We extend our deepest sympathy to the families, relatives and friends of the following who died recently Mary O’Sullivan and Teddy Lucey Carrigimma.
Ar dheis De go a raibh a namam dillis
Congratulations to Ann & Billy Kelleher on the birth of their baby boy.
Easter Table Quiz:
A Table Quiz will be held in the Aubane Community Centre on Good Friday 21th March commencing at 8.30 p.m sharp. All are welcome to attend
Annual General Meeting:
The Annual General Meeting of the Aubane Social Club will be held in the Aubane Community Centre on the 27th March commencing at 8.45 p.m Sharp. New Members welcome to attend.
The weekly set dancing at the Aubane Community Centre continues every Monday night. All the best Polka sets and Hornpipes are promised in the lively sessions. The dancing on the floor commences at 9.15 pm
All – Ireland Champions
Congratulations to the Millstreet Set Dancers whom were recently crowned All Ireland Champions in the All Ireland Scór na nOg Finals hosted in Athlone on Saturday 16th February The Set Dancers fulfilled their promise to collect a Munster title for the first time in January which allowed Millstreet and a Cork team enter new ground on representing the province in an All Ireland final at set dancing. But then on Saturday the 16th February their dream came through when their presentation of the Cavan Reel swept the boards much to the satisfaction of all concerned. The Set Dancing team involved were Allanah Barry, Leanne Daly, Kayleigh Sheahan, Aideen Buckley, Emer Twomey, Muireann Murphy, Orla Kiely and Regina Lane. The Aubane Social Club would also like to Congratulate their Team Coach Breeda Cremin, the lady who has been the person promoting and teaching set dancing in Millstreet over the years. Well Done to you all.
Congratulations to the Boherbue Instrumental Music Group who also won the All – Ireland Title in their Catergory in Athlone on the 16th February. Well Done to their mentors Mgt Kiely Nee Collins originally from Rathchoole and Alan Finn Buttevant who put a lot of work and time into tutoring the group on the run up to the finals.
Monument Unveiled honour World Champion Ploughman
On Saturday 16th February at Banteer Road, Kanturk a beautiful monument was unveiled to honour Tadhy Kelleher, the World Champion Ploughman. Denis Kelleher brother of Thady unveiled the monument and I have have told by many people that when the covers were taken off that the first thing that struck everyone was the true likeness of Tadhy down to the way he wore his cap. I would like to congratulate the Kelleher Family on unveiling such a beautiful sculpture in the memory of their brother Tadhy.
Aubane Climb supports St Patrick’s Hospital Marymount Hospice
The Aubane Social Club took time to acknowledge a fundraising venture from one of its familiar hostings. All the participants in the club’s annual sponsored Mountain Climb which took place on Christmas Day morning were applauded for venturing out in great numbers to support the traditional staging and helping the Marymount Hospice Fund.
Aubane Social Club Chairman Gerard Mc Sweeney commended the close on 150 participants who made it the most successful undertaking by the club. The brilliant weather added to the occasion in a venture growing in success supported by record numbers. This mountain climb on Christmas Morning has been ongoing now for over thirty years with a different charity benefiting each year. Marymount Hospice offers an invaluable service and it is vital cog to people in County Cork A €6,500 cheque was presented by club member John Kelleher Snr to Noreen Cahill Marymount Hospice. Ms Cahill said that she was no stranger to the Aubane Area as her relatives come from Ivale and was delighted to be back in Aubane again. Mary Cahill expressed gratitude for the generous contribution toward enchancing the working of Marymount Hospice and their plans for a new building which will be built on the Old Greyhound Track. A special thank you to all who climbed on the day and to those who donated their money so generously to the fund.