W/E 19/01/2020

posted Jan 15, 2020, 2:54 PM by John O'Sullivan
Cash for Clobber.
Toonagh Parents Association is holding a clothes collection on Thursday, Jan. 30 next to raise funds for the school. As usual, clean clothes, bed linen,  belts, bags, shoes, towels, curtains are acceptable - NO duvets, pillows, cushions please, as those have then to be taken to the Recycling Centre, and paid for to be disposed by the Association, which eats into the funds which are so necessary for the school. 
Toonagh Hall will be opened from 9-10am, 1.45-3pm and 6.30-7.30 on that day when bags may be dropped off. The support of the community is much appreciated.

Junior Infant Enrolment.
Toonagh N.S., located just 5 km from Ennis, is now open for enrolment of Junior Infants for September, 2020. Anyone interested may contact the school @ 0656820143 or toonaghschool@gmail.com for an application form. These forms may also be downloaded from the school website Toonaghns.com. Closing date is Feb.28.

Healthy Club Walk.
A six-week initiative started in Ruan GAA pitch on Thursday evening last and will continue for five more weeks. Last week around 140 people took part. This is a free activity for young and old, where, from 7-8pm, a walk is held in the hurling field with the motto ‘Get Out and Get Active’.

Harty Cup.
Three local boys from Ruan GAA Club are on the St. Flannan’s panel for the Harty Cup, Ashley Brohan, Jack Lyons and Patrick O’Halloran. St. Flannan’s defeated Tulla, on Wednesday of last week, in the quarter final played in Cusack Park.  St. Flannan’s  now go on to meet  Our Lady’s, Tullamore in the semi final, on the last weekend of January.

Dance Attack Stage Academy.
Toonagh Hall is the venue for a new venture in the area where children learn new skills, build confidence and have fun as Dance Attack Stage Academy begins classes. They teach all areas of performing arts in a fun and encouraging environment, including hip hop, musical theatre, drama and singing. On Friday afternoons classes for Junior and Senior Infants are from 2.15-3.15pm, and for 1st class to Sixth class from 3.15-4.15pm. Please contact Yvonne  @0868059074 

Handball
Christian Cummins won the U14A County Championship (40x20) on Saturday in Tuamgraney. There was great excitement within the locality as this was the first juvenile A title for a Toonagh player in 20 years. 
Great credit must go to the committee, coaches, players and parents for reviving the club within the parish after such a long absence.
In County League action the Division 3A team, following an unbeaten run of ten rounds, lost out narrowly in their semi-final against Newmarket on Fergus. The Division 3B team failed to reach the semi-final stage but put in some strong performances throughout the season to finish sixth. The Division 2 team won their last round (Rd.14) against Clooney-Quin on Wednesday last to finish fifth overall.
Alan Cummins and Brian Reilly are both in Munster quarter-finals this week with Alan taking on Limerick opposition in Cappagh on Friday evening and Brian meeting a Cork opponent at home on Sunday.

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