Moyvane Bingo hits jackpot

for parish pride

Locals in Moyvane have certainly hit the jackpot when it comes to community spirit as the weekly bingo, which has been running for 40 years in the Marian Hall, has provided many nights of entertainment as well as supporting numerous community projects.

The weekly bingo every Thursday night at 8.30pm is a hugely popular social event and has drawn crowds from near and far for many years.

One of the organisers, Anna Maria Kennelly has been involved for decades with the Marian Hall on the Glin Road which hosts the bingo night each week.

“I’ve been calling the numbers for over 40 years,” said Anna Maria, “and we’ve a good crowd every week.”

She paid tribute to Kit Horan, Teddy Keane, Tom Roche, Carmel Hudson, Margaret Mulvihill and Bobby Stack who help run the bingo every Thursday.

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Old-style drama takes the stage in Lixnaw

Lixnaw’s Memory Lane Theatre Group are going back in time and bringing a long lost style of drama back to the stage.

Since June 17, the group have been rekindling old memories of theatre in times past as they enjoy a hugely successful run in their marquee set up in the grounds of the Presbytery in the village.

The group, which was started last year, was born out of the pandemic and lockdown when members were rereading old plays and recalling those they had shared the stage with over the years.

That time afforded them the perfect opportunity to get creative and they decided once things reopened, they would perform a play outdoors.

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