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Weekly News Roundup - Thursday 5 Aug 2010

Cemetery Mass

There was once again a very large attendance at the Annual Cemetery Mass at St. Josephs
Church, Tinryland on Friday July 9th.
The ceremony was conducted in the church due to weather conditions but there was an
excellent PA system for thos gathered outside
and the proceedings could be heard on FM Radio in the wider local area. The celebrant was
Rev. John McEvoy PP assisted by Rev. Eamonn Hayden.
A large amount of work was put into tending the graves in the weeks leading up to the
All parishioners involved are to be commended for their efforts in ensuring the
graveyard was in excellent condition for the occasion.

There was also a special Mass held in St. Joseph's Church on Sunday last to honour the
Bennekerry/Tinryland Girls Under 14 Football team
which won the Division 4 section at the All Ireland Feile Competition in Derry recently.

Carlow´s Floral Festival Trail

Carlow's Floral Festival Trail continues every day this week until
Sunday August 8th 2010. The festival features workshops, informative
lectures and demonstrations by some of the top names in Irish gardening,
nature and food circles. A festival brochure is available from Carlow
Tourist Office, College Street, Carlow T: 059-9131554. The Floral
Festival website features in-depth details of festival activities and
workshops on

Upcoming events include Dermot O' Neill at Arboretum Lifestyle & Garden Centre, Leighlinbridge on Friday 6th August, Helen Dillon at Rathwood Home &
Garden World, Tullow on Saturday 7th August and Eanna Ni Lamhna on
Bagenalstown quayside on Sunday 8th August.


A two year part-time Diploma in Irish Course for adults offered by University College
Galway will commence in Carlow in September 2010. Entry requirements
are a Leaving Certificate pass standard or its equivalent as well as acceptable oral and
written Irish skills. Full details and registration forms from Glor
Cheatharlach. Phone 085 1340047, 059 9158105 or

Meanwhile a new season of Irish night classes for adults in asociatio will also commence
in Carlow in September. Twelve week courses in all levels from absolute beginners
through to advanced course will be on offer. Details from Glor Cheatharlach on 059
9158105, 085 1340047 or

Kid's Computer Club

Starting CRISP Castle Hill, Carlow.

Monday 9th August and Wednesday 11th August 2-4pm
Monday 16th August and Wednesday 18th August 2-4pm
Extra dates and times will be scheduled subject to demand.
Contact 059 9143972 to enroll.

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