Well done to Camross under sixteen footballers on a great victory over the Heath and they now play O’Dempseys in the semi-final fixed for Sunday week next September 27th at a venue (TBC) hard luck to the under twelve hurlers they lost to Clough-Ballacolla by three points in their semi-final.

Wishing the junior hurlers the best of luck in the semi-final they play Castletown-Sl-Bloom in the semi-final in Rathdowney at 3-30 on Saturday September 26th. The club would like to congratulate James Keyes of Colt on winning the skills competition in Croke Park on All-Ireland hurling final day. James is a son of Paddy and his uncles Kieran and Tommy were stars with Camross over many years.

Late Jack Jeffry

The death took place recently in Larkspur; California of John Jack Jeffry aged eighty four years. Jack was born on December 4th nineteen twenty nine and served in the United States Army then spent thirty years as a sales Executive in The Pharmaceutical Industry.

Jack was pre-deceased by his wife Peggy Donovan whose Mother was Annette Cordial who emigrated from Cappinarrow whilst only in her early teens and never returned home.

Jack and Peggy who passed a way a few years ago visited Camross on a couple occasions to trace their relatives.

Jack’s Funeral Mass was celebrated on August 16th in St Patrick’s Church, Larkspur, California and burial followed by burial.

Chief mourners are his son Lawrence Jeffry Teresa and grandchildren and his brothers Tom and Gerald.

The death occurred last week of Joan Redmond of St Louis Missouri in the United States. Joan was a daughter of the late Peg Delaney who emigrated to the States from Marymount Camross many years ago.

Parish social

Philip English will provide the music for the October Parish social, which takes place in the Parish Centre on October 4th commencing at nine o’clock.

Lotto Results

Lotto Numbers 6-11-23-27 No winner. €75 Mary Sheeran Cappinarrow, 5 X €30 Donie Coyne Northgrove, Francis Ashe Derrycarrow, Mick Burke Drim, Phelan Family Coolrain, Annie Jordan Annatrim, Promoters. €40 Mai Conroy Roundwood, 4 x €20 Maureen Cuddy, Carmel Palmer, Kathleen Lalor, Patsy Ryan. House Prize Mai Conroy Ballinrally.

Whist Results

Top Score Irene Delaney, 1st Gent Mick Kennedy/Noreen Ní Laighan, 1st Lady Jackie McBryde, 2nd Lady Katie Bennett/Mai Conroy, 1st Qtr. Tim Keenan, 2nd Qtr. Mick Kelly, 3rd Qtr Kathleen Kennedy, 4th Qtr. Tom Gowing. Raffle: 1st Irene Delaney, 2nd Mick Kelly, 3rd Frank McGlynn, 4th Sadie Delaney. Free Ticket Una Cahill.

Whist Drive

Aghanacon Whist Drive takes place in Aghanacon Hall on 18th Sept @ 8.30pm. Top score €50.

CCÉ Camross 

CCÉ Camross wishes to thank all those who supported the Friday night summer seisiúin in Bergins and all those who supported the recent “All Ireland Ticket” draw. Both events helped the branch raise funds to assist with running classes in the coming year. Many thanks to Pauline and Sean Bergin for their kindness and the welcome they extended to our musicians and visitors. Fleadh Ceol na hÉireann Sligo Congratulations to all our competitors who competed and performed at Fleadh Ceol na hEireann jn Sligo recently.

It was a great honour for the branch to have so many young people competing at All-Ireland standard. A special congratulation goes to Clíona Dowling MacDonald who won the Under 12 Whistle slow air competition and came third in the Under 12 Whistle Competition. Maeve Scott also picked up two medals coming second in both the Under 12 Concertina and Whistle competitions. Aaron Mackessy took home a third place medal in the Under 18 Banjo competition.

We are hosting our annual Culture Evening on Friday September 20th at 8pm in the Poet’s cottage. All musicians are welcome. 

Enrolments for 2014/2015 classes will take place in Camross Hall between 7-9 on Monday 22nd September.

Classes will begin on Monday 29th.  Contact Lisa on 0879856107 for further details.