Clonmel News in Brief...

Horticultural Society monthly meeting

Horticultural Society monthly meeting

The next meeting of the Clonmel and District Horticultural Society will be held at 8pm on Wednesday, November 6 at the Clonmel Park Hotel.

Members will welcome back the popular Frank Alley of Dundrum Nurseries. Frank’s lecture is ‘The bare root season’, very appropriate for this time of the year. All are very welcome.

Vincent de Paul sale

This Friday and Saturday, November 1 and 2 the Vincent de Paul will hold a book and toy sale in Mulcahy House, Clonmel from 10am until 4pm each day.

Hundreds of books and new and used toys will be on sale, all at super prices. The furniture store will also be open on Friday from 10am until 1pm.

Open Al Anon meeting

If someone you love has a drinking problem, you can see what it is doing to them. Can you see what it is doing to you? An open Al-Anon meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 12 at 8pm in the Clonmel Resource Centre, Kickham Street.

Christmas Appeal

The Team Hope Christmas Shoebox Appeal has started again and more shoeboxes than ever before are needed. There are requests from 7 more countries this year, which means more and more children are desperately in need and you can help. If you would like to become part of the team this year or to donate toys, please contact Sarah Cullinan on 087-6353566.

Clonmel Town Schoolboys soccer

The U-14s drew 2-2 with St. Michael’s in the league in a game played in atrocious conditions. David Jaros equalised for Town before half time and Peter O’Dowd put Town ahead but St.Michael’s equalised late on.

Clonmel Town’s U-12 A team continued their impressive start to the season on with a fine 6-0 victory against St. Michael’s. Town were in control at half-time, leading 3-0 and went on to dominate the second half. The man of the match was Rory O’Dowd.

The U-16s enjoyed an 11-0 victory over Burncourt Celtic. This game was over after 8 minutes when man of the match Luke Hahessy scored a quick fire hat-trick. This was a good all-round team performance, well done to all involved.

Stories that live in the streets

Award-winning, Melbourne-based theatre makers Suzanne Kersten and Julian Rickert from One Step At A Time Like This will give a hands-on introduction to the world of audio promenade theatre at 15, Parnell Street, Clonmel (formerly The Common Thread Cafe) this weekend. The workshops will be held from 5-6pm on Friday, November 1; 11am-4pm on Saturday, November 2 and 2-4pm on Sunday, Nov. 3. The age suitability is 14-plus and participation is free. The workshops will include samples of the company’s work, which is known around the world.