Congratulations and best wishes to Barry Callan, son of Breige and the late Gene from Belrobin and Clodagh Quigley from Inniskeen who were recently married. Many years of good health and happiness to them.


Kilkerley Emmets 25 week lotto draw, week 12 had a Jackpot of €4,500 of which there was no winner. Numbers drawn were: 11, 12, 16, 24. Winners of €20 each were: Philip McCann c/o Kennedys Bar; Foley Family c/o A Conlon; Leona Mulholland c/o T Mulholland; John McGeown c/o M McGeown; Seamus Bellew. Jackpot this week was €4,600.

Matthews Coach Trips

Enchanting and musical Donegal July 15-19, €390 pps; Yorkshire Dales July 21 – 25, €480 pps. (All extended breaks include hotel, entrance fees and meals). 0429378188 or

Bowls Club

Membership fees for the 2013/2014 season are now due. New members are needed so why not give Bowls a try. Bowls continue each Wednesday night at 7.45pm in the Community Centre.

Dancing in Centre

Dancing in the Community Centre this Sunday night May 26 with music by Showbud. Country Pride play on June 2, Curtis Magee on June 9, Brian McDermott on June 16, Country Traditions on June 23 and J&S Sound on June 30. Dancing from 9.30pm to 12.30am.


The Club need adult female volunteer Leaders so if you are interested please contact the Club and full training will be provided. Activity for members each Friday night from 8.30pm in the Community Centre.

Parish news

The Parish Pastoral Council meet on Tuesday May 28 at 8.00pm in the Parochial House. The Armagh Diocesan Pilgrimage takes place on May 26 the feast of the Most Holy Trinity.


Kilkerley Badminton Club continues in the Community Centre each Tuesday night from 8.00pm to 9.30pm, new members very welcome. Coaching available. Contact Andrew Daly 086 2455321

Fatima Pilgrimage

This Pilgrimage takes place from June 20 to June 27, 2013 costing €699 per person sharing, including all meals and insurance. Single room supplement €15 per night. Further details from Fr. Gerry Campbell PP.

Emmet’s GFC

Club lotto jackpot was €4,600 this week. The rest of senior league games schedule is as follows – St Pats (A), Martins (H), Cooley (A), Dreadnots (H), Sean O’Mahoneys (A), Mattock Rangers (H). The junior side won away to Glyde Rangers 0-12 to 0-9 in a tight game in which Eamonn Kelly’s point levelled with a few minutes left, and was followed by points from Conal McEneany 0-2 and Ciaran Clarke for a deserved win. Next match was at home to Westerns on Tuesday of this week, and next game is away to Stabannon on Friday May 31 at 7.30pm. The U-16 team lost to Mellifont Rovers 4-9 to 1-7 with Tadhg McEneany 0-5, Shane Ruddy 1-0, Adam Shiels and Padraig McGeough 0-1 each. The U-14 team lost to Newtown Blues 5-9 to 3-7 wth Ultan McEneany hitting 1-4, Morgan McCaughey 1-1, Conor Quigley 1-0, Jamie Doherty and Ciaran Lennon 0-1 each. Well done to Tadhg Litchfield on making the County U-14 football development squad. Summer Cul Camps take place in Kilkerley and Knockbridge from July 22 to July 26 and in Roche from July 29 to August 2. In total there will be 23 camps in Louth this year commencing July 1 and end Friday August 16. More coaches are needed and anyone interested in coaching can download an application form the County Website. Application forms should be returned to or posted to Francie McMullen, Louth GAA Centre of Excellence, Darver, Readypenny.