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Wednesday 27 August 2014

Thank you from Fenagh Newtown Nurney Senior Citizens Group

Published 08/04/2014 | 05:24

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Fenagh Newtown Nurney Senior Citizens Group wishes to say a big thank you to Carlow Hunt for their very generous cheque which was presented to Mary Nolan, treasurer at a quiz in Kearney's Lounge, Fenagh recently.

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ANNUAL NOVENA

Bishop Denis Nulty. Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin, will be the guest speaker at the Parish Novena in St. Andrew's Parish Church, Bagenalstown, on Tuesday. April 8.

DEREK RYAN PLAYS KILLOUGHTERNANE HALL

Irish and international country superstar, Derek Ryan, will play a once-off concert in Killoughternane on May 7. Only 100 tickets available. Tickets at €20 from Jim on 087 6759353, Sean 087 2609720 or your usual ticket seller.

Summer outing

Bagenalstown Active Retirement is organising a summer outing, based in Westport, Co. Mayo, commencing Mon. June 23 for four nights/five days, visiting local attractions. Cost €325 per person sharing. If interested please call Kate on 087 9004234.

Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels Service is being developed in the Fenagh area. It offers a nutritious main course and dessert, delivered to your door for €5. The service is available to anyone who wishes to apply for it. Contact Edel Keogh, St. Catherine's CSC, St. Joseph's Road, Carlow. Tel. 059 9138700.

ANNUAL COLLECTION

The 1st Bagenalstown Baden Powell Scout Troop held their annual collection recently and would like to thank all the Troop members, parents, committee members and supporters who assisted. Thanks to Connolly's Supervalu, McCullough's and Aldi for their assistance and to everybody in the community of Bagenalstown and surrounding areas who contributed so generously to the collection.

GOLF CLASSIC

Erin's Own Hurling Club will hold their Golf Classic at the Mt. Wolseley course in Tullow. A big effort is required from all players and committee members as this is the last big fundraiser for this year. Golf teams and tee box sponsor names can be given to Phil Geoghegan at 086 3567237, Emmet Coburn 087 7717553 or Willie Doyle 086 2060300. Teams of four €200 which includes a four course meal.

Rose of Ballinkillen

Ballinkillen Hurling Club hosted the 1st Rose of Ballinkillen Competition in Ballinkillen/Lorum Community Centre recently.

Compere Billy Fanning, Daithi O'Shea attended and Tommy Kinsella, a GAA stalwart, acted as MC. The interval maintained the high standard with two world class Irish dancers, Amy Davis and Roisin O'Brien giving rousing performances. Congratulations to Leanne Corcoran who was crowned the 1st Rose of Ballinkillen.

We wish her all the best in the Carlow Rose Competition and beyond. Thanks to the organising committee- Paddy Farrell, Tommy Kinsella, Geraldine Joyce, Margaret Joyce, Sinead Minchin and Mick Kinsella PR0; to the judges, sponsors and all who volunteered on the night.

A RELAXING MORNING

Including gentle yoga postures, breathwork, relaxation and short meditation will take place on Sat. April 12 in Killoughternane from 10am to 12pm. Contact Mary at 087 3167696.

Bagenalstown Library

Drop into the library on Main Street and view the crafts on display from the BEAM Centre and also the collection of photos on display, taken by Ernie Beck Jnr.

Dawn Mass

The 6th annual Dawn Mass will be celebrated at 6am on Easter Sunday, April 20 on Mount Leinster at the Nine Stones area. You are invited to participate in this memorable morning of celebration.

CHRISM MASS

Bishop Denis Nulty has invited parishioners from all 56 parishes of the diocese to join with the bishops and priests of the diocese for the annual Chrism Mass to be held in the Cathedral, Carlow at 7:30 pm.on Monday, April 14.

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