Weekly News 24th August 2014

Sympathy is extended to Mary and the Molamphy family on the recent death of her brother, Michael Carroll, Broadford, Co. Clare..

The 16th Terryglass Festival has been a resounding success with an enormous attendance. It really was the place to be last weekend. A huge crowd attended the opening ceremony on Wednesday and thoroughly enjoyed the whole evening. A big attendance came out on Friday evening to Terryglass Church to appreciate the beautiful work of songwriter Jimmy McCarty.
The Saturday night events at the Quay, were superb. Everyone enjoyed the colourful display of fireworks and the entertainments.
As on previous occasions the Sunday Family Fun Day was very well received with the wide array of entertainments, music and exhibitions to suit all ages.
The large programme of diverse workshops was booked to capacity, this feature of the festival draws a very large number of people from a wide area.
Well done to the committee and many helpers, you put on an extremely organised and entertaining festival.

Our congratulations are extended to the following members of the parish who had wins at the recent Nenagh Show: Julian O’Halloran, Coolbawn, Nessa O’Brien, Lacken, Lisa McGeeney, Ryehill, Thyra Burke, Firgrove, Kaley Sage, Coolbawn, Margaret Cleary, Glenaveigh, Sally Anne Teefey, Coolbawn.

Congratulations are extended to all the Leaving Cert students on their good results. We wish them every success in obtaining the courses they hope to pursue.

Our congratulations and good wishes are extended to Ciara Darcy and Alan Kennedy who were recently married

We welcome into the community Anna Tierney who was recently baptised.

The weekly working evening meets in the village square at 7pm each Tuesday, volunteers are always welcome.

A general clean-up is on-going and work continues every Tuesday evening in Kilbarron and if you can spare some time it would be much appreciated, meeting in the village around 7pm.

Work continues in Ballinderry village, the Village Improvements group meets each Thursday at 7pm at Elsie Hogan’s.

The Tip of the Week is- Preventing Computer Fraud. Computer fraud is increasing in frequency and sophistication. If you receive emails from senders you do not know, delete them immediately without opening them and do not reply as this can tip of the sender that they have reached a valid email address.
If you get any type of unsolicited email or pop-up message that asks you for any type of personal information do not respond and notify your service provider. Never send personal or sensitive business information via an unsecured email.

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 .

The next outing of the club is to The Thatch, Ballycommon, at 1pm this Monday 25th August for a three course meal followed by an afternoon of music and song with Seanie. The meal choice is Lamb or Salmon, and for dessert either Cheesecake or Lemon Meringue. The subsidized cost is €10 and names can be given to Jimmy Donnelly 067 38237 or Loretta Tiernan 28066.

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