Weekly News 10th March 2012

There will be lots of activites in Terryglass from early morning on St. Patricks Day. Starting at 10.30am there will be a 10k Village Walk via Ballinderry, followed by complimentry soup on your return. There will be a ‘Village Market’ in Terryglass Hall and at 12noon a Village Treasure Hunt. Come and partake in the mini workshops and face painting. Help to draw the longest snake in Ireland.  At 2pm join the fun in the shortest, noisiest and craziest parade and enjoy the traditional set dancing displayed by local dancers. All are very welcome

Congratulations to the pupils on Kilbarron NS, Oisin McMahon, Cian O’Meara, Marcus Esmonde and Aoibheann O’Meara who formed the under 11 runner up team in the recent Borrisokane Credit Union Quiz.

The next meeting is on Wednesday 14th March at 8pm, hostesses for the night are Mollie Hyland and Connie Maher.

Congratulations to Andrew Hogan who celebrated his 21st birthday last Saturday with family and friends in Hannigans, Kilbarron. We wish him all the best for the future.

Borrisokane A C will hold a 10k Road Walk on Monday 19th March. This event is a fundraiser to help finish the atheletics track development and support would be appreciated.

Irish Rural Link is holding ‘Basic Computer Classes For Beginners’ in the Civic Building, Portumna, starting dates 7th March and 14th March, classes are from 7-9pm. If you are working in the rural community, farming, a senior citizen or unemployed you might like to avail of the courses by contacting Chrissy or Maria on 09064 82744, the cost per course is €15 and free to OAP’s.

The ‘Tip of the Week’- Home Security. Fit a door viewer, this will allow you to safely see who is outside prior to opening the door. Fit a door chain limiter, this will allow you to open the door partly while still allowing you some control over security. Front and back doors should be kept locked day and night. Windows should also be locked

Employ Ability Service offer free job sourcing and on the job support. If you have a disability and require support in seeking employment you are invited to an ‘Open Day’ in Friar’s Court, Nenagh this Thursday 8th March. Contact Employ-ability on 067 37896.

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 and €50 for a line, two lines and a full house respectively. 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 083 4007748 or 067 21988.

A bus is available to take parishioners from Terryglass, Ballinderry and Coolbawn to the Saturday 7.30pm Mass in Kilbarron and departs from Terryglass at 6.45pm.  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 travels each Friday from Nenagh via Borrisokane and Ballingarry to Bingo in Birr.
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

This weekend a Columban Lay Missionary will visit our parish and speak at all Masses on the work of the Columban Missionaries and will promote its Far East magazine.
The Station Masses will take place on 24th/25th March.

Rangers made their exit from the Fast Food Cup away to Sallypark (b) last Sunday. Rangers went 2-0 up in the first half through a Brian Hourigan in-swinging corner and then a flicked header from John Flanneru. But in the second half things went against us with 2 goals from Sallypark, and a missed penalty from Padraig O’Meara drove the game to extra time when Sallypark won.
Thank you to all the players who showed up on the day and we are hoping now to finish the league strongly so it is important all players keep coming for the remaining games.
Training is in the complex in Borrisokane each Wednesday at 8pm. As always all players are asked to attend and new players are always welcome.

Our next outing will be this Monday 12th March to The Derg, Terryglass at 1.30pm for a three course meal followed by music and dance with Seanie. The choice of menu is sea trout or beef, cherry trifle or rice pudding.  Names can be given to any of the following: Gordon Bennett 067 22964, Jimmy Donnelly 38237. Loretta Tiernan 28066.
The club meets each Monday at 2pm in the Church of Ireland Hall, and on Thursday for some healthy exercise e.g. walking, boules, pitch and putt.


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