A tremendous turnout by parishioners and Tidy Towns volunteers are involved in the ongoing tidy-up of the graveyard attached to St John the Baptist Church in Friar St, Cashel. Many of those taking part have family and relatives buried there and this concerted effort is providing an opportunity for all concerned to freshen up family plots in the company of other like-minded people.
The recent spell of fine weather has been most encouraging and work will continue every Monday and Wednesday evening (weather permitting!) commencing at 6.30pm until the job is done! As these arrangements do not suit everyone, several people have decided to turn up at times which suit themselves.
Once the men have the ‘heavy lifting’ done we understand the ladies will bring their talents to bear preparing and painting the rails which adorn many of the graves.
Cashel Tidy Towns volunteers (working with the new town gardeners) have also been very busy planting out young trees around the approach roads to the town – in particular along the Dualla Rd., at the Fethard Rd. and coming in along the Old Dublin Road. Our tree planters are now turning their attention to the Golden Rd.
The cost of the trees is funded partially by the very generous response from shop owners and business people to our recent Business Support Appeal. These kind benefactors can now actually see a result from their generosity – our sincere appreciation to all concerned.