Annacurra notes week June 24th


Field Day 2019

Thanks to all who were involved in the successful Field Day. Despite the weather, it was a terrific event, made possible by the generosity, time and commitment of so many people.

Here are many of them, to whom we say a huge thanks. Fr. Sheridan and the Annacurra Parish Council Stalls: Charlotte, Ritchie & Orla Doyle – Betty Carey – John Sweeney/ Kathleen McAllister – John Flood/John Byrne – Breda O’Neill/Marie O’Neill (Cakes) – Jennifer Shannon/Mary O’Neill (Sweets) – Brenda Byrne/Helen O‘Neill (BBQ) – Jade Shannon/Emma Horan O’Neill/Jamie O’Neill (Bouncy Castle) – Mark Hayden (Sticks) – Karen & Kate O’Neill (Jewellery) – Glen Austin (Wheelbarrow Races) – All Junior Volunteers. Raffle Prizes: Abbeylawn (Garden Bench) – Daybreak (Voucher) – Michele Canosa (Hamper) & La Taverna Armento (Voucher) – Colette Ward Design (Gift) – Martin Fitzgerald (County Jersey) – Kevin Stapleton (Coolattin Golf Voucher) – Marty Winterbotham (One4All Voucher) – Una Byrne (Wine & Biscuits). Also… Michael Dwyer Pipe Band – ‘Dancing with Declan’ – Scouting Ireland – Annacurra GAA – Aughrim GAA – Sergiu (Bouncy Castle) – Brian Moran – Tinahely Farm Shop (Children’s Art Competition) – Rednagh Stores (Children’s Prizes) – Annacurra NS & Parents’ Association – Falconry Ireland/Lauren Doyle – John Byrne – Mark & Heather Winterbotham (Salads for the BBQ) – Tony & Frances Doyle/Richie & Linda Hannay (Gazebos) – Theresa Byrne (Ice Cream) – Avril Shannon (Saltee). All who came: All who donated to the stall; All who bought and sold tickets; All who helped in any other way.


GAA Lotto

17th June 2019 Lotto numbers 4:6:9:11 No Jackpot Winner Five Match-3 €20 each Fr. Sheridan, Annacurra; Kathleen Carr, Annacurra; Avril Shannon, Moneyteigue; Billy Moules, Aughrim; Marie Lawlor, Tullow. Next week €2100.00



Preban: July 19th at 7.30pm Annacurra: July 21st at 7.30pm Dates and times of other local Patrons to follow. If anyone has information, please pass it on. Rosahane: July 14th at 2.00pm Macreddin Upr: July 15th at 8.00pm Macreddin Lwr: July 22nd at 8.00pm


Community Games

It’s our final week of normal athletics training and then we are taking a break till September. It’s been a great year. Well done to all our children coaches volunteers parents and hardworking committee. A special thank you to the field committee and the opportunity giving to us to use our fantastic Community sports complex and field. A valuable asset.

Special training will be organised for our qualifiers to UL Limerick on 16-18 August. Coaches will be in touch.

Congratulations to

U8 Grace Sheehy

U12 Cassie O’Byrne

U16 Caoimhe Murphy

       Laci Jane Shannon

       Tom Parker

U12 long puck Liam Molloy

U14 long puck Ciara O’Byrne

And our two U16 relay teams

Girls. Laci jane Caoimhe Roisin and Shauna

Mixed. Tom. Caolin Juliette and Hannah

On qualifying for Limerick.

Our tag rugby teams will be in Carlow on July 6-7 for the Leinster semis and finals so best of luck to them.


Whist Drive

Whist drive on in Annacurra Community Hall on next Saturday night  June 29 starting at 9pm.


The Annacurra Camogie club will be hosting a children’s disco on Saturday 29th June from 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm in Annacurra Community hall Admission is €5 per child or €10 per family.

Tea,coffee and cakes will be available , as well as face paints and a tuc shop on the night. All money raised will go towards Annacurra Camogie club.

It will be a brilliant night and a great way for children and parents to celebrate the start of school holidays.  We appreciate all support. Thank you



Due to such an interest in our July date’s, We are delighted to announce we will be running a SECOND summer camp in Annacurra Community hall. Dates Monday 12th to Friday 16th August Times 10.00 am to 1.00pm Cost 55.00 Euro per child Age group age 3 to 12

We are combining our 2 amazing and fun companies THE BRICKX CLUB LEGO AND KRAFTY KIDZ ART AND CRAFT CLUB.  The children can pick Art and crafts or Lego camp or mix between the two camps . To book a place or for more information about the summer camp, please contact Olive on 086 064 7911


Items to be included in Annacurra notes can be emailed to annacurra@gmail.com by 9 pm  on Sunday evening or phone 0833136925.

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