Weekly News 05-10-2011

A programme of classes and presentations are taking place in the Old School Hall, Kilbarron each Tuesday from 8-9.30pm commencing on Tuesday 11th October. Pre-booking for all events is essential as spaces are limited. A flat fee of €5 applies for all classes. There is also a four week course on Internet for Beginners, which will run on Wednesday nights from October 5th (Michael Molamphy).
The Tuesday programme is as follows: Oct. 11th– Budgeting and Money Matters,(MABS) 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).

The parish Website is now at an advanced stage and will go on line shortly. If you want your business included in the directory of local businesses please complete the form and return as soon as possible. Forms may be obtained from Lisa McGeeney, Willie Ryan Larry Dunne or any member of the Parish Council.
There will be a photo gallery page on the website and if anyone has old photos or articles they would like to see on the site or if you require any further information please contact Larry Dunne  087 2753633

John Egan, Terryglass, recently retired from the Irish Army and celebrated the occasion with  a party in Paddy’s Bar, Terryglass for family and friends. John served both at home and abroad during his service with the army and we wish him well for the future.

Bridie Cahalan and Terryglass ICA would like to express their thanks to all who supported the Coffee Morning in aid of North Tipperary Hospice Home Care Movement held on September 15th.  Thanks also to the helpers and The Derg  and Paddy’s Terryglass for their personal donations and for allowing collection boxes on their premises. A total of €317 was raised.

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.

The next meeting will take place this Wednesday 5th October at 8pm. and hostesses for the night are Mollie Hyland and Nancy Ryan.

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.

Now that October is well and truly here we are rapidly approaching the Halloween bank holiday weekend with the Charity Jumble Sale to be held in Terryglass Community Centre on the Saturday, Sunday and Monday morning.
Any saleable items are very welcome also good quality unwanted items suitable for raffle prizes. We need bric-a-brac, plants, toys, books, home produce and home baking to fill our stalls.
Bargains are always to be found and lots of fun to be had over these few days, so come along and pick up some bargain goodies.
Volunteers needed and willing help greatly appreciated especially for the preparation of the sale and the clean-up afterwards..
The proceeds of the sale will go to St. Vincent de Paul and also to two local men who will be travelling to Kenya with Fr. John Molloy’s project ‘Build For Hope’. For more information contact Mary McGeeney on 067 22164 or Anita Foyle.

The ‘Tip of the Week’ – in any one year up to 90,000 people can fall victim to identity fraud, so keep the following advice in mind. Shred bills and documents before throwing them out. Check your bank statements and bills. Report missing driving licences and passports immediately.

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 €20, €20 and €30 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 First Friday Masses on October 7th are in Kilbarron at 9am and in Terryglass at 8pm proceeded by Adoration at 7pm and Benediction at 7.50pm. Confession will be available before both Masses.

The annual Bric-a-Brac and home produce and baking sale is this Monday 10th October in the Church of Ireland Hall, Borrisokane from 1.30pm. All are welcome.

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