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Weekly News Roundup - Monday 11 Apr 2005

School Enrolments

Parents wishing to enrol children for September in Tinryland NS should do so in the next 2 weeks. Enrolment forms will be available from Margaret between 9 am and 1 pm. Mrs. Finnerty will be available to meet prospective parents between 2 pm and 3 pm.

Athletics Training

Athletics training for Tinryland/Bennekerry Community Games on Tuesday next, in Tinryland Parochial Fields at 7 pm. Training sessions will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 7 and 8 pm for the coming months.

Carlow to Chernobyl

A convoy of 15 trucks and 12 ambulances left Lapple car park on Sunday last as part of the Operation Hope XXV mission to Belarus. This was the 25th convoy to travel to Belarus from Ireland and was led by the Carlow ambulance sponsored by the Carlow Outreach Group of the Chernobyl Children’s Project and driven by Michael Aylward, Ballyloo and Michael Lyons. €2.5 million of aid will travel in the convoy and a total of 60 humanitarian aid workers from all over Ireland departed on the day. The convoy will deliver the aid to hospitals, health clinics and orphanages in Belarus.

Tinryland Variety Group

The Tinryland Variety group will be performing in the Carlow Tops competition in Tullow on Monday April 25th. The group has been practicing hard over the last few weeks and hopes are high for a successful outcome. All support is welcome.

Colm selected on Irish Equestrian team for Scotland

Well done to Colm Kennedy of Ballycrogue who has been selected on the Irish Pony Club Mounted Games team for an international competition in Stirling, Scotland on 23rd and 24th April. Colm who is a member of the Carlow Hunt pony club is a pupil at Knockbeg College and has played Gaelic football at underage level for Tinryland G.F.C.

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