Carrick-on-Suir News in brief....

Full Monty charity show

Full Monty charity show

Carrick Relief is presenting a Full Monty show in aid of Carrick-on-Suir River Rescue in The Carraig Hotel this Saturday, March 30 from 8pm until late.

River Dance and many more popular acts will performing again due to popular demand.

The show will be followed by a disco. Come along to this evening of fun that will feature plenty of laugh out loud moments.

Holy Week retreat

A four-day Holy Week retreat takes place in Glencomeragh House Retreat Centre commencing with

supper on Wednesday at 6pm and finishing on Easter Sunday morning.

Praying the Gospel texts on the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus will be presented by Maurice McGill, MHM.

Blood clinic

The next Blood Donor Clinic in Carrick-on-Suir will be in The Carraig Hotel on Tuesday, April 9 from 5pm to 8.30pm and on Wednesday, April 10 from 3pm to 5pm and from 7pm to 9pm.

Carers Support Group monthly meeting

A representative of one of Carrick-on-Suir’s pharmacies gave an information talk to members of the town’s Carers Support Group at their monthly meeting.

Patrick O’Byrne MPSI from McCauley Chemists, Kickham Street spoke to carers about palliative care, common symptoms, syringe drivers, pain and analgesics.

He told them their own health is paramount as when the carer is healthy he or she is better able to care for others. He also emphasised the importance of people having their blood pressure checked regularly.

Following his presentation, Patrick took individual questions from the carers at the meeting. He said he was available at McCauley’s Chemists to deal with any personal query.

South Tipperary Carers Association Manager Richie Molloy thanked Patrick Byrne for attending the meeting.

Bridge results

Sunday Golf Club: 1st Brid Coghlan and Gemma Walsh, 2nd Teesie Blanchfield and Kitty Lalor.

Monday Club: 1st Kevin Curran and Breda Feeney, 2nd Jiancarlo Laiso and Mary Fleming.

Thursday Club: 1st Ethna O’Sullivan and Teesie Blanchfield, 2nd Ita Power and Rosaline Dowley, 3rd Bernadette Cleary and Honora Murphy.

Tributes to departing Council official

Tributes were paid at Carrick-on-Suir Town Council’s monthly meeting to Council official Joe McNamara, who has transferred to a new post at South Tipperary Co. Council.

Councillors sent best wishes to Joe who has been a most efficient and pleasant assistant Town Clerk during his time at Carrick-on-Suir Town Council.

Rathgormack card game

The monthly Progressive 25 Card Drive in aid of Rathgormack Community Hall takes place on Good Friday, March 29 at 8.45pm.

The January winners were Mick Prendergast and Gerry Carroll and February winners were Michael Maye and Seamus Sullivan.

Tennis coaching

Easter parks tennis will commence in Castleview Tennis Club in Carrick-on-Suir next week.

It will run from Tuesday, Apri 2 until Friday, April 5 from 10am to 1pm.

The camp is for children and young people aged beween six and 16 years old.

Enrolments will take place on Good Friday, March 29 from 12pm to 1pm in Castleview Tennis Club. Members and non- members are welcome. For further information contact Julieann Foley: (086) 1574688.

Musical Society Bingo fundraiser

Carrick-on-Suir Musical Society’s Easter bingo fundraiser takes place in The Strand Theatre this Friday, March 29 at 8.30pm.