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Weekly News Roundup - Thursday 28 Nov 2013

Bennekerry/Tinryland Win Involvement Trophy

Area 11 (Bennekerry/Tinryland) hosted the 40th County Carlow Community Games AGM in the Parish Hall, Tinryland on Tuesday November 12th. The area were winners of the involvement trophy given for the highest points achieved for participating in many events. Delegates from the area will travel to Derry at the weekend for the presentation. Mrs. Stephanie O'Brien was elected treasurer from the local area.

Ran Marathon

Congratulations are extended to Eilish Costello, Rathcrogue who ran the Dublin City Marathon recently in 4 hours and 21 minutes and raised €1042.85 for Holy Angels, Carlow.

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School Debate

Well done to all in 6th class on their fantastic win on Friday November 8th. The team comprising 3 researchers, Sinead Hayden,Joe Walton and Sam Byrne and 3 speakers ,Barry Sutton ,Ashling Shaw and Aodhán Breathnach,competed against the girls from Askea N.S. Tinryland opposed the motion”Homework is a waste of time”. All the boys and girls were thrilled with the victory. Next round coming soon. The motion to be debated is “Climate change is not my problem” .Tinryland will propose the motion and opponents from Old Leighlin will oppose.

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