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CARRICK EMMETS CHRISTMAS DAY SWIM PARTICIPANTS BRAVE COLD WATERS FOR 32ND YEAR!

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4 Jan 2013 Comments Off on CARRICK EMMETS CHRISTMAS DAY SWIM PARTICIPANTS BRAVE COLD WATERS FOR 32ND YEAR!
CARRICK EMMETS CHRISTMAS DAY SWIM PARTICIPANTS BRAVE COLD WATERS FOR 32ND YEAR!

By Veronica Corr The 2012 Carrick Emmets Christmas Day Swim at Creevy Lake, the 32nd one of its kind, in aid of local charities was a great success, Jimmy Finnegan told The Northern Standard. Each of the 122 participants had no trouble staying cool this yule either, as the water was apparently very cold just after noon on December 25th! Participation was up on last year and Jimmy wished to thank all the swimmers, and welcome 22 new ones on board from local schools: the Patrician High School, St. Louis Secondary School, Inver ...

HURLING CLUB’S MOBILE DRESSING ROOM DESTROYED IN MYSTERY FIRE

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16 Mar 2012 Comments Off on HURLING CLUB’S MOBILE DRESSING ROOM DESTROYED IN MYSTERY FIRE
HURLING CLUB’S MOBILE DRESSING ROOM DESTROYED IN MYSTERY FIRE

By Veronica Corr “It’s just a pile of ashes,” is how John Scully, Chairman of Carrick Emmets GAA Club described a gutted makeshift dressing room which went on fire in the early hours of Monday morning. The blaze at the club’s site on the Donaghmoyne Road was visible from the N2 bypass, the Northern Standard has been told. The container-type two-compartment portacabin, which belonged to the Emmets’ hurling club, was brought to the new Donaghmoyne Road development late last year. The alarm was raised at 3am on Monday ...

EMMETS STRICTLY COME DANCING FUNDRAISER A SWINGING SUCCESS

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21 Apr 2011 Comments Off on EMMETS STRICTLY COME DANCING FUNDRAISER A SWINGING SUCCESS

By Veronica Corr Feedback regarding the Carrick Emmets Strictly Come Dancing event at the Nuremore Hotel on Friday night last was universally positive, as participants had the time of their lives and spectators felt that it was a truly unique idea, which put the fun back into fundraising. The large audience weren’t disappointed as the dancers’ feet didn’t fail them, and the six weeks of rehearsals paid off. Here follows a list of the brave souls who put their best feet forward for the event in aid of the GAA club’s new development ...