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Weekly News Roundup - Friday 17 Jun 2011

Louth-Carlow Rivalry in area

This week's Leinster Senior Football Championship Game between Carlow and Louth motivated
a local family to take some unusual and amusing measures in advance of the game given the
split loyalties within the household. Louthman John McCullough, Tinryland along with his
wife Jenny, a native of the village managed to get specially commissioned jerseys from
O'Neill's Sportswear which were split into Louth and Carlow halfs given the divide in the
family over this highly contested game where Carlow managed to stage a magnificent win by 0-14 to 0-13.

Tinryland School Fundraiser

Tinryland NS Parents Association/Board of Management are holding a
Scrap Metal Appeal in aid of Tinryland School New Building Fund. The
drop off location is at Paul Moore's Farm, Tinryland, Phone
087-2509244. Before leaving scrap metal, Paul must be contacted to
agree suitable drop off time as location is secure. The completed date
is June 24th 2011. All support would be appreciated.

Performing Arts Summer Camp

A one week course engaging young people in aspects of performing arts,
including song, dance and drama. Course taught by two qualified
teachers. Camp will take place in Bishop Foley Memorial School,
Station Road, Carlow from 4th - 8th July. Enrolling young people from
the age of seven upwards. Innovative ways of introducing young people
to a range of performing arts and stagecraft. Two hour workshops each
day for five days. Course fee 100. For further information contact
Ann 0879224371 or Robert 0863501699

Development Talk

The 4 roads development association will host a talk at Staplestown
church on Saturday June 18th at 6 o clock by Paschal Fitzpatrick on
the stain glass windows in the church and this will be followed by
refreshments. All are welcome.

Carlow Federation ICA

Federation Fun Day out to St. Mullins on Friday 17th June 2011
starting at 12 midday until around 4 or 5 pm. Cost 10.00 per person
this includes lunch in the Mullichain Cafe The day will begin beside
the Motte on the Green at the picnic tables. There will be prayers for
all the deceased members of Carlow ICA. Then a fun walking treasure
hunt for approx half an hour, with entertainment down at the river.
Madam President and her committee will have some surprises as usual.
Please contact any of the following Kathleen 087 6432979 Mary 087
6111346 or Margot at 0876162022 non members also welcome.

Apostolic Workers

The Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin Apostolic Work Societys annual
display and sale of work will be held in Myshall on Sunday June 19th,
commencing with mass in the Church of the Holy Cross at 3pm followed
by display and sale of work in the community centre. There will be a
cake sale, raffle and brick-a-brack, etc plus refreshments. All are
welcome. There are draw cards on sale, for more details contact
Margaret on 0879734561.


With the promise of balmy, sunny days June is the perfect time to take
to the garden and enjoy the many treats within. ?Smelling the roses?
takes on a whole new meaning this year in Carlow, when visitors will
have the opportunity to attend Rose Week at Altamont Gardens, Tullow
from Monday June 20th - Friday June 24th 2011.

This event has been organised by the Office of Public Works in
co-operation with Carlow Tourism to showcase the magnificent variety,
colour patterns and scents of their significant rose collection Guided
tours will be conducted by head gardener Paul Cutler at 2.00 p.m.
daily at a very reasonable fee of 2 per person. Valuable advice on
rose maintenance will also be provided as part of the tour. The
gardens are open as normal each day from 9 a.m. - 6.30 p.m. and
viewing is free of charge.

For more information visit

Looking for a career in Elder care?

FETAC Level 5 `Care Skills' module will be running June 20th, 27th &
July 4th & 11th. Places limited. Funding may be available if you are
in receipt of a Social Welfare Payment or unemployed. For further
details please contact Vision Training 059 9142208

Carlow Summer Camp

Carlow Summer Camp 2011: July 4th to 8th. Places still available for
5-6 yr olds and 10-12 yr olds. To register contact Carlow Regional
Youth Services @ 059 9130476.

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