Weekly News 15th September 2013

As part of Ireland’s ‘Biggest Coffee Morning’ Bridie Cahalan and Mary Quirke with their colleagues from Terryglass ICA Guild will hold a coffee morning in Terryglass Community Hall on Thursday 19th September from 9am until 1pm in aid of North Tipperary Hospice Home Care Movement. Your continued support will be greatly appreciated to help to maintain the hospice homecare service we have in place for cancer patients and their carers in the area. All funds raised stay in the area.
So come and join us for a cup of tea/coffee and some home baking, we especially invite you to come and avail of this opportunity to join others for a chat that morning.
Official Nth Tipp Hospice collection boxes will be in The Derg and Paddy’s Bar, Terryglass for contributions if you cannot attend the coffee morning.

The Nenagh Branch of the Irish Red Cross will hold a Church Gate Collection at all Masses in Terryglass and Kilbarron on the weekend, 21/22 September.
The money collected goes to maintain our ambulances and training of members of the Red Cross, so we can continue to provide services to the public on a voluntary basis. Your generosity will be much appreciated.

The recently published book ‘Past to Present’ compiled by Frank Moran is available to purchase for €15 from Paul Moran 087 4171697 or Paul McMahon 087 2534887. This excellently produced tome is filled with pictures spanning the club’s history from 1905 until the present day. All proceeds from the sales of the book will go to the Shannon Rovers juvenile club.

Bridie O’Meara and friends will hold a Coffee Morning’ at her home in Ballinderry on Thursday 19th September from 10.00am-1.00pm. All proceeds will go to Milford Hospice, Limerick. Please come and join us for a cup of coffee or tea and sample the home baked cakes and tarts while supporting this worthwhile cause. If you cannot attend a donation may be given to Bridie.

The death occurred on September 4th of Jim Heenan, Finchly, London and originally from Cloninaha, Ballinderry. After reposing at St. Joseph’s Funeral Home on Friday evening removal took place to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Terryglass. Funeral Mass was on Saturday with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Sympathy is extended to the Heenan family.

Now is the time to start collecting saleable items for the forthcoming Jumble Sale which will be held in Terryglass Community Hall over the Halloween bank-holiday weekend. We will be looking for suitable raffle prizes and any items that can be sold e.g. books, bric-a-brac, plants, pictures, toys, clothes in good condition etc. Unfortunately we are unable to accept electrical goods or large pieces of furniture i.e. beds and mattresses.
All proceeds will go to raising funds for the Building For Hope Project in Africa, which provides orphanages for the sight impaired. For further information contact Mary McGeeney 067 22164.

The next meeting will take place on Wednesday 18th September in the Old School Hall, Kilbarron at 8.30pm.

The ‘Tip of the Week’ is –Don’t leave anything on display in your car even in your driveway and if you have items in your car while shopping in town put them out of sight in the boot.

The next outing of the Lower Ormond ARA will be this Monday16th September to The Derg, Terryglass, for a three course meal at 1pm. The menu choice is either beef or trout and for dessert either the restaurant speciality cherry trifle or rice. The afternoon will continue with music and dancing with music supplied by the ever popular Seanie. The subsidized cost is €10 and names can be given to Jimmy Donnelly 067 38237 or Loretta Tiernan 28066.
The club meets every Monday in the Church of Ireland Hall in Borrisokane, from 2-4pm for exercises for older people and ball competitions, then bingo and light refreshments. Transport is available to the hall from most surrounding areas.
On Monday 23rd September chiropodist Emma Stanley will be in the hall from 2pm to assist anyone with their footcare

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, €20 for a line and two lines respectively and full houses now range from €50, €70, €100 and €120. There is a flyer for €150 each week and the full house if the jackpot isn’t won is €100.
Buses are available from the surrounding area,i.e.Nenagh/Ardcroney/Borrisokane/Ballinderry and Ballingarry/Rathcabbin/Lorrha/Carrigahorig/Terryglass. Buses depart at 7pm and for further information contact Ken Daly 087 6273177 or 067 21988.


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