Tony Hartnett Ballingarry. Dromcollogher went on to win West against St Mary’s Rathkeale. Garry Noonan scored the winning goal. Rathkeale were leading by two points.

G.A.A  AGM

Feenagh Kilmeedy G.A.A  club annual general meeting at the club house on Friday night. The Officers elected for 2018 were- President – Rory Kiely, Chairman – Edward Murphy, Vice Chairman – Vince Kiely, Secretary – Tony Long, Assistant secretary – Barry Gilbourne, Treasurer – Marian O Sullivan, Registrar – John Holmes, Irish officer – David Kelly, PRO – Jim Long, Children’s officer – Peter Irwin, Assistant Treasurer – Tony O Connor.

West Board Delegates – John Holmes and Vincent Kiely, County Board delegate – Vincent Kiely.

Commitee – Charlie Boyle, William Kelleher, DJ O Sullivan, Phillip O Connor, Diarmuid O Connor, Eamonn O Connor, Neilus Irwin, David O Sullivan, Patrick Holmes.

ACTIVE AGE MEETING

Active age meeting at Aras Ide Kilmeedy on Tuesday December 12th at 7pm.

CHOIR PRACTICE

Choir practice at Feenagh church on Saturday December 9th at 6pm.

SUCCESSFUL TABLE QUIZ

Kilmeedy Development would like to thank all those who attended and supported the table quiz on Friday night last, including all those who bought tickets, gave prizes or donations and for any help towards making the night a great success. . Prize winners on the night were : Margaret O Sullivan (Hamper)Mai O Brien (Hamper)Stephen Madigan (hamper)Ted Shanahan (Brandy)William Keane (Voucher)John O Gorman (Christmas cake)Jerry Noonan (hamper)Nora c/o Glen Bar (Whiskey)

KILMEEDY CHRISTMAS RAMBLING HOUSE

Kilmeedy Christmas Rambling house takes place on Friday 15th December at 8 pm with the usual  good talent and top class music, song and storytelling. The M.C will be wearing his red hat and will be welcoming santa and his wife who will have something for everyone in the audience. I hope to have a sing along with the audience and a few Christmas hymns. I hope this night will be the beginning of a holy and happy Christmas for everyone. So join us on Friday 15th at Aras Ide in Kilmeedy.