Monthly Archives: September 2013
The 2013 Kildysart Show
The 71st Kildysart Agricultural Show was held on Saturday Aug 3.2013. It proved to be very successful Show with large crowds in attendance. Special attraction this year was the presence of two members of the Garda Mounted Unit. There were big entries in the Jumping competitions. The Shannonside League final and the Orchard Equestrian Young Rider Final created huge interest. Entries were good in the Showing Horse Section with the Kildysart All Ireland 2 year old filly final won by P.J. Lehane, Clonakilty, Co Cork. And the Dublin Coach Champion Young Horse going to Margaret Jeffers, Co Wexford.. The Clashmore Perpetual Cup went to Hughie Murphy, Co Mayo for the best Registered Irish Draught Mare. The Champion Mare of the Show was won by Kieran Fahy from Co Cork. In the cattle section the Commercial Champion was won by William R. Gubbins Co Limerick. John Moloney, Ardnacrusha won the Pedigree Champion of the Show. The were huge entries of high quality farm produce and home baking in the Indoor Section. The O’Doherty Cup was won by Barry O’Loughlin,Ennis and the Walsh Perpetual Cup was won by Niall Hannon, Kildysart for their entries in the Farm Produce & Horticulture section. In the Home Baking Section the Marbro Cup was won by Mary O’Sullivan, Kildysart, with the ICA Cup going to Tara McInerney, Kildysart. Maura Murtagh was the recipient of the Maurer Perpetual Cup. There was also a Vintage Display with the Threshing display proving to be a big attraction. There was a big turn –out for the Dog Show with the Champion Dog prize going to Sean Hehir, Lissycasey. The children enjoyed free bouncing castles and slides. See pictures on face book from exhibition hall and show grounds.
Results from the 2013 Kildysart Show
Mass for the opening of 2013-2014 school year in Kildysart Primary School will be celebrated in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Wednesday 11 September at 10am. Parents and members of the parish community are very welcome to join the members of the board of Management, staff and students of the school as we pray for God’s bless in the new school year.
St John Bosco Community College will gather for the celebration of Mass to pray for God’s blessing at the beginning of the new academic year on Friday 27 September 2013at 10am in St Michael Church. Kildysart. Parents, family members and parishioners are very welcome to attend and take part.