A cake sale will be held on Sunday, April 1, in the Community Hall, Golden, to raise funds for the senior citizens outing. Donations of cakes very welcome and can be dropped to the hall from 10am on the day or to any member of the committee on Saturday. A raffle for an Easter cake and other prizes will be held on the day.
A small number of tickets are available for the Mass in Croke Park on June 17. If you are interested in attending then please give your name in to the sacristy.
Archdiocese of Cashel and Emly /Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2012
June 16 to 21 (five nights fully inclusive price) €E687. Booking forms from Joe Walsh Tours Dublin 2. 01-2410811. Pilgrimage director Rev Thos Hearne, Lower Main St Borrisoleigh. 0504-51230. Application forms for Special Assisted Section from Rev Thomas O’Connell, Cathedral Presbetry Thurles 0504-28829. Enquiries for the youth section - Rev Pat Coffey 061-380247.
Adoration of the Eucharist is held each Monday from 10am to 8pm, closing with mass and novena. More adorers are needed especially for the afternoon hours. Please make the effort to spend one hour in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament.
THOMASTOWN NATIONAL SCHOOL
Enrolment forms are now available at the school for new pupils for September 2012.
Easter camp will be held April 10, 11 and 12. Cul Camp will be held July 23 to July 27. U6 Training starts March 24. Well done to the players from Golden and Thomastown National Schools who played exhibition matches at half time last weekend in the Tipp v Galway hurling and Tipp v Cavan football league matches.
The Golden Festival this year will be held from Wednesday, June 27, to Sunday, July 1. First meeting of the committee was held on Monday, March 12, and was very well attended. Chairman Seanie O’Halloran would welcome new ideas and help with timber cutting and the supply of trees for cutting. New people are always welcome on the committee and the next meeting will be held on Monday, March 26, at 9pm in the Community Hall.