Thursday, June 28, 2012

BRUREE NOTES 24/6/2012


All roads lead to Dromin Church on Sunday, July 8th, when First Class relics of St. Thérèse of Lisieux and relics of her parents will arrive at 2.00 pm. It is a day you cannot afford to miss and bring a rose. Young and old and wheelchair bound will be arriving until 5.00 pm. Al the relics arrived in Shannon Airport just recently and the whole parish of Dromin-Athlacca is extremely happy about the upcoming visit.

Croom Hurling Tournament: Bruree 3-11 Athlacca 1-8
Senior Hurling League Bruree 1-16 Effin 1-8
County Senior Hurling Championship
August 5th (weekend of) v Granagh/Ballingarry
County Senior Hurling League
Sunday July 8th v Granagh/Ballingarry at Bruree at 12.00 noon
Sunday July 22nd v Ballybrown at Ballybrown at 12.00 noon
Sunday July 29th v Croom at Bruree at 12.00 noon
South Junior B Hurling Championship
Sunday July 8th v Blackrock
Sunday July 15th v Effin
Sunday July 22nd v Dromin/Athlacca
Sunday August 5th v Camogue Rovers
County Minor Hurling 12 a side
Sunday July 1st v Knockainey at Bruree at 7.45 pm
Friday July 13th v Na Piarsaigh at Na Piarsaigh at 7.45 pm
Friday July 27th v Cois Laoi Gaels at Bruree at 7.30 pm
Intermediate Football Championship
August 12th v Pallasgreen
September 2nd v Claughaun


Car Boot Sale: The next Car Boot Sale will be held on this Saturday, June 30th, at the Old Creamery Yard between O’Rourkes Cross and Bruree village. Traders can set up from 8.00 am and the admission is €10 for cars or €15 for vans. The sale is open to the public from 10.00 am to 3.00 pm and admission is just €2 for adults. Children are admitted free. Tea and refreshments will be available.
Website: Keep up to date with all the happenings with regard to the sportsfield on our website at


Under 14: Congratulations to our Under 14 hurlers who won the county league title on Friday night. St Mary's Rathkeale provided the opposition and the game was played in Rathkeale The final score was Bruree 4-1 St. Mary’s 1-5. The Bruree panel was Eoghan O’Driscoll, David O’Connell, Shane Hannon, Daire O’Driscoll, Tommy Cronolly, Brian Sexton, Sam Cronolly, Johnathan Fitzpatrick Owen Carey, Gearoid McCarthy, Edward Moore,Cathal Barrington, Jimmy Leslie-Madigan, Sean Quirke and Finnbarr Fitzpatrick
Cul Camp: The Cul Camp runs from Monday July 2nd to Friday July 6th inclusive. We are asking all parents who can to register their children on line at
If you cannot register on line please let us know if your child is participating by contacting Micheal Lyons @ 086 8232857. It is vital that we have a good idea of numbers as soon as possible so that we can have enough coaches available. Any further information required can be obtained by contacting Micheal.
Upcoming Under 12 football fixtures (all games at 6.45 pm and first team has home venue)
Thurs 28th June Bruree v Ballylanders
Thurs 12th July Galbally v Bruree
Thurs 26th July Cois Laoi Gaels v Bruree
Thurs 9th August Croom v Bruree


Bruree Activity Summer Camp will run from July 23rd - 27th. The venue is the Primary school in Bruree. Activities include soccer, tag rugby, dodge ball, bench ball, bowling, spud n spoon races, art and crafts and many more. Children will be placed in groups with children of similar age so they can get the most out of the camp. For bookings and queries contact Laura Leslie on 087-7744028


We extend our sincere sympathy to the family, relatives and friends of Dan Hartigan, USA and formerly of Rockhill, and Dora O’Connor, Freemount, who died recently.  


Lucky dip winners in last week’s Bruree GAA/Rockhill Rovers lotto draw were €50 Elaine Horgan €25 Johnny Regan, Alan O’Sullivan €20 Nora and Josephine Fitzgerald, Stephen Coleman, Ballyhea, Joan Lyons.

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