Kickham news

November 7, 2018

Lotto 8st Nov 2010
Jackpot 12,400
no’s drawn 15,19,22,24
no winner
2nd chance 1,000
no’s drawn 5,9,23,28
no winner
Next weeks Jackpot 12,600

Lucky Dips
3 x 50 euro
Mary & Dearbhla Keane, Dundrum
Shane Ryan, Dundrum
Noreen McNamara, Tipperary

10 x 20 euro
Valerie Grace, Donaskeigh
Peter Kelly, Ponda Rosa
Paddy Fryday, Bishopswood
Bernie Ryan(c), Coolanga
Charles Walsh, c/o O’Dwyer Steel
Patrick Ryan, Knockavilla
David Heelan, Station Rd
J.R. c/o Dundrum House
Paddy Fahey, c/o Ponda rosa
Richie O’Halloran, Donohill
seller: Deirdre Crowe

Club Raffle.
The club have launched a raffle which will be concluded in time to have the winners revealed on the evening of the Family day/Sale of work on
the 28th. There are great prizes including 1st A years membership to Dundrum House hotel Leisure Club (value 550 euro), 2nd Shopping voucher
for Butlers Centra Dundrum (value 200 euro), 3rd 4 rounds of golf at Co Tipperary Golf and Country club (Value 160 euro), 4th Dinner for two at
Inch House (Value 110 euro). Tickets at 5 euro each are available in all local shops and from club members. Your support would be greatly

Timber sale

Kickhams GAA club will hold a  Firewood auction on Sunday the 28th of November in Pairc Ui Ciocaim Dundrum beginning at 1.30pm. We are
asking landowners or anyone with access to firewood to donate same to the club. We are also willing to go to lands and cut up any firewood
that is made available. Please contact any of the following as soon as possible Paudie Slattery 087-2214579, Tommy Hayes 087- 7934739, Kevin
Farrell 087-6857564, Pat Mc Cormack 087- 7986234, David Shanahan 087-9626114.

Family day/Sale of work

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the founding of the club a fun family day is being organised for Sunday the 28th of November in The
Scout Centre Dundrum. Many events are planned for the day including bouncy Castles, blitz, face painting, Pony rides, fancy dress, Puc
fada, cross bar challenge to name but a few. There will also be a wheel of fortune and a cake sale and club gear will also be on sale,
orders will be taken for Christmas. so a great day will be had by all.All involved in the club are asked to come on board to make this a
very successful day.

Hospital raffle.

A special raffle will be held on the day for club funds and for Our Lady’s Hospital for sick children Crumlin

Bric a brac needed.

As with all fundraising it is the volunteers that make it a success and we are again asking for your support. We would greatly welcome any unwanted gifts books bric a brac confectionary drinks, shrubs, furniture etc and all will be gratefully accepted for the Wheel of Fortune and the various stall sales. The club rooms in Pairc Ui Ciocam will be open to accept you gifts on Saturday the 20th and 27th of November from 11.00am to 12.00 noon and again on Sunday the 28th of November in the Scout Centre from 11.30 am to 1.00pm. If you are interested in getting involved or have any ideas for the day Please contact any of the following as soon as possible: Paudie Slattery 087-2214579, Tommy Hayes 087- 7934739,Richard Moloney 086-8228421, Sean Breen 087-2646441,Margaret Hayes087-2775971,Kevin Farrell 087-6857564, Pat Mc Cormack 087- 7986234, David Shanahan 087-9626114.


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75th Anniversary sponsored cycle.

Anyone who wants to see some photos of the above can go to the following webpage.

Haiti Haven Project.

John O’Donovan from Donaskeigh would like to let you all know that he along with the 600 Haven project volunteers were not allowed travel to Haiti because of the Cholera outbreak and hurricane that have heaped more misery on its people. It is now hoped to travel there in the Spring time when the great work that has been ongoing for many years by this charity can be continued.

Niall Mellon thanks.

On behalf of ourselves and The Niall Mellon Township trust Nigel Hayes, Paul O Dwyer, Conor Horan and Michael Breen would like to thank everybody and anybody who supported our fundraising campaign over the last 18 months. We have finally reached our goal of 20,000 euro through discos, table quizzes, bag packing, fancy dress parties and bingo.Thanks to the Venue, the Golden Vale and Knockavilla Community Council for use of their facilities. Thanks to all the local businnes who supported us by donating many prizes for raffles. Thanks also to the people who helped out with bag packing, decorataions and setting up at the various locations. Finally thanks to everybody who attended our events. We hope that you enjoyed them all. Names are too numerous to mention so thanks again. We’ll do our best out there and represent the parish well.

The Niall Mellon Township Trust was started in 2002. The Trust aims is to build quality social housing for impoverished families living in shacks in the townships of South Africa. The charity operates a year round house building programme. It is the largest charity provider of quality social housing in South Africa. Since the charity first started it has built 15,000 homes and that figure continues to grow. 10,000 volunteers have joined over the last 7 years, 6,500 from Ireland and 3,500 from South Africa. In 2009 a skills development programme was founded, training young people from the townships in a wide range of construction disciplines. For more information visit

Knockavilla Community Council.

Will hold a Fundraising Bingo in the Community hall Knockavilla on Sunday next the 14th of November at 3pm. Please support as funds are required to maintain and improve the halls present condition.

Cards night
A Cards night will be held in the old Courthouse Dundrum on Wednesday the 10th of November at 7.00pm. All are welcome.

Knockavilla /Donaskeigh Youth Club.

Knockavilla/Donaskeigh Youth Club continues every Friday night in Knockavilla Community centre from 7 pm to 8.30pm. The first few weeks
have been  great fun for all concerned. The club is open to 8-12 year olds attending  primary school.