The Parish Links held their Christmas party last Sunday, January 6, in Cahir House - it was a resounding success which was enjoyed by all. The committee would like to thank the hotel for all their hospitality, Nora Tobin for supplying the excellent Christmas cake and John Landy for taking photographs. Tony Egan and band brought enjoyment to the day and together with all the singers provided great entertainment. Thank you to all who donated spot prizes and special thanks to the Whitelands Community Alert group who donated hampers for the raffle. Great credit is due to all involved, especially the hard working committee who put a great effort in year after year.
NEW INN & DISTRICT VINTAGE & CLASSIC CLUB
Have rescheduled their annual Christmas Party for Friday, January 18, in Barron’s Pub.
Resumes this Friday, January 11, from 6.45pm to 8.15pm.
to Martin Boland and Sinead Slattery, Cashel who got married on New Years Eve. Martin is the eldest son of PJ and Esther Boland, New Inn. We wish them every health and happiness for the future!
Confirmation date – May 14. Preparation Masses at 11am on Sunday in New Inn, January 20, February 10, March 10. Important: Co-ordinating team meets immediately after 7.30pm mass on Saturday, January 12, in the sacristy.
Holy Communion date – May 25. “Do this in memory” masses at 11am in New Inn - January 27, February 17, March 3, April 14. Important: Co-ordinating team meets immediately after 7.30pm mass on Saturday, January 19, in the sacristy.
SUNDAY AFTERNOON WALK.
Route: Dogstown Duration: 1 hr 15 mins. Assemble at car park opposite New Inn Church at 2pm this Sunday January 13.
is extended to Paul Kirwan and his daughter Amy, Knockgraffon on the unexpected death of his partner Liz (Minnie) Murphy (formerly of Kells, Co. Kilkenny). Also sincere sympathy is extended to Dr Willie Ryan and family on the death of his mother Maureen Ryan, Deerpark, Cashel. Ar dheis Dé go raibh anam dílis.
ROCKWELL ROVERS LOTTO DRAW
was held in Ollies Bar on Thursday, January 3. Numbers: 4,8,16,30. There was no winner. Lucky Dip: Caroline & Patrick Peters, Denis Ryan, Gary Prendergast, Louise McHugh. Sellers’ prizes: Jimmy Looby, Mary Frances Barron, Ml Purcell, John Quinlan. This weeks jackpot of €3,200 was held on Tuesday, January 8, in The Rovers Inn at 9.30pm with next weeks draw taking place in Barron’s on Tuesday, January 15.
All football players up to and including Minor have to wear mouth guards while training and playing matches from January 1. Official Opro GAA/GPA stock, boil and bite mouth guards are available in SuperValu, Centra, Lifestyle and Elverys.
KNOCKGRAFFON OPEN COURSING CLUB
On Tuesday, January 1, the final of the McCarthy Cup, sponsored by John McCarthy, Lavally Engineering, was won by Michael Grime’s Flankers Stream. He beat a very gallant runner up Roisin’s Bob owned by Mrs Elizabeth Halley and Christy Clifford.