Weekly News 28th August 2016

Congratulations to George Hannigan and the Tipperary Senior Football team who played in this year’s All Ireland Semi Final in Croke Park last Sunday. It was a tremendous achievement to reach the semi-finals, the entire parish is very proud of you. Well done and we are sure next year will be even better for ye.

The Historical Society is proposing to do a walk and talk of Carney Commons on Sunday August 28th from 4pm. This will take in the history, heritage, flora, fauna and times growing up in the area etc. Please note that this walk is very weather dependent as dry weather is essential therefore it may be necessary to cancel the walk at short notice. More details to follow closer to the date. A preliminary date of September 16th has been set for the AGM.

RECENT BAPTISM – We welcome Daisy Grace Fletcher into our Christian Community. Daisy of daughter of Lynda and John of Coolbawn and she was Baptised in Kilbarron church.
RECENT BEREAVEMENT – We extend our deepest sympathy to Fr. Michael on the recent death of his mother Teresa Cooney, O’Callaghans Mills, Co. Clare. May she rest in peace.


There will be a meeting of our Support Group in our Office at 3a, Ormond Court, Summerhill, Nenagh on Wednesday 31st. August at 11am. Families and/or carers of people with Dementia/Alzheimers are invited to come along and receive information and support and also meet other carers, have a chat and a “cuppa”. For more information contact Mary: 086.6099414 or Aileen: 087.2076814.


This year’s festival takes place from 15th-18th September. Tickets for Headline Events now on sale online
at www.shorelinesartsfestival.com Advance booking is advised to avoid disappointment as venues have a strict capacity limit. Tickets for other events will become available for purchase once the full 2016 programme isannounced.

The 7 th Annual Tipperary Ladies Mini Marathon takes place in Thurles on 25 th Sept at 11.00am. For further details and Online Registration visit www.tippminimarathon.ie. Early Bird entrance fee €15 up to
31 st Aug. €20 up to 19 th September. Spot Prizes on the day.

Heritage Week (20th-28th August) at the Irish Workhouse Centre

The Dirt Diggers for Kids on Saturday, 27th August, 12.30 – 2.30 pm
Get down and dirty on a Fun Archaeology Dig for childen aged 6 to 12. Please wear old clothes! Admission is €2 and booking is required as spaces are limited. Please phone 090-9759200 to book yours!


There is Bingoo every Monday in Terryglass Community Hall at 8.30pm sharp organised by the Shannon GAA Club with great money prizes, including an excellent Jackpot of €1,500. 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/BallinderryandBallingarry/Rathcabbin/Lorrha/Carrigahorig/ Terryglass. Buses depart at 7pm and for further information contact Ken Daly 087 6273177.

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