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Weekly News Roundup - Friday 30 Jul 1999

Tinryland Tigh an Raoireann


Tommy Payne will compete in the world vets cross/country in Gateshead near Newcastle, England tomorrow Thursday. Payne, a silver medallist in the national vets C’Ship in’ 98 and a bronze medallist in ‘99 will be part of a very strong Irish team.

Leading the squad will be Michael Hassett (Kilenaule) ,the ‘99 winner with last year’s silver medallist Eugene Copinger (Civil Service) also set to compete. Other Carlow athletes competing are Patricia Lawler (Amond) 100m, 200m O.35, Eugene Kirwan 400m O40, and Tinryland GFC manager Dan Carbury 400m, 800m O 55.

Ballytore 6k: The 15th running of the Ballytore 6k in aid of Irish Guide dogs for the blind took place in the village of Ballytore on Friday evening. This worthy event has always been well supported by Tinryland Athletes. This year no fewer than 10 club runners took part. Leading the club was Tommy Payne in 5th position with a time of 19.33, he was followed home by J.J. Murphy in 9th 20.53, Sean Doyle 11th 21.04, D Shannon 13th 21.25 and Jas. Morgan 15th 21.47. Etta Doyle won the O45 ladies section in a fine time of 29.57. Other athletes to be pleased with the trip were Kevin Cuddy, Seamus Connolly, P.J. Doyle and Carol Pender.

Minor Success: Tinryland Minor footballers reversed a heavy league defeat by Tullow to emerge victorious over the same opposition on a score of 3-8 to 1-11in the first round of this year’s C’ship. This very entertaining game was played in Grange with the lead changing on several occasions. Best for Tinryland were Barry McDaniel, Willie Power, Paul Doyle, John Doyle and Niall Barrett. Scorers: - John Doyle 1-3, Paul Doyle 1-2, Niall Barrett 1-0, T.Jeaney, B Foster, and W. Townsend 0-1 each. Tinryland will meet Fenagh in the next round. (Full report in Sports section)

Recent Deaths: Sympathy is extended to the Lynskey family, Rathcrogue, and Kathy Kelly Linkardstown on the death of Donal Lynskey, Grange, Maganey, to Mrs. Mary Nolan, Linkardstown on the death of her brother Michael Maher, Tallaght, and Mrs Clare Moore, Tinryland on the death of her brother Lt. Col. Jim Crowe Greystones.

Carlow Win: Congratulations are extended to Graiguenaspidogue girls Pamela O Donaghue and Jennie Kelly who were members of the victorious Carlow Ladies Junior football team who beat Kildare in the Leinster final on Sunday.

Crime prevention meeting: The crime prevention officer, Sgt. Mary Corcoran, will be in attendance at a meeting in. the G.A.A. Centre Tinryland, on Thursday at 8 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to demonstrate and instruct small businesses and householders in the area of crime prevention. A11 are welcome to attend.

Diocesan pilgrimage to the Holy Land from Kildare & Leighlin with Fr. P. Hennessy, Mountmellick, departing 10th October 1999 and returning l9th October, 1999. Enquiries to Fr. P. Hennessy, ( 0502-24141.) Details and booking to Tully’s Travel Ltd., Carlow.

INFORMATION CENTRE: The Carlow Citizens Information Centre, St. Joseph’s Road, Carlow, offers a free and confidential information service on rights and entitlements in social welfare, health, housing, tax, consumer affairs and many more topics. The centre is open Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. and 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. Call in person or phone 0503-31063/31451. Free legal advice service will be held on Monday, 26th July, 7 - 9 p.m Call in person - no phone queries. No appointment needed.

Trip to Knock: There will be a trip to Knock on Monday August 9th. This is a special day of intercession for priests ,and in attendance will be Sr. Briege McKenna. She will be accompanied by Fr. Kevin Scallon (Dana’s brother -in -law). For further information contact Eithne Ryan 22004 or Edward Dawson 59109.

50 children for Butlins: Area 11 will be represented in The National Community Games Finals in Butlins over the 2 weekends by 50 competitors from the Bennekerry/Tinryland area. They will compete in a wide range of events which include Art, Gymnastics, Cycling, Swimming, Athletics and singing

25th Autumn League: This year will be the 25th running of the popular Tinryland Autumn League. The 1st leg will be over 2 miles and will take place on Wednesday , Aug 25th. The 4 mile stages will be on Sept. 1st, 8th with the concluding stage on Friday the 17th. There will be special commemorative prizes for all competitors who compete the 4 stages.

Cemetery: Headstones in St. Joseph’s Cemetery are at present being mapped and logged as part of the student job scheme. People with information on unmarked graves are asked to come forward. It is proposed to produce a booklet on the information gathered at the end of the scheme. There is one vacancy to be filled for another student and applications should be made to Mr. Michael Keyes (40088).


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