PRIMARY SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY EVENT
24 boys from New Inn Boys NS travelled to Marlfield GAA facilities, Clonmel on Wednesday October 24. The weather obliged with a sprinkling of autumn leaves lining the edges of the running track. 3rd & 4th Class Boys in the Middle School category excelled in Race 6 winning a Gold Team medal each in division 1, 2 & 3. It was a joy to watch them taking 4th 5th 6th & 7th place (22 points). 5th & 6th Class Boys did us proud in their race! Race 16 was very competitive. They came 3rd best team in division 1 & 2 and won a bronze medal each. Thanks to the parents who were free to come out and support the athletes on the day. The 24 boys, Ms Tamara Cullen and Ms Catherine McMahon returned to the school after a most enjoyable day out. 3rd & 4th Class Boy :-Diarmuid O’Brien, Kevin Keating, Joseph Lawrence, Kyle Burke, Conor O’Dwyer Fitzgerald, Diarmuid Monaghan, Matthew Barry, Jake Fitzgerald, Thomas Casey, Adam Gallagher, Conor O’Neill, Cathal McGivern, Tom Downey, Finbarr English, Diarmuid English, 5th & 6th Class Boys:- Conor O’Brien, Harry Fitzgerald , Fergus English, Joseph Browne, Patrick Hickey, Gabriel Rigaudie, Liam Hickey, Robert Murphy, Mark Casey,
SCOIL MHUIRE GAN SMAL
Well done also to the girls school who travelled to Marlfied to take part in the primary school cross country event. 3rd & 4th class won bronze (Div 1 & 2) and 5th & 6th class won gold (Div 1) and bronze (Div 2).
TABLE QUIZ - COMMUNITY ALERT
on this Friday, 2nd November, 2012 in Barron’s Pub at 8.00 pm. Table of 4 - €20.00. There will be a raffle and refreshments served and music afterwards. All support would be appreciated.
are having their annual church gate collection this weekend, 3/4 November at both churches. Your support is very much appreciated as it helps to raise funds for the Senior Citizens Xmas party. More details of the Xmas party nearer the time.
25 CARD DRIVE, KNOCKGRAFFON CARDS
Joint winners with 9 games were :- Ann Burke/Marie McGrath, Jimmy Looby/Ml Murphy, Tom & Biddy Burke. Table prizes:- Angela Barrett/Eileen Howley, Sweep :- Bernie Farrell/Liam Harty. Well done all. Cards start @ 8.15pm.
NEW INN & DISTRICT VINTAGE & CLASSIC CLUB
would like to thank all those who supported their recent charity run to Lismore in aid of the Ciara Casey fund. It was a most enjoyable and successful outing. The club presented the proceeds to Ciara’s parents Peter and Susan at a function in Barron’s pub last Friday night 26 October.
USED CLOTHING APPEAL
Dochas Nasamu Orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya, which is an Irish run and Irish built Aids orphanage, are holding a used clothing appeal of ladies, gents and children’s - clothes, shoes, household linens i.e. towels, sheets, blankets, soft toys, handbags etc.(whatever condition - even in need of - recycling - so long as the items are clean). This appeal will take place TODAY Wednesday 31 October, until 11.30am at New Inn Church Grounds. For further information, please contact Marie on 087 6890995. Thanks to everyone for their generous supply of clothing, with the last appeal.
MASSES FOR THE WEEK
Thursday 1st November – All Saints (Holyday of obligation), Vigil Mass – Wed evening @ 7.30pm in New Inn Church, Thursday @ 11am in New Inn Church & 9.30am in Knockgraffon Church, Friday – 1st Friday 9.30am in Knockgraffon & 7.30pm in New Inn Convent Saturday (1st Saturday) – 9.30am in Convent.
is extended to Noel & Marie Ryan, Loughkent, New Inn on the unexpected death of their daughter Ann Marie (Woodview, Cahir). Deeply regretted by her loving daughter Sophie, son Blake, sister Denise, brother Denis, extended family, relatives and friends. Ar Dheis De Go Raibh a hAnam.
ROCKWELL ROVERS GAA CLUB
A very successful table quiz was held on Friday 19 October in Barron’s Pub to raise funds for the Rockwell Rovers Juvenile club with in excess of 2,000 euros being raised. There was a fantastic turn out of 21 tables on the night. The committee would like to thank Quiz master Karl McHugh for his fine effort, Mary Frances Barron for the use of her facilities, also to thank all the sponsors of the spot and raffle prizes who are too numerous to mention and their exceptional generosity is very much appreciated. The committee also appreciates the work of many people on the night, the people who checked the answers, collected the answers, sold raffle tickets, caterers supplying the lovely food etc. The team of Eamon Barron, Mary Doyle, Paddy & Geraldine Cleary came first, followed closely by Brendan & Julia O’Neill, Ian & Teresa Coffey. Well done to everyone and it was heartening in these recessionary times to see such a fine crowd of parishioners enjoying themselves and supporting their local GAA club.
BEWLEYS MINOR HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP B
This semi-final of the Bewleys minor hurling championship B between Rockwell/Rosegreen and Arravale Rovers played at Clonoulty last Tuesday, 23 October ended in a draw and the result was still a draw after extra time. Final score Rockwell Rovers/Rosegreen 0-16 to Arravale Rovers 2-10. See www.rockwellrovers.com or sport section for more details.