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Weekly News Roundup - Thursday 27 Feb 2014


The death took place on Sunday January 19th last of Mrs. Kathleen (Kitty) Gaul of Ballycarney. Kitty (nee O'Brien) was aged 84 years and was one of a family of 15 and was renowned as a very welcoming friendly person. She was predeceased by her husband Harry and is survived by her children Michael, May, Renee, Pat, Martina, Clare, John and Aisling. Sadly missed by her loving sons, daughters, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, sister brothers, sisters-in-Law, brother-in-law ,nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Remains were removed from Carpenter Bros Funeral Home, Barrack St to St. Joseph's Church, Tinryland arriving for 7pm Mass on Monday January 20th. Funeral Mass took place on Tuesday with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Deepest sympathy is extended to Paudge Curtis, Tinryland on the death of his sister Sr. Elizabeth Curtis formerly of Adamstown, Wexford who died after a long illness in Fairfield, California on Friday January 24th last. Funeral took place in the Holy Faith Convent, Glasnevin with burial in the adjoining cemetery on Monday February 3rd.

Deepest sympathy is extended to James Burke, Ballybar on the death of his father James (Jim) Burke formerly of Ballinasloe who died in Donegal Community Hospital, Donegal on Wednesday January 8th last. Funeral took place in Ballinasloe on Saturday January 11th.

The Trees Montessori.

The Trees Montessori located on the main Wexford road 1km from Tinryland and 2 km from Carlow town are now taking enrollments for September 2014. We have Free Preschool places and part time places available. For further details please contact Deirdre on 086 857 37 67.

Community Games

Congratulations to the U10, U12,and U14 Draughts teams who won the County Finals last Sunday. The teams will be representing Carlow in the coming months when they will be playing Wexford opposition in the next round. Best wishes to them and to their trainers Mairead Breen and Mary Kavanagh. The teams were as follows

U/10 Mixed

James Cranny, Marie Cranny, Sean Breen, John Byrne, Lorcan Kelly, George Cassidy and Joe Birmingham.

U/12 Mixed

Padraig Kelly, William Walsh, Mark Dillon, Thomas Malone, Sophie Walsh, Terry Cassidy and Leah Byrne

U/14 Mixed

Cillian Duff, Finbarr Kavanagh, Ciaran O'Hagan, Donann Burke, Paul Dermody and Caoimhe O'Neill.

Also the Art Area final results are as follows in order of 1st to 3rd:

Girls U/8 Katie Walsh, Clodagh Mahon, Alannah O'Dwyer
Boys U8 Aidan Ryan, Joe Birmingham , David Farrell
Girls U/10 Katie Duggan, Aoife Flynn, Elaine Hickey
Boys U.10 James Mahon, Senan Ryan, Brian Broderick
Girls U/12 Katie Moore,Lia Quigley, Sophie Walsh
Boys U12 Gareth Woods, Thomas Malone, Dara O'Mahony
Girls U/14 Kayleigh Kelly, Lia McCanny, Zaklina Ledlewicz
Boys U/14 Ciaran Flynn, Conor Whelan

Best of luck to the competitors who qualified for the County Finals

Anyone interested in taking part in Talent Competition if you can sing or play an instrument can contact Jennifer McAteer at 087-9011030 or Stephanie O'Brien 086-8439533 for more information.

uantrai Montessori School
Suantrai Montessori School are now enrolling for September 2014 (and following terms)
Along with our usual activities, we are now involved in the Music Generation Ireland - Little People Big Voices programme. We now also run a weekly drama/mime class (no extra charge), and continue to promote spoken Irish. We have many years experience teaching children with Special and Additional Needs. For further information please call Frances on (087) 9079331 or see us on facebook - suantraimontessoritinryland or

Bennekerry/Tinryland were well represented in the U/15 Table Quiz and took bronze medals in the Carlow Community Games competition

The Bronze medal winners were;

Donann Burke, Cillian Duff, Luke Hickey and Paul Dermondy

The other teams that represented the Area were Maurice Lawlor, Conor O'Mahony, Luke Brennan and Mark Behan

Katie Hickey, Sinead Hayden, Conor O'Brien, sub Sam Byrne and Patrick Regan

The results of the Art and Model making in Carlow Community Games Finals were:

U/8 Boys, Bronze Joe Birmingham, U/8 Girls Gold Katie Walsh ,

U/10 Boys Gold James Mahon, U/12 Girls 4th Katie Moore , U/14 Girls Bronze Lia McCanny

Model Making

U/12 Boys Silver Medal
Killian Nolan from Tinryland

The U/15 Badminton team were narrowly defeated by Myshall. The team was Aidan Slyne, Conor Hickson, Conal O'Mahony, Nikita Fennelly and Keryl Fennelly Well done to all who took part in the events.

School Enrolments

Fr. Cullen Memorial N.S., Tinryland is now taking enrolments for the year beginning Sept 2014. Enrolment forms may be downloaded from the school website or by contacting Margaret in the school office between the hours of 9am - 1pm.

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