Congratulations to the students of John and Linda Philips

Congratulations to the students of John and Linda Philips who were very successful in the A.I.M.A.A.Munster Open competition held in University Limerick on Saturday last.  Daniel McGuire took 2nd for sparring;  Jenny McGuire 1st for sparring and 1st for breaking ; Enda Cloake took 1st for sparring and 1st for breaking;  Nicky Stafford took 1st for breaking and 3rd for sparring.  Well done to all and best of luck to the students who will be testing for their black belts in December.

Pilates classes take place in the Community Centre, Castlebridge, every Tuesday at 9.45.
Well done to Siobhan Cloake, a member of St. Killian`s Athletic Club who finished in second place in the Under 15 Cross-Country championships held in Ballycanew on Sunday last.  Together with her team-mates, Ciara Daly, Amy Power and Julie Butler they won the Overall Team Event.  Kieran Roche who finished in 6th place in the Under 15 section also helped his team-mates take the Overall Team prize.   
Castlebridge Handball Club member Dean Corrigan defeated Peter Function in the Leinster Semi- Final on a  21-18;  21-12 scoreline. Dean now goes forward to play in the Leinster Final and we wish him every success. Luke Whitty and Gaolan Riordan had a great win over Kilkennys Francis Lawlor and Enda Donohoe in the Under13 Doubles  played in Garryhill winning out on a 15-1; 15-11 scoreline. In the Wexford (60 x 30 ) Under13 Doubles,  Kevin Byrne and Eoin O`Leary defeated Bridgetowns Dan French and Kevin Casey 15-2; 15-12 .  This match was played in Castlebridge Alley. 

The Annual General Meeting of Castlebridge Community Centre had to be postponed due to a clash with another meeting and will now take place on November 5th.  All are welcome

Would you be interested in sponsoring a page in the Bridge Magazine.  The cost is 25 per page and your name can be mentioned if you wish.  The Committee would be very happy to send a copy of the Magazine free of charge to Castlebridge people living abroad but they need to raise approximately 500 per issue in order to do so.
Thursday, November 1st is the feast of All Saints and is a Holyday.  Mass will be celebrated in Castlebridge Church on Wednesday evening (October 31st) at 7.30pm.  Masses on Thursday (November 1st) at 8am, 10.30am and again in the evening at 7.30pm.  Friday is the Feast of All Souls and there will be a short service in the Cemetery at 2pm. World Youth Day takes place in Sydney, Australia between July 15th and July 20th, 2008.  Anyone ( aged between 18 and 30)  from the parish interested in attending same should contact Fr. James Doyle, C.C. Bunclody. First Communion in Castlebridge takes place on Saturday, May 17th, 2008 and Cofirmation takes place on Saturday, April 12th, 2008.