Hollywood Notebook – February 24



Bingo takes place in the Hollywood Centre every Thursday night at 8.30pm. We have two jackpots – €3,000 and €1,450 to play for each week.


Our Lotto jackpot now stands at €5,600. Get your tickets for the next draw 27th February from the Hollywood Centre, Daly’s shop and local sellers.


Bowls every Tuesday and Friday in the Hollywood Centre 8 – 10pm. New members welcome.

 Friendship Club

The Friendship Club meet every Wednesday in the Hollywood Centre from 2.15 – 4.15pm. All welcome.

 Community Alert Notice

It is advised that should anyone call regarding the installation of water metres, they should NOT need to enter your home as all work regarding this is done from outside. Please be vigilant.

Phone Monitors

Anyone who has a phone monitor please check that the battery is fully charged. Any problems 045 874555 – Carphone Warehouse, Ashgrove, Naas.

Parent & Toddler Group

Hollywood Parent & Toddler Group meet every Thursday in The Hollywood Centre from 10am to 12noon, cost is €3 per family. Parents / carers can enjoy a chat & light refreshments while the little ones play! New members always welcome.


The Dublin Welsh Male Voice Choir together with local singers and musicians will present a Gala Choral evening in St. Kevin’s Church on Friday 28th February at 8pm in aid of Church renovations. Tickets are €10 and are available from: The Parish Office from 9.30am – 1pm  Monday toFriday 045 864528, The Presbytery 045 864206 and Richard Burke 087 2885637.

Official Opening

The official opening and blessing of the new extension to our school is planned for 4th April.

Drug Meeting

There will be a meeting later in the month to raise awareness of the worrying drug problem in the area. Please come and inform yourself. More details later.


“Friends of Hollywood Camogie Club” are organising a Reunion & Dance for All – Supporters, Friends & Players (past & present) – on Fri 25th April in Hollywood GAA Clubhouse @ 8pm sharp. Music by ‘Eddie Davitt and the Quality Street Band’. Tickets available from Kit Duffy on 087 2756529, Marie Brophy on 087 2858107 and Martina Traynor on 087 2034717 @ a cost of €10 each with supper provided. All welcome!!!

Irish Roots magazine

In the current issue of the Irish Roots magazine No. 89, there is an article on the reconstruction of Hollywood parish for genealogical purposes which was compiled by Brendan Corrigan for the Hollywood Fair 2013.


Annual Race Night

The Annual Race Night is scheduled for Cheltenham Gold Cup Day on Friday March 14th 2014 at 9pm. Horses are now on sale from all players, please support and come along on the night to cheer home your selection!

Registration Night for Membership

Hollywood Club Registration Night for juvenile and required accompanying adult members is scheduled for Saturday 22ndFebruary in the GAA clubrooms at 7pm. Membership rates including family membership offers can be viewed onwww.hollywoodgaa.com.

The club had excellent membership for 2013 and we thank each of them for their support. Membership can now be paid through Paypal on www.hollywoodgaa.com for 2014.

Adult Training

Adult training has resumed for 2014 under the guidance of Mick O’Rourke. Training is generally on Tuesday and Friday at 8pm and all are welcome.

Championship Draw 2014

The Senior Football Championship Draw took place on Monday 10th February 2014 and Hollywood have been drawn to play Bray in the 1stround. The format is the same as 2013.

Insurance Offer

Liberty Insurance will donate €50 to the Club when a new motor or home policy is taken out with Liberty and the ‘Policy Number’ is entered on www.libertygaa.ie. This is a great fundraising opportunity for the Club and we ask members of the community to input their policy number and details on the website if they get Liberty insurance.

Operation Transformation

Hollywood GAA Operation Transformation continues every Wednesday (7.30pm) and Saturday (10am) in the GAA Clubrooms. Open to everyone regardless of fitness and it isn’t too late to join in. All are welcome to come along and enjoy

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