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Weekly News Roundup - Monday 3 Dec 2007

Area Complimented

At the Carlow AGM of Community Games, Bennekerry/Tinryland were complimented by games director Liam Lyons on their achievements during 2007. The area finished 4th out of 14 areas for Community Games participation. At the County finals, B/T were 2nd as the best turned out area.In Mosney, MacDara Burke took silver in the Boys Under 12 Art while Sara Rennick won Gold in the Girls Under 14 gymnastics. In the team gymnastics, Sara along with Brendan Hutton, Rebecca Holohan and tricia Sloyan all took gold medals while Donal Curran reached the final of the Boys Under 14 Breaststroke.This was the first year in the past decade that the area failed to win an athletics medal at national level.

School BOM

The following will be the Board of Management for Tinryland NS over the next 4 years: Rev. John McEvoy PP, Mr. John Kelly Principal, Ms. Orlaith Ni Mhorda, Garda Liam Lawlor, Mrs Barbara Nolan, Ballybar, Mr. Eamonn Redmond , Tinryland, Mrs. Caroline Farrell, Mr. Shay Byrne, Linkardstown.

Parent Teacher AGM

There was a good attendance at the Tinryland Parent-Teacher AGM which was held in the School PE Room recently. Secretary Caroline Farrell outlined the various activities undertaken by the committee during the year. Treasurer Barbara Nolan reported a small balance for the 2007/2008 year.The officers elected were: Chairperson- Mrs. Martina Hickey, Ballybar, Secretary Mrs. Caroline Farrell, Garryhundon, Assistant Secretary mrs. Kay McGrath, Linkardstown and Treasurer Barbara Townsend.

Community Carol Service

There will be a Community Carol Service in St. Joseph’s Church, TinrylandOn Tuesday December 11th at 7.30 pm. It is hoped to collect non perishable food items and monetary donations during the service. Food will be given to St Vincent De Paul for Christmas hampers and the money will be given to SVDP and to Saplings School for children with autism in Carlow.

Litter League

Carlow County Council is again running an Anti-Litter League over the next few months. Please be very attentive to the matter of disposal of litter and keep the village clean. Tinryland are once again entered in the competition.

ST JOSEPH'S JUVENILE A.F.C.

Will hold next meeting on Monday 3rd December2007 in the clubhouse Rathcrogue at 8.30pm. Will all committee membersplease attend.All enquiries to Richard Thompson ph: 086 2653433.

Carlow Area Supported Employment

Carlow Area Supported Employment is a Fas funded service based in Pollerton Rd., Carlow.Supported Employment is an initiative that enables and empowers people with disabilities to be employed in paid jobs in the open labour market.It is a free and confidential service available to both employees and employers.If you are seeking employment and have a disability or if you just want further information please phone 059/9135564. We will be happy to answer any enquiries you have.

Draft Register of Electors

The draft register of electors 2008/2009 is currently being prepared. You have until November 25th to make sure that you are registered to vote. It is important to check if you have changed address recently or if you will reach your 18th birthday by February 15th 2008. Check the draft register now at your local Garda station, Post office, Library or Local Authority Office

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