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.