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Weekly News Roundup - Wednesday 4 Feb 2004


Launch of Diocesan Guide

A well-attended meeting of parishioners was held in Tinryland NS on Thursday last for the launch of the new edition of the Kildare and Leighlin guide. Presentations were made by Mr. Martin Brophy, Mrs. Pauline Cleary and Rev. John McEvoy PP on the topics Life in Christ and the Parish Faith Community. Submissions from the meeting are being forwarded to the Bishops House for formulating future policy. All members present received a copy of "Together in Christ".

The Late Mrs. Peg Farrell

The death took place at her home on Thursday January 29th of Mrs. Peg Farrell (nee O’Neill), of Garrryhundon, Milford.
Peg, who was a native of Ballybar, had suffered from an illness in recent times. She was a great nature enthusiast and her main interests included birds, animals and plants. She shared her love of gardening with her many friends by giving them plants on many occasions. During her life she produced many beautiful crochet and knitted garments.
As a parting tribute, family members Noel, Adrian and Sandra sang her favourite song the Bette Midler classic "The Rose" at the graveside.
Peg who was 80 years is survived by her sons Noel and John (Ballybar), daughter Mary Buggy (Kilgraney), sister Blanche (London), brothers Sean (Ballybar), Billy (Meath) and Peadar (America),daughters-in-law Marita and Eveleen, son-in-law Larry, sisters-in-law Freda, Ann, Sheila and Susan, Adrian and 10 other grand children, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Peg was pre-deceased by her husband Dinny and daughter Nancy. Removal was from her home on Friday at 6:30 to St. Josephs Church, Tinryland. Requiem Mass was concelebrated by Rev. John McEvoy PP and Fr. Pierce Murphy PP Bagenalstown on Saturday at 11 am. Burial took place afterwards in adjoining cemetery.

(Photo of Mrs. Peg Farrell enclosed)

The Late Mrs. Peg Dillon

The death took place in Bethany House, Carlow on Sunday January 25th of Mrs. Peg Dillon (nee Fitzpatrick) of Kilmeaney and formerly of Moyle. Peg, who was aged 80 years was pre-deceased by her husband Paddy in March 1998 and never fully recovered from her husband’s death. She had spent the last year in the loving care of nurses and staff in Bethany House, which was greatly appreciated by her family.
A great family person, she was meticulous in her planning and was very house proud. She is survived by her daughters Pat Murphy (Grange, Maganey), Maria O’Sullivan (Church Lane, Kilmeaney) and Ann Murphy (Augha, Bagenalstown), sisters Nancy Kelly and Mollie Butler (Carlow), brother Sam Fitzpatrick (England), sons-in-law Tom, John and Ned. 6 grandchildren 1 great grandchild, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Peg was also pre-deceased by her brothers Tom (Moyle) and Jack (Pollerton). Removal took place on Tuesday 29th January from R. Healy & Son Funeral home, Pollerton Castle at 7 p.m. to St. Joseph’s Church, Tinryland. Funeral Mass, which was celebrated by Rev. John McEvoy PP took place on Wednesday 30th January at 11 a.m. Burial took place afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

(photo enclosed)

Tinryland Dinner Dance

Tickets are still available at €25 for the Tinryland G.F.C. victory dinner dance to be held in the Dolmen Hotel on Saturday 7th February. The U.21 Co. Championship medals will be presented at this function with a special presentation to members of Bennekerry-Tinryland Ladies G.F.C. who are celebrating their 10th anniversary. A number of other special presentations will be made on the night.

Tinryland G.F.C. Meeting

A meeting of Tinryland Juvenile G.F.C. will be held tonight Wednesday, 4th February at 8:30 p.m. in the clubhouse. All committee members and parents are requested to attend this meeting

Tinryland I.C.A.

The February meeting of Tinryland I.C.A. will take place in the Eire Og clubhouse on Wednesday 3rd February at 8p.m. (please note change of venue for this meeting). Carlow College of music will supply entertainment at the meeting. New members always welcome.


Under 9 League
St Pats Boys 0-4 St. Joseph’s

St Josephs under 9s played a great game and came away with a fine win on Saturday in Meadowlands. Joeys took the lead when Ciaran Townsend was in the right spot to send a fine header to the home net. Christopher Gaule who is having a great scoring season then scored to give Joeys a 2-0 lead at half time. With everybody playing well it was not long before Christopher Gaule got his second of the game with a fine individual effort. Shortly after Barry Power showed his skills with another fine goal. Fiach Byrne, and Cathal Whelan were in excellent form and Shane Webb had a great game in goal. Michael Calvey making his comeback after injury was a revelation.

Under 9 League
St Pats 4-2 St Josephs

Joeys under 9s put up a great show in this fine game in very blustery conditions. Trailing 2-0 at half time Joeys worked hard in the second half and were unlucky not to get more out of the game. Best for Joeys were Brian Hosey, Sean Kirwan and Art O Dea. Michael Mullins got both goals to continue his great run.

Under 11 League
Parkville Utd 3-1 St Josephs 1

St Josephs attacked all game but could only get one goal for all their effort. Best for Joeys in a very close game were Alison Mahon, Michael Lawlor and Seamus Hurley. David Townsend got the only goal.

Under 13 League
St Pats Boys 2-2 St. Joseph’s

St Josephs dominated the play in the first half and played some good football down the left side through Brian Shiels and Pauric Whelan. Despite this they were fortunate to go ahead after a mix up in the Pats area Matthew O Toole was left to stroke the ball into the empty net. Shortly after Joeys went 2 up again after a very similar situation Jeff Sutton put the ball in the net. HT 0-2 The first 5 minutes of the second half saw Joeys lose their composure and after a goalkeeping error the Pats forward had a tap into the empty Joeys net. This rattled Joeys and the second goal came after the Joeys defenders failed to clear. After this joeys got going again but only created one good chance but the home keeper made an excellent save. Best for Joeys were Brian Farrell, Brian Shiels and Pauric Whelan.

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