CAMP NOTES – 2ND SEPTEMBER 2012
Our own local Camp athlete Ailise Deane was the third woman to cross the line, at a time of 3 hours and 31 minutes in the Dingle Marathon on Saturday. Ailise who ran the entire 26 miles is also a champion oarswoman capturing the coveted Kerry title with the local Ladies Naomhóg team in the Dingle Regatta a few weeks ago. Congratulations Ailise, well done !!
The Annual Camp Junction Vintage Rally will be held on Sunday next 9th. September, at the rear of Fitzgeralds Junction Bar. Luckily the fine few days has helped dry up the field and all systems go for a great day on Sunday. Vintage cars, tractors and farm machinery of all types will be on display with threshing demonstration among other activities happening right through the afternoon. A great day out for all the family on Sunday, events start around 2.00 p.m. All proceeds go towards The Kerry Hospice Association.
CAMP COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Internet opening hours at Camp Old School are as follows: –
Tuesdays and Wednesdays – Mornings : 9.30 – 11.30 a.m. Afternoon – 2.30 – 4.30 p.m. Thursdays – 9.30 – 4.30 p.m. This is a great service for the community and for visitors to the area.
Camp ICA are recommencing on this Thursday, September 6th at 8.30 p.m. in Camp Old School. New members welcome. Meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month and projects for the coming weeks are planned at these meetings.
DINGLE TO ANNASCAUL CHARITY WALK
Friends of Leukaemia patients, Cork and Kerry Cancer Group Link Bus are holding a Charity Walk in association with Annascaul Walks and the local GAA on 16 September from Dingle to Annascaul. The walk will proceed along the Dingle Way starting at 10.00 a.m. at The Dingle Bay Hotel. Pickup Bus will be available along the way for people wishing to do only part of the walk. Sponsor cards available from Jimmy McCarthy 087 262 7271 & Moira Spillane 087 697 0311.
Life is a Dance floor – A fun way of learning how to dance. Classes include Polka’s, Waltzing, Jiving and much more. Starting at 8.00 p.m. Wednesday, September 19th.
Venue Kerins O Rahilly’s (Charlies Bar), Strand Road, Tralee. For more information lease contact 087 281 7972.
Local Aughascla Musician Frankie Mulcahy will launch his new CD at The Seven Hogs Bar on Friday, 14th. September. Frankie, who formerly toured with world renowned “Riverdance” is currently playing Ashes Pub on Sunday evenings 6.00 – 8.00 p.m. and celebrated Micko Horans first anniversary at Ashes on Sunday evening last. Billy McGrath is on Guitar with Frankie at Ashes.
KERRY ASSOCIATION LONDON
The Kerry Association London will honour the two Kerry Athletes competing in the London Paralympics Games with a special function in the Crown Moran Hotel Friday evening (September 7). Roy Guerin, is competing in his third Paralympic Games. Four years ago he came sixth in the 100 metre wheelchair sprint but this year he has set his sights on the powerlifting competition. Ian Costelloe is a sailor from Kilorglin and is competing in his first Paralympics. Admission is by charitable donation and a contribution will be made to the Paralympics Ireland on the night to help the organisation offset some of the costs in getting the two athletes to London. And the London Rose, Nora Ni Fhlannagain, will also be in attendance and the Kerry Association London will make a presentation to her to mark her outstanding efforts as this year’s London Rose in promoting the Tralee festival in London and in promoting the Irish community in Britain back in Ireland. Meanwhile nominations are open for the Kerry Person of the Year. This year’s presentation will be made at the Crown Moran Hotel in Cricklewood on October 26. The association hold regular meetings at The Kingdom Bar and new members are always welcome. Enquires about membership or any of the association’s events to secretary Tara Cronin on +44 7939 017022 or any committee member. Find us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter: search for Kerry Association London or visit our website www.kerryassociationlondon.co.uk