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Weekly News Roundup - Monday 12 Nov 2007

Handball Team win All Ireland Title

Tinryland juvenile handballers Adam Nolan, Cian Lawlor and Martin Mullins were all part of the Carlow Under 13 team that defeated Cork by 75 to 60 to win the All Ireland Title in Clonmel over the weekend.
The other members of the team were Dan O'Leary, Jim O'Leary and Andrew Beaton fromthe Garryhill club.
Adam Nolan also won the Leinster Under 11 Doubles Title along with Jim O'Leary of Garryhill in Croke Park last week. The pair defeated teams from Kilkenny, Wexford and Dublin to win the title. Well done to all the young players on their great achievements.

Carlow Pride of Place Awards

In the Category Community Effort, Tinryland won the 3rd place prize of 300 in theCounty Carlow Pride of Place Awards which were announced on Wednesday last.

Leinster Bronze for Deirdre

Tinryland athlete Deirdre Doyle had a fine run in the Leinster Girls Under 18 3000m
CC Race by winning the bronze medal in Rathdrum Co. Wicklow on Sunday October 28th.
Deirdre, who was returning from injury, was involved in a great battle with eventual
winner Ciara Everard of KCH and runner up Aisling Brennan of St Abbans for the
entire duration of the race and was only outsprinted in the closing metres. Other
local athletes to perform well were Sean Brennan, John Murphy and Patrick Doheny
(Boys Under 12), Ciara Curran and Nuala O'Sullivan (Girls Under 12), Muireann
O'Sullivan, Jenny Doheny, Michelle Brennan and Katie Doyle (Girls Under 14), Shane
Hegarty and Thomas Murphy (Boys Under 14). Jeremiah O'Sullivan and Joe Doheny both
ran well in the Masters event.

In the recent Gerry Farnan Cross Country, Tommy Payne was 6th in the over 45 section and Eddie Walsh was 6th in the over 50 section. Both Tinryland athletes are currently awaiting selection for the Home Countries Masters International Cross Country which will be held in Stormont, Belfast in November.

Reaching Out

Work is now beginning on this years Parish magazine "Reaching Out". Editor Maureen Byrne, Ballybar Upper calls for submissions, articles, reports, photographs, graduations which can be delivered to her or sent by e-mail to The deadline is Friday November 23rd.

Energy Saving- November

As part of the Green Schools programme, everyone at Tinryland National School islearning about energy awareness this year.
The schools energy saving tips for November are: Always switch off lights, TV, Radio etc. when there is nobody in the room. TVs should not be left on standby overnight, but turned off fully. When changing lifebulbs choose long-life energy saving bulbs (CFL) especially in difficult to reach places like the hall or landing.

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