Tuesday 1 September 2015

Gathering Events organized in Tullow

Published 09/04/2013 | 05:24

Gathering Events organized in Tullow so far include: 7th - 9th June Parkville United F.C. celebrate 35th Anniversary, 16th August - Tullow Community School Class of 1983 Re-Union and 18th August - Tullow Show Society.

Community Diary

Before you organise your fundraiser or social event, check Tullow's Community Diary on http:/ _diary.html. Avoid having several fundraisers/events on the same date by planning your event in advance and "booking" it with the Community Diary.

Contact William Paton at or (087) 6787115.

Rose of Tralee

Calling all young ladies from County Carlow between the ages of 18 and 27years to enter the Carlow Rose of Tralee 2013. The final will be held in the Mount Wolseley Hotel on Sunday May 5th. For further details contact the Carlow Rose Centre email:

Volunteers Wanted

Volunteers needed to do administrative and construction work with the renovation of a building in Tullow for a local youth group. Phone Paul on (087) 2602124.

School Re-union

Tullow Community School Class of '93 will hold their 20 year school reunion on Saturday 20th April in the Tara Arms at 8.30 p.m. Check out our facebook page for more details: Tullowcs Classninetythree

Grange GAA News

Grange Juvenile football returns again on Wednesday 10th April at 6.30pm at Grange GFC, for U6's, U8's and U10's. Please contact Clare on (087) 1205529 for further information.

On April 13th the club is taking part in a shave or dye in partnership with Grange FC in the Hogan Stand Tullow at 9.00 o'clock sponsorship and volunteers welcome. This is a fund raiser for cancer research.

The club is running a lovely girls competition as a fund raiser May 24th in the Tara Arms - more details later. The club is running a bus to Croke Parke on Saturday for u8s and their mentors.

St. Patrick's Park Clean Up

Carlow County Council in conjunction with the residents of St. Patrick's Park have organised a community Clean Up for the park to take place on Saturday 13th April commencing at 11.00 a.m. Please bring your yard brushes, your shovels and spades, your gloves and your litter pickets but most importantly bring yourself.

The plan is to meet up at the green area on the left hand side between No.s 20 and 21 and to tackle the litter, freshen up the flower beds and clean up the back lanes.

All help is greatly appreciated. For further information please contact Barry Halligan, No. 27 St. Patrick's Park or Jannette O'Brien, Carlow County Council at (059) 9136203.

Thank You

Mary and Marie Healy and their wonderful helpers want to say a huge "thank you" to the people and businesses of Tullow for their generousity on a wet and windy "Daffodil Day."

A sum of €4,154 has been forwarded to the Irish Cancer Society on your behalf.

Parkville Lotto

The following are the results of the Lotto Draw on 4th April 2013. Numbers drawn were - 5, 8, 19 and 25. There was no winner of the €12,600 jackpot. Lucky Dip

Winners were as follows: €60 - Ann Byrne, C/O P.J. Duffy, €30 - Caroline Murphy, C/o Murphy's Craft Butchers and €20 - Marie Parsons, C/o The Hall. Next week's jackpot is worth €12,600 and your continued support is very much appreciated. As the Lotto jackpot has reached its legal limit, a new Lotto jackpot has commences with a jackpot of €4,000.

Drama Competition

Carlow Macra na Feirme, are hosting the semi final round of the National Drama Competition, in the Murphy Memorial Hall, Tullow on Saturday 13th April 2013. Doors open at 7 pm, Acts start at 8.00 pm sharp. Adults €10, children free.

We will have four, one act plays on stage and they are as follows, "The Marriage Plan:, "Red", "One Man Down" and "A Dogs Life". The Judge on the night will be Patrick Nolan of Fair City Fame aka Barry O'Hanlahan. Tickets available on the door.

Tullow Bingo

Bingo every Thursday night at 8.30 p.m. in the Capt. Murphy Memorial Hall, Barrack Street. Next week's Supervalu Jackpot will be €440 .

Day Care AGM

The Annual General Meeting of Tullow Day Care Centre will be held in the Centre on Tuesday 23rd April at 8.00 p.m. Everyone most welcome and anyone interested in joining the Committee please come along on the night.

Parade Results

St. Patrick's Day Parade Results: Floats-1st Croke Park Failure, 2nd Trotters Takeaway and 3rd Keogh Brothers Manufacturing. Group-1st Tullow Tae Kwon Do, 2nd Tullow Stage School and 3rd Dowsa Dance School. Individuals-1st Pope Francis (Peter Lucas) and 2nd Hay Day of St. Patrick (Ger Hogan). Children-1st Mickey and 2nd Forward Steps. Window Display-1st Tullow Discount Store, 2nd New to U-Forward Steps Resource Centre.

St. Patrick's Day Parade committee would like to say a big "Thank You" to everyone involved in the Parade-it was another successful year.

Clothing Collection

Dochas Nasamu Orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya, which is an Irish run and Irish built Aids orphanage, is holding a used clothing appeal of ladies, gents and children's clothes, shoes, household items etc. This appeal will take place on Tuesday 9th April until 11.15 a.m. at Tullow Church Grounds.

Irish Night

An Irish Night with Joe Hickey and friends will be held on Friday 19th April at 8.00 p.m. in Ballyconnell Hall in aid of Clonmore Church. Tickets are €5. Refreshments and raffle.

Active Retirement

Members please note: There will be three sessions of exercises to Music on Friday 12rh, 19th and 26th April. They will be held in the Tullow Parish Community Centre at 11.00 a.m. This is a new activity and is suitable for all levels of fitness. You are encouraged to come and try it out. Open to non members. Fee is €5 per session. Teacher: Alicia Walsh.

Committee Meeting at 1.30 p.m. on Tuesday 9th April followed by General Meeting at 2.30 p.m. in the Resource Centre. Membership for 2013 is now overdue. You can pay at monthly meeting or leave an envelope in the office of the Resource Centre.

Presentation Evening

Presentation of Funds raised during the year by Crosslow Fundraisers will take place in the Tara Arms on Saturday 13th April at 9.30 p.m. Gerry Cully from Our Lady's Children's Hospital Crumlin and Bernie Connell from Barretstown will attend on the night. All welcome.

Community Employment

Tullow Community Group Limited-Communi ty Employment Scheme have job vacancies for an environmental worker and a driver/ maintenance worker. Please contact Liz or Jennifer on (059) 9180977 for further information.

Childcare A.G.M.

Tullow Childcare Association will hold its A.G.M. on Thursday April 11th at 8.oo p.m. in Tots to Teens. All welcome.

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