Weekly News 29th September 2013

Time is ticking by to that special yearly event the Halloween Charity Jumble Sale. Any saleable items such as bric-a-brac, books, toys, pictures, clothes in good condition etc., would be most welcome. Also items suitable for raffle prizes.
Volunteers and willing help greatly appreciated especially for the preparation of the sale and the clean-up afterwards
All proceeds will go to raising funds for the ‘Building For Hope’ project in Africa, which provides orphanages for the sight impaired. Three men from the parish went out to this project early in 2012 and did invaluable work. For further information contact Mary McGeeney 067 22164

The monthly meeting of Terryglass ICA Guild was held on Wednesday 4th September in Terryglass Community Hall. Votes of sympathy were passed with the families of Jim Heenan, Nancy Tynan and Mary Ryan and all families who had bereavements since our last meeting. The next Federation meeting will be held in Roscrea on 30th September, hosted by the Knock Guild. Arrangements were made for the Nth. Tipp. Hospice Coffee Morning organised by Bridie Cahalan and Mary Quirke and colleagues from the guild.
The next meeting will take place on Wednesday 2nd October at 8pm, hostesses for the night are Annette Cahalan and Nora Donoghue. New members are more than welcome.

The recently published book ‘Past to Present’ compiled by Frank Moran is available to purchase for €15 from Paul Moran 087 4171697 or Paul McMahon 087 2534887. This excellently produced tome is filled with pictures spanning the club’s history from 1905 until the present day. All proceeds from the sales of the book will go to the Shannon Rovers juvenile club.

Shannon Rovers Camogie Club will hold an auction on Sunday 3rd November to raise badly needed funds. If you would like to help in any way with the planning and running of the event please contact any club member.

The ‘Tip of the Week’- in any one year up to 90,000people can fall victim to identity fraud, so keep the following advice in mind. Shred bills and documents before throwing them out. Check your bank statements and bills carefully. Report missing driving licences and passports immediately.

Start collecting your used clothing, shoes, linens, household textiles, stuffed toys (any condition once clean). Bags can be left into Kilbarron School any Friday from now until the collection date of November 3rd.

A meeting for parents of all children preparing for the Sacraments of Penance and First Communion will take place this Thursday 26th September at 7.30pm in Terryglass School.

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.

The month of October will be a busy month for the club, our first event is the yearly Bric-a-Brac Sale to raise funds for the club and it will be held on Monday 7th October from 1.45pm. in the Church of Ireland Hall, Borrisokane. The afternoon will continue after the sale with light refreshments and a few games of bingo. All welcome.
On Monday 21st October we will go to The Thatch, Ballycommon, at 1pm for a three course meal and an afternoon of music and dancing with music supplied by Seanie. The meal choice is beef and Yorkshire pudding, stuffed turkey or cod and for dessert either trifle, apple crumble or strawberry roulade. The subsidized cost is €10. Please give your menu choice to Jimmy Donnelly 067 38237 or Loretta Tiernan 28066.

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