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Weekly News Roundup - Saturday 11 Apr 2015

Tinryland ICA
Tinryland ICA are holding a coffee morning, cake and craft sale on Sunday April 12th after10am Mass in Parish Hall. Please call in and have a cuppa and chat. There will be a raffle also. Proceeds to Holy Angels building fund

Montessori Enrolment

Suantrai Montessori School, Tinryland, are now enrolling for September 2015.Also if your child requires a place for January 2016, please book now, as places are filling up fast. If you require further information, please contact Frances Byrne on (087) 9079331

School News

Easons spellings bee competition

Wishing Eoghan Moore (6th class) the best of luck as he represents our school in this national primary schools competition.

Confirmation classes (5th and 6th)

A very big thank you to the recently confirmed 5th and 6th class boys and girls who donated 798.50 (euro) to the Andy Murphy Memorial hospice fund and also donated to Crumlin children's hospital.

Seachtain na Gaeilge

Seachtain na Gaeilge was celebrated in March. Among the activities undertaken by the children were Tráth na gCeist, Céilí Amuigh Faoin Aer agus Ceolchoirm. The children made a great effort to use their cúpla focail. Míle buíochas to Ms. Hennessy for organising the event. We also had student from Gaelcholáiste Cheatharlach read to our Infant classes for "Am Scéalaíochta"-Buíochas to Caoimhe Uí Fhearaíl agus Gearoidín Uí Chongaile.

Community games

Well done to all the children who participated in the recent community games competitions and a big congratulations to the children who won medals to go on to the next level of the competition.

Glór Ceatharlach

Anna Walshe, Killian Nolan, Daryl Nolan and Michael Hosey came in 3rd place in a recent Glór Ceatharlach quiz and Kate Regan won an art competition with the association.

Carlow Mental Health association had a competition to "Design a bookmark" in which Eimear Dempsey (6th class) won a prize.

Andy Murphy Memorial church concert

Well done to the pupils of 1st and 2nd classes who sang in St. Joseph's Church, Tinryland on the 2nd March as part of the Andy Murphy Memorial Concert . They were absolutely amazing and a big thank you to their teacher, Ms Louise Mc Mahon for preparing them so well. They sang two songs and wrote about their future dreams. The story about Andy Murphy inspired the children to write about their own dreams and follow their dreams in life, whatever they may be. The children made beautiful, eye-catching dream catchers which were on display on the night.

Junior Entrepreneur Programme-

Ms Bredeen Keane's class are taking part again in this years Junior Entrepreneur Programme. Their product this year is a pen/ stylus and goes by the name of"Peann town". These pens are proving very popular and they have currently sold 400 of them. Local businessmen, Jim Deane and Brian Seery have provided a value input at the early stage and from there the project took off. Pens have been sold in various shops in Carlow and in other schools.

Lions Club Walk/Cycle-

Well done to all who took part in and kindly supported our Easter school fundraiser which was run in conjunction with Carlow Lions Club on Sunday March 29th.

Congratulation to the 6th class girls who won the "Five aside soccer tournament" just before the Easter holidays.They are now going to represent Tinryland NS in Bunclody in the south Leinster finals. The 6th class boys team came second in the group competition.

Community Games

Well done to Sarah Nolan and Tess Regan who won gold in Under 14 Girls Group Disco Dance in Carlow Community Games Talent competition they now go on to represent Carlow in Athlone in August.
Congratulations to Ciara Doherty who won silver in the under 16 solo singing in Carlow Community games talent competition.

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