W/E 27/11/2016

posted Nov 25, 2016, 7:40 AM by John O'Sullivan

Bingo Night
Purcell's Bar, Ruan is the place to be on Saturday the 3rd of December at 7pm as a fundraising bingo night is being held for Ruan Community Playgroup. With great spot prizes for the various games a fun night is guaranteed.

Christmas Fair
The annual Tidy Towns and Graveyard Christmas Fair fundraiser will be held after 10 o’clock Mass in Ruan on Sunday 4th Dec. We would welcome any donations of cakes, timber, turf, clothing, hay, silage, fresh farm produce as well as items for the auction and the raffle (no toys or brick-a-brac). All monies raised will go towards the replacement, repair and maintenance of equipment. We look forward to your support.

Ruan GAA Minor Club AGM
This was cancelled last week and will now take place in Ruan Community Centre on this Thursday 24th November at 8.00 pm. We would encourage anyone interested in developing hurling in our parish to attend this very important meeting. Also due to the large numbers of children that are training more adult help is urgently required at these training session. If you are interested in helping out with training sessions for the 2017 season please let Claire McDonagh 087 0547646 know. All are welcome to attend.

Ruan Camogie AGM
The Club AGM was held on 9th November in Toonagh hall. Club reviewed an eventful year with the underage teams to minor level; going forward the club requires full commitment from all players and parents at training sessions and matches. More parents are asked to become more involved in running the club and should contact any of the club officers. The following committee were elected: Chairperson: Aidan Hastings, Secretary: Mary Hickey O Brien, Treasurers: Miriam Strand and Mary Wynne, Club Registrar: Niamh Ni Mhuiri, PRO: Noelle Quirke. The following position is vacant: Child Welfare Officer. Club wishes to announce we will be out on the annual Wren day on 26th December 2016 - date for diary.

History Group
The local history group have resumed meeting again after the summer break and are now undertaking to gather old photographs of the people and places of the parish. These photographs will be copied and returned immediately to the owners on a day to be fixed in the next few weeks. This is a great opportunity to pass on local knowledge and old images to the younger generation and the wider community. New members are always welcome at the meetings on Tuesday nights at 8.30 in Morty’s bar.

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