Brosna GAA Club and Parish News Round-Up

Brosna GAA Club PRO, Mariéad Moriarty with all the news from the club and parish. Contact Mairéad on: 086 85 96 409 or by Email:
Drone footage of the fire damage caused to bogs at Tooreenagowan on Brosna’s famed Black Banks. Footage supplied by Cieran B. Murphy, Brosna.

Fire Dangers with Rivers and Streams at Low Ebb

The land has never been so dry.  We’re barely out of April but rivers and streams are at such a low ebb, something we would only see in high summer. 

The consequences of all of this, is that hills, covered in gorse and heath, are as dry as paper. We’ve seen horrific fires sweep through the Killarney National Park and surrounding areas over the past weeks.

The damage to wildlife and the environment is shocking. Not forgetting the risk our firefighters take in trying to heroically manage these blazes. 

Let’s all be extra careful when out walking or camping to avoid accidental fires. If we see a fire, be sure to phone through to the fire brigade.   

Don’t rely on someone else doing it.  

Life Goes On

Scoil Mhuire, Brosna is now enrolling new pupils for September 2021.

Enrollment forms are available from the school. An induction / enrollment afternoon for new pupils will take place in the school at 2 pm on Thursday 27th of May 2021. Covid 19 guidelines will be adhered to during the visit and all visiting adults are required to wear a face covering. For further information contact the school at 068 44577 or 087 7012904.  

Gold Stars Time

Let’s issue a gold star to all the teachers, SNA staff and other faculty members who have persevered in the face of so many difficulties during the past year.

From primary school right up to third level institutions, staff have worked tirelessly to keep the wheels of education turning. 

Also, let’s praise the students and parents who, during large tracts of the past academic year, have had to adjust to a world of home-schooling.

It hasn’t been easy, it probably hasn’t been ideal but all the people involved have shown what resilience and perseverance really mean. 

These are life lessons that will stand to everyone.  A+ to all involved.   

Brosna GAA Lotto

No jackpot winner in last week’s draw. 

€50 winner Timmy O’Sullivan, Two Gneeves; €20 each for: Diane Donovan, Abbeyfeale; Gerard Nash, Ahane; Mary Scanlon, Glin and Marian Leahy, Brosna Cross.  Current Jackpot is €4,350. 

Tickets available through Smartlotto/Brosna-Gaa and at Murphy’s Foodstore Brosna.

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