W/E 26/12/2021

posted Dec 22, 2021, 10:11 AM by John O'Sullivan
Grave Allocation Ceases.
Clare County Council has advised that the historic burial ground at Dysart is full and no further allocation of new burial plots can take place. Existing family plots can continue to be used where such use is appropriate. Drumcliffe and Ruan burial grounds continue to be available for the allocation of new burial plots. Further information may be had by contacting Burial Grounds Unit, Clare County Council at 0656846574.

Recent Death.
The death has taken place of John Kerins, Ardrahan, Co. Galway, brother of Tom Kerins, Ballybrody, Toonagh.

The local Camogie Club will host a virtual Hunting of the Wren, live, on their Facebook Page on St. Stephen's Day. The members and supporters will put up a variety of entertainment, including music, dancing, to everyday activities of the people of the parish, and beyond, and would appreciate it if people would make a donation through the "gofundme" link on the Facebook Page.

Playing with Rice College.
Frankie Lyons and Barry Whelan, two members of Ruan GAA, are on the panel of Rice College which won the u16.5 Hurling Championship last week.​ They beat Our Lady's, Templemore in LIT, the first Munster B hurling success for the College since 1979.

Top Scorer Award.
Aoife Anderson received top scorer award in the Junior A County Championship on Saturday night. This award, sponsored by Elm Cafe, was well deserved by Aoife who is a talented camogie player with the Ruan Club and, in her first year of adult competition, has earned her place with her outstanding workrate and effort in any games she played.

Ruan Camogie A.G.M.
It has been a very successful year for Ruan Camogie, from underage right up to adult, with teams having been involved in various competitions throughout the past season. The A.G.M. was held last week and the committee members were praised for their tireless work behind the scenes for the good of the members, making it a very vibrant and thriving Club.
The new committee is Chairperson, Josephine Casey;​ Assistant Chairperson, Aidan Hastings;​ Secretary, Gillian McNulty;​ Assistant Secretary, Ellen Jones;​ Treasurer, Rebecca O'Donoghue;​ Assistant Treasurer, Claire McDonnell;​ PRO, Rebecca Crowe; Registrars, Alice Casey and Natasha Hynes;​ Child Welfare Officers;​ Grainne Barry and Geraldine Anderson;​ GDPR, Alfie Jones.
The committee now looks forward to the virtual Hunting of the Wren before heading into training for next season.

Football News.
Robin Mounsey and Colm Rice played a vital part in Corofin's​ booking a place in the AIB Munster Club Intermediate football championship when they beat Cork side, Newmarket, in Mallow on Sunday.
Eire Og, Ennis, where Conall o'hAinifein is a member of the football team,​ were beaten by St. Finbarr's of Cork on Sunday, bringing an end to their participation in the Munster Club Football