Congratulations to Gemma O’Brien who celebrated her 21st birthday last week.


Ballyporeen parents council are holding a table quiz in the Doolis Inn on this Saturday, November 17, tables of four E40. Raffle: 1st prize is a 19inch tv/dvd saorview approved. Tickets available in Pat Russels also post office and from some parents. The proceeds of the table quiz will go towards subsidising the childrens Christmas pantomime and other school events. We look forward to seeing you all on the night.


On Sunday last a number of voluntary groups including Irish Red Cross, Civil Defence, Order of Malta, Irish Search and Rescue Dogs, Coast Guard Rescue Hellicopter from Waterford and Clonmel Heartsaver Group, held a life saving demonstration and training exercise in the Shanrahan Clogheen area of the Knockmealdown mountains. A spectacular event organised and coordinated by Jim O’Brien, Donal Lonergan and Trevor Sheehan. A huge thanks to Dave Slatterey for helping out with traffic management.


Bookings are now been taken for our annual trip abroad. Our trip next year will be to Lake Como in Italy from May 19 to 25. Lake Como is a stunning alpine lake bordering Switzerland and our tour will include boat trips to famous towns on the lake, an excursion through the Alps to San Moritz in Switzerland and a tour of the city of Milan. Further details from Mary 0862034948.