Carrick schools approved

Carrick schools approved

funding for summer works

The Christian Brothers and Scoil Mhuire Secondary Schools on Carrick-on-Suir’s Pill Road have been approved for structural improvements thanks to the Summer Works Scheme funding both schools have been approved under the Government’s Jobs Initiative Programme.

The works will be carried out over the summer holiday months so the disruption to pupils and to the running of the schools will be minimised.

Computer course

Carrick-on-Suir Community Business Centre is taking applications for an upcoming beginners computer course.

Call in to the Nano Nagle Community Resource Centre, Greenside any Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday mornings to discuss your computer requirements in the Business Centre’s upgraded computer room.

For further information please contact Susan at (051) 645588 or (051) 642895.

Carers Support Group

Members of Carrick-on-Suir Carers Group were urged to more more aware of the problem of elder abuse at their monthly meeting.

South Tipperary’s Carers Association manager Richie O’Neill made the appeal when he showed the group a film about the issue.

Mr Molloy also spoke about the Carers Association’s 2nd annual mini-marathon in Clonmel next October, and the annual carers outing to Wexford next month.

The date of the trip has not yet been decided.

For further information on the outing, please contact the Clonmel office at (052) 6170454.

News from the Parishes

The accounts for Carrick-on-Suir’s St Nicholas Parish show the parish is in the black achieving a surplus of €11,889 at the end of last year.

That’s according to the parish’s detailed Income and Expenditure Accounts for 2010.

The accounts show the parish’s income was €145,029 and expenditure €133,140. At the end of the year there was a surplus of €11,889, notwithstanding a loan of €210,000 from the Diocesan Fund for which the parish is repaying€3,500 per month.

St Nicholas Parish’s priests and Parish Management Committee express their deep appreciation for the support of all parishioners.

Meanwhile, Congratulations to all the boys and girls from the area who received the sacrament of Holy Communion recently.

Condolences to the families and friends of Larry Reade, Collins Park; Billy Maher, St. Mollerans; Ella Treacy (nee Meany), The Quay; Jim Finn, O’Hickey Place and London; Brian Dunleavy, Seskin Court; Les Simmons, Cardiff; Ellen Kelly, Collins Park; Bridget Broxon (nee Casey), St. Nicholas Park; Cherry Condron (nee Joy), Castletown and London; Larry Walsh, Minnesota; Tony Mulchair, Mallow; Jim Ryan, Pearse Square, Bob Hennebry, Minnesota; Willie Walsh, Kennedy Terrace and Sid Earl, Treacy Park all of whom died recently.

Bridge results

Tuesday Club: 1st Ita Power and Mairead Phelan, 2nd Rosaline Dowley and Aileen Brett, 3rd Claire Shanahan and Honora Murphy.

Thursday Club: 1st Teesie Blanchfield and Ethne O’Sullivan, 2nd Joan O’Sullivan and Marie Cooney.

Annie will be a treat

The curtin rises at The Strand Theatre this week on Carrick-on-Suir Musical Society’s Performing Arts Academy’s production of Annie.

The show is cast completely from the Academy’s young member aged between 4 and 13 and will open this Thursday, May 26 at 7pm.

There will be another show on Friday at 7pm and a matinee on Saturday at 4pm.