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Castlegregory Notes 26/06/2017

SUMMER FESTIVAL: July 5th to the 9th July, programmes available in the office, sign up in the office for the fancy dress parade, cupcake decorating. Thank you for the following people and businesses who sponsored the Summer Festival this year, they are as follows: Beach Box, Boland’s Bar, Green Room, Gregory’s Garden, Harbour House, Maunsell’s Garage, Maurice Fitzgeralds, Milesians, Ned’s Natterjacks, Pisces, Spar, That’s Perfect (Tralee), Tomasins, Village Pharmacy.

Treasure Hunts, Family Fun Day, Live Music, Pet Show, Bar Exemptions, Festival Queen Selection, Foam Party and lots, lots more.

Castlegregory Country Market: every Sunday morning in the Clubrooms. Excellent quality local produce for sale. Coffee and tea will be served in the small hall while the country market is going on. Buy your goodies and enjoy a cuppa with friends and a chat!

SUMMER BRIDGE CLUB has started: Mondays from 8 to 10 pm in the Small Hall admission: €3. For more information contact Marcia: 087 1693493

Speech & Drama Summer Camp: July 10th – 14th from 10am-2pm Storytelling, Drama, Poetry, Singing, Dancing, Arts & Crafts, Rhymes, Riddles, Fun, Games and a whole lot more! At the Clubrooms, Castlegregory. Ages: 4-12 years. Contact: Sharon Costello- 086 8619522

Whist – every Thursday evening from 8pm in the Clubrooms
Results on 22nd June:
Ladies: 1st Joan Moriarty; 2nd Maureen Dowling
Interval: Seamus O’Donnell, Eileen Kennedy
Gents: 1st Thomas Maunsell; 2nd Martin Murphy
Interval: Mairead Ní nDhubha; Joe O’Sullivan
Mystery: Maeve Herlihy; Avila Fitzgerald

The Chiropodist will be in the Small Hall on the following dates at 1pm: 25th July, and 5th September. For house visits contact Michelle, Active Retired on 087 787 1845.

'LIFE ON THE DINGLE PENINSULA IN 1949: CASTLEGREGORY, CAMP, CLOGHANE' voiceover Tommy Daly. DVD on sale in the Office €15
The Land and People of Maharees and Castlegregory: A History 1560 – 1960 by Martin Lynch. The book is for sale at the Information Office in the village and at Lynch’s Spar. Price €40

U-16: Castle got their county league campaign off to a great start on Wednesday night by defeating Kerins O’Rahillys on a scoreline of 2-20 to 2-10. Next match is away to Keel/Listry on Wednesday June 28th in Keel at 7pm.
U-14: Well done to Castle u-14s who came out on top in Division 1 of the central league vs Ballymac on a scoreline of 0-16 to 1-11. Castle are away to Ardfert on Monday July 3rd at 7pm.
Curtain Cup: Congratulations to Castlegregory N.S who won the Curtain Cup on Thursday last for the first time in 24 years on a scoreline of Castlegregory 1-14 Muríoch/Feoghnach 1-4.

Castlegregory Golf Club
Men’s Club: Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th June, Captain Tommy King’s Prize. 18 Hole Stableford, 1st Alan O’Connor (17) 38 pts., 2nd Eddie Hanafin (10) 38 pts., 3rd Aidan Smith (14) 37 pts. Gross: Joe Mulcahy (9) 28 pts., Past Captain: Eddie Hanafin, Front 9: Noel McCoy (14) 22 pts., Back 9: Dermot Foley (19) 19 pts., Longest Drive: Denis Dowling, Nearest the Pin: Dermot Foley, Guests: 1st Patrick King (9) 36 pts., 2nd Eamon Power (18) 34 pts. Ladies 9 Hole Stableford: 1st Denise Crean (21) 20 pts., 2nd Helen Besseling (24) 20 pts.
Ladies Club: Friday 23rd June, 18 Hole Stableford, Kindly Sponsored by John Ross Jewellers, Tralee. 1st Anne Collins (25) 35 pts., 2nd Kay Meade (26) 33 pts., 3rd Carmel Kearney (7) 29 pts.

Seniors: Thursday 22nd June, 9 Hole Stableford, 1st Sean Leen (16) 21 pts., 2nd Jim O’Sullivan (16) 19 pts.

Wednesday Ladies: 21st June, 9 Hole Stableford, 1st Kathleen Hennessy (19) 20 pts.

Men’s Club: Sunday 2nd July. 18 Hole Stableford. Timesheet.
Ladies Club: Friday 30th June & Sunday 2nd July, 18 Holes Stableford, Kindly Sponsored by CH Chemists, Tralee. Timesheet.
Saturday July 1st, Lady President Mary Callanan’s Prize, 18 Hole Stableford. Timesheet. Dinner in Ashes Bar & Restaurant, Camp. Please give names to Clubhouse. 9 Hole Stableford for Men on Saturday am. Timesheet.
Seniors: Thursday, 29th June, 9 Hole Stableford, draw at 9:45.
Wednesday Ladies: 28th June, 9 Hole Stableford, draw at 10 am.

Summer Scramble: Open Mixed 9 Hole Scramble every Tuesday at 6.30-7:00 pm.

Castlegregory Golf Club
Co. Kerry
+353 (0)66 7139444

Volunteers needed: If you are free on Sat 8th July and would like to help out with The Brandon Bay HM/10k event please contact us through Facebook or on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. All volunteers will receive a free event tech t-shirt along with lunch on the day.
Neighbours helping Neighbours dinner and music in Ned Natterjack’s at 6:30pm second Sunday of every month. A Pay-It-Forward Movement sponsored by Crain International: Please contact Sharon Crain, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 087 433 9528

Size of posters for the notice board in the Village no bigger than A4 please!

Vacancies for:
Office Worker in the Information Centre. Must be eligible for CE Scheme. If you have good knowledge of the local area, basic computer skills, good people skills and pleasant telephone manner, you would be perfect for the job! Please contact the Office: 066 7139422

Castlegregory Golf Club, position vacant on the golf course - CE SCHEME.

Opening Hours: The Visitor Information Centre is open daily. See opening hours displayed at the Centre. A wide variety of services are available including broadband access, colored photocopying and laminating.

Also don’t forget that the Clubroom is available for birthday parties, anniversary parties etc. check in the Information Office for availability and rates.

Items for Castlegregory notes to be in the information office before 11am on Monday. If it’s not in the office we can’t guarantee that it will make the notes for that week.

Chairs and tables for rent from the Clubrooms for functions not taking place at the Clubrooms. Cost: €1 per chair; €5 per table.

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