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Weekly News Roundup - Friday 17 Mar 2000

Tinryland Tigh an Raoireann

The fourth annual Tinryland NS Parent's table quiz will be held in the GAA Centre, Rathcrogue on Thursday, March 16 at 8.30 pm.

This enjoyable quiz has in the past attracted over 30 teams. It is hoped that with the emphasis on fun questions, there will be another full house. A large selection of prizes including one for the best student team. The cost is 12 for a table of four.

Great Win: Tinryland Minors scored a significant victory on Sunday in defeating last years County Champions Eire Og in a thrilling top of the table league game in Rathcrogue. Playing an excellent brand of football, Tinryland led at the interval by two points with Brian Foster scoring the only goal from the penalty spot. Tinryland had a great spell in the opening 15 minutes of the second half adding a further 5 points without reply. Eire Og as expected staged a rally in the closing stages but Tinryland full forward Paul Doyle sealed victory for the home side with a cracking goal with 5 minutes remaining. Best for Tinryland were goalie Anthony Gaule, John Ryan, Paul Haughney, Willie Power, Shane Delaney, Brian Foster, Paul Doyle, John Doyle and Trevor O'Reilly. Tinryland are now unbeaten in the league having already accounted for Michael Davitt's, St. Patrick's and Eire Og.

On Sunday afternoon, Tinryland suffered their second defeat in the SFL Div 2 losing by six points to St. Patrick's. Tinryland Under 21's will be in action in the 1st round of the championship on St. Patrick's Day at 11.30 am against Mount Leinster Rangers in Fenagh. These sides were involved in two very exciting games in last year's championship with Tinryland losing out after a replay to the South Carlow side. Tinryland warmed up for this game with a very useful challenge against Gracefield of Offaly under floodlights on Monday last.

Social: Tinryland GFC will stage a family St. Patrick's day social on Friday next commencing at 8.30 pm. There will be a fancy dress competition open to both adults and children. The very popular Take a Chance competition will be also be held with lots of valuable prizes. Music will be provided by Back before Dawn and a good evening's entertainment is assured. Plans are being made for a major sports quiz open to all local sports clubs on Friday, April 14.

Juvenile Training: Juvenile Training at Tinryland GFC has commenced for the forthcoming season. Training for the Under 14's will be held on Wednesday evenings at 6.30 pm. The Under 12 team train on Friday evenings at 6 pm. Saturday morning sessions are confined to U8's and U10's commencing at 11 am.

Coach Tour: There will be a trip to Clonfert (near Ballinasloe Co. Galway) via Birr and Banagher on Saturday March 25th. The tour includes a day of Prayer and Healing in Emmanuel House of Providence. Those interested in travelling should book with Eithne Ryan 22004 or Edward Dawson 59109 no later than Saturday March 18th.

PTAA Dance: The Carlow Regional Pioneer Total Abstinence Association is holding its annual dinner dance for Pioneers and friends in the Seven Oaks Hotel at the end of March. Tickets are 13. Contact Josie Kelly at 46286 for further information.

Sympathy: Is extended to Deborah Glancy, Tinryland and Jacqueline Meaney, Rathcrogue on the death of their father George James, Shangarry, Myshall, which occurred suddenly in Bagenalstown on Friday last. His remains were moved to Myshall Church on Saturday. Burial took place is Lismaconly Cemetery after Requiem Mass on Sunday.

Also to Paudge Curtis, Tinryland on the death of his niece Catherine Curtis which occurred at her home in Raheen, Adamstown Co.Wexford on Thursday last after a long illness.

CANDO: CANDO is currentlly undertaking a review and evaluation of their overall development and programmes from 1995-2000 in County Carlow. A review meeting, facilitated by an independent company, Fitzwilliam Training and Consultancy, will be held in Tinryland National School on April 5, 8.00 9.30 pm. CANDO would appreciate your participation at this meeting, to help it to identify progress to date and plans for your area in the future. See CANDO article on page 4.

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