Community News - Emly, Goatenbridge, Golden, Grangemockler, Killenaule, Newcastle, Touraneena



Parish Pastoral Council
Pastoral Council meeting, Duhig House, Monday, November 4, 8pm.

Dinner Dance
Cashel & Emly Pilgrimage to Lourdes will hold the annual dinner dance on Saturday, November 9, at 8pm in Dundrum House Hotel. Tickets €25. Contact Liz Barron 0871543563.

Emly Tennis Club

Adult Winter League commencing shortly. Submit names to Norita Kemp or Carol O’Brien.There are still places for the Cardio Tennis on Thursday nights. Contact Norita Kemp or Carol O’Brien.

St Vincent’s Day Centre
St Vincent’s Day Centre, Tipp Town, are hosting an Open Week (Monday, November 25, to Friday 29th). We invite you to come and experience what the Centre has to offer any time between 10am and 3pm. Currently there are vacancies at the Centre for over 65s.


Recent Births

Congratulations to Barry and Niamh O’Gorman, Lisheenanoul,on the birth of their baby boy JJ, and to Alan and Kate O’Gorman, Kildanogue, on the birth of their baby girl Amelia.

Table Quiz

Ardfinnan, Ballybacon, Grange and Newcastle Gun Club will hold a table quiz in the Glenview Lounge, Goatenbridge on Friday, November 8, 9pm. Tables of four €20.

Ardfinnan GAA A Social and medal presentation ceremony in Cahir House Hotel on Friday, December 6, at 8.30pm. Tickets €25. 


West Champions
Congratulations to the Golden/Kilfeacle Junior A Hurling team who were crowned West Champions on Sunday in Dundrum when they defeated Cashel King Cormacs. Golden Kilfeacle 12pts - Cashel 1-5. We wish them the best of luck on Saturday, November 9, in the County Semi final against Holycross, in Clonoulty at 2.30pm. 

Senior Citizens Party
The annual party will be held in Golden Community Centre on Sunday, November 10, beginning with mass in the hall at 1pm. Christmas dinner and entertainment will follow until 6pm. Music by Sam O’Doherty. Thanks to Pauline Bargary and her group for the fine music they provided through the years and wish her all the best for the future. 

Golden Golf Society
The third outing of 2013 saw 31 golfers brave the elements in Cahir Park Golf Club in the Golden Inn (Toohey’s) outing on Saturday, November 2. Team Michael Hayes won the day in a Champagne Scramble with some tasty shot making from his team mates John Hayes and Richie O’Keeffe. Second place went to the Fogartys of Mantlehill - Michael Snr, Michael Jnr, Jack and Adrian Lyons (in law). Martin Kane won long drive and Ben Blackford won nearest the pin. The AGM will be held in early 2014 . 

Golden/Kilfeacle Drama Society
Golden/Kilfeacle drama society are rehearsing for their upcoming production of John B Keane’s ‘The Chastitute’ to be staged in Golden Community Hall on Saturday, November 30, and Sunday, December 1. Anyone interested helping out with backstage, sound effects or lighting or helping out front of house would be more than welcome. Contact Sonya 0864017049.

Grangemockler Ballyneale


Congratulations to our U14 Hurlers who won an All Ireland u14 hurling blitz run by Carlow Town Hurling club on Saturday, October 26. They played Butlerstown from Waterford in their first game and won 3-6 to 1-4. The next game was against Ballygarvan form Cork and like all Tipp Cork clashes it was a close affair but in the second half they took control of the game and won 2-8 to 1-4 this set them up to win their last game v O’Dwyer’s from Dublin and they would be division B champions. This game was played in a downpour but they ran out eventual winners 6-8 to no score. Credit to coach Kieran Maguire, selectors Carmel Hanrahan, Walter Power. Team: Jack Lyons, C J Houlihan, John Fleming, Jake Hennebry, Josh Ellis, Michael Meaney, David Power, Kevin Hogan, David Needham, Lorcan MaGorrian, Brandon Brunnock, John Woodside, Denis Hanrahan. Thanks to the parents who travelled.

Michael Hogan Community Sportsfield Buy a Square - Work in the sportsfield is almost complete, the final part of the development is the laying of the ‘carpet’ for the all weather pitch. To help achieve this, we are giving people the opportunity to Buy a Square in the Michael Hogan Community Sportsfield for €20 each. Volunteers will be calling to the houses in the parish in the coming weeks to sell squares. Can we ask everyone to encourage their family and friends who have left the Community to help us in our fundraising your support will be greatly appreciated. Contact Mick Pender.


Grangemockler/ Nine Mile House new website is coming soon. Ideas, comments, items of interest for inclusion etc can be emailed to Web site will be unveiled in the coming weeks.

Community Alert Ballyneale
With darker longer nights, call in to your elderly living alone neighbours. Give some time chatting and see that their needs are met. Take note of text alert to report any suspicious behaviour promptly. 051642040

Wedding Bells

Congratulations and best wishes to Michelle Power and Barry Kelly who were recently married.


Ladies Soccer
The Senior Team lost to College Corinthians of Cork by 4-1 in the Munster Senior Cup Semi final at home. Killenaule Moyglass were in control of the game in the first but went in 2-1 down at half time, our goal scored straight from a corner by Jane Anne McEvitt. We continued to dominate for 30min of the second half to no avail. The Cork team took over totally for the last 15min and only for Hannah Stapleton in goal playing magnificent the scoreline could have been worse. The senior team played 16 competitive games this season, won 14, lost 2. Scored 53 goals, conceded 12. Won the Tipperary League and Cup Final, well done on another remarkable season. The U14 team drew 1-1 on Sunday with Kilbehenny and once again had to rely on U12 players, a great result on the day. The U10 team had a great game with Cahir on Saturday morning another exciting game. Soccer training every Saturday from 6pm to 7pm for girls seven to 16 years of age.

Fred’s Fashions
Charity shop run by St. Vincent De Paul on Main Street needs your support. New clothes and vintage styles in very good condition in stock. Open Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10am to 1pm until Christmas.

Diary Dates

A.R.A monthly meeting in St. Mary’s Hall at 2pm on November 7. Senior citizens meeting on Wednesday, November 13. Outing to Waterford organised by A.R.A on November 29. South Tipperary I.C.A Christmas dinner on Saturday, November 30, in Cahir House Hotel. Tickets €20.

Slieveardagh Rural Development
AGM of Slieveardagh Rural Development Monday, November 18, at 8pm in Centre, River Street.

Garden Club

Garden Club Meetings each second Thursday of the month. Bring&Buy sale next meeting. Any members interested in Clonmel garden club, “Gala Demonstration, “The Magic of Christmas” Hotel Minella 8pm. Admission €10. Contact Lily Barrett, Lena Slattery, Mary O’Connell by Monday, November 11.

Juvenile GAA

Congrats to our minor footballers who won their County league final by beating Rockwell 2-8 to 0-9.


Community Alert

AGM of Newcastle community alert on Sunday, November 10, in the community hall at 2pm.

Tea Dance

Fundraising tea dance on Sunday, November 10, in the community hall 3pm to 5pm. Tea and refreshments, music by Sean Byrne. Raffle. Admission €3, children free.

Text Alert

Please have text alert and defibrillator forms returned to the post office or Tigh na Daoine by Saturday, November 9.

Juvenile GAA

Congratulations to Alice Ryan on winning the Kelloggs Cúl Camp U12 football skills competition in Thurles on October 30. The u10s travelled to Ardfinnan on Saturday, October 26, to take part in a football blitz. Newcastle qualified for the final, but Cahir were victorious.


Anyone interested in taking part in Scór na nÓg in December should contact Séamus McGrath or Kathy McGrath as soon as possible. A South Board meeting and Mass on Wednesday next in Clonmel. As a result, our club committtee meeting will be held on Thursday next at 7.30pm in the clubrooms.


Halloween Fancy Dress Parade
Veronica Troy, Bonnie’s Bouquets Lismore, would like to thank everybody who supported the 10th Halloween Fancy Dress Parade in Lismore Castle on bank holiday Monday. The attendance was the highest yet and there were many fabulous costumes on display. Veronica thanks Lord and Lady Burlington for the use of the Castle premises and Scallywags for the help and support.

Sliabh gCua’s Got Talent
The very first Sliabh gCua’s got talent will be held in the community centre Touraneena on Saturday, November 16. All proceeds from the night will go to the erection of a store room for Kirwan Park. If you would like to enter contact a member of the committee.

Sincere Sympathy

It was with great sadness that we learnt of the recent death of Joe Byrne, Modeligo. We extend our deepest sympathy to Ann and family, to his grandchildren, extended family, neighbours and many friends. Joe will be sadly missed by all those who had the privilege of knowing him. Following requiem mass in Affane, Joe was laid to rest in the adjoining cemetery. May he rest in peace.