24 May 2022


Westerns GFC News

Westerns GFC News

Lotto Jackpot €2,400. No winner of Thursday night’s draw in Brady’s Bar dated 9th May, Numbers drawn were as follows: 16,17, 19 23. Five names were drawn at random who each receive €20! They were Sandra Matthews, Robert Durnin from Coole, Brendan (Macca) McMahon, John Malone and Paddy & Kitty McArt. This week’s draw in The Danny Boy Thursday 16th May. Thank you very much for your continued support with our weekly Lotto. You can buy your Lotto ticket/s in advance 5wks, 10wks, 20wks etc. in Hughie O’Neill’s Menswear Ardee, The Station Ardee, Post Office Ardee, Brady’s Bar Edmondstown, Danny Boy, Reaghstown, Aclint Community Hall c/o Rose Murray or any committee member. If you’re not in, you can’t win!


Westerns juvenile training continues every Saturday from 11am to 12 noon in the Westerns field for ages 4 up to 12, boys & girls. The training is done by qualified coaches within the club and fully supervised. For further information contact Frank 087-7979878.

Help Line

Senior Help Line, a Third Age programme, is a national confidential telephone listening service for older people provided by trained older volunteers for the price of a local call anywhere in Ireland, LoCall 1850440444. Would you interested in taking part in a walking tour of the Camino de Santiago to raise funds for this valuable Third Age service? If so contact Neil at or 0834260081.

The Peoples Club

Members of The Peoples Club for the Actively Retired on Thursday9th May visited Tallanstown Old School in support of the Alzheimer’s Tea Day being held there. Mary Reilly and the people there raised €215 for this so deserving cause. The Peoples Club next meeting will be in Aclint Community Hall on this Thursday May 23rd 11am-1pm.

Blessing of Graves

Blessing of graves in the Parish of Tallanstown this will be held as follows; Sunday August 4th Reaghstown 12 noon, Philipstown 2pm, Clonkeen 7pm. Sunday August 11th Charlestown 1.30pm, Tallanstown (old) 2pm, Tallanstown
(new) 3pm.


“Reflections on Reaghstown and Westerns GFC” proved a very popular book when it was published at the end of 2011 and a subsequent reprint was a tremendous success. Now the good news is that if you haven’t availed of a copy as yet the author Brendan Matthews has still some copies for sale at €20. You can contact Brendan at 041-6853712.

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