Weekly News 16th March 2014

Come and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Terryglass starting with the Village Market in the Community Hall at 11am. At 2pm ‘Hunt the Serpent’ followed by serpent eggs in the village. At 2.30pm it is the ‘Walk, Peddle or Push Parade’, decorate yourself, your bike or your float and join the fun, as usual there will be face painting, balloons and raffles. Music in both pubs.


Sympathy is extended to John and Willie Joe Tiernan on the recent death in England of their sister, Anna Quigley, nee Tiernan, formerly of Lesseragh, Coolbawn, also to Vina Horan, Ryehill, on the death of her sister Eileen Culhane, Carney.

The next meeting of the Historical Society is scheduled for this Friday 14th March at 7.30pm in the Pavilion at the Sportsfield, Ballinderry.
A talk will be given by Colum Hardy ‘Tales from the Grave’- the historic graveyards of Kilbarron and Terryglass. It will involve the explanation of the current survey and recording of the memorials in the graveyards of Terryglass, Kilbarron, Kilbarron Ch.of Ireland. and Finnoe. It will go through the iconography on some of the headstones and discuss some of the stories behind those buried there. All are welcome to come along and listen and contribute to the evening’s discussions.
The society is appealing to anyone with historical information, photographs or any other items associated with Kilbarron Church to contact Henrietta Glynn at 086 8477892, Margret O’Brien at 087 2772545 or email to kilbarronterryglasshistsociety@gmail.com

Enrolment of pupils wishing to start Terryglass NS in September 2014 is now taking place. Please contact the Principal, Noreen, Sheridan, on 067 22269 before Friday 14th March.

The Tip of the Week is – Do not leave car keys/handbags/wallets or other valuables on kitchen or hall tables where they can be seen, particularly through the back door and windows. Look out for suspicious vehicles in your area, vans parked in gateways or unfamiliar vehicles parked or passing in your road or near your house, particularly on the quieter routes. Don’t hesitate to make a note of the registration number and notify the Gardai.

Kilbarron Operation Transformation continues each Tuesday night with circuit training in Kilbarron Hall on Tuesdays at 7.45pm. New members welcome.

The new Mass times for Summer time, starting the first weekend in April, are as follows: Kilbarron will have the Saturday evening Mass at 8pm and Terryglass Mass will be 10am on Sunday morning.
During Lent a little prayer and reflection around the Sunday readings will take place in Kilbarron NS on Wednesday evenings from 8-9pm. All are welcome.

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 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/Ballinderry and Ballingarry/Rathcabbin/Lorrha/Carrigahorig/Terryglass. Buses depart at 7pm and for further information contact Ken Daly 087 6273177 or 067 21988.

There will not be a meeting of the group on Monday 17th March.
Our next outing will take place to The Derg, Terryglass, on Monday 24th March at 1pm for a meal and an afternoon of music, song and dance with the ever popular Seanie. The menu choice is either beef or sea trout and dessert of cherry trifle or rice. The subsidized cost is €10 and names can be given to Jimmy Donnelly 067 38237 or Loretta Tiernan 28066.

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