Susan Cahill, a Holy Family N.S. pupil, playing the bag pipes led Declan O’Keeffe to the gate to perform the opening. Declan then said a few words in which he reminisced about his times in the old Boys School in Rathmore. He spoke fondly of his memories of playing football in the school yard under the guidance of the former Principal Mr. Paddy Mullooly. He was very honoured to be asked to perform the opening ceremony.
The Principal Diarmuid McCarthy then spoke and gave a history of how this facility came to be. He expressed gratitude on behalf of the whole school community to Rathmore G.A.A. Club for their generous financial assistance without which the project would not have come to fruition. He also thanked the B.O.M. and the Parents Committee for all their hard work and commitment to bring it about.Rathmore G.A.A. Club chairman Eoin Casey said that the club were delighted to be associated with this project and spoke of the wonderful relationship that existed between the school and the club. The Chairperson of the Board of Management thanked all those involved. The school was honoured on the day by the presence of Aidan O’Mahony. Then followed 2 exhibition games, one boys and one girls which was enjoyed by all and refereed by Aidan O’Mahony.
The group then adjourned to the G.P. room where light refreshments prepared by the Parents Committee were enjoyed by all. This year 2012/ 2013 school year, the boys football team under their trainer Mr. Paudie Dineen, played in five competitions and reached the final of all five winning four, Cumann na mBunscoil County 6-8 teacher schools, Cumann na mBunscoil County Division 1, Cumann na mBunscoil Mini Sevens andColm Cooper Tournament organised by the Monastery Primary school Killarney. Medals were presented by Declan O’Keeffe, Aidan O’Mahony and Mrs. Lena Kelleher Chairperson of the Board of Management.
Danu Summer Camp
Monday 1st to Friday 26th July 2013 Age 4-10 years, 10:00am -3:00pm Places are limited, phone 064-7758700,
Teach Iosagain, Rathmore 064-7761000
Room RentalRoom rental with catering facilities is available for various functions such as community events christenings, meetings. Reasonable rates DVD Copying There is a DVD copying service, conversion of VHS tapes to DVD and Hi8 tapes toDVD available at Teach Iosagain. Summer Camps A series of two day summer camps will be held in Teach Iosagain in July/August. Only €20 per child (hot lunch is included). Also a one day Arts n Crafts Camp will take place on July 25th. Contact the Centre for an application form.
Mass at Tubrid Well
A Family Tree mass in Tubrid Well Millstreet on Friday 28th June with devotions commencing at7.30pm. Preacher is Eugene Barrett O. F. M. Franciscan Friary cork. There will be a first class relic of Padre Pio at this mass.
Deepest sympathies are extended to the family and friends of Seamus O'Doherty, Scrahan Mews Killarney andLIsnagrave whose death occurred during the week. May he Rest in Peace.
Rathmore Parish Cemetery Masses for 2013
Old Chapel: Tueday 2nd July at 8:00pm
Beheenagh: Thursday 4th July at 8:00pm
Anyone who wishes to buy a copy of our publication, 150 years in Shrone N. S- A Memoir of life in a Rural school. Can do by contacting the school the school on 0647758687. Books cost €5 each. Thank you.
Just 4 Fun Kids Camp is running in Rathmore, Scoil Phobail Sliabh Luachra from the 1st of July to the 5th July 2013. It is a new and exciting kids summer camp which has a range of exciting kids summer camp which has a range of activities for boys and girls from the ages of 5-13 years. For more information contact just 4 fun kids camp office 087-1821594 or check our website www.just4funkidscamp.com
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.
Holy Family NS Football Success Well done the the Holy Family NS boys football team who won the Colm Cooper tournament last held last week defeating the Monastery by the bare minimum in the final.
Denis Nagle Primary Schools Hurling Tournament Well done to Knockanes NS who won the inaugural Denis Nagle Ground Hurling tournament on Thursday held in the Astro Turf Rathmore. Credit Union County League Our senior team play Dingle on Saturday 29th at 7:30 in Rathbeg.
Congratulations to Sean Noonan Doocarrig, Headford who got engaged to Brenda Allman Faha, Killarney in Sydney Australia recently.
The Summer Reading Challenge for children will take place in Killarney Library during July and August. This initiative is free and registration for the challenge is between 29th June and 13th July. The challenge encourages children to maintain their reading level over the holidays in a fun and interactive way. Further details from Killarney Library on064-6632655 or email@example.com
I.R.D. Duhallow News Day of the Regions - The Gathering 2013
It is getting closer to the Discover Duhallow A Day in the Regions which is sure to be a fantastic month full of a variety of events from family fun days to larger festivals and everything in between. I R D Duhallow would like to encourage everyone to go directly to the IRD Duhallow website for details on these wonderful events atwww.irdduhallow.com or to pick up a booklet in local shops and business detailing all of the events taking place. Following the great interest from committees and individuals all over Duhallow there is a range of events planned for the month of July in Duhallow to celebrate the Day of Regions in conjunction with The Gathering. The Gathering is an opportunity for people in Duhallow and those abroad to get involved in this national movement: from Monday 1st July to Sunday 3th August. I R D Duhallow would like to thank all the communities that have put so much work into organising their events & in their enthusiastic approach to this initiative. For further information please contact Helen at 029-60633. Rathmore Walk Why not take part in the historical walk of Rathmore today commencing at 2pm on Sunday July 21st. from Rathmore Church, The 3 mile walk is being organised by Rathmore community Council in conjunction with the Sliabh Luachra Walking Club. This walk will encompass landmarks and will travel from Church to Forge Cross to the fort on the Old Road to Bog road to Shinnagh cross to village. And will return to Teach Iosagain in Rathmore for light refreshments. Guest speakers will provide everyone with a detailed account of these sites on walk route and for a video display on local archaeological sites. Further information contact : Michael 0876676817 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or full details available @ www.rathmorecc.com
If anyone has any information they would like to add to the notes, please email Michael O’Mahony (email@example.com) or ring on 087-6676817 before 6:00pm on Sunday.