Cappawhite Community Council

Community News

First Lambs

The two 1st lambs of the season were from the farm of Artie and Nuala McGrath, Ballykiveen, both lambs were hail and hearty!!


To Mary Fitzgerald, Moanvaun, and all the Moloney Family in Doon on the death of their aunt Teresa, who only before Christmas came home from England and spent her last days at Marys.


To Bernard Bradshaw and family, Shananock on the death of a loving wife and a loving and caring mom to daughters Caroline, Fiona, Niamh and Áine, sons Paul and Colm. To brother Tom, sister Marian, son-in-law Brendan and extended family our deepest sympathy. Ann was ill for some time but she was always so bubbly to meet and talk to and had a word and a laugh at every kind of joke. After a very large representation both days, Ann was laid to rest in her parish cemetery Annacarty. May God rest their dear souls.

A New Baby

Heartiest congratulations to John (Jack) Murphy and Aideen Buckley O’Leary on the birth recently of their first baby, a boy and his name is Séan Óg, what a lovely name.

A Super Hamper

Nora McGrath MPSI has a raffle for a bigh hamper and tickets can be had at McGrath's or from Cecilia, €1 for two strips and all proceeds to the Senior Citizens Fund. All wish to thank Nora for her generously donating for this worthy cause every year.

Resource Centre News

Angie McDermott Celebration

On Thursday 28th Dec The Cappawhite Ladies Football Club in association with Eire Og Annacarty Camogie Club held a suprise celebration in the Resource Centre for Angela McDermott to honour the fact she won 4 Senior Camogie All-Ireland and one Intermediate Football All-Ireland (as captain). A huge crowd listened as various speakers spoke of her tremendous commitment and talent as a player. Angie was a great representative for Cappawhite. After the excellent speakers the people enjoyed refreshments.

Medal Presentation

Presentation of medals to the GAA Intermediate Hurlers, Junior Hurlers and Minor Footballers took place in the Resource Centre on Saturday 30th December. On the night the Intermediate hurlers received their County League medals. The Junior hurlers and Minor footballers received their West championship medals.

The Bord na nOg medal presentation night will take place on 20th January 2018. Congratulations to everyone on their achievements in 2017 and we look forward to 2018.

Also on Saturday 30th December a set of half-zip tops was presented to the 2017 West championship winning Junior hurling team by Dave Ryan of Coughlans Bar, Main Street. Dave has very kindly sponsored this set of tops to mark the team's achievement. There was music and refreshments on the night.

Cappawhite Camogie and Ladies Football Reunion

A reunion of the Cappawhite Camogie Team 1977 Junior Co. Champions and also the 1987 Intermediate Camogie Co. Champions was held in Cappawhite Resource Centre to celebrate the 30th-40th Anniversary of Camogie also 1980-1982 Junior Football Co. Champions attended on the night. It was great to meet the players especially those who travelled from afar to make the night a great success. Thanks to everyone who helped on the night. The Captains were 1977; Peggy Cummins, 1987; Cecilia Walshe, 1980; Ann Costello and 1982; Mary Ann McDermott.


Bingo continuing as usual every Friday