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Weekly News Roundup - Thursday 8 Sep 2011

Farewell to Priest

Outgoing Parish Priest Fr. John PP McEvoy made a heartfelt farewell
speech to parishioners in Tinryland last weekend prior to his new
appointment as PP of Paulstown and Goresbridge. In his speech, Fr.
McEvoy spoke of the happy years he spent in the parish and his
gratitude to God for the 9 years he spent in the Parish, which was his
first real introduction to parish life, having spent the previous 22
years mostly involved in educational matters in St.Patrick's College,
Carlow. The outgoing priest also spoke of being honoured to work with
a myriad of very committed people in the parish from parish council
members, the newsletter group, the members of the various groups and
societies in the parish and all those involved in the local school and
the lotto promoters. Fr. McEvoy also recounted his good experience on
the committee of the Tidy Towns committee and the work in getting the
old school regenerated and associate works on the Church and Ball
Alley site. In his farewell speech, the priest praised all the
Parochial team from ministers of Holy Communion, readers, servers,
choir, organist and sacristan. He concluded by speaking of his hopes
that the new Sunday morning Mass would bring greater vibrancy to the
parish and encouraged parishioners to support the two priests who will
be serving Tinryland Parish from Sunday September 4th onwards. Fr.
McEvoy commences his new appointment in Paulstown and Goresbridge this
week and is wished all the very best in his new position.

A farewell Social Night for Fr. John McEvoy will be held in Tinryland
GAA Centre on Friday 23rd September at 8pm. Tickets for the event will
be available at a cost of ?5 from Deanes Shop or from any of the
following: Marie Brophy, Maureen Byrne, Pauline Cleary, Brendan
Farrell, Josie Kelly, John Keogh, Catherine McGuill, Breda Murphy,
Phil Nolan, Goretti O Neill, Denis Shannon.

CRISP Courses

Digital Photography for Beginners class starts in CRISP Castle Hill on
Monday 19th September at 7pm. Enjoy the 8 week experience of learning
how to take portrait shots, macro shots, lighting, night shots, field
trip and much more.
8 week course 2 hours each session ?95. Contact 059 9143972.

Personal Development

Invitation to all those interested in engaging in Personal Development. If
you are experiencing a period of change/transition, feeling stressed, or out
of balance in your life, lacking confidence, motivation or direction, or
perhaps you desire the space to reflect on the who/what/how questions in
your life, this course may be for you.This is an opportunity to look at some
of the elements that make us who we are, what you want to achieve, and how
you plan to get there. Facilitated in an experiential group work context,
where confidentiality, support, growth and fun are the 4 corner-stones.
Individuals will also look at strategies we employ which are counter
productive, such as procrastination, anger, ambivalence.No previous
experience of group work is necessary.Tues. evenings 7.30- 10, at Dolmen
Hotel, Kilkenny Rd, Carlow. 10 weeks starting October 4th, Price E120.
Contact Mary @ 086-1510057 for booking or further information @

Music School

Horahan Music School are now taking enrolments for the new term for Acoustic
and Electric Guitar and Bass Lessons. Reasonable pay weekly rates,
one-to-one lessons. For details call: Paul (087) 6615557/

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