05 February 2013

Portumna GAA
New South Wales Woman of the Year Award
Lough Derg Heritage Training
Free Biodiversity Training in Portumna
Portumna 79 Bridge Club
Portumna Contract Bridge Club
Redwood National School Open Day
Killimor GAA
Benefit Walk
Portumna Bingo
The Ormond Cineplex Nenagh - Movie Times

Portumna GAA
Lotto: Numbers drawn on 28/1/13 were 14, 15, 16, 27. No Jackpot winner. 1 match 3 Jamie Donoughue. Jackpot is €12,600. Lotto can be done on line at www.locallotto.ie. Annual Lotto is now due and available from Celia/Fiona or any commitee members.

Club Membership: Club Membership is now due €50 Players, €30 Students, €20 Juveniles, €90 Family (2adults & kids U16), €50 Non members/spouse. All New members welcome.

U-21 Fixture: Portumna U 21's play Kinvara this Saturday 9th Feb in Kilbeacanty at 2pm. Please Support and Best of Luck to all involved.

Good Luck: Portumna GAA would like to wish the best of luck to two of our former players who will play in All Ireland Finals in Croke Park on the 10th February with their over seas clubs. Owen McKeigue plays with St Gabriels Intermediates & Raymond McEntee plays with Fulham Gaels Juniors. A native of Portumna Benny Dillon is also involved with the Managment of Fulham Gaels. Best of Luck to Owen, Raymond, Benny, managers, selectors and their teams from all in Portumna GAA.


New South Wales Woman of the Year Award
Gurtymadden woman, Caroline Kelly, who has lived in Sydney for the last fifteen years has been honoured by winning the New South Wales, Woman of the Year Award for Pittwater. Caroline's husband, Avner Nahmani died a few years ago from pancreatic cancer. After his tragic death Caroline, with the help of some wonderful friends, set up the Avner Nahmani Pancreatic Cancer Foundation. Through sheer hard work, determination and much support, this Foundation has raised over $2.5 million for this vital research. Caroline's parents, Gerry and Liz Kelly and her brother and sisters are extremely proud of her achievements. For more information on this please visit www.avnersfoundation.org.au. Caroline is a past pupil of St Raphaels College in Loughrea and her sister Louise Harte lives in Portumna.


Lough Derg Heritage Training
Lough Derg Heritage Training - Walkabout Tour of Lorrha's Historic Sites on Saturday, February 9th, 10am-2pm with Caimin O'Brien, Archaeologist with the National Monuments Service. Meeting point is Lorrha Community Hall – all welcome, free of charge. Contact: 085-1925466.


Free Biodiversity Training in Portumna
Free Biodiversity Training is being provided in Portumna. Learn more about nature, wildlife and the environment in your area. Help make a Nature and Wildlife Plan for Portumna. Wednesday February 27th at 8pm at An Gáirdín, St. Brigid's road, Portumna. Everyone is welcome to attend! This training should be of particular interest to Tidy Towns, farmers, anglers, sporting clubs, walkers, scout leaders, teachers, and anyone with an interest in nature, the environment and community development. For more information phone (086)3476891. The training is funded by Galway Rural Development.


Portumna 79 Bridge Club
Results Wed 30 January 2013: 1st Mary Jo Kelly & Eileen Smyth, 2nd Kaye Duddy & Fr Finneran, Gross Des Lynch & Lorna Stoddart, 3rd Marian Molloy & Joan Ryan, 4th Patricia Claffey & Paddy Kelly.


Portumna Contract Bridge Club
FBD Insurance Competition Results: 1st Eileen Smith & Fr M Finneran, 2nd Mary Jo Kelly & Fr P J Bracken, Gross Kaye Duddy & Patsy Hanbury, 3rd Patricia Eames & Sr Patrice Coen, 4th Judy & John Craig, 5th Teresa Dillon & Elizabeth Ryan, 6th Pauline McKeon & Pauric Murray, 7th Joan Ryan & Michael Tarpey, 8th Brid McNamara & Johnny Cowen.


Redwood National School Open Day
Redwood N.S. are holding their annual Open Day on Saturday, 02nd March. There will be a programme of events commencing at 2 p.m. Enrolement forms for September 2013 will be available on the day or by contacting the school on 090 9747186/email redwoodns@live.ie or by visiting the website at www.redwoodns.ie. A great afternoon is promised. All are welcome to come along!!!


Killimor GAA
Last weeks lotto numbers were 9, 18, 23 and 25. The jackpot was €9,100. Last weeks 5 lucky dip winners (€20) were Jonnie Duane jnr, Ann & Michael Nevin, Claire O Donnell, Ita Cormican and Eugene Forde. Next week's jackpot is €9,200 which will be held in Duffy's.


Benefit Walk
In aid of Stephen Reilly (Age 8 Years) will take place on the 17th Feb at 2pm in Portumna Park. Donation envelopes in your local shops.


Portumna Bingo
Bingo is on in the Town Hall every Saturday evening at 8.00pm.


The Ormond Cineplex Nenagh - Movie Times
Programme for Fri 8th to Thurs 14th February

Wreck-it Ralph
New Fun Filled Hit From Pixar - Creators of Toystory! Voices of John C Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Jane Lynch.
Fri 4:15 6:30 8:50 Sat Sun Mon Tues 2:00 4:15 6:30 8:50 Weds Thurs 2:00 4:15 6:30 (Gen)

Beautiful Creatures
Dark Secrets Will Come To Light! The Exciting Novels Come to the Screen! Alice Englert, Alden Ehrenreich, Emma Thompson, Jeremy Irons.
Opens Weds Next 13th 8:50 (12a)

Lincoln
Steven Spielberg's Landmark Epic – 12 Academy Award Nominations Incl. Best Picture Best Actor! Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, Tommy Lee Jones.
Nightly 8:30 (12a)

Zero Dark Thirty
Gripping From Start To Finish – Based On True Events! Jessica Chastin, Jason Clarke, Kyle Chandler.
Nightly to Weds 8:30 (15a)

Les Miserables
A Film Event To Remember – Award Nominations Best Picture! Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried.
Fri 5:30 Daily Sat to Thurs 2:00 5:30 (12a)

Gangster Squad
From Warner Brothers – Producers of Heat / Goodfellas. Josh Brolin, Sean Penn, Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone.
Nightly to Weds 8:50 (15a)

Pitch Perfect
Lively – Dynamic- Great Modern Hit! Anna Kendrick, John Michael, Higgins, Elizbeth Banks.
Daily 5:30 (12a)

Parental Guidance
Hilarious Family Comedy From the Studio That Produced the Home Alone Movies! Billy Crystal, Bette Midler, Marisa Tomei, TomEverett Scott.
Fri 4:15 6:30 Daily From Sat 2:00 4:15 6:30 (Gen)

Tinkerbell and the Secret of the Wings
Disney's Magical Adventure For the Whole Family!
Daily from Sat 2:00 (Gen)

A Good Day to Die Hard
Bruce Willis
Opening Thurs 14th 8:50 (15a)

This is 40
From Producers Knocked Up /Bridesmaids. Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann.
Opening Thurs 14th 8:50 (15a)


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