Clogheen

SYMPATHY

SYMPATHY

Sr Eily O’Gorman R.I.P.

Deepest sympathies are extended to the O’Gorman family Kilcarroon, Clogheen on the death of Sr Eily which took place in the City hospital, Dudley Rd, Birmingham, recently. Sr Eily was in the Sisters of Charity of St Paul the Apostle, Selly Park, Birmingham. She was a native of Kilcarroon Clogheen. Sr Eily is survived by her sisters Nora Kenneally, Ballyporeen, Kattie McDonnell, Mary Ann Slattery and Bridie Bell, brother Michael O’Gorman, Killcarroon, and all her extended family. The months mind mass for Sr Eily will be celebrated at Ballyporeen Church on Friday, September 2, at 7.30pm. May her kind and gentle soul rest in peace.

BALLYLOOBY VINTAGE DAY

The annual vintage day will be held in Ballylooby on Sunday, August 28, starting at 2pm. A great day not to be missed.

DUHILL GALA DAY

The first gala day for years will take place at The Cross Castlegrace on Sunday. September 11, starting with a Cake Sale after mass at 9.30am. A fun cycle race from Duhill to Clogheen and back to Duhill at 12noon. Dog show, pony rides, over 40s G.A.A matches, Tug Of War and numerous other events throughout the day, see posters in Shops for further details. Please support.

SPONSORED CYCLE AND WALK FUNDRAISER

The special friends Cycle and Walk fundraiser will take place in Mitchelstown, September 3. Followed by a BBQ in association with Abbey Farm. For more information contact 0878186922 or www.galteewheelers.com. Special friends is a local support group for Children with special needs.

OPEN DAY

IT Tutorial Services.Tigh na nDaoine, 1 Pairc Ard, Newcastle.1 to 1 Tution, Also classes catered for. Well hold an open day on Wednesday, August 31.

Times: 10am to 5pm and 7pm to 10pm. Come along on the day to discuss your options.

Contact James O’Grady an 052-6136080 , 052-6120141 or 086-1037713.

40th BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS

Congratulations to Matt Murray, Chaple Lane, Clogheen who celebrated his 40th birthday in Brendans Bar recently. Matt was joined by family and friends for a wonderful nights celebration.

HEALTHY LIVING‏;

The Healthy Mind, Healthy Body Clinic is now open on Tuesdays in The Beauty Spot Clogheen between 10a.m. and 5p.m. Specialising in weight loss and how to quit smoking, this is a fantastic opportunity to lead the lifestyle you want. Call into Liam any Tuesday for a free consultation or ring 087 2268651 to make an appointment.

FINAL DRAIOCHT PERFORMANCES

Draíocht has two performances remaining, Thursday 25 and Friday 26 August. This is your final opportunity to see the show. Doors open at 8.15pm, pre-show refreshments served at your table. Sample some fantastic traditional Irish music, song and dance in a medieval setting. A great nights entertainment guaranteed. Book your tickets on 086 2243323

PARISH NEWS

The parish welcomes the return visit of James Kilbane, in concert in Burncourt Church on September 8, at 8pm. Tickets €15 at the door and family rates available.

In the coming weeks the annual parish financial year 2011-12 will begin. Detailed information will arrive at your home. Grateful thanks to one and all for ongoing support.

TIPP WOMEN’S MINI MARATHON

South Tipp and North Tipp Sports Partnership have joined in organizing a womans 10k marathon in Clonmel on Sunday, September 18, at 2pm. Online registration only at www.tippminimarathon.ie. Closing date for entries is strictly September 12, for further information please contact Valerie or Eddie at SPSP at 062-64737 www.stsp.ie or Elaine/Sharon at NTST 067-43604 wwwntsp.ie

NIALL MELON FUNDRAISER

Gemma O’Gorman, Ballyboy is going to the Niall Mellon Township in November. A fundraiser table quiz will be held in Nedeen’s Bar on Friday night at 9.30pm. Your support is appreciated.

NEWS ITEMS

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