by Kevin Brady News & Notes
October 13, 2018

STREETE & DISTRICT NOTES

BIG BREAKFAST: - Members of Streete Parish Park have called to homes in the parish selling tickets for Streete Parish Park’s Big Breakfast which takes place this year on Sunday next, 21st October between 9a.m. and 1p.m.  Many houses had people at work or out when called to, so tickets are on sale at €10 each and can be purchased from Mary or Anne in the Parish Park office upstairs in the Centre or if this is not convenient tickets will be available at the door on the morning.  For further details please phone The Parish Park on 043 6685926, Declan 086 8123514. or James 086 3125876.  Free Face painting for young people on the day.  

CARERS ASSOCIATION: - are holding a Table Quiz in Burke’s Bar Coole on Saturday 27th October, followed by Cheque Presentation to the Longford/ Westmeath Family Carers unit. This is a very worthy cause and we ask anyone from the parish who can make up a table or two to please attend. Questions, I am told will be suitable to most age groups.   Your support would be very welcome.

SOCIAL DANCING CLASSES: - every Sunday night in Streete Parish Park 8p.m.-9.30p.m.  Learn to dance in a Fun and Friendly atmosphere with James & Bernie. Beginners welcome.  Call 086 2003739

SOCIAL DANCING: - Our next Social Dancing is on Friday next, 19th October in Streete Parish Park.  Music by the ever popular Philip English.  Dancing 10p.m. to 12.30. Free supper and raffle on the night.  Tell your friends to come along and enjoy a good night’s entertainment.
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CAKE SALE: - please note the parents group from St.Fintan’s School, Lismacaffrey will hold their cake sale in the Centre during the Big Breakfast, so you can buy a treat to bring home and also help the School.

WALKING:  it is worth while taking a trip around Streete Parish Park to see the great job done with diggers by Seamus Sullivan which cleaned up the triangle piece of land at the bottom corner of the walkway – a great improvement to the Park, so why not go for a walk and see the improvement yourself.

BOHERQUILL RAMBLERS: - The Ramblers travelled to Dublin on Sunday 7 October 2018 for a walk round the Glenasmole Reservoirs near Bohernabreena. The low level of water in the reservoirs was immediately noticeable with large stony and grassy areas which would normally be covered now above the water level. There was no shortage of 'mellow fruitfulness' on the bushes beside the trail, though, with lots of blackberries, rose hips and hazel nuts ready to be gathered. Unfortunately there was also a lot of invasive Japanese knotweed in many places.
Thank you to Mary McHugh and her brother Francis who organised the day, to Salmon's Coaches of Castlepollard and their driver Martin Fagan and to the staff in the wonderful clubhouse at the Thomas Davis GAA Club who served tasty warm scones, tea and coffee before the walk.
Next weekend the Ramblers will meet in the Talbot Hotel in Carlow for their weekend away from Friday 19 October to Monday 22 October 2018.
New members are always welcome. For details phone Philip at 087 7753612 or Nini at 086 8754411.
See boherquillramblers.ie

STREETE BOWLS: - All of our teams had home games last week. Streete B had a hard fought win against Tyrrellspass B winning out on the bonus point. In the other match at the Streete Complex, Streete A and Streete C went head to head. In a surprise result Streete C came out on top, playing brilliant bowls on the night.
Streete C Team 1: Paul Holdroyd, Francis Butler and Enda Murphy. Team 2: Marie Delamere, Martin Gaynor and Micheál Gillen. New and lapsed members are always welcome on Tuesday nights

Streete Wildlife club would like to offer its sincere sympathy to Fionnuala Denning Lisryan on the recent death of her mother.
May she rest in peace.
Any member who won a cup or plaque at last year's club shoot or pheasant competition could you drop them in to Seamus ASAP.

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