Rathmore Community Council are going to the dogs fundraising for development of the new Rathmore Parish Community Playground. The Race night will take place on Sat. October 12th at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium Tralee.Community support is never found wanting in Rathmore and is wanted now more than ever to develop a badly needed Community Parish Playground for our young people. We are grateful to IRD Duhallow & Kerry County Council for their support. The support of businesses and community for this enjoyable community fundraising event is being called for.All assistance and help to complete this project will be gratefully accepted. The playground will be completed by December. How can you Help? Tickets are now on sale. €10 each or family tickets €20 with prizes galore. There will be volunteers going to door to door in the parish shortly selling the tickets. An appeal for Dog Nomination which includes a Family Ticket to Night at the Dogs and you could win a spot prize on the night if lucky enough to nominate a winning dog for €50 which are for sale now from: Tom Fox (Treasurer of Fundraising Committee) 0972385662, Diarmuid McCarthy, (Chairman) 0879145711, Michael O' Mahony, (P.R.O.) 0876676817, John O’Neill, (Vice Chairman) 0862659252, Brian Kelly, (Treasurer) 0872536808, David Twomey(Treasurer) 087 7538260 or any committee member. We need Volunteers to help with fundraising for the night at the dogs. A meeting will take place on this Monday Sept. 2nd @ 8.30pm at Rathmore Community Centre all volunteers welcome to attend. Rathmore Community Council wishes a speedy recovery to their Sec. Maureen Cremin on her recent illness. We hope that she is back to full health very soon
Rathmore Family and Fair Day takes place this Sunday September 15th
Deepest Sympathies are extended to the family and friends of Bridie Dineen (nee Scannell) Church Place and Shrone Mór and Marie Lenihan nee (O’Connor) Oakwood House, Inchicullane, Kilcummin, Killarney whose deaths occurred during the week. May they Rest in Peace
Bru na Pairce – Applied Maths – 2 Year Leaving Cert. Course starts Oct. An extra subject suits Higher Level Maths students sitting exams in 2015. One evening per week, 1½ hours. Phone: 086 8783372 / 064 6632119.
Gneeveguilla NS The first annual Gneeveguilla National School 5k run jog is only weeks away. Training sessions are in progress for this event at the Gneeveguilla GAA grounds. If you are interested in attending these sessions please contact Liz O'Riordain at 087 6577305 for dates and times.For further updates please check us out on face book at Gneeveguillans FiveKrun.
Irish Dancing classes will continues in Rathmore Community Centre on Monday. Enrolment at 3:45p.m.followed by class. Children from 3 years and up. New Beginners very welcome. Enquiries to Mary O Leary T.C.R.G. 087-6863254 or 064-6634186
IRD Duhallow News: Warmer Home Scheme Calling all Householders - Free Insulation service If you are in receipt of one of the following payments you now be eligible to receive insulation service free of charge. I.R.D. Duhallow fuel allowance, family income supplement or job seekers allowance for more than 6 months and have children under 7 years and houses must be owner occupied and constructed before 2002. Thanks to increased funding our waiting list for houses is not as long as previous years so applications taken this month will have works completed before next winter. If you or a member of your family is eligible for this service please contact Colm or Eileen at 029-60633. Volunteer Training I.R.D. Duhallow is calling on those interested & willing to volunteer with I R D Duhallow on its Domestic Violence, Bereavement Support and care and repair programme. A training programme will commence in September for all new volunteers, these services require volunteers to be able to give their time freely and to be able to have the most respect and privacy for the users of this service. If you feel you can bring something to this service please contact Helen at 029 60633
Rathmore GAA – Senior Team Our senior team are in action this weekend in the Club Championship semi-final against Dr Crokes in Fitzgerald Stadium at 3:30pm Astro Turf Why not get out and keep fit with your friends for the winter and book an hour in the Astro Turf for only €5 each. It’s a great way to meet up with your friends, keep in touch and have a kick about. Yearly lotto tickets for €85 are available from Donal O’Connor and you can be sure to be in every weekly lotto draw with a chance to scoop our jackpot.U8 + U6 Football training takes place on Wednesday nights in Rathbeg from 7:00pm to 8:00pm. All players are required to have a gum shield before they can take part in the sessions. U8 + U6 Hurling training takes place on Thursday nights in Rathbeg from 7:00pm to 8:00pm. All players are advised to wear shin guards. (Gum shields are NOT required for hurling) Hurleys and Helmets are supplied on the night.
Kerry Community Transport C407 – Barraduff – Headford – Rathmore Tueday, Wednesday and Thursdays.Depart at 9:00am. Depart Rathmore Day Care Centre at 3pm. Pickup and drop off points: Anablaha, Knockmanagh, Lisbaby, Barraduff, Knockeennagownan, Shronedarrig, Headford, Knockane, Doocarrigbeg, Beheeriagh, Bounard, Stagmount, Gortanahaneboy West, Knocknacappul and Rathmore.
Clothing Collection Saturday 14th September at Rathmore Community Centre. Drop off 10:00am-2:00pm in aid of the Sue Ryder Charity Shop, Tralee. All proceeds go to caring for the elderly in the Republic of Ireland. (Clothes, Bric-a-Brac, bed linen and unwanted gifts greatly appreciated) Contact 087 9051366 for details
Teach Iosagain, Rathmore 064-7761000 GYM “2 for the Price of 1” Special Offer “2 for the Price of 1”, two people receive 3 months gym membership and a gym programme for a total of only €60. CLASSES for the AutumnMondays: Capoeira (Brazilian Martial Arts) 7.30-9pm,Brendan on 0877973230; Wednesdays: Step Dancing (Intermediate/Advanced) 6.30-8.30pm, Triona on 087-6808962; Thursdays: Pilates (Beginner/Intermediate) 9.45am -10.45am,Jonathan 087-6932209. KIDS SAND ART MAGIC Children’s Sand Art Magic Workshop 3-4pm Saturday 28thSeptember. Only €4 per child. Contact Andy 089-4489239 www.kidssandartmagic.com SOCIAL CLUBThe Youth Social Club starts back this Friday from 8:00-10:00pm. ROOM RENTAL Large Hall area with stage, high spec sound & lighting system, canteen facilities, meeting rooms with projector & tea/coffee making facilities are available for rent.
If anyone has any information they would like to add to the notes, please email Michael O’Mahony (firstname.lastname@example.org) or ring on 087-6676817 before 6:00pm on Sunday.