Sincere sympathy to the Cashin family, Lr Ballingarry, on the death of John “Whitey” Cashin, who passed away on Friday morning following an illness borne bravely. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.
OLD SCHOOL, THE COMMONS
A “Down Your Way Special” on Tipp FM featuring interviews of miners from the area will be aired on Thursday, August 30, at 7pm and repeated on Saturday, September 1, at 10am.
Ballingarry U/12 skittles team beat the Ulster Champions Tyholland of Monaghan in the semi final on Saturday morning and on Sunday defeated the Connaught Champions St Michaels of Sligo. This is their second successive win at National Finals having won in 2011. Three of the team are still underage next year! Team: Daniel Lyons, Stephen Cleary, Lauren Cleary, Louise Lawlor, AJ Dunne & Aaron Dunne. Manager Jesse Donovan.
Commons Childcare will re-open on Monday, September 3. Places still available. We offer pre-school for children age 2yrs 6mths- school age Monday to Friday, 8.55am to 12.30pm. Free pre-school year ECCE and CCS reduced rates for families in receipt of any social welfare payment. We also have an afterschool club Monday to Friday 1.30pm to 5pm. Contact Alice 0529154687/9154900
ART CLASSES IN BALLINGARRY
Acrylic/Oil painting classes restarting on Wednesday, September 12. Morning and evening class. Beginners and improvers catered for. Eight weeks for E100. Contact Ann on 0863292086.
BALLINGARRY BRIDGE CLUB
Bridge will resume on Wednesday, September 5, at 7.45pm. New members welcome. Lessons can be arranged.
Its Parish Journal time and the committee are asking anyone with a story to tell, perhaps a journey they made, poetry, obituaries for loved ones who passed away during the year. Old and new good quality photographs wedding, graduations etc relating to the parish, please give them to any committee member as soon as possible to be considered for inclusion or email ballingarryparishjournal.com.
Slieveardagh Courses: Beginner Bodhran; Advanced Bodhran; Computers for the Terrified; Banjo Classes for Beginners. Afterschool Programme: Computers; Bodhran; Computers.
To book a place on any of the above courses or for further information - contact 0529156165.
Slieveardagh Cultural & Enterprise Centre opens five days per week from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Thursday and 9am to 4pm Friday; closed 1pm to 2pm each day.