Weekly News 13th November 2016

Terryglass Improvements Association will be hosting a Celebration for the achievements of Terryglass Village winning this year’s all Ireland “2016 Best Kept Village Award” and the “2016 Tidy Towns Competition” Gold and Silver status.
All Residents of Terryglass, Terryglass Business Owners, and families are cordially invited to attend the Celebration in Terryglass Hall on 18th November 2016 starting at 8pm. Light refreshments will be served during the evening.

Our next outing is on Monday 14th November to the Liffey Valley shopping centre for our usual Christmas shopping, the bus will depart Borrisokane at 10.10am. Names please to Jimmy Donnelly 089 4186944 or Loretta Tiernan 086 3782623.

The Kilbarron Terryglass Historical Society plan to hold a Remembrance Ceremony in Cloughprior Cemetery on the 100th anniversary of the death of Martin Nevin. Martin served in World War 1 with the Royal Irish Regiment and was the son of Francis and Mary Nevin, Frolic, Carney. The event will take place on Saturday 12th November from 2.30pm in Cloughprior Cemetery. All are welcome to attend.
Christmas Dinner for members of the Historical Society will be held in O’Keefe’s Country Home, Firmount, Carrigahorig on Saturday November 26th from 7.30pm. The cost will be €25 per person for a three course meal. Full payment to any member of the committee by November 12th 2016 please.

The Camogie Club AGM for 2016 takes place on Friday November 18th at 8.30pm in Ballinderry Sportsfield Pavillion. We look forward to seeing a lot of parents at the meeting. Any nominations or motions can ve sent to secretary.shannonrovers.tipperary@camogie.ie If anyone would like to help out next year in any way please let us know.

The AGM of Terryglass Cemetery takes place on Thursday 24th November in Terryglass Hall at 8.30pm. All are welcome to attend. Any outstanding maintenance fees for 2016 would be appreciated in advance of the meeting to the Treasurer, John Mulvihill.

Kilbaron N.S. Parents Association are holding a Race Night in Hannigans on Saturday December 3rd as a fund raiser for the local school. Race horses may be purchased from Claire 086 3488438 or Siobhan 087 6986054. Join us from 9pm if you fancy a flutter and stay for the music later in the evening.

Now that the longer evenings are here why not come out and get a bit of exercise. The walkers will meet at 8pm in the village carpark. We intend walking 5 evenings per week, so come along any evening that suits you. Walkers of all ages and fitness levels welcome, just bring your hi-viz and a flashlamp. Contact Marcella (087 6879502), Paul (087 4171697) or Pakie (087 7809859) with any questions.
In addition to the walking, the local Tidy Towns committee have arranged a weekly weigh-in in Hannigans every Wednesday night after 9pm. This is an ideal opportunity to monitor your weight and blood pressure and see the benefits of the extra exercise – why not come along and join in. With only ten weeks to Christmas, you will be delighted with the new you!
WEEKLY WEIGH-IN Kilbarron Tidy Towns committee have organised a weekly weigh-in every Wednesday night after 9pm in Hannigans. Weight and blood pressure measured to monitor your progress.

Please note- All evening Masses at 7.30pm during Winter time.
Week-end Mass times – Sat. vigil Terryglass 7.30 pm Sunday – Kilbarron 10am
Remembrance Mass for the Holy Souls – Terryglass Church on Saturday 12th November at 7.30pm. We will remember all those who have died in our Parish since last November . If you would like a family member or friend who died elsewhere during the year to be remembered on the night please submit their names in advance. Candles will be supplied for your loved ones and there will be an opportunity during Mass to bring the candles to the altar.

TERRYGLASS – Sat. Nov. 19th – 7.30pm
KILBARRON – Sun. Nov. 20th – 10am.
During the Station Masses we will give thanks for the harvest and for God’s blessings.

Take the Short-Term Pledge for the Month of November for deceased family and friends who have gone before us marked with the sign of Faith. Many people choose to abstain from alcohol for the month of November and offer this prayerful act in honour of their deceased loved ones. You can do likewise.
NEW ROTAS – for Eucharistic Ministers, Readers and Prayers of the Faithful in Kilbarron Church are available for collection in the Sacristy
THANKS – Our thanks and good wishes go to the Atlar Servers from 6th Class who served us so well over the past few years. We wish them well and hope that they will continue to be actively involved in our Church.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament continues in Kilbarron Church every Wednesday from 10am to 3pm and 6.30pm to 7.20pm. We invite all parishioners to drop in for a short while during that time to sit in the presence of Jesus.

Knigh United Girls Soccer club are collecting 1c and 2c coins . If you have any small coins lying around that you would be willing to donate, please contact Marcella at 087 6879502, or in Puckane to Trish at 087 6127478.

Start collecting your used clothing, shoes, linens, household textiles, stuffed toys (any condition once they are clean). Bags may be dropped to Kilbarron school any Friday from now on. If you need to have your bags collected please contact Siobhan at 087 6986054.

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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