W/E 02/12/2012

posted Nov 27, 2012, 4:27 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Nov 27, 2012, 4:30 AM ]
Bingo Night for Camogie Club.
The local Camogie Club, which has, this past year, seen an increase in the number of girls wanting to play camogie and become involved in the Club has had a very successful year, with teams taking part in matches in all levels of the game`, up to Junior.   
The Club is hoping for plenty of support for their upcoming Bingo Fundraising night in Purcell's Bar, Ruan, on Sat. 7th Dec. next at 9.00p.m., where there will also be a raffle and great prizes on offer, with lots of fun.  
G.A.A. Coaching Course.
Ruan Minor Club will hold a Foundation Coaching Course on Dec. 7th and 9th next in Ruan School, starting at 6.30p.m. on Fri. Dec. 7th.   
This is aimed at parents and prospective coaches who would like to help out with underage teams in 2013. Students who wish to work in the G.A.A. Summer Camps need this qualification.   
Anyone interested should contact Flan Lyons (0851742503) to book a place by next Mon. 3rd Dec.
Recent Deaths.
The death has taken place at University College Hospital, Galway, of John Joe Mahoney of Moymore, Ruan, following an illness.   John Joe was a farmer and was also a mechanic, who had a special affinity with the Massey Ferguson 35, and he brought many a tractor back into working condition having worked on it.   He was predeceased twelve years ago by his wife, Christina (Tierney).   
His remains were removed from Daly's Funeral Home to St. Mary's Church, Ruan, and, following requiem Mass celebrated by Fr. Pat O'Neill, he was laid to rest with his late wife in the adjoining Graveyard.   
John Joe is survived by his sons, John, Ronan, Barry and Karl, and Kealan, and his extended family.  
The death also took place last week of Tom Scanlon, who for a number of years owned and ran Purcell's Bar in the village.