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:
The new Halla na Féile / Brosna Community Hall committee front from left: Mary Moloney, Michelle Geaney, Mary Curtin and Linda Carroll. Back from left: Gearoid Keating, Tim Geaney, John Murphy, William Curtin, Michael McAuliffe and Danny Downey. Margaret Curtin is a member of the committee not included in this photograph. Courtesy of Michelle Geaney.

Hall of Fame – Hall of Activity

Well done to our hall committee for ensuring the amazing schools’ variety shows proceeded without a hitch.

The level of organisation, talent, mentoring and creativity exhibited by the staff and students of Brosna and Knockaclarig schools was incredible. Well done John and Siobhan the respective principals who are visionaries in their leadership.

Making a Racquet

Well done to the committee who have lined up some great activities for the New Year to breathe further life into the hall. 

Starting this month, the hall will be bringing back both indoor soccer and badminton.

On Wednesday, January 4th. adult badminton evenings will be returning from 7 to 8pm for beginners and 8pm to 9 for those with experience.

Please bring your own racket. Contact Tim Geaney on 087 2524882 if you are interested as the organisers need to have a rough idea of numbers.

They will also be running indoor soccer for children starting on the 10th of January. Indoor soccer will be running from 7-8:30 on Tuesday nights. U10s will run from 7-7:45 and over 10s from 7:45-8:30. 

For each of the activities it will cost €3 per person. Please come and join the fun. Don’t worry about your abilities, it’s all about joining in, having fun and ensuring the success and continuity of our wonderful hall.

Sympathy to the Roche Family

We send our condolences to Mrs. Joan Roche and family on the sad loss of Joe Roche, who passed away recently.

Joe’s large funeral was attended by friends, neighbours and customers who all spoke so warmly of his kindness and gentleness.

He worked in silage contracting for decades and retained his customers over all that time. A quiet, softly spoken gentleman who was universally liked, Joe was an example of how living a good life is its own reward.

We think of his wife Joan who spent every waking moment with Joe to the very end. Showing strength and fortitude above and beyond all human expectation. We send comfort and consolation to Joe’s children Elma and Maurice. God bless you all.

Retirement, I Don’t Think So

We wish Margaret Downey a wonderful retirement.

She stepped down from her role at Kerry University Hospital very recently. A popular and capable lady, they’ll have trouble filling her shoes, for sure.

In the US they talk of ‘rewirement’ when individuals leave their careers to branch out in new directions.

Knowing the ever youthful Margaret, she will be a very live wire in her retirement and certainly not someone sitting with feet up.  Wishing you a wonderful rewirement, Margaret.

Full Speed Ahead

Congratulations to Kevin Relihan and Leona McGinley who tied the knot.

What a beautiful and stylish occasion. The couple travelled in their very own dazzling limo to the reception.

May your journey through life be as smooth, memorable and enjoyable as that first trip.Wishing you a very happy life together.

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