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Weekly News Roundup - Sunday 5 Mar 2006


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


There will be a Dog Race planning meeting on Monday, March 6 at 8.30 pm in Tinryland N.S. All managers are asked to attend.

Social Function

On Friday, March 24th there will be a Social/Function to mark the retirement of Mrs. Máire Foster after 25 years of service in Fr. Cullen Memorial N.S. in Tinryland GFC, Rathcrogue. Tickets costing €10 will be available shortly. This function is jointly planned by Tinryland Parish, the school Board of Management and the Parents’ Council.

Men’s Health Day

A Men’s Health Day will be held on Tuesday 7th March in the Irish Wheelchair Centre, ‘Teach Failte’, Kilkenny Road, Carlow from 11am to 3pm. Topics: Mens Health, Stress, developing local supports for men. Cost €4 Lunch and Refreshments included.

Boys Basketball

Bennekerry/Tinryland boy’s basketball teams were both heavily defeated in round one of this years Community Games finals. The boy’s u13 team were beaten by Askea on a score of 44 to 6. The scorers were: Conor O’Neill 2, Cormac Walshe 2 and Thomas Whitney. The boy’s u16 team went down to Borris 34 – 8. The scorers were: Michael Mullen 6 and Colm Kennedy 2. The girl’s u13 and u16 finals will be held tomorrow night (Thursday).


Sympathy is extended to Mrs Claire Darcy, Kilmeaney on the death of her mother Mrs. Margaret Moore, 2 St. Martin’s Avenue, Tinryland and formerly of Ballinakill, Ballickmoyler.
Removal took place from R Healy and Son funeral home, Pollerton Castle on Thursday evening to St Josephs Church Tinryland. Funeral Mass was held at 11am on Friday last while the burial was held afterwards in Arles cemetery.

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