Latest An Ríocht AC 50/50 Draw and Linda’s Class Christmas Party

Denis Cronin (centre right) pictured at the most recent An Ríocht AC 50/50 Fundraising Draw at his Lower Main Street restaurant with club members from left: Tom O’Leary, Bill Costello and Joe Walsh.

Local woman, Maeve Browne has emerged as the most recent winner of the An Ríocht AC 50/50 Fundraising Draw.

Maeve’s envelope was drawn by Denis Cronin at his Lower Main Street restaurant on Monday and her cheque will be made out for €436.

The coming Monday’s draw will be held at Diarmuid’s Butchers, Main Street and the organisers are appealing for the support of the public for the upgrading of the public walking facilities around the perimeter of the club facilities at The Crageens.

At fitness coach, Linda Kennedy’s first Nifty 50, Slick 60s and Super 70s Christmas party at An Ríocht AC on Tuesday were front from left: Cathleen Reidy, Eileen Murphy and Noreen Walsh. Seated from left: Betty Buckley, Renee Tangney, Kay Griffin, Linda Kennedy, host; Síle Healy, Eileen O’Donovan and Marie Daly. Back from left: Mary O’Callaghan, Freda Cahill, Eileen Lyons, Mary Carmody, Kathleen Healy, Pauline O’Callaghan, Síle Murphy, Abbie Leen, Joan Moriarty, Sheila Brosnan, Nora Walsh, Marian Prendiville, Eileen O’Donoghue and Eileen Brosnan. ©Photograph: John Reidy

Linda’s Class Party

Meanwhile, indoors at An Riocht, Linda Kennedy’s Nifty 50s / Slick 60s and Super 70s group held its first Christmas Party in the accommodating premises earlier this week.

This class, which started last April with four people attending has grown to a group of up to 35 with new people joining each week.

It runs weekly from 11am to 12pm on Tuesdays and includes stretching and light weightlifting. The track is also used for walking during the course of the class.

Trainer and Motivator

“Linda is a fantastic trainer and motivator and she tailors the exercises to suit each individual,” said a class participant.

“As important as movement and fitness is, it’s the social side that makes this class so special. The party was appreciated and enjoyed last Tuesday and we were treated to seasonal food, mince pies and Bailey’s coffee,” said the class member.

Annual Membership Deal

On the club membership front, the annual Gym Membership/Mega Deal is running from December 8th to 16th.

The cost is €320 for the year for adults which works out at about €6 per week. This includes access to the gym, the leisure suite and track membership.

There is a special rate for students and seniors of €280. For further information you can contact An Ríocht at 066-71 42199.

Play An Ríocht AC 50/50 Draw

All the An Ríocht AC 50/50 Draw equipment, including envelopes and boxes can be found in places like: Castleisland Post Office; Costello’s Shoe Shop; Eileen’s Deli; Centra; Walsh Bros. Electrical; An Ríocht AC; Phil Horan’s Shop; Denis Cronin’s; Tom McCarthy’s Central Bar; Fagin’s Bar, Kate Pat’s Bar in Brosna and Circle K in Castleisland.

On-Line Draw Facilities

The deadline for entries is Saturday evenings and the draws are always made early on Mondays.

The club’s online draw facility is now available and supporters can play the 50/50 fundraising draw that way with a click on the link here:

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