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Published 13/08/2013 | 05:24

THE following are the results of the Lotto Draw on August 1, 2013. Numbers drawn were 2, 13, 20 and 26.

There was no winner of the €7,200 jackpot. Lucky Dip Winners were as follows: €60 – Lucy Carthy, C/o Pedro, €30 – Heather Zerafa, C/o The Hall, and €20 – M. Coady, C/o Paddocks, Carlow. Next week's jackpot is worth €7,400 and your continued support is very much appreciated.

TULLOW MARATHON RUNNERS

Jim Murphy, Lar Murphy, Karen Hayden, Liam Hendricken, Brendan Dowling and friends are competing in this year's Dublin City Marathon on October 28. They are fundraising for a number of local charities including Tullow Day Care Centre, The Cairdeas Centre, St. Patrick's Cheshire Home and other local charities. Friends of Tullow Marathon Runners will call door to door seeking sponsorship. There will be a raffle in Tullow Bingo and a collection at various supermarkets in town.

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 €800. Your support is much appreciated.

RETURNING TO EDUCATION

Are you returning to Education? Co. Carlow VEC's BTEI offers part-time flexible educational opportunities in a range of locations across County Carlow BTEI are currently enrolling for the following programme: Health Service Skills FETAC Level 5 at Teach Bhride, Tullow. Phone (059) 9139532

CIVIC CENTRE'S OFFICE HOURS

The Motor Tax and Cash Office at Tullow Civic Centre has restricted opening hours during the summer months. The Offices will open from 9.30 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. only during the months of July, August and September. Motor Tax can be re-newed online 7 days a week at www.motortax.ie.

DONATIONS WANTED

New 2 U Charity Shop (in aid of Forward Steps Resource Centre) is currently seeking donations of good quality ladies, gents, and children's wear (unfortunately due to limited space we cannot accept bric-a-brac). For further information or to arrange for collection please contact Ann Or Jen on (059) 9152776 or (087) 6243821 or drop into the centre.

REACHING OUT PROGRAMME

If you are interested in find out more about the people who lived in your parish and reaching out to their descendants around the globe, then join us at one of our events or contact Jacqui Doyle at jdoyle@irelandxo.com.

VOLUNTEERS WANTED

Talk It Over (Carlow) will shortly commence training a new group of listeners (October approximately) for our voluntary service in Carlow. If you are interested kindly forward your full name, address and telephone number to Talk It Over, Castle Hill, House, Carlow before 31st August, 2013. Kindly include a brief note setting out why you would like to be involved with Talk It Over.

PARKVILLE LOTTO

The following are the results of the Lotto Draw on 8tht August 2013. Numbers drawn were 8, 21, 22 and 25. There was no winner of the €7,400 jackpot. Lucky Dip Winners were as follows: €60 – Debi Hogan, C/o The Hall, €30 - Mary Corrigan, C/o The Hall, and €20 – C. Maher, C/o The Discount Store. Next week's jackpot is worth €7,600 and your continued support is very much appreciated.

EMPLOYMENT VACANCIES

Tullow Community Group Limited has the following vacancies on its Community Employment Schemes; Physiotherapy Assistant, Tidy Towns Worker and Youth Support Worker/Caretaker. Applicants must be eligible to participate on a CE Scheme. For further details please contact Liz or Jennifer on (059) 9180977

GIVE UP YOUR

AULD GLASSES

Give up your auld and hearing aids for the Lions Club. They can be left into Orla Walsh Opticians, Bridge Street, Tullow. Opening Hours: Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Phone (059) 9152704.

THE MILL

The Mill is available from 2.30 p.m. until 6 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays commencing from 1st August. Suggested donation is €2 per day. Play games ...have a cuppa and a chat...relax and enjoy. Pool tournament (World 8 ball rules) begins on Thursday 8th August. Names into The Mill by Wednesday, August 7. Phone (086) 3538849.

CAMERA COURSE

a 10-week Camera Course will be held in The Mill, Mill Street, Tullow every Tuesday at 7.00 p.m. 5 per night. Phone Jim on (087) 0903745 or (059) 9180770.

TEXT ALERT

A registration meeting for the Ballyconnell/Clonmore/Kilquiggan Text Alert system will be held in Ballyconnell Hall on Tuesday 13th August from 8.00 to 9.00 p.m. New members wishing to join the system should come along to the meeting. Everyone welcome.

PARKVILLE SUMMER

FAI Summer Soccer Schools August 12 – 16. Boys & Girls 6-14 years. Book online at www.summersoccerschools.ie or call 1890 653653

GRANGE LOTTO

There was no winner of the Grange Lotto latest jackpot draw. Luck dip winners were Gordon Hegarty, Duckett's Grove and Larry O'Toole, Rathbawn. Sellers prize Eddie Kelly Ballyhacket. Next jackpot draw for €13,500 takes place in Walshe's, Killerig with tickets at €2.00 each from any committee member.

THANK YOU

Tullow Tidy Towns wish to thank everyone who supported and helped with their recent Novelty Bingo. €345 was raised.

CLOTHING RECYCLING DAY

St. Patrick's G.A.A. Club will hold a Clothing Recycling Drive on Saturday, August 17, to help raise funds for the Club. Please donate all your clean unwanted clothes, bed linen, towels and textiles including shoes, bags and belts and soft toys. Books are accepted but NO school books. No household bric-a-brac. Mobile phones are accepted but please keep separate from clothing and textiles. Please drop items off to Br. Leo Park between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Friday 16th August and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday 17th August. Phone (086) 1225491 for more information.

TULLOW RFC NEWS

Next week's Lotto Jackpot is worth €9,400 so get your ticket in shops and pubs in Tullow or online atwww.tullowrfc.com. Our upcoming fundraiser 'Its Strictly Dancing' (October 5) was launched on Tuesday night with a great turnout of dancers for this year's event. Dancing starts next week with practice being held in the clubhouse.

Senior training continues on Tuesday and Thursday nights. Youth training starts on Monday 19th August. Minis training starts on Sunday 8th September.

BALLET CLASSES

Ballet will commence in Tullow Parish Centre on Thursday 12th September. Junior Ballet (three-to-four-year-olds): 2.30-3.15 p.m. Pre-Primary Ballet (five to six-year-olds): 3.15 – 4 p.m. Primary Ballet (7-8 year olds): 4.15-5 p.m. Phone Helen on (085) 8179291 or email ballethelen@gmail.com for more information or to book a place.

ST. PATRICK'S CEMETERY

Please bring all used wreaths, flowers etc. home with you. Strictly NO Dumping. Maximum fine: €3,000. Keep our cemetery clean and tidy.

TULLOW LIBRARY NEWS

Una Keating of Tullow Library tells me that there was a great turn-out for the storytime for four to 10 year olds on Tuesday, August 6. Deirdre O'Byrne entertained the children with her lively and enjoyable performance. The next children's event is Creative Writing for 9 – 14 yrs on Thursday August 15 at 11.00am. Theme is 'STARS' followed by Story-time for 4 -10yrs on Tuesday 20 August at 11.00am.

The 'Big Read' competition is still open to children aged 6 - 12yrs. Closing date is 31 August 2013. Also any adults interested in attending the Literature Workshop, this will take place on Wednesday 21 August 2013 at 5.30pm. All the above will take place in Tullow Library and places can be booked by calling in person, phoning 0599136299 or email: ukeating@carlowcoco.ie

WALK AND CABARET

A sponsored walk in aid of St. Luke's Hospital, Rathgar will take place on Saturday the 17th of August at 4.00 p.m. The walk will start at Ardattin Hall. Cabaret afterwards in the Ardattin Inn with music by Tara Shamrock. Admission €5.

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