Keep Coachford Clean
This week sees the beginning of the Cork County Council litter challenge. Coachford is just one of the many villages, small towns and crossroads all over the county taking part in the challenge which takes place from May 11th to June 17th. The judges will be visiting the village each week and deducting marks for every piece of litter (including cigarette butts) found on the roads, footpaths and ditches. The judges will be announcing the results and naming the worst parts of the village in their fortnightly report. Coachford Tidy Towns are appealing to everyone who lives, shops and works in Coachford to please dispose of your litter responsibly. They are especially appealing to the Business owners to ensure that outside their premises is kept clean and Tidy.
Rylane title chance
Rylane Celtic will play Kanturk FC in the final AUL Division 1 game this Saturday in Kanturk at 2pm. Both teams have finished the league with equal points and the winners of Saturday’s game will be crowned champions. In the event of a draw on Saturday extra time and penalties will come into play if necessary. Club president of Coachford AFC, Thady Delaney said “this was a great year for our neighbours, Rylane and we wish them all the best in the title decider. If they keep going like this we may be playing them on a more regular basis in the upper leagues”. Aghabullogue GAA treasurer, John Tarrant said “ It has been another great season for Rylane Celtic, a lot of the lads play for the club here during the summer months and we all would be delighted to see them winning the league title and then putting their soccer boots away for a few months and concentrating on football.”
Coachford retain Premier status
Coachford AFC have retained their Premier League status for yet another season. The boys have had a difficult year with retirements and transfers affecting the league winning team of two years ago but the team dug out some very important wins and draws during this season to ensure that they play top flight football again in the 2015/16 season. The B team have a couple of more games left and are still in with a shout of being promoted to Division 3A.
There was no winner of the €1,600 jackpot, The numbers drawn were 27 – 30 – 34, Lucky dips of €40 Katie O’ Connell, €20 Patsy Moynihan, Yvonne Hayes, Daniel Field, Micheál Martin (Yearly Ticket). Next Week’s Jackpot: is €1,800 and the draw will take place in Breathnach’s Bar on Monday night.
The next monthly market takes place on Saturday May 16th from 10.30am in the GAA Hall Coachford. There will be loads of locally produced goods on offer including, cakes, jams, vegetables and plants. Tea, coffee and fruit juice will also be available to enjoy on the day.
Coachford Holy Communion
Coachford National school children will receive their first holy Communion on this Saturday at a special Holy Communion Mass in St. Patrick’s Church, Coachford at 11.00am. Shane Bermingham, Benjamin Champion. Eimear Corkery, Jack Delaney, Elizabeth Long, Luke Martin, Sam Murphy, Zach Newstead, Joshua O’Riordan, Clodagh O’Shea, Jimmy Riordan, Garret Roche and Isobelle Ronan will all receive their first holy communion with Tiegan Cook receiving a blessing. Let’s hope the weather stays fine for all of them.