New GP for Coachford
Dr Sarah Kingston will be commencing practice in the Coachford Family Practice on November 23rd. All patients are very welcome to the new practice. For appointments phone 0217434724. Dr. Kingston will be attending the Rylane Medical Centre on the first and third Tuesday of every month. Doug Lucey PRO of the Community Council said ” We are delighted that Dr. Kingston is opening her family practice here in Coachford and providing a service also to Rylane. We hope that the new practice will be very successful for her and we are confident that the people form the area will support the new GP.”
Coachford Foróige will hold a Cake sale and Coffee morning on Sunday November 15th in the GAA Hall Coachford at 10.30am. Everyone is welcome to come along to feast on delicious cakes, enjoy gorgeous tea and Coffee and purchase delectable buns . Make it a morning to meet up with neighbours, friends and family and support the club.
Coachford Players ‘Drama at the Marquee’ has been hailed as a huge success. The three one act plays were performed to appreciative audiences on each of the three nights in the fully lit and heated venue. Chairman of the group, Willie Barrett said ” we are thrilled with the way the plays were received and the support of so many people for this new venture for us. Full credit must go to the actors ans the directors for putting on three very entertaining plays in the Coachford Marquee Theatre.” The Coachford group’s next production is John B Keane’s ‘Many Young Men of Twenty’ which they will start rehearsing for in early January and they plan to perform this wonderful tale of emigration and loss at Easter. If you would like to get involved in the group as an actor or work backstage Coachford Players would be delighted to hear from you. You can contact the secretary, Eugene O’Sullivan on 086 8177684.
The first of the real Christmas Markets takes place on Friday November 20th in the Riverside Hotel Macroom from 6pm. This wonderful Christmas market will see local craft people take the stalls and sell their stock that is not available on the high street shops and some novel ideas for original Christmas presents. A great night of shopping and socialising for all in a lovely Christmas setting….cakes, Christmas puddings, gourmet coffee, jewellery, beauty products….and lots more. Don’t Miss it.
Coachford Under 15s travel to Cobh on Saturday to take on Springfield at 10.30am. The under 17s entertain Richmond on Sunday at 2pm at the Glebe in the league. The Premier team play the second round of the AOH cup and Castlack will provide the opposition . The game kicks off at 2pm on Sunday in Castlack.
County Titles for Village
Two county titles were captured last week by teams based in Coachford. Pride of place has to go to the Coachford College Junior Camogie team who captured the title for the first time in the history of the school by defeating Bandon in the final . The Aghabullogue Under 16 hurlers completed a clean sweep of hurling titles defeating Ballygiblin in the county league final.