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Weekly News Roundup - Friday 23 Mar 2001

Tinryland Tigh an Raoireann

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the fundraising dance planned for Monday last was called off. For all those who purchased tickets, there will be a draw shortly.

The Boys Under 13 Indoor Soccer Semi-final will be held in the CBS on Sunday morning next and any girls interested in playing Under 15 Soccer for Community Games should contact Tommy Doyle or Tommy Lyons.

Juvenile GFC: The following are start dates for coaching sessions for juveniles over the forthcoming season:


U8s and U10s: Saturday March 24th at 11 am (open to all boys and girls)


U12s: Friday March 23rd at 5.30 pm


U14s: Thursday March 22nd at 6 pm


U16s: Monday April 2nd at 6.30 pm


All of the above sessions are held in the GAA Grounds, Rathcrogue and all new members are most welcome. Membership fees for the forthcoming season are 3 per individual and 5 per family.


The Annual Tinryland Juvenile GFC fundraising Race Night has been fixed for Saturday May 5th at 8.30 pm. Support would be appreciated by buying horses or sponsoring a race. For further information please contact the Secretary at 46345 or the PRO at 46122.


After the foot and mouth scare, there will be a resumption of action on the local scene next weekend with the U21s playing against Burrin Rangers in Grange on Saturday at 4 pm in the championship and the Div 1 team also in action on Sunday away to Clonmore


Sympathy: Sympathy is extended to Mrs. Catherine Flynn NT on the death of her mother Mrs. Delia Connolly who died in Claremorris Co. Mayo on Friday last. Removal took place from Our Ladys Funeral Home, The Square, Claremorris on Sunday evening at 6 oc to Barnacarroll Church. Burial took place in adjoining cemetery after 12 oc Funeral Mass on Monday.


Irish Montessori School: Enrolment is now taking place for Sept 2001 for Carlows first Irish speaking Montessori School. For further information please contact Frances Byrne, Tinryland, phone no. 0503-31518.


MR. J. Ryan: The death occurred in the District Hospital, Carlow on Monday last of Johnny Ryan of Graiguenaspideog. Johnny, who was 76 years, had been unwell for 12 months. He farmed in Graiguenaspideog with his brother Tommy. He was known as a decent, straight, honest and hardworking farmer. He was well liked in the farming community and worked with great skill and methodology. In his young days, he was actively involved with the GAA and played for both Tinryland and the Fighting Cocks. Players of his vintage describe him as a character on both panels who contributed to the craic and the general comradery with a great sense of humour. Both clubs provided a guard of honour at the removal of his remains and at the internment.
His remains were removed from Kearneys Funeral Home, Fenagh to St. Josephs Church, Tinryland on Wednesday last. He was interred in the local cemetery after Requiem Mass on Thursday. He is survived by his brother Tommy, his relatives from Rathanna and his many friends.

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