Weekly News 12-10-2011

There will be a Table Quiz and Auction in Elsie’s Bar, Ballinderry this Friday October 14th at 9pm, this is a fund raiser in aid of volunteer Niamh Horan, Ballinderry, who will be going to teach in an orphanage in Zambia in conjunction with Mary Immaculate College, Limerick.
A table of four will cost €40 on the night and after the quiz there will be an auction of a signed Tipperary Hurling Jersey and a signed Munster Rugby Jersey also trailers of timber.
This event promises to be a great night out and your support would be appreciated.

Congratulations are extended to Mary and Julian O’Halloran, Coolbawn, on their outstanding win at the recent Ballinasloe Show. Their filly foal won the All Ireland Draught Horse Championship.

A public meeting to address the issue of the closure of bogs in the North Tipperary will take place on Monday night, 17th October, in Rathcabbin Hall at 8.30pm. Deputies Noel Coonan(FG), Alan Kelly(Lab.) and Michael Lowry(Ind.) have been invited to attend along with 3 Members of Parliament, Sean Kelly(FG), Brian Crowley(FF) and Phil Prendergast(Lab.).
This is the forum to voice your opinion about the EU directive and the Government stance on the taking over of legally held property.

Time is flying by towards the annual charity Jumble Sale to be held in Terryglass Community Hall over the Halloween bank holiday weekend. The proceeds of which will be divided between St. Vincent de Paul and two men from the parish who will be going to Kenya with the Fr. John Molloy project ‘Build For Hope’ in the new year.
Any saleable items such as bric-a-brac, books, toys, plants, pictures, home produce, home baking, also items that would make suitable raffle prizes would be very welcome. If you need your donated sale items collected that can be arranged too. Anyone who can spare an hour or so over the weekend would be much appreciated. For further details contact Mary McGeeney 067 22164 or Anita Foyle.

Bridie O’Meara would like to thank all who attended the recent Coffee Morning in aid of Milford Hospice, Limerick, also those who called to the house with donations and those who subscribed to the collection box in O’Meara’s Dry Cleaners.. The total to hand is €520.

A programme of classes and presentations are taking place in the Old School Hall, Kilbarron each Tuesday from 8-9.30pm. Pre-booking for all events is essential as spaces are limited. A flat fee of €5 applies for all classes.
The Tuesday programme is as follows: Oct. 18th– Energy Conservation in the Home, Oct. 25th –Eating for Optimal Health,(Anne Starr), Nov. 5th -Embroidery (Lisa McGeeney), Nov. 15th –Understanding Banking (Pat O’Meara), Nov. 22nd – Manual Handling (Seamus O’Sullivan), Nov. 25th –Christmas Cooking and Dec. 13th Festive Flower Arranging (Una Caulfield).

Good wishes are extended to Carol Corbett, formerly of Coolbawn, who had a farewell party in Hannigan’s Bar, Kilbaaron last week for family and friends, as she emigrates to Australia.

The organisers of the recent Coffee Morning ,in aid of  Nth. Tipperary Hospice Home Care Movement, would like to express their gratitude to Terryglass Hall Committee for generously allowing them the use of the hall free of charge.

Art classes have commenced on Saturdays in Whitewood Lodge, Coolbawn, for details contact 067 28052.

The Terryglass/Kilbarron Enterprise Group is now planning a Christmas Market in Terryglass in December. Anyone interested in partaking by taking a stand please contact Michael on 086 8466461 before Monday 18th October.

Michael McGeeney and Gerry O’Rourke are requesting your support of donations of timber or turf as they prepare for their first fund raising event to support Fr. John Molloy’s appeal for volunteers to help build a home for blind orphans in Kenya. They expect to travel to Kenya in early February and any amount will be appreciated. For more information please contact Gerry on 067 22989, Michael on 22164.

The ‘Tip of the Week’ – is to have smoke alarms in your home, especially in the kitchen and sitting room and upstairs in two storey houses. It is important to check batteries to ensure your smoke alarm is working.

There is Bingo every Monday in Terryglass Community Hall at 8.30pm sharp organised by the Shannon Rovers GAA Club with great money prizes, including an excellent Jackpot of €1,000. Contact Oliver Darcy for further information. The prizes are excellent with €15, €30 and €50 for a line, two lines and a full house respectively, with the full house before the break rising to €100 and €50 for the last one. There is a flyer for €200 each week and the full house if the jackpot isn’t won is €100.
Buses are available from the surrounding areas and cost €5 return, i.e.Nenagh/Ardcroney/Borrisokane/Ballinderry and Ballingarry/Rathcabbin/Lorrha/Carrigahorig/Terryglass. Buses depart at 7pm and for further information contact Ken Daly 083 4007748 or 067 21988.

A bus is available to take parishioners from Kilbarron, Coolbawn and Ballinderry to the 8.00pm Mass in Terryglass and departs from Kilbarron at 7.15pm.  For further information or to book a place please contact Loretta Tiernan 067 28066 or Mary Tierney 28167
The bus to Nenagh each Thursday departs Paddy’s, Terryglass at 10am, Ballinderry 10.10, Coolbawn (Molamphy’s) 10.20 arriving in Nenagh at 11am. The bus returns from Nenagh at 2.10pm .We urge you to consider availing of these services, which are free to Travel Pass holders. The bus operator is Ken Daly 083 4007748 or 067 21988 or if you require more information on any route please contact Louise 067 27088.
A bus also travels to Borrisokane each Monday departing from Terryglass around 1pm, via Ballinderry, Coolbawn and Carney Commons and arrives at 2pm and departs for home at 4pm. Services are door to door and booking can be made by contacting Ken Daly.

The Eucharistic Congress Bell is a key symbol of the 50th International Eucharistic Congress. It will visit the Cois Deirige and Odhran clusters on Tuesday 18th October. There will be a prayer service with the Bell in St. Mary’s of the Rosary, Nenagh beginning at 7pm. Parishioners from all parishes in both clusters are invited to attend. Each parish will gather at a start point in Nenagh and process to St. Marys arriving for the prayer service at 7pm.
Sunday October 23rd is World Mission Sunday.

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