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Weekly News Roundup - Wednesday 8 Feb 2006

A SPECIAL mass was held recently in St. Joseph’s Church, Tinryland to acknowledge the teaching career of former teacher Mrs. Maire Foster.
The organist was Ms. Laura Ryan who also conducted the choir. After the mass, each class made presentations to her in the school PE room.
Mrs. Foster told the children that she was enjoying retirement and would always remember the kindness and co-operation of her past pupils and fellow staff.

QUIZ SUCCESS: Teams from Tinryland NS were very successful in the Carlow Credit Union Quiz on Friday last. The Senior team finished 3rd after a tiebreak for 2nd place. The team was Aaron Doyle, Harry Hennessy, Niall Fitzpatrick and Eoin Maddock.
The Under 11 team also finished 3rd which was their best ever position. The team was Daniel Cumiskey, Diarmuid Walshe, Conor Nolan and Fiach Byrne.

WORLD DAY OF SICK MASS: There will be a Mass for the Healing in St. Joseph’s Church, Tinryland on Saturday next, February 11, which is also the feast day of Our Lady Of Lourdes.
The elderly and those suffering from a serious infirmity will have the opportunity of receiving the Sacrament of the Sick (Anointing) during the mass. All are welcome to attend.

TINRYLAND GFC DINNER DANCE: The Tinryland G.F.C. dinner dance in conjunction with the ladies football club will be held in the Seven Oaks hotel this Friday, February 10.
Tickets are still on sale in the clubhouse for •25.

ST. JOSEPHS A.F.C. NIGHT AT THE DOGS PLANNED FOR APRIL: St. Joseph’s soccer club are holding a sponsored greyhound race night on Monday 10th April at Enniscorthy Greyhound track. All support from parents and supporters is requested for sponsorship, advertisements in the race card and nominations for this fundraiser which has the potential to be very successful.A soccer workshop will be held in Tinryland NS on Saturday, February 18.

TINRYLAND’S X FACTOR: The search for Tinryland’s very own star with the X Factor is on, as Tinryland Variety Group is hosting a special fundraising night in the Clubhouse on Friday 24th February. The three judges for the event are some local well-known celebrities. Acting as mentors and judges on the night are Seán Byrne, Josie Kelly and Paddy Delaney. Over the next few weeks, each judge will coach three acts. The audience on the night will choose the eventual winner. However, there are some twists planned for the event. Tickets are •5 and are now available in Jim Deane’s shop, the clubhouse, or from members of the variety group and a great night is ensured. The Variety Group is currently recruiting new members with both young and old welcome. Practices are each Tuesday at 8.00pm in the Clubhouse. We would appreciate all singers, dancers, actors, and backstage crew for this year’s show in April or May. Anybody interested can contact Robert O'Neill on 0863501699.

PARACHUTE JUMP: There will be a parachute jump in aid of Tinryland National School and Senior Citizens group in the coming weeks. Jumpers and sponsors are sought for this fundraising event. All donations are welcome.
Sponsorship cards are available from Margaret in the School Office or from any member of the Parent’s committee: Mick Byrne at 086-3994185, Barbara Nolan at 087-6464802 or Caroline Farrell at 086-3103680. All support would be greatly appreciated.

DRAUGHTS: Draughts training for Area 11 in this years Community Games competition for the Under 10, 12 and 14 age groups has commenced and takes place in Bennekerry NS on Wednesdays between 7 pm and 8 pm.

Tinryland Ladies Football Club was held in Tinryland Clubhouse on Tuesday last, January 24.
Chairperson Bernie Whelan congratulated the club on their most successful year to date in 2005 winning all four County underage A championship titles.
She also congratulated Martina Kelly on being elected as County Secretary at the recent County Board AGM and wished her all the best for the forthcoming year.

The following officers were elected:Chairperson: B Whelan, Vice-Chairperson: F Kelly, Secretary: P McArdle, Assistant Secretary: M Doyle, Treasurer: P Cleary, Registrar: L O’Regan, PRO: A Lyons, Development Officer: A Curran, Child Welfare Officer: M Lowry, Irish Language Officer: M Kelly, Committee: F Mullins, K Mullins, N Lyons, A Curran, P Whelan, S Lowry, M Doyle and T Lyons.

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