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Weekly News Roundup - Saturday 16 Oct 2004

School News

Green Flag
Tinryland school will hopefully be a green flag school within two years. For the first year the topic will be waste management in the school. The committee will include children, teachers and parents, who will draw up an action plan to tackle the management of waste – mainly paper wrappings, cartons and cans. Co-operation for this project would be much appreciated.

GAA News
Tinryland boys have reached the semi- final of Cumann na mBunscol. This week they will play away to either Ballyconnell or Rathvilly. The team have already beaten Borris and Leighlinbridge, and have lost to Bennekerry. A very young girls team have lost narrowly to Tullow and Hacketstown, and drew with Leighlinbridge

Athletic Success

Congratulations are extended to Tinryland athletes who competed successfully in the Carlow A.A.I in Tinryland on Sunday. In the girls u.12 the club had the first 4 places, with Mary-Anne O’Sullivan, Jemima Kirwan, Dervla Kelly and Jenny Doheny. Deirdre Doyle had her expected win in the girls u.16. Emma Brennan was an excellent winner in the girls U14 with Kate Morgan 3rd. Paddy Mullins was 2nd in the boys u16 with Adam Murphy runner-up in the boys u10. Tommy Payne easily won the Masters event from John-Joe Murphy and Jeremiah O’Sullivan. Denis Shannon was the fourth scoring member to give him his first championship medal this decade.

Golf Society

Tinryland GFC Golf Society, was formed in 2003 and now have at least 6 outings a year,and last year had a golf weekend away in Co. Clare. There are 25 members this year and it is hoped to improve that next year, The President's day was held last Sat 9th Oct in Castlecomer Golf club. President this year is Michael Curran, Captain is Johnny Brennan, Secretary is Séan Byrne, and committee are Martin(scrapper)Byrne,Matt Kennedy, Mick Murphy(Ass Sec) and Ray Curran. All New Members are welcome for 2005.

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