CONGRATULATIONS: Well done to Monaleen’s Donal O’Sullivan who helped Limerick senior footballers secure promotion to Division 3 of the Allianz Football League with victory over Sligo at Markievicz Park on Saturday. Goalkeeper Donal kicked a point from a free and another from a ’45 as Limerick saw off the home side by two points, 1-16 to 1-14. As a result of the win, Limerick were also crowned Division 4 league winners. Best of luck to Donal and his team mates this Saturday when they tackle Waterford in the Munster senior football championship in Dungarvan.
WELL DONE: Congratulations to Monaleen clubman Paul Kinnerk who is a key member of the Limerick senior hurling coaching team which defeated Clare in the first round of the Munster championship at Semple Stadium, Thurles on Sunday. Limerick will take on Tipperary in the Munster semi-final at Páirc Uí Chaoimh this Sunday, 4pm.
HEALTHY CLUB: The recent Community Survey returned the following results. The top 2 areas of well being you would like the Healthy Club to concentrate on are: 1. Physical Activity. 2. Healthy Eating.
Top 3 most important groups you think the club should focus on: 1. General Population. 2. Club members. 3. Older Adults.
Activities/Events you would like to see happening: * Social Training for Adults; * CPR / First Aid; *Healthy Eating; * Activities for the over 65’s; * Mental Health awareness.
ON-LINE PROGRAMMES: Current restrictions do not allow holding events in the clubhouse but there are two excellent online programmes available through the HSE detailed below that may be of interest to you. Please feel free to pass to anyone in the community who you think would be interested.
STRESS CONTROL PROGRAMME: HSE Health and Wellbeing are offering a free Stress Control programme, beginning 2nd November. Stress Control is an evidence-based programme that teaches you practical skills to deal with stress. The programme helps participants recognise the signs of stress. It covers topics including how stress affects our bodies and our thoughts. It teaches skills to overcome panicky feelings and tips to getting a good night’s sleep. To register for the programme, click on the following link:
LIVING WELL PROGRAMME: The HSE have also launched their Living Well Programme which is a series of on-line workshops designed to offer support to people living with Long Term Health Conditions. The HSE National Self-Management Support team supported by Slaintecare has developed this work. Many people with Long Term Health Conditions may be feeling vulnerable due to COVID-19 and information about this programme might be valuable to many members of your clubs and communities. Examples of long term health conditions include asthma, COPD, Diabetes, Heart conditions, stroke, arthritis, multiple sclerosis, Crohn’s disease, depression and chronic pain. Watch the launch video which explains the work here. Further information on the programme and contact details are available at
LOTTO: The latest Lotto draw took place on Thursday, October 22 with the jackpot standing at €20,000. The numbers drawn were 8, 15, 21 and 36. Winners of the €50 lucky dips were G. Cantillon, Monaleen Road; C. Fallon, Carrigeen; L. Reen, Beechfield. Thank you for your continued support.
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