John Williams Memorial Pool Tournament

Pictured at the John Williams Memorial Pool Tournament were, from left, Gody OBrien, Maggie Brolly, Sean Davitt, Francis Davitt (U15 Finalist), James Corrigan (U15 winner), Thomas Davitt, Ryan Brolly with Dara Corrigan in background.
The John Williams Annual Memorial Pool Competition took place in August in Frank Davitt’s Bar Drumkeerin.

The John Williams Annual Memorial Pool Competition took place in August in Frank Davitt’s Bar Drumkeerin.

This year the Williams family kindly donated all monies raised to the Drumkeerin Childcare Services.

On the night, the competition started with the junior level and over 12 games were played to see James Corrigan coming out as champion and Francis Davitt receiving second place and Thomas Davitt coming in third place.

Then followed the adult competition with over 32 games played to see Thomas Cornyn reaching this year’s Champion. He was presented with the John Williams Perpetual Cup along with €300 in Prize money by Mrs Margaret Williams. Second place went to Liam Shanley and third prize going to Joe McGuire

The competition was followed by a raffle with a grand total of 31 prizes up for grabs. All prizes were sponsored by local people and businesses.

1st: €400 donated by the Williams Family, Drumkeerin

2nd: €200 donated by Drumkeerin Childcare Services, Drumkeerin

3rd: €100 Food hamper donated by Scollans Gala, Drumshanbo

4th: Five bags of coal donated by Arigna Fuels, Arigna

5th: Food Hamper donated by the Williams Family, Drumkeerin

6th: Set of Saucepans donated by the Williams Family, Drumkeerin

7th: Aloe Vera Hamper donated by Aloe Vera Distributor Mary Doran, Drumkeerin

8th: Six week countdown to Slimming World voucher donated by Slimming World Consultant Sheila McManus, Drumkeerin

9th: €50 voucher donated by the Landmark Hotel

10th: Bottle of Bushmillis donated by Des Wynne Auctioneer, Drumkeerin

11th: Family Pass to Arigna Mining Experience Donated by Arigna Mining Experience, Arigna

12th: €25 Spa Voucher donated by Lough Allen Hotel

13th: Kids Kingdom Bowling Voucher donated by Mulvey’s Kids Kingdom

14th: Three hair cut vouchers donated by Gabriel Flynn Barbers, Manorhamilton

15th: Bottle of whiskey donated by Clarkes Butcher Drumkeerin

16th: €100 donated by Francis Davitt Drumkeerin

17th: €50 donated by Breffni Stores Drumkeerin

18th: €25 voucher donated Mulvey’s Mart Store Drumshanbo

19th: Set of Glasses donated by Mary Mawn Fashions Manorhamilton

20th: Mobile phone donated by Carphone Warehouse Carrick

21st: Two bottles of wine donated by Rooney’s Supervalu, Manorhamilton

22nd: Bottle of wine and box of chocolates donated by Tesco Carrick

23rd: Fuel voucher donated by Wynnes Bar, Drumkeerin

24th: Bottle of Wine and €10 donated by Sharon Harrison Hair Salon, Drumkeerin

25th: Clock donated by Gilberts Pharmacy, Manorhamilton

26th: Bottle of Wine donated by Rooney’s Bar, Drumkeerin

27th: Bottle of Wine donated by Fordes Bar, Drumkeerin

28th: Two Hair cut vouchers donated by Gabriel Flynn Barbers, Manorhamilton

29th: Hair cut voucher donated by Mary McHugh Hair Salon, Drumkeerin

30th: Lunch for 2 in Rowantree Restaurant donated by Valerie O’Donnell, Drumkeerin

30th: Cactus plant donated by La Belle Fleur, Drumshanbo

Drumkeerin Childcare Services would sincerely like to thank the Williams family, everyone for giving their time to sell tickets, the people and businesses who sponsored the generous prizes, Davitt’s Bar for hosting the competition, to everyone who purchased tickets, and took part in the pool competition on the night making this year another success with a grand total of €4,235 raised.