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Weekly News Roundup - Wednesday 12 May 2004

Tinryland Notes for Wed May 12

Community Games Finals

The 29th Annual Bennekerry/Tinryland Community Games Finals will be held in Tinryland GAA Club, Rathcrogue tomorrow (Thursday) night May 13th at 6.30 sharp.
There will be events from tiny tots (3/4 years) up to Under 16 level.
The field events will be held in Tinryland training field on Wednesday May 19th at 7 pm.
All gold medal winners automatically qualify for the County Finals to be held in Ardattin on June 19th and 20th.

Golf classic a major success

Last weeks golf classic in Mount Wolseley proved to be an outstanding success with over 120 golfers representing 30 teams taking part. Victory in the team of four stableford went to Jones Environmental L.T.D with a score of 88 points. In second position with 86 points were Clogrennane Lime while local golfer Ray Curran captained the third team with a score of 83 points. Tinryland’s Tom Delaney won the prize for nearest the pin at the 9th hole while the longest drive was recorded by Pat White of Jones Environmental. Former members and players travelled from many parts to take part in the golf classic which raised much-needed funds for club development. Following the presentation dinner at Mount Wolseley which was addressed by Tinryland chairman Ned Deane many of the participants later returned to the Tinryland clubhouse to view a recording of the Carlow feile final and welcome the Tinryland players on the victorious Presentation College team who were in attendance with the All Ireland colleges cup.


The following Area 11 competitors won medals in the Carlow Community Games Gymnastics Finals:
Girls Under 8 3rd- Lauren Holohan
Girls Under 10 3rd- Rebecca Holohan
Girls Under 12 1st- Sara Rennick 4th- Cadi Lennon
Boys Under 12 2nd- Brendan Hutton

Bishops Visit

Bishop Jim Moriarty of Kildare and Leighlin will visit Tinryland Parish next weekend where he will be the celebrant at Saturday evening and Sunday morning masses in St. Joseph’s Church, Tinryland.
He will also meet parishioners over the weekend.

Art Winners

In the recent Road Safety Art Competition organised by the South Eastern Health Board and Carlow County Council, Doireann Walshe, Ballybar won the best Junior Infant award while Roisin Hayden, Ballinacarrig took the best school award.


The children in the Senior Classes in Tinryland NS raised 1,000 Euro in a Skipathon competition in the school on Friday last. The money raised will be presented to the Carlow branch of the Happy Hearts Association.

Mini Marathon

The Holy Angels Day Care Centre is looking for ladies to participate and raise funds for the centre in this year’s Mini Marathon to be held on Monday June 7th. Transport and t-shirt will be provided. For further information contact Sharon at 9143911.


The St. Joseph’s Young Priests Society Pilgrimage to Fatima, Portugal starts on May 27th. The cost will be 617 Euro per person.
A pilgrimage to Knock will take place on June 26th. The cost will be 15 Euro. For further information contact Josie at 087-8324656.

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