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Weekly News Roundup - Sunday 17 Jan 2010

Reaching Out Newsletter

The 2009 Reaching Out Yearbook is another very impressive publication with many contributors and 40 pages.

The book, edited by Maureen Byrne, highlights the 60th anniversary of ICA in the parish which was founded on Jan 13th 1949 along with
Fr. Eamonn Hayden's experiences in Zambia.
Liam Byrne has made very impressive contribution with two very interesting articles on both the recently retired Clem Delaney and
Kathleen Costello who shares her experiences of 80 years in the area along with raising a family of 15 children.
There is also a pictorial review of the year with events as diverse as the Tinryland GAA Fun Day, Senior Citizens, Garden Centre Opening and Corpus Christi
Procession all covered.
All of the sports, parish and school events in the area are featured in the newsletter along with old photographs while Jim Deane makes an excellent contribution
with his chronicle of the Tinryland men involved in the 1798 Rebellion.

Other articles include one on the Variety Group, Maureen Byrnes feature on the New Parish Hall and Maureen O'Connors piece on Ageing.

The book which costs 5 is available from Deanes Shop, Tinryland, Deanes Shop, Barrack St and at the church and is extremely good value for money
with many other interesting parts in the publication.

School Draw

The Tinryland NS Parents Association would like to thank everyone who donated prizes for the hampers and all children for selling cards for the recent Christmas Draw. Also
to Seerys for their kind donation and to Pat Costelloe, Santa and Reindeer.

Variety Group

Tinryland Variety Group are holding our annual fundraiser 'The Tinryland X-Factor' - it takes place over 2 nights - Saturday the 23rd of January 2010 and the final will be held on Friday the 29th of January 2010.
We are looking for people who would like to take part - so if you would like to take part or know of someone else who would like to take part please contact us as soon as possible at tinrylandvarietygroup@yahoo.ie or contact us on facebook - www.facebook.com/pages/Tinryland-Variety-Group


Lotto

In the Draw of Wed January 6th, the winning numbers were 3, 18, 22 and 24. Thirteen Match 3's won 77 each. Best wishes in the next draw of January 13th when the jackpot is 16,000. Currently there are 290 tickets being sold a week.
Thanks to all promoters involved with others invited to work in this capacity.

Carlow County Council ENVIRONMENTAL GRANT SCHEME 2010

Applications are invited from Community Groups, Tidy Towns/Village
Committees, Residents Associations, Schools and other organisations,
who are engaged in or intending to engage in environmental works or anti
litter initiatives in their localities.
Works should not be on private property and must be of benefit to the
community. Please note that proposals, which have previously received grant-aid, may not be considered for
further funding. Schools must be registered and participating in
Green Schools Programme and/or participating in Carlow's Pride of Place 2010

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF COMPLETED APPLICATIONS IS 5p.m. FRIDAY, 26th FEBRUARY, 2010.
Phone Jannette O Brien (059)9136210, 9136203 or 9170300 Fax: (059)
9141503
E Mail: jobrien@carlowcoco.ie
Web- site: www.carlow.ie http://www.carlow.ie/.

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