FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT, February 21, 2010

Fashion Show
Colaiste Cois Siuire Parents Association will hold a Fashion Show on Friday, March 19 at 8pm in Mooncoin Parish Hall. Your support would be greatly appreciated, as we hope to raise money to buy a difibulator and other equipment for our local school.

The recently formed Mooncoin GAA Social Committee intends to provide a programme of social, recreational activities and events in their newly refurbished indoor complex. Suggestions and ideas for inclusion in this programme by the people of the parish would be greatly welcomed. Boxes for this purpose will be provided in the following locations. All local shops: Parish Office & the GAA Complex from Monday, February 22 for two weeks.
Gym now also open on Tuesdays 10.15am – 12.15pm.
Spaces available for indoor soccer. Tuesday – Friday 6-7pm Wednesday and Thursday 9-10pm.

€200 - Hilary Og Delahunty, Grange. €100 - Seamus Delahunty, Sydney. €50 - Tom Grant, Main Street. €20 - Bill Delahunty, New Road; Cathy Delahunty, Barnacole; Sonny Murphy, Polerone; John Phelan, Skelpstown; Willie Kirwan, Polerone; Kay Lyons, Old Luffany; Audrey Fitzpatrick, Dournane; Patsy Law, Mullinavat; Dylan McGrath, Polerone; Winnie Tyler, Grange; Sr. Carmel O’Connor, Convent; Helen Delahunty, Filbuckstown; James Comerford, Lower Corluddy, Catriona Mackey, Polerone; Martin Murphy, Grange; Siobhan Birchall, Piltown; Paul Norris, Clogga; Eamonn Mackey, Waterford; Ned Delahunty, Portnascully; Fr. Dermot Ryan C.C., Mooncoin.

Soccer Club
Results: UII A: Mooncoin 0 : Ballinroad 2. UII B: Villa 7 : Mooncoin 0. UI3 B: Ballinroad 1 : Mooncoin 9. U15 SFAI CUP: Mooncoin 3 : Dungarvan 1.
This team has now reached the last 32 in Ireland and will play Quay Celtic from Dundalk.
DIV 3 Friendly: Mooncoin 0 : MV Celtic 3.
Kits for Kids – Thanks you to all who collected tokens from the Daily Mail. The kit will arrive in a few weeks. Thank you also to Centra, Spar and Crokes for their help with this exercise.
Champions League Draw – Tickets on sale soon.

If you are in receipt of a Social Welfare payment and want to study at Vision Training, then you may be able to get up to 100% funding for your course. This means that you get your course for free! Fetac Level 5 Health Care, Child Care, Special Needs. For further details please contact Aislinn on 086 1704157, or visit

Apostolic Society
Many thanks to all for your support of the recent sale our St. Bridget Crosses.

St. Vincent dePaul
Conference Meeting on Tuesday, February 23 at 8.00pm.

An accredited computer course will run in Kilmacow Community Centre on Monday mornings.
A Computer Club will run in Piltown Community Centre on Tuesday mornings.
Both will be commencing in the coming weeks. For more information contact, Fiona, Kilkenny Leader Partnership on 898820. Places are limited.

South Kilkenny Historical Society Lecture
Title: From the South East of Ireland to a New Found Land:
exploring a shared heritageSpeaker: Mr Ray McGrathVenue: Mullinavat Parish Hall (opposite church) Date: Thursday, Feb. 25 at 8pm.

READERS: Feb 28/Mar 7 (11am) Margaret Grace, Michael Keane.

MINISTERS: Feb 27 (8pm) Teresa O’Neill, Suzanne Haley. Feb 28 (10am) Catriona O’Reilly, Josephine Rowe.
ALTAR SOCIETY: Feb 27 - Ann Finn, Breda Guthrie.

MINISTERS: Feb 28 - Katherine Hogan.
READERS: Feb 28 - Kay Quinn.
ALTAR SERVERS: Feb 28 - Aiden & Ciaran Quilty.

Nellie Norris, Clogga.

David Phelan, Kilcraggan; Mike & Lena Foran, Main Street; William Dunne & Jim Sinnott, Carrick Road; John, Mary & Martin O'Brien, Dournane Rd.; Mikie O'Brien, Ballybrazil; Paddy O'Brien, Main Street; Brigid Grant, Dournane Road; Bill & Anna Corrigan, Ballon, Co. Carlow; Patrick, Edmond, Hannah, Catherine, Walter & Johanna Walsh, Aglish.