Weekly News 27th November 2016

Ballinderry Sportsfield will hold its Adjourned AGM at the pavilion on Friday 25th November at 8.00. This a very important meeting for the year ahead and is open for everyone to attend.


There will be a meeting of our Support Group in our Office at 3a, Ormond Court, Summerhill, Nenagh on Wednesday 30th. November from 11am. – 12 noon. Families and/or carers of people with Dementia/Alzheimer’s are invited to come along and receive information and support and also meet other carers, have a chat and a “cuppa”. This meeting is not for Dementia sufferers – it is strictly for families and/or carers only. For more information contact Mary: 086-6099414 or Aileen: 087-2076814.

Our Christmas Party will take place in The Thatched Cottage on Monday 12th December with a three course meal. followed by an afternoon of music, song and dance with Seanie. Menu choice is turkey and ham, roast beef or salmon and dessert is Christmas platter. The subsidized cost is €10, names to Jimmy Donnelly 067 38237or Loretta Tiernan 086 3782623.

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.


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 Puckane and Carrig Drama Group presents ‘The Banshee of Crokey Hill’ in Ballycommon Hall on Friday November 25th, Saturday November 26th and Sunday November 27th. Parental discretion advised for very young children.

Bringing local ladies together to socialise & enjoy great company. Meeting every other Wed at 8 pm in Aglish Village Hall for a chat & a laugh over some enjoyable activities / events. Upcoming event Beauty Masterclass with Suzanne on Wed 30th Nov. New members always welcome!

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.


Shannon Rovers GAA club present Mike Denver in concert in the Abbey Court Hotel, Nenagh on Wednesday 14th December. Doors open at 7.30 with the show to start at 8.00. Admission is €25. Don’t miss this opportunity to see one of Ireland’s most popular singers live. For tickets or more details please contact Liam 087-2425229, Barry 087-2274789 or Joe 086-4054259.


Subscriptions for maintenance of Kilbarron Old Cemetery are now due and can be paid to Christy Cormican or Mike Molamphy.

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.

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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