SENIOR CITIZENS’ OUTING
This years tour is to Co Wicklow on Tuesday July 10. The bus will leave the village at 8.30am sharp. Our first stop will be for tea and scones in Blessington, then on to Glendalough. We will have our lunch in Laragh and then visit Avondale House. We then head to the lovely village of Avoca and Ballykissangel returning to Toughers for evening tea. Cost is €30. Please confirm your attendance with Anna May on 085 7332554 or Teresa on 086 8513466 before Tuesday July 3.
GLENBARROW HILL RACE
Will be held in conjunction with the Festival of the Mountain on Sunday June 24 at 1pm. Sign in from 12am at the Festival Field Rosenallis. Entry fee €10 with proportion of proceedings being donated to the Beaumount Hospital and St Vincent De Paul. Irish Mountain Running Assoc. have volunteered to host results which will be available at www.imra.ie. Contact Peter Farrell 086 3848084 or Owen Conroy at 086 3470182. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SLIEVE BLLOM WALK
20th annual Slieve Bloom sponsored walk in aid of the Irish Cancer Society starts June 30 at 11am from the community centre Clonaslee. Sponsorship cards are available fro Joe Fitzpatrick 057 9343638 PJ Connolly Kinnity 057 91379161 and Donal Conroy 057 8648034.
FESTIVAL OF THE MOUNTAIN
50th anniversary festival on Sunday 24 June 24 at 1pm, official opening by Senator David Norris. Children’s fancy dress parade and Glenbarrow Hill Race, with hot air balloon, wheel of fortune, queen and king of the mountain and much more, for a great family day out come to the Festival of the Mountain.
The above are holding their annual pilgrimage to Knock Shrine on Sunday July 15. Anyone wishing to travel please contact Sheila on 057 8624610.
Results for June 11. Jackpot not won. Winning numbers 21. 19, 2, 20. 5 x €30 winners: Tom McDonald, Ronan Doolan, Reary, Breda Dunne, The Village, Liam Bowe, Lought, Margaret Conroy, The Village. 5 x €30 Promoters Claudette Fitzpatrick, Sarah Conroy, Charlie Scully, Lisa Goode, Niall Conroy. Next week’s jackpot €5,000.
Sunday, June 24 Clashroe Beagh. Grade B, 10km 4 hrs, meet at Kinnitty Community Centre at 1pm. Leader Frank Bergin. Glenbarrow, Cones & Capard Woods. Grade A, 14km 5 hrs, meet at Glenbarrow car park at 2pm. Leader Susan Lawlor.