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Weekly News Roundup - Wednesday 25 Jun 2003


Tinryland Host Slovenian Athletes

Three Tinryland families accommodated six of the Slovenian athletes and their coaches last week. Joe and Sharon Hanley hosted athletes Damjan and Silvester and their coach Vlado. Pauline and Michael Hosey of Tinryland had swimmers Irena and Natasa and their coach Ivanka while Helen and Henry O'Neill of Staplestown had cyclists Janko and Elvis with coach Pajo
(Picture enclosed Hosey Family and Slovenians l-r Natasa Car (swimmer,) Ivanka Vidovic (coach), Irena Juric (swimmer), Maeve, Pauline, Pierce and Michael Hosey)

Environmental Award for School

Tinryland N.S. was this years Carlow winner of the E.S.B. sponsored Environmental Awareness Awards. A plaque with a cheque for 650 euro was presented to the school at a function in the Dolmen Hotel recently by T.V star Geri Maye. The school is now gearing up for the Carlow Floral Pride Awards that are at present being judged.


The past week was a relatively quiet one on the local G.A.A. scene with only two competitive games at juvenile level. On Monday of last week the U14 (B) squad gained their third victory in the McDonalds U14 Division 2 with a comfortable 7 points to spare over Ballon. Tinryland were always in control in this game but a string of bad wides by the home side left only three points between the sides at half time despite Tinryland domination. There was a big improvement in the second half and a goal from full forward Bobby Whelan enabled Tinryland to stretch clear at the finish. Others to impress for Tinryland were Brian O Halloran, Ryan Curran, Joey Ryan, Darren Murphy, Michael Mullen and goalkeeper Lee Buggle. Tinryland will play St. Mullins in their next game on Monday next 30th June in Rathcrogue at 7.30 p.m.
On Sunday last in Deerpark the U14 (A) squad went down to a strong O'Hanrahan's outfit in the McDonalds Division 1 championship. The final score in this game was 4-14 to 4-5 but Tinryland did play well in patches against one of the favourites for the championship. Best for Tinryland were Mark Morrissey, Donal Kingston, Cian Clancy, Conor Byrne, Matthew O'Toole, and goalkeeper Patrick Kelly. The next game for this team will take place on Monday next 30th June against Eire Og.
At adult level all eyes will be on Hogan Park Fenagh this Wednesday evening at 8 p.m. when Tinryland Intermediates will play their opening game in this years Carlow I.F.C.
Tonight's opposition will be provided by O'Hanrahan's and hopes are high for a Tinryland victory after the recent success of the U21 team. The other teams in Tinryland's group are St. Andrews and Eire Og.

Annual Cemetery Mass

Friday July 4th at 8:00p.m. Please clean up the graves in preparation for this special celebration in memory of our dead. The mass will be broadcast to facilitate homebound people.

Pioneer Total Abstinence Association

The recently confirmed will be taking their pledge at a special celebration tonight at 8:15 p.m.

Holy Angels Centre, Carlow

The management of Holy Angels acknowledges the receipt of 615 euro from Tinryland Parish from the Fr Dunne Memorial Fund. A church Gate collection for Holy Angels is on the weekend of 28-29th of June.

Bennekerry-Tinryland Ladies GFC:

Bennekerry-Tinryland girls football club will hold a fun table quiz in the Tinryland G.A.A.
Clubhouse on this Friday evening at 9 p.m.. Proceeds from the evening will go towards travelling expenses for the forthcoming All- Ireland feile competition in Galway in July.
Tables of four cost 20 and all support will be appreciated

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