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GAA News - Saturday 27 Feb 2010

Charity Bainisteoir

Tinryland Juvenile GFC is on of seven clubs taking part in the 2010 Charity Bainisteoir Competition involving Under 13 teams. The Bainisteori for Tinryland are the noted comic
pair John O'Sullivan and Bernard Jennings. This year the principal charity for County Carlow is Carlow Hospice. 50 % of what each club raises goes to the Carlow Hospice Fund.
The remaining 50% of the funds remains in the area of the club (Senior Citizens and Parish Hall). Tinryland are drawn against Fenagh in round one. All are asked to support the
fundraising events which are being organised by the club. The details of the next event are listed below:

Cake sale Sunday morning 28th after 11 mass to support this worthy cause.
All support would be greatly appreciated.

GAA Training Times

The following are the training times for Tinryland Minor and Senior Football Teams for the forthcoming season.

Minor Mondays 7.30 Beginning 8 February 2010

Senior Fridays 7.30 Beginning 12 February 2008

Mickey Celebrates 90th Birthday

Congratulations are extended to Mickey Whelan, Staplestown who celebrated his 90th birthday on Tuesday. Born in Staplestown in February 1920, Mickey is the last surviving member of the Whelan family.
Mickey, who worked with an Insurance Sales Representative with New Ireland Assurance for 45 years up until his retirement in 1991, is a legendary figure in Carlow GAA Circles. A member of the Tinryland
Gaelic Football team in the Golden era of the 1940's and 1950's, he went on to win 6 County SFC Titles with the club, played National League and Championship games for Carlow between 1945 and 1955 and also
represented Leinster at Inter Provincial Level. He also went on to went to play many administrative roles within the club including Chairman and Trainer after the end of his playing career.
He is wished a very happy birthday from family, many friends and relatives in the Parish and beyond.

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