Thanks very much to everyone that turned out and made the annual barbecue a most enjoyable evening. Many congratulations to those that were presented with certification for completion of the defibulators course: Doreen Whelan, Breda Daly, Niamh Millet, Carol Brennan, Jimmy Walsh, Francis Fleming (Snr), Patsy Baldwin, David Buggy, Liam Kelly and Margaret Davis. Special thanks to Eileen Kelly for giving the course and presenting the certificates on Sunday.

With the first of the county cross country championships set for Stradbally on October 6 it is time for everyone to get involved. This will include the even ages and the masters.


Top score at Newtown whist on Saturday last was won by Rita Brennan. Ladies 1 Maureen Coady. 2 Birdie Langton. Gents 1 Fergus Hutton. 2 Michael O’Brien. Halves 1 John Graham. 2 Eamon Owens. Quarters 1 Annette Lawlor. 2 Willie Farrell. Raffle winners were Willie Murphy, Kay Chase, Kit Farrell, Eamon Owens and Tom Gunning.


Last week’s winners in the Crettyard Footballers Lotto were Martin Kinsella, c/o Morrisseys, Bridget O’Neill, 154 Crettyard, Rita Brennan, Clonbrock and Dinah Lyons, Doonane. The winning numbers were 9-16-18-23. The club now have tickets on sale for the forthcoming ‘Strictly Come Dancing’.