37 Pioneer centres, from all over Ireland, receiving their pennants for excellence at the Gradam Awards Ceremony that was held on Saturday 16th May 2015 in St. Francis Xavier Church, Gardiner Street, Dublin 1. Congratulations to all for the fantastic work that is been done at the local level in many parishes throughout the country.
Gradam Na Réadóirí for 2014 - Recipients
Ardfield/Rathbarry, Burren, Carrickmacross, Carrigaline, Crosserlough, Donoughmore, Duleek, Dunshaughlin, Fedamore, Glencorrib, Glinsk, Goresbridge, Holy Family Drogheda, Killucan, Kiltoghert, Knock, Kiltoom, Loup, Marino, Mervue/Ballybane, Mitchelstown, Muintirvara, Newtownshandrum, Portlaoise, Rathmolyon/Enfield, Roslea/Smithboro, Rostrevor, Scoil Muire agus Padraig, St. Joseph’s Boys’ High School Newry, Sessiaghoneill, Togher.
Cong/Neale, Kilmaine, Leighlinbridge, Mountmellick
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Charleville Park Hotel
Charleville, Co. Cork
For further information, contact:
Mary Holland - 027 63384
Sorcha Ui Laoghaire - 086 364 2619
Ball tickets can also be ordered directly from Central Office - 01 874 9464
Pioneer President James Shevlin on The Last Word with Matt Cooper yesterday on the issue of the Good Friday ban on the sale of alcohol in public premises. The segment begins from the 38 minute mark.
Our newly elected President is James Shevlin. James is from Glinsk in Co. Galway close to the Roscommon border. He is a retired Primary School Teacher having served as Principal and Deputy Principal during his career. He is married to Carmel and they have 3 sons and 3 grandchildren. He is a member of the Glinsk Centre where he serves as P.R.O. and Treasurer. He is also President of Roscommon/Athlone Region PTAA and Chairman of Connaught PAC. He sits on the Board of Management and has been a delegate from the Diocese of Elphin to Central Council.
Short-Term Pledge for Lent - Why not take on the challenge?
SHROUD OF TURIN, LAKE GARDA AND THE SHRINES OF NORTHERN ITALY
Spiritual Director: Fr. Bernard McGuckian, SJ
31st May - 6th June 2015
Cost per person sharing: €995
(Includes all Taxes and Insurance)
For more details: Pioneer Association Pilgrimage 2015
For booking forms, please contact the Pioneer Office at
27 Upper Sherrard Street, Dublin 1,
or telephone us on 01 874 94 64
Congratulations to the winners of the BT Young Scientist Competition 2015.
The winning project was based on an examination of young people and their drinking habits and the influence parents drinking has on their children.
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