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Weekly News Roundup - Saturday 2 Feb 2013

New Musty Rhythms visit Germany

Local folk band New Musty Rhythms broke new ground last weekend when they travelled to southern Germany for a number of engagements. The band which is made up of Tinryland musicians David O’Neill (Lead vocals and guitar), Sean Byrne (Bodhran), Conor Byrne (Bass) and Killeshin man Michael Bolton ( Fiddle) entertained patrons for 3 successive nights at Old Murphys Irish pub in the city of Saarbrucken. By all accounts the lads went down very well with the locals in the university city which has a population of 180,000 and a return visit in the summer is already in the pipeline. New Musty Rhythms who formed in 2011 recently finished recording their first album which will soon be available to download. Followers of the band can find them on facebook, twitter and youtube.

Community Games

The Community Games Art Area qualifying session will be held in the Tinryland Parish Hall on Friday 1st February, 2013 from 5.00 p.m to 6.00 p.m. This is for all age groups from U8 to U16 Boys and Girls. Children who qualify in the area finals must be available to take part in the County Finals which will take place in the Presentation College Carlow on Saturday 9th February, 2013. Also if there is any child interested in the Community Games Model Making Competition in the U10, U12, U14 or U16 Age group please contact either Stephanie O'Brien on 0868439533, Jennifer McAteer on 087 9011030, Martina Kenny on 087 7402572
or Carmel Farrell on 086 8908820. The county finals for the Model Making Competition will take place at 10.00 a.m in the Presentation College Carlow on Saturday 9th February, 2013.

The winners of the handwriting from Bennekerry/Tinryland Area 11 were as follows:

Girls U/10

Lia Quigley, (Bennekerry)
Sophia Walsh, (Bennekerry)
Emer Flynn (Bennekerry)

Boys U/10

James Mahon (Bennekerry)
Cillian Moore (Bennekerry)
Adam Nolan (Tinryland)

They went on to represent the area on Saturday the 19th January 2013
at the Presentation College, Carlow in the County Finals.

Thw Boys u/13 indoor soccer team took part in the County Finals last weekend.

They won their first match which was aganist Graiguecullen with the score
ending 5-2 which was a great win and went through to the semi-finals
where they played against Borris and showed great
determination and energy to win 4-2.

They got through to the final where their opponents were Hacketstown
who eventually proved too strong and defeated Bennekerry/Tinryland 3-1.

The team that took part to represent Bennekerry/Tinryland Area 11 were

Maurice Lawlor, Leon Woods, Adam Dunne, Sean Rourke,Dennis Farrell,
Evan McGuire , Andrew Kehoe, and Marc Johnson with the trainers being Bernard Duff and Dennis Farrell
Tinryland Senior Citizens Party
The Tinryland Senior Citizens new years party was held on Sunday 13th January in the Tinryland GFC clubhouse Rathcrogue and was an outstanding success. Almost 60 senior citizens from the area attended the event which began at 2 p.m. when lunch was served.
Entertainment on the day was provided by Billy Kirwan with guest appearances by the local John Paul youth group led by Fr Liam Morgan who also displayed his singing talents which went down very well with the guests. Well known veteran Irish country music DJ Johnny Barry of KCLR paid a special visit to the event and was warmly received by all present. Well done to the local senior citizens committee for organising the party and to Tinryland G.F.C. who provided the venue and help for a most enjoyable day.

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