Golden Kilfeacle



Well done to Killian Farrell, Bawnbrack, who was awarded “Student of the Year” in Rockwell College this year. He also received an award in Science and Mathematics. Killian is a past pupil of Thomastown NS. We wish Killian all the best in his Leaving Certificate.

Congrats also to Gerard Barlow, Ballymacady, who is a member of the Quasar team from St Ailbes school Tipp who are overall winners of the 2012 Schools Technology challenge. They will represent Ireland in the World Championships in the Autumn against the National winners from 32 countries around the world.


Sincere thanks to all who contributed to our church gate collection - the amount collected was €740.42. Thanks for all the nice comments for all work done on village and roads. Wednesday nights are work nights - come along to help to keep Golden tidy. All are welcome.


Golden Community Hall July 9 to 13. Contact Una 087 7947479 or Ellen 087 1266453 for further information.


This years Cul Camp will be held from July 23 to July 27. Cost is €55 for one child, €45 for second child and €40 for third or subsequent children. If you register online at there is a reduction of €5 per child.


Best of Luck to the Golden U11 hurlers in the Co. Semi final in Dundrum this week. Also well done to the Thomastown U13 hurlers who had a fine win over Clonoulty in the Co. Quarter final. They will now play Annacarthy in the Co. Semi final this week.


The festival will take place from June 27 to July 1. Main Sponsor of Festival – Cashel Credit Union.

Wednesday: 8km Fun Run / 6km Walk around Mantlehill sponsored by Billy Toohey, Golden Inn. Indoor soccer finals sponsored by Trevor McInerney, Sir Rowlands.

Thursday: Monster Bingo in the Community Hall.

Friday: Fashion Show showing fashion from O’Dwyers Childrens Shop Cashel, Kilkenny Shop, and O’Dwyer Menswear, Cashel.

Saturday: Kiddies Festival 2-5pm sponsored by Ber Toohey, Golden Inn, Island Festival sponsored by Sean & Catherine O’Halloran Bridge House with Car Boot Sale in afternoon, Tug Of War (8pm), Beat on Island (8pm to10pm), Family Fortune (Bridge Hse 10pm to 12am) with Disco afterwards.

Sunday: Sports and Family Day in GAA grounds in afternoon. Festival Dance sponsored by Mick Delahunty, Corner Stone with Queen of the Suir announced. Amy Hayde (Golden) and Orla Slattery (Dundrum) added to the list of Queens – best of luck to all!


Saturday June 2, at 1pm, will see the first outing of the year. Ballykisteen will host the outing with golf, steak dinner and prizes for €37. Contact Paul O’Donnell for any queries (087-6356466). All Welcome.