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Weekly News Roundup - Wednesday 26 Nov 2003


Jimmy Crowley in concert

Legendary folk singer Jimmy Crowley will perform in concert at Tinryland G.F.C. Rathcrogue on this coming Saturday commencing at 9 p.m. The Cork born singer who is renowned for his unique repertoire of songs was once a member of the band Stokers Lodge and has formed musical associations with many of Ireland’s folk greats such as Micheal O’Domhnaill of the Bothy Band, Joe Burke, Jackie Daly and Donal Lunny.
Crowley who holds a degree in Irish and Folklore from U.C.C. has been travelling the world as a professional musician for over a quarter of a century. He specialises in playing the Bouzouki and Mandola and few can match him for the humour, joy and storytelling craft, which he brings to his many well-known songs.
On Saturday next Jimmy will perform many well-known numbers from his Hit albums such as “The boys of Fairhill”, “Somethings never change” and “My love is a tall Ship”.
Tickets for the concert will be available on the door for €5.

Senior Citizens Party

The Tinryland Senior Citizens Christmas Party will be held this year at the Ballykealy Manor Hotel on Sunday December 7th at 5 pm. If you are a new Senior Citizen in the Parish or recently retired or know someone who would like to receive an invitation this year please inform anyone in the committee to have the name added to the list. If anyone attending requires transport to and from Ballykealy on the day, please let a member of the committee know as soon as possible. The committee is Mrs. Betty Grogan, Mrs. May Byrne, Mrs. Jenny Byrne, Mrs. Mary Moore, Mrs. Josie Kelly, Mrs. Marie Byrne and Mrs. Nan Farrell.


St Josephs AFC Balloon Race

This Wednesday sees the launch of St Josephs biggest ever fund raising event. On Saturday the 27th December the Saints will launch their first ever Balloon Race. Tickets for balloons go on sale on Thursday and whoever purchases the balloon that travels furthest will win a weekend away in a top class hotel. There are many other prizes and we would welcome everybody’s support. To purchase a ticket just contact any member of the committee.

Under 10 League
St Josephs 2- GRS Utd 0

St Josephs under 10s put on a brilliant display against a very good GRS Utd team. With every one playing well and both teams showing the benefit of good coaching this was a thoroughly enjoyable game for all. Joeys took the lead near half time when a Shane Callanan shot found the roof of the net. Sean Delaney made it 2-0 to the home side but it took great performances from Eoin Maddock, Rory Lynch and Shane Kelly to secure the win.

St Pats Boys 4- St Josephs 2
Aaron Doyle and Ciaran Townsend scored the goals but despite the fine efforts of Greg Murphy, Shane Webb and Kevin Chubb they could not prevent Pats taking the points.

Under 12 League
St Josephs 0-GRS Utd 4

Having not played for some weeks due to the under 13s success the Joeys team failed to work as a unit and consequently with everyone playing as individuals lost easily to a better team. Many mistakes by Joeys and some fine goal keeping by the GRS Keeper made the task too difficult on the day and hopefully this team will improve with effort in the coming weeks. For Joeys Steven Chubb, Kevin Barrett and David Townsend tried hard.

Under 14 League
St Josephs 1- Stretford Utd 4

Despite a great start to the game with Sean Ryan firing the home side ahead after just 3 minutes Joeys did not have the strength in midfield to contain a good Stretford side. Conor Byrne in goal, Ryan Curran and Colm Nolan were outstanding for the home side.


Under 15s Derry Rovers V St Josephs 11:00am
Under 13s Derry Rovers V St Josephs 12:30pm
Under 11s St Josephs V Vale Wanderers 11:00am
Under 9s St josephs V Vale Wanderers 12:00

Quiz Night
St Josephs would like to thank everyone who supported the Quiz night on Friday


Tinryland Foroige Club have resumed meetings, which are held in
Rathcrogue Centre on Fridays between 7 and 8.30 pm.
Each Friday night the club will participate in activities, meetings
and games as well as taking part in inter club events throughout the year.
The club caters for young people between the ages of 12 and 18.
All new and existing members are welcome to attend.

Coach Tour

There will be a bus going to St. Michael’s Hall, Inchicore on Sunday November 30th to attend a sale of work in aid of the Oblate Missions and also a visit to St. Rita’s Shrine, Johns Lane Church. For further information please contact Eithne Ryan at 9722004.

Legion of Mary

A social event will take place in the Parish Centre, Tullow on
Sunday November 30th for all members and auxiliary members
of the Legion of Mary. There will be a mass at 5 pm.

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