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Weekly News Roundup - Sunday 26 Jun 2005

Hosey Cup Win – 4 in a Row

Bennekerry/Tinryland Community Games Athletics team won the Hosey cup for the best athletic area in sun drenched Ardattin on Sunday. This was a historic 4 in a row achievement. A total of 3 relay teams from the area u12 girls, u16 boys and u15 mixed relay will represent Carlow in Mosney. There was also a double for the boys and girls in u10 teams. There were some very impressive individual winners such as Adam Murphy (boys u12-200m), Jemina Kirwan (girls u12-600m), Deirdre Doyle (Marathon), Kate Morgan (girls u14-Long Jump), Aisling Kinsella (1500m), Amanda Cassidy (girls u16-100m) Declan Ryan (Mountain Bike). The Lawler family scored a notable double with Grace winning the u10100m and Marcus the u12 100m. Grace, daughter of Patricia Ammond had a close win over Lauren O’Dwyer daughter of another former great – Mary Coogan. The hard work put in by the coaches over the last 3 months certainly paid dividends. Tommy Lyons, Chairman, received the Hosey Cup from the National Community Games President George O’Toole.

Bennekerry/Tinryland Community Games

The boy’s u10 Gaelic team played the 1st round of the Leinsters in Kilkenny on Tuesday. B/T had a very strong team and were dominant throughout allowing Kilkenny only 1 score in the first half. B/T kept up the good work in the 2nd half winning he game 6-11 to 3 points. The scorers were Diarmuid Walshe 0-1, Brian Meller 1-2, Michael Calvey 0-2, Cormac Duff 2-1 Conall O Se 1-1, Mark Rennick 1-1, Sean Kirwan 0-1, Cathal Costello 1-0, Ian McGrath 0-1 and Andrew Harley 0-1.
The team was: Brian Meller, Diarmuid Walshe, Adam Nolan, Adam Murphy, Sean Kirwan, Michael Calvey, Conall O Se, Ian McGrath, Cathal Costello, Mark Rennick, Aaron, Conor O’Toole, Jennifer Butler, Odhlan Duff, Cormac Duff, Andrew Hanley, Jack Brennan, Mark Lawlor, Finn Lynch and Macdara Burke. B/T now play Wexford in the 2nd round.

Well done to the u13 handball team who beat Kilkenny in the 1st round of the Leinsters. They are through to the semi final in July. The team was Michael Lawlor, James Murphy, Cian Lawlor, Cathal O’Toole and Owen Maddock. Kilkenny beat the Tinryland team of Brian Deane, Martin Deane, David Townsend, Dean Farrell and Kevin Barrett in the u15. Coach - Michael Nolan.
Bennekerry/Tinryland Ladies football committee would like to all who supported the quiz night and a special thanks extended to Eamon Byrne for his help.

Cemetery Mass

The Annual Cemetery mass will be celebrated in Tinryland on Friday 8th July 8pm. That leaves us less than three weeks to prepare the graves and clean the cemetery in general.


The Society Wish to express sincere thanks to all who supported their display and sale of work on Sunday last. Thanks to all who donated monies, flowers, plants, cakes, home produce and books.
€5,600 was raised for the missions. Ten packs of vestments and altar requisites were distributed to mission priests and sisters for their various parishes and a very enjoyable afternoon was enjoyed by all. Tinryland Parish also received a new white vestment and some purifiers for altar use.

Calling all Senior Citizens

A Summer Party been arranged for all the senior people in the parish, to be held in BallyKealy Manor Hotel, on Sunday 10th July at 4.30pm. an evening meal will be provided followed by entertainment from Tinryland Variety Group and music by Nicky Kealy. An enjoyable evening is promised. Anyone wishing to attend should give their names before Monday 4th July to any of the following: May Byrne (91-46193), Jenny Byrne (91-82456), or Marie Byrne – Tinryland, Nan Farrell – Ballyloo, Betty Grogan – Kilmeany, Josie Kelly – Linkardstown or Mary Moore – Tinryland.

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