Weekly News 14th July 2012

Jack L has been announced as the singer to perform in Terryglass Church at this year’s 14th Arts Festival on Friday 17th August. 39 year old Jack Lukeman, simply known as Jack L, was born in Athy, Co.Kildare  and is a songwriter, musician, record producer, vocal artist and broadcaster, known for his performances in the US and Europe. He is a performer that can hold an audience in the palm of his hand, definitely not an event to be missed.
Early booking is advised to avoid disappointment , tickets are €25each and are available from The Derg, Terryglass, they can also be booked online on www.terryglassartsfestival.ie from 16th July or by phone on 087 2181663.
A wonderful program of 60 workshops is available to all ages and interests and as usual there will be evening events of music, theatre and comedy.

Birthday greetings are extended to Biddy Gleeson , Terryglass, who will celebrate her 86th birthday on Monday July 16th. We wish Biddy many more years of health and happiness.

The next outing of the Shannon Rovers Golfing Society takes place this Saturday 14th July at Thurles Golf Course and the tee time is 9-10am. For further information please contact Donal Hourigan on 087 2374742.

The fees for Kilbarron New Graveyard are now due. Payments may be made to Tom Casey, Marie Starr, Willie Joe Tiernan or Jim O’Donoghue. Open grave fee is €7 and a non-open grave is €5.

The weekly ‘working nights’ meet in the village square at 7.30pm each Tuesday, volunteers are always welcome. Please continue to be vigilant regarding litter.

The ‘Tip of the Week’- is to be sensible about your keys. Do not put an address on your keys or key ring and do not hide an extra key under a door mat or flower pot.
When driving always lock your car and keep windows up and never leave your keys in the ignition when you leave the car, even for a few minutes. Do not leave packages or other tempting articles in view in a locked car, put them in the boot of the car. Never pick up hitch hikers.

The annual Shannon Rovers Golf Classic takes place on Bank Holiday Monday, 6th August, in Portumna Golf Course. €2,500 in prizes. Time Sheet in operation, please phone 090 9741059.
Your support is greatly appreciated.

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 Coolbawn, Ballinderry and Terryglass to the Saturday 8pm 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 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

Our Summer Party will take place this Monday 16th July at 1pm, in the Church of Ireland Hall. There will be a choice of either lamb or salmon for the main course and a choice of trifle, chocolate gateaux or apple pudding for your dessert, the afternoon will follow with music and dancing to the music of Margaret and Rita and Seanie Gleeson. Please give your name and menu choice as soon as possible to Jimmy Donnelly, Loretta Tiernan or Pat O’Donnell, the subsidized cost is €10.  Also note that chiropodist Emma Stanley will be in attendance on the 16th.
The club continues to meet every Monday throughout the summer from 2-4pm for exercises for older people, bingo, refreshments and chat and again on Thursday for walking etc.
For more information contact Jimmy Donnelly 067 38237 or Loretta Tiernan 28066.


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