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Weekly News Roundup - Wednesday 23 Apr 2003


Parish Census
A newsletter has been circulated by Rev. John McEvoy PP to parishioners, which is aimed at collecting a small parish census and encourages those interested to help out in areas of the liturgy or to become involved in parish organisations.
The letter also details mass times throughout the year and gives information on other events such as Baptism and Anniversary Masses.
As part of the circular, all recipients are asked to give a listing of the names of all who reside in their households with the year of birth of people aged under 21 and the areas of service in which people would be prepared to offer 2-3 years of help.
The collection of this information which should provide an accurate demographic picture of the area, will take place over the next few weeks.

(Photo enclosed of Shauna Fitzpatrick,Ballybar, Centre, who danced for President Mary McAleese in Dublin on March 27th last. She is a member of the Sadie O'Mara School of Dancing)
There were some fine performances by Tinryland athletes at the St Abbans Sports in Monivea Co. Laois on Sunday last.
Deirdre Doyle was a fine winner of the Girls Under 14 700m with Amanda Cassidy 2nd in the Girls Under 14 100m.
Dwayne Farrell was 3rd in the Senior Mens 3000m event behind Colm Burke of the host club and Robert O'Rourke of LOT.

The final stage of St. Abban's Four County League will be held in Tolerton Co. Laois on Friday next at 7.30 pm.

Training for Community Games will continue on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7 pm in the Parochial Fields, Tinryland.
Son for Enid
Congratulations are extended to Enid McCreanor (nee Delaney) and her husband John "Zeb", Ballytarsna, Nurney on the birth of their son Cian Thomas who was born in St. Luke's Hospital on Wednesday last.
The new arrival will be a welcome playmate for his sister Caoimhe.

Community Games Gymnastics
The following are the results of the Area 11 Gymnastics Competition which was held last week:

Girls Under 8: 1st- Gillian Fitzpatrick 2nd- Ruth Bermingham

Girls Under 10: 1st- Sara Rennick 2nd- Cadi Lennon 3rd- Jenny Doheny

Girls Under 12: 1st- Sara May

Girls Under 14: 1st- Clodagh Fitzpatrick 2nd- Mary Barrett 3rd- Alison Hanley

Boys Under 8: 1st- Conall O'Shea

Boys Under 10: 1st- Brendan Hutton

Mini Marathon
Those interested in competing in the Womens Mini Marathon on Monday June 2nd for the Holy Angels should contact Sharon at 43911. Transport and a t-shirt will be provided for those who take part. Sponsorship and registration forms are available from the Holy Angels Day Centre.

Night Out

On Friday next, 25th April St Josephs AFC will have a night out with music by Roisin Dubh in Palatine House, Palatine.
Tickets are priced at 5 Euro and as usual with Roisin Dubh you are guaranteed a great night out.

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