25 May 2022




Joe O’Malley wishes to thank the members of the Social Club Kilcurry, the members of the Bowling Club Kilcurry, the members and staff of Ballymascanlon Leisure Centre and the Patrons and Proprietor of O’Hagan’s Pub Kilcurry, who generously contributed to the Camino de Santiago Charity Walk . Total proceeds to Temple St Children’s Hospital amounted to € 3,935. Thank you again.

Roche Emmets GAA

1.Kevin Mullen Shield Round 6: Lannleire 1-9 Roche Emmets 2-9 ; 2.Junior 4B League Round 6: Roche Emmets 2-17 Naomh Malachi 1-9 ; 3.U16 League Round 4: Na Piarsaigh 1-6 Roche Emmets 1-6. Club Lotto Draw 1 - Jackpot €10,500 - No Jackpot Winner. 10 tickets share €200: Maureen McParland, 4 Fatima Court, Dundalk; Caitlín Callaghan, Ballinful, Hackballscross, Dundalk; Martin McKinley, Mullaghbawn, Newry; Charlie Reynolds, Monascriebe, Faughart, Dundalk; Denise Coburn, Carrickedmond, Kilcurry, Dundalk;John Martin, Barleyfield, Kilcurry, Dundalk; Kathy Flynn, Edenkell, Hackballscross, Dundalk; Denise & David Wynne, 1 Cordrummans Middles, Donaghmoyne; Simon Newell, Knockagh, Hackballscross, Dundalk; Noreen Lively, c/o Sean Murphy
Draw 3 takes place on Friday 31 June at 9:00pm. Envelopes and drop points available in various shops/pubs throughout the parish. Play online at 2.Family Fun Day and World Record attempt on Sunday 16 June. It is recommended that you keep this date free. More details to follow. 3.All fixtures & results available from our facebook page


A coffee/tea day in aid of Gary Kelly Cancer Support Centre, hosted by Rita McCloskey in her home at Whitemills Faughart, will be held on Saturday 8th June from 10.30am to 5pm. All welcome.

Community Centre

Kilcurry Community Resource Centre is available for meetings and events etc. To book please ring 042 9329 862.

Faughart Social Group

Last Monday evening there was great excitement, at our weekly meeting, when the victorious bowls team of Pat and Bernie Cunningham, Seamus Malone and Felix Loughran returned as All Ireland Bowls champions. They had just won the Active Retirement Ireland 4th Annual National Bowls competition held in Killarney. The magnificent cup was admired by the all the attendance. Anyone with a Facebook account can view the large numbers of photos, of all the teams, on the Active Retirement Ireland page. Congratulations again to the team.

Our programme;

Monday 10th June, Rita will give a very interesting talk on Wellbeing and the following week; 17th June we have Tony O’Callaghan with songs and yarns. On the 17th names and menu choice for the Tea Evening the following week will be taken.

Further along the road we hope some of our members will enter the Arts and Crafts Section, for Active Retired members, in Virginia Show on August 21st.

Social Dancing In Kilcurry Resource Centre on 8th June from 9.30pm to 12.30am. Music will be provided by Michael Cleary and Briege Kelly. Supper will be served and everybody welcome.

Keep Fit Classes in the Resource Centre for that summer body.

Ladies Keep Fit Classes with Noel on Wednesdays 8-9pm. Everybody welcome.

Bootycamp - tone and tighten, burn fat, increase metabolism and shake your booty. This inspire fitness speciality class mixes high intensity aerobics and dance with interval circuits. Suitable for everyone – of ALL fitness levels. Bootycamp on Tuesdays at 7pm in the Resource Centre.

Pilates - stretch, tone, improve mobility, tighten tummies, improve posture, aid recovery from injury and relax! 6 week Pilates course begins at 8pm on Tuesday 23rd April in the Resource Centre.

Zumba - on Thursdays at 7.15pm – sizzle, sweat and smile! Latin inspired dance fitness class to strengthen your heart and lungs, burn fat, tone and have fun. Call or txt 087 982 7856 for more info or to book a course.

Music classes continue each week, catering for all ages and levels.

Irish Dancing classes Kerrie Connolly School of Irish Dancing Thursday 5.00- 7pm.

10th Anniversary

Kilcurry Community Resource Centre is celebrating the 10th Anniversary of its Official Opening in June of this year.We want to acknowledge the great work done by all who were involved over the many years, to raise the money to buy the field, erect the Pre-fab and all who helped run it, those who helped plan the new centre, those who donated money and their time, those who collected lotto and all those who served on the committee and worked in any way to bring about the building and facilities which we have today.

A Mass of Thanksgiving (for the gift of the help of all those people, both living and deceased) has been arranged in the Centre on Friday 28th June at 7pm. All who helped in any way to bring the dream of a place for our families, friends and neighbours to use, to fruition.

The Mass will be followed by refreshments and light entertainment. Please contact any of the following with your name to confirm your attendance by Thursday 20th June: 042 9332510; 086 3675 828;087 6439 546;087 9536 403.

Tidy Towns

Judging in the Tidy Towns comprtition will take place at any time during the month of June. We would ask everyone to do all they can to tidy up around their own property, painting, planting, mowing and keeping it all litter free. Please don’t leave it to someone else.

Social Dancing

Social Dancing in Kilcurry Resource Centre on Sat 8th June from 9.30pm-12.30am. Music by Michael Cleary and Briege Kelly and supper will be served. All welcome.


To submit info to Faughart Notes please contact 087 643 95 46.

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