Weekly News Roundup - Thursday 2 Dec 2010
Local Jackpot Win
Congratulations are extended to David and Teresa Power, Park who became the first local
jackpot winners of Kildare and Leighlin Weekly Draw last week winning ?10,000.
Books of tickets can be collected any week from either Deane's Shop,
Church Sacristy and the Parochial House.
Senior Citizens Party
Tinryland Senior Citizens Christmas party will be held on Sunday 12th
December 2010 in Leinster Hills Golf Club, Nurney, Co. Carlow.
(Directions: Take the Wexford Road to Fighting Cocks. Turn right
immediately after Fighting Cocks pub. Entrance to Leinster Hills is
approx 800m up this road on right hand side).
The meal will be served at 2.30pm and the party will run until 7pm.
Please give your name to one of the following before 5th December if
you wish to attend as the venue will require accurate numbers for
catering: May Byrne (9146193), Jenny Byrne, Marie Byrne (9146238), Nan
Farrell (9146239), Betty Grogan, Josie Kelly (087-8324656), Maureen
The GFC Juvenile presentation night is on Friday the 3rd of December in the clubhouse at
7pm. Special guest on the night is Brendan Murphy. There will also be a disco for all
kids in the hall afterwards.
Mrs. Mary Agar
Deepest sympathy is extended to the family of former Tinryland and Bennekerry National
School teacher Mrs. Mary Agar (nee Sweeney, Chapelstown, Brownshill, who died on Thursday
November 25th last. Remains reposed at her daughter Helena's home, Chapelstown,
Brownshill from 6pm on Thursday evening. Removal took place on Friday evening, at 6.30pm
to the Holy Family Church, Askea arriving at 7pm. Requiem Mass was held on Saturday
morning at 11am. Burial afterwards in St Mary's Cemetery, Carlow.
Tinryland Parent and Toddler Group.
Tinryland Parent and Toddler Group will meet every Wednesday morning
from 9.30am till 11.30am, in the Parish Hall. Parents are very
welcome to drop in for a friendly chat and a cuppa, while their
children have the opportunity to play.
Aspiro and Holy Family Church Askea have joined forces this year to
present an hour and a half musical celebration of song, stories and
Christmas festivities in aid of three local charities ? Askea Youth
Development, Delta Centre, and Saplings.
The concert will take place in Askea Church on Saturday 11th December
at 8.30pm and again on Sunday Afternoon 12th December at 4.30pm.
Taking place for the first time in Askea church this traditional
holiday celebration will feature some of the best-loved songs and
stories of Christmas including Silent Night, Mary?s Boy Child, O Holy
Night and The Little Match Girl to name but a few.
Keeping it local and showcasing home grown talent the cast is composed
of 120 members and past members of Aspiro joined by local performing
groups and guests including Carlow Little Theatre members Seamus
O?Rourke and Margaret McKenna, Askea Choir, Carlow Gospel Choir and
Bennekerry Choir. The production team for the concert is Mary Amond
O?Brien, Olivia Murphy Smith and Ollie Hennessy with accompanists
Maeve Lyons and Yvonne Collier.
This will be a wonderful entertaining musical celebration of Christmas
for family and friends.
Tickets are available from Askea Parish Centre 059-9142565, Delta
Centre 059- 9143527, Saplings 059-9164759 and Aspiro choir members.
Calling all crafters.
Craft fair to be held in the New Oak Community Centre, Carlow
Dec 4th from 10pm to 6pm. All crafters welcome to display and sell
their goods. Including Bakery,Flower arrangements, Christmas Wreaths,
Hand made cards and more.