Ballylooby Duhill

Cahir Flower Club

Cahir Flower Club

Cahir Flower and Garden Club’s Gala Flower Demonstration by Yolanda Campbell from NI, will be in Cahir House Hotel on Wednesday, April 24, at 8pm. Adm is €15. Tea will be served and all the Floral Arrangements will be raffled on the night. All proceeds on the night will go to WAFA (World Association of Flower Arranger. Ireland is privileged to have been chosen to host World Flower Show at the RDS from June 15 to 22, 2014. This will be a spectacular event as 31 countries will be represented and will participate.


Development Draw

Draw on Monday April 1. Lucky numbers 6, 16, 17, and 18 No jackpot winner, one match three winner: Liam Butler Goatenbridge will receive €200 each. Next week’s jackpot €6,200.

Juvenile GAA 25 Drive - Card drive continues every Monday night in Ballylooby Community Hall at 8.30pm.

Easter Camp - Well done to everyone who participated and braved the cold weather to take part in the club’s Easter GAA camp. Over 50 boys and girls took part and enjoyed practicing and learning new skills. Thanks to John Cummins and his coaches John Pine, Ger Beary, Christopher Burke and Trisha Tobin for their help over the three days. The annual Cul Camp will be held as usual on the second week in July.

U8 and u10 football blitzs and training are now in full swing while the u12s have scored victories in their first two games against Cahir and Moyle Rovers under the watchful eye of Richie Morrissey and Matt Crosse. Anyone interested in playing with any of these ages groups call down to the pitch at 7pm any Wednesday evening. The U14s, joined with Fr. Sheehy’s, had a useful win over Clonmel Og while our u16s, also joined with Fr. Sheehy’s, had a disappointing loss to Ballingarry


Brain Borus are holding a clothes collection for unwanted clothes, soft toys, towels, belts, shoes, handbags, and curtains. You can drop the unwanted items at training up until April 20.

Training for U8, 10 and 12 is taking place on Mondays in Ballylooby GAA pitch at 7pm. Well done to the girls in the U14 team who had a great win over Carrick Swans last Tuesday. They now play Moyle Rovers in the next round on the Championship on Tuesday, April 9, in Moyle Rovers. Well done to all the U12s who took part in their first Blitz of 2013 in Carrick-on-Suir last Saturday morning. The girls played great camogie and had great sport while playing against Carrick Swans, New Inn and Thurles Sarsfields

Last weekend our U14 team took part in the county Feile competition in Cahir. Having beaten Lattin/Cullen, Cahir and Aherlow the girls played the final against Moyle Rovers. Unfortunately, they were beaten by a stronger side but well done to them all. Panel: Caoimhe Ryan, Laura Morrissey, Helena Walsh, Jane Hyland, Linda Murphy, Fiona Burke, Zoe Lynch, Michaela Rossiter, Kayleigh O’Brien, Roisin Murray, Norma Kennedy, Niamh Walsh, Ciara Hickey, Nadia Keating, Ciara Morrissey, Shannon Morrissey, Roisin Condon and Lorraine Burke.

Our senior team also lost to Moyle Rovers last Sunday in the first round of their league campaign. However, many of the starting players were missing due to county commitments. Well done to the county team which includes Jackie O’Gorman, Jennifer Grant, Trisha Hickey and Mairead Morrissey, on their win over Sligo.

Congratulations to Carmel Condon on her recent engagement.

Brian Borus will hold a table quiz on Saturday night, April 20, in The Village Inn, Ballylooby. Your support would be much appreciated. Table of four is €20


Congratulations to Michael Anglim who was selected for co-option to South Tipperary County Council at a Fianna Fail convention on Thursday, April 4, in Cahir House Hotel, representing the Cahir Electoral Area. The seat became vacant on the death of his late father, Michael who passed away last January. We wish this young man every success and the best of luck with his new role as Councillor Michael Anglim


Sympathy is extended to Michael and Miriam Halley and family, Clogheen on the untimely death of their daughter Dianne who was laid to rest in Shanrahan Cemetery on Sunday, April 7.