W/E 02/06/2013

posted May 28, 2013, 2:11 AM by Unknown user   [ updated May 28, 2013, 2:11 AM ]
Senior Citizens Outing.
The annual Senior Citizens holiday to Lahinch will take place from the 18th to the 23rd July next.   
Anyone interested in coming on this holiday may contact Mary O'Donnell at 0879776583 or Sheila Lynch at 0876546637 for further details.
Scoil Mhuire Enrolments.
Scoil Mhuire, Ruan is still accepting enrolments for September, 2013.  
Application forms are available through the school office and playschool, or by ringing 065-6837301.
Basketball Champions.
Congratulations to the Toonagh N.S. girls' team, which won the county finals of the Cumann na mBunscoil Basketball on Thursday last in Lissycasey.  On the way to the final, they defeated Mol an Oige School, Corofin, Ennistymon, Furglan, Cloona and Barefield National Schools.  They beat Kilmurray in the semi final and met Kilrush Gaelscoil in the final, defeating them on a scoreline of 37 to 19.   The Marian Keane Trophy was presented to Leah Morgan, who captained the team. 
The panel comprised - Leah Morgan, Zoe Whelan, Sarah Cantillon, Sarah Gilmore, Lauren White, Lily O'Connor, Ailbhe Bane, Ivana O'Halloran, Shona O'Halloran, Aoife Meere, Alison Woodford, Eimear O'Loughlin, Tierna Casey, Eve O'Connor, Katie O'Halloran, Sadie Keane, Aoife McInerney and Lisa Whelan.   
Great credit is due to the girls for all the practice they have put in on the path to the final, and to their trainers, Joe Carmody and Mairead Barry.
Under 8 Hurling.
Ruan hosted close to ninety, under 8, hurlers at a blitz in excellent weather conditions on Monday evening in Ruan hurling field.   Teams from Newmarket, Clarecastle, The Banner and local side, Ruan, took part.   It was a great evening of hurling among all four teams.  
Well done to the mentors of all these teams for the hard work they are putting into coaching them, and to the parents of the children of the host club who provided refreshments for all adults and children present.

Community Games.
Eoin McNamara, represented the County and this parish at the Community Games Swimming competitions held in Athlone at the weekend.   He did very well to finish 5th in his competition.