Weekly News 9th June 2012

A Pioneer Mass and Presentation Night will take place in Terryglass Church on Saturday 30th June at 8pm. Anyone eligible for Silver, 40th, Gold or 60th awards please contact any member of the Pioneer Council as soon as possible. People wishing to enrol as Pioneers are very welcome to contact us also, Joan Tiernan 067 28026, Aileen Cahalan 22058.

The children from Little Feet Montessori School, Kilbarron, will graduate from pre-school this Friday 8th June and we wish them well. The school will have an open day on Saturday 9th June between 1pm and 3pm, when new registrations are welcome to come and view the excellent facility and activities at Little Feet.

Birthday greetings are extended to Boysie Moore, Coolbawn, who will be 88 years of age on Wednesday 6th June. We wish him continued good health and happiness.

Birr Art Group is holding an exhibition in The Heritage Centre, Nenagh from the 7th June for a month. Local artists Bryan and Patricia O’Donnell, Ballyscalon, Coolbawn, are among the exhibitors, and a visit is recommended.

The Terryglass/Kilbarron Over 60’s Club is planning a day out to Galway on Wednesday 11th July. There will be shopping in the city centre, then a three course meal in ‘The Galleon’ Salthill and if people would like to pay another visit to the Royal Tara Worksop please let the following  know, Loretta Tiernan 067 28066, Mary Prout  22172. Monie Hogan 22103. The subsidized cost is €10.

A community effort is being made to inform people who might not otherwise make the switch to digital TV before the switchover deadline of 24th October.
If you get your TV through a Pay-TV provider over satellite or cable e.g. Sky or UPC you are OK.
If your TV is through an aerial, you need one of the following:
(1) Get Saorview- either get a Saorview approved set-top box (one-off cost about €70+, or get a Saorview approved new TV, one-off cost of about €120+ for a small TV. You can install it yourself or get a friend or TV installer to help. You still need your aerial, very few people need to get a new one. In some cases that aerial may need to be pointed in the right direction. If so get a local TV installer to do this
(2) Get Pay-TV with a monthly bill from about €25 from a provider such as Sky, UPC etc. They install
Any questions just ring LO CALL number 1890 940 980

We welcome into our community Thomas Leenane who was recently baptised.

The weekly ‘working nights’ meet in the village square at 7.30pm each Tuesday and everyone’s help would be appreciated. Work is constantly being done to keep Terryglass in good order and everyone is urged to be vigilant about litter left around the village,

The ‘Tip of the Week’- Keep your garden and surrounds maintained, it sends out a message that the property is occupied. Never leave a key under a mat or flower container and remember to keep doors and windows locked.

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

The final Ritual of Confirmation/First Holy Communion will take place this Sunday, 10th June, at 11am Mass in Terryglass. There will be a Procession at the end of Mass with the Blessed Sacrament to the High Cross concluding with Benediction.
The Annual Parish Novena to the Sacred Heart will commence this Thursday 7th June until Friday 15th June as follows: Terryglass Church- Thursday 7th, Friday 8th and Sunday 10th June from 8-8.45pm  and Saturday 9th June – Novena Prayers after Mass. Kilbarron Church- Monday 11th, Tuesday 12th and Thursday 14th June 8-8.45pm and Wednesday 13th June 7-7.45pm, before Mass. Terryglass Church Friday 15th June, the Feast of the Sacred Heart, Mass at 8pm with Novena prayers at the end of Mass.
The Novena will consist of Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and during that time there will be rosary and novena prayers, . All are welcome to drop in any time, even for just a short visit.


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