Weekly News Roundup - Sunday 24 Jul 2011
The eventual sale of 4 bedroom house at Dun na Ri, Tinryland for a
total of 71,000 at the Allsop Space Property Auction was featured in
an article in the Irish Daily Mail on Wednesday last. The purchaser of
the house, Rev. Renton Talbot, travelled all the way from Johannesburg
in South Africa after researching the property on the Internet and now
hopes to rent out the property before moving to Ireland at some point
in the future.
Tinryland Womens Group
Tinryland Womens Group wish to thank everyone who attended their recent
Coffee Morning. It was a great morning and the group are delighted to have
raised 311 for MS Ireland local services. Thanks also to Seerys Bakery,
Lynda Maher Hairdressing and Byrnes World of Wonder who donated prizes for
the raffle. The prize winners in the raffle were Patrick Doran, Maria
Hempenstall, Noeleen Nolan, Deboragh Howard, Angela Curran and Nicola
Kirwan. Tinryland Womens Group will be whatever we want it to be so come
along to the next meeting on Tuesday, August 2nd at 7pm in Tinryland Parish
Hall and bring a friend.
The death took place after a long illness, bravely borne, on Saturday
July 9th last of John Butler, Castletown. John who was aged 52 years,
was a well respected hard working man with a great love of the
outdoors. A past pupil of Tinryland NS, John played Football for
Tinryland, Fenagh and Robert Emmets in London. Having worked in the
construction industry in London, John also spent time working in Irish
Sugar, Carlow. John, whose pastimes included horses, dogs and fishing,
was diagnosed with a serious illness 4 years ago but fought his long
battle with great courage and dignity. His brother in law Derek gave a
eulogy at his funeral mass. John, who was predeceased by his brother
Thomas in 2003, is survived by his parents Tom and Lil, brother
Michael, sisters Catherine, Siobhan and Liz deeply, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law,
uncles and aunts, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Removal took place from his
home on Sunday evening to arrive in St. Patrick's
Church, Newtown at 8 o'c.Requiem Mass took place on Monday in Newtown at 11 o'c. followed
by burial in adjoining cemetery.
There was a large attendance at the recent Cemetery Mass which was held on Friday night
last. While a large number of people remained inside the church for a period due to poor
weather conditions at the time,those that remained outside were able to follow the
ceremony through the broadcasting system. The Mass was celebrated by Fr. John McEvoy PP
and was also broadcast on FM radio in the wider locality.
The marriage took place in St. Joseph's Church, Tinryland on Thursday
last of Caitriona Dowling, daughter of Liam and Jean, Tinryland and
Chris Nealon, son of Paul and Patsy, Carlow. The celebrant was Fr. John McEvoy PP while
the reception was held in the Seven Oaks Hotel.
Parent and Toddler Group
Tinryland Parent and Toddler Group will continue to meet on Wednesday
mornings throughout July. All parents, grand-parents, childminders and
carers are welcome to come along with their children. Meet in the
Parish Hall, Tinryland, from 10am till 12 mid-day. Contact Patricia on
0858241375 for more information.
There will be a churchgate collection in St. Joseph's Church, Tinryland for the drought
and famine national appeal for Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya. All support would be greatly
All ladies wishing to play for Milford Ladies Gaelic Football club
should ring Michelle at 085-7296453. All newcomers welcome.