Barry McCarthy Swims
The annual swims in memory of the late Barry McCarthy take place in the River Suir at Sean Healy Park this Sunday, July 7 at 4.30pm.
A large entry is expected for the event, which is a popular warm up for the Carrick-on-Suir Triathlon.
The swim distances will be: 500m, 750m and 1,500m and they will be followed by a barbecue. For further information contact (087) 4177545.
The annual Carrick-on-Suir Triathlon takes place on Sunday, July 14 with competitors assembling at Sean Healy Park at 11.30am.
For more detailed information about the Triathlon contact (087) 4177545.
A six day preached retreat will be run at Glencomeragh House, Kilsheelan from Sunday, July 7 to Saturday, July 13.
The retreat will be presented by John Fuellenbach, SVD.
It will centre on the theme: “To follow Jesus today as he walked over the earth in his time”.
Tuesday Club: 1st Mary Arrigan and Kitty Lalor, 2nd Milena Mullins and Marie O’Connor, 3rd Rosaline Dowley and Ita Power.
Thursday Club: 1st Irene Purcell and Tilly O’Donnell, 2nd Marie O’Connor and Vera O’Donnell, 3rd Rosaline Dowley and Betty Moran.
Roche family benefit night
A benefit night for the family of the late Frank Roche from Clonea Power will take place in Clancy’s Bar in Clonea on Saturday, July 20.
All proceeds from the fund-raising event will go to the Frank Roche Family Fund that will be used to help Mr Roche’s surviving partner Catherine and their five young children.
Mr Roche, who was a farm labourer from a well known local family, died suddenly on April 7 last.
Donations to the cause can be lodged to any AIB branch to the account number: 10569057, sort code: 93-50-50.