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Annascaul News / Notes 27/03/2017

Annascaul News/Notes

Annascaul News Notes 27/03/2017

Pub Quiz


Friday 31st of March a table quiz in aid of Annascaul GAA Club will be held in Hanafins Bar Annascaul. Please come along for what should be a fun filled evening.


Another Kerry success at post-primary level as Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne claim the Junior All-Ireland title! They edged past St Patrick’s, Maghera of Derry in a superb match by 2-20 to 4-13 after extra time! Congratulations! . Annascaul had 5 players on the panel.Congratulations again to James Ashe, Gearoid Lyne, Colm Moriarty, Killian Falvey and Jack Moriarty.

Annascaul ICA guild enjoyed a belated Christmas party in Foley’s Bar, Inch, last Thursday. After a lovely meal, we shared our Kris Kindle, and played some games with a St Patrick’s day theme. Many thanks to Fidelis and John for their hospitality.
Next Thursday, 23rd March, everyone is welcome to a Fashion show, courtesy of PACO. This will be held in the Community Centre at 8pm. Come and view this Spring’s new fashions! The following Thursday will be a craft night. New members are always welcome.
A blast from the past
Annascaul welcomed the Limerick & District Motorcycle club last Saturday 25 March were over 250 bikers descended on Annascaul. Every type of motorbike was parked on the roadside which was fantastic to see. The beautiful weather added to the atmosphere and wonderful day was had by all.

Annascaul Lotto jackpot will increase again next week to €3800. The numbers drawn this week were 3, 10, 12 and 15. The next draw will take place on 30th March in The South Pole Inn

The €40 prizes winners were:
Jonathan O’Shea, Keel
Jerry Fitzgerald, Anagap
Shane Ferriter, Ballynane
The Devanes, Kates Cross

Great Annascaul Walk

The routes have been confirmed for the Great Annascaul Walk on 30 the April.

Route A: Leaving Annascaul GAA pitch by road to Coumduff village and on to Annascaul Lake (4km on road). Passing the Mass rock on the Maca na mBó track and onto Beenoskee (826m). South to the (locally named) giants grave on Ballinahunt mountain and onto (locally named) Cuchullain’s house. Descend onto Ballinahunt road (12km on mountain) and back to Annascaul GAA pitch. (4km on road) (Total 20km. 7hours) This is a Grade A walk, suitable for experienced walkers, and over 18s only. It will be guided by members of Annascaul Walks. All walkers must wear appropriate hiking boots (not trainers/runners) and must carry rain gear. Walkers are also encouraged to carry enough food and water to cover the duration of the walk.

Route B:Following the famous Dingle Way from Camp Village to Annascaul. This route is 17km, with an ascent of 270m and should take 6.5 hours. This walk can be considered suitable for all the family. The route will commence at the Old School Camp can conclude in Annascaul Village. Walkers are advised to wear suitable footwear (trainers will be acceptable), carry rain gear and bring enough food and water for the duration of the walk.

Registration for both walks will take place at Annascaul GAA Pitch from 8am. Route B walkers will be transported to Camp to commence their walk. Route A entry fee is €30. Registration for route B is €20 for adults, €10 for children and €50 for a family.

Strictly No dogs allowed on either walk.

Both walks will be followed by refreshments in Hanafins Bar, Annascaul Village.

If you would like anything included in the Annascaul Notes. Contact Noel Spillane. Ph 087 2184757 or forward an email to before 8pm every Saturday.

March 27th, 2017

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