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Weekly News Roundup - Thursday 7 Oct 2004

QUEEN OF THE PLOUGH: Congratulations are extended to Mrs. Breda Brennan Murphy, Clochristic, on being re-instated Queen of the Plough for the 5th time at the National Ploughing Championships in Grangeford during the week.

VARIETY GROUP: The committee of Tinryland Variety Group would like to thank everybody that supported the recent Barn Dance that was held by the group. The barn dance proved a great success and an enjoyable night was had by all.

Membership for the coming year is now due and is priced at 7 per person. Membership is open to anybody interested over the age of 16 with no upper age limit. The membership fee can be made payable to any member of the committee on or before 31st October.

60th WEDDING ANNIVERSARY: Congratulations to Martin and Liz Kavanagh of Castletown who recently celebrated their Diamond wed-ding anniversary. Martin who is a native of Myshall and his wife Liz (nee Bolger) from Ballinree were married on 27th September 1944 at the Church of the Holy Cross Myshall and they spent their honeying the week. moon thrashing oats. Martin worked as an overseer with Carlow Co. Council for 36 years and the couple have lived in Castletown since 1972. They were joined at a recent family celebration by their son Matt and his wife together with their three grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. The couple also had a daughter Maureen who died in 1969 aged 24 years. Martin and Liz are wished many more years of health and happiness by their friends and neighbours.

SYMPATHY: Sympathy is extended to John Maddock, Tinryland on the death of his mother Mrs. Theresa Maddock, Ballyharmon recently and also to Mrs. Suzanne Curran, Rathcrogue on the death of her mother Mrs. Elsie Dillon, Ballyfermot, Dublin.

TRAINING COURSE: The next training night for Ministers of the Eucharist is in Askea Parish Centre tonight (Wednesday) at 8 pm.

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