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Weekly News Roundup - Thursday 25 Aug 2005

VARIETY GROUP AGM: The first Annual General Meeting of Tinryland Variety group will be held on Thursday, September 8 in Tinryland GFC Clubhouse at 8.30 pm. The group caters for those interested in dancing, singing and acting. Existing and new members are welcome to attend. This year the variety group would be particularly interested in recruiting more boys to participate. Membership of Tinryland Variety Group is open to those from 16 years of age with no upper age limit.

SOCCER: The Carlow and District League soccer season will resume shortly. The St. Josephs coaches are U. 8/U/9: Diarmuid O’Shea, Pascal O’Dea, Under 10: John Calvey, Under 11: Eddie Sheehan, Gerry O’Neill, U.12: John Delaney, U.14: Pat Finnerty, Noel Keenan, U.15: John Maddock, Sean Byrne. As St. Joseph’s are short coaches for the forthcoming season, the club would urge anyone who is interested in helping out to contact any of the above members or to attend the next club meeting.
The club will hold its registration night/meeting on Monday, August 29 in Tinryland NS at 8.30 pm. This is an open meeting. All members old and new are invited to attend.

AUTUMN LEAGUE: The Tinryland AC Autumn League will commence on Wednesday, September 7 with a 2 mile stage starting in Tinryland at 7.30 pm.
This will be followed by 2 further 4 mile stages with the first taking place on September 14 at 7.30 pm followed by the Rockford Race on Sunday, September 25 at 2 pm.
The final stage will be over 2 miles on Friday, September 30 at 7 pm.
The league is open to runners, joggers and walkers alike.
After the final stage there will be prizegiving and refreshments in Rathcrogue Centre with awards to all those who complete 4 stages.
The cost is •5 per stage with the Rockford Race costing •10.
For further information contact Sean at 087-2509520 or Pat at 059-9132693.

Pat Byrne had another fine run when finishing 3rd in the Frank Duffy 10 Mile event in Dublin on Saturday in a time of 51 mins 50.
The race was won by Neil Cusack Jnr. of Limerick with a Finnish athlete in 2nd position.

SYMPATHY: Sympathy is extended to Brigid Curtis, Tinryland and Trudi Shannon, Tinryland on the death of their mother Mrs.
Anna Mai Furlong, Adamstown Co. Wexford, who died in Waterford Regional Hospital on Tuesday last. Remains were removed from her residence in Castleview, Adamstown to St. Abban’s Church, Adamstown on Thursday at 7.30 pm. Burial took place in adjoining cemetery after 11 am Requiem Mass on Friday.

TULLOW SHOW SUCCESS: Congratulations are extended to Leo Brennan, Castletown on winning the Paulville Perpetual Cup at the Tullow Show on Sunday last. This cup was for the exhibitor with the most points in classes 132-136 of the potato section. Leo was placed 1st in seven competitions and 2nd in two others.

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