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Grangemockler ballyneale


Hurling training every Monday for u8, 10 and 12 in Ballyneale at 7pm. Football training on Wednesday at 7pm for u8 and u10 in Ballyneale.

Cul Camp, August 12 to 16: Registration for this years camp is open on line at For details contact club camp co-ordinator Carmel Hanrahan 0876725211 or Tom Needham 0868343763 ASAP.

Club Jersey and hoodies are available to buy contact Debbie 0876380018.

U10 Football

Last Saturday our u10s played in the South Board Championship Blitz. They played five games winning three Ballingarry, Killenaule and Fethard and had two draws Mullinahone and St Pats. They finished runners up to the winners St Pats who topped the table. Panel: Paudie O’Shea, Michael Kane, Eoin Dunphy, Luke McGuire, Sean O’Meara, Alex Millea, Maeve McGuigan, Tommy Cody, Thomas Regan, James Flynn, Brendan Walsh, Sam Needham, Erin Hanrahan, Keelaigh O’Shea. Well done to all who participated they all played their part in a very enjoyable day. Team mentors: Andrew O’Meara, Kieran Maguire and Patsy Lambe.

U14 hurlers played Kilsheelan Kilcash last Thursday evening. Kilsheelan Kilcash won on a score of 5-7 to 5-4 and on Monday, July 15. U16 hurlers played Anner Gaels in Ballyneale, in very warm conditions the supporters were treated to a very entertaining game of hurling with Anner Gaels up a point at half time. We lost Pa O’Connell to injury shortly in to the second half, Anner Gaels ran out comfortable winners in the end.

Intermediate hurlers played their last game in the group stage last Saturday v Thurles Sarsfield. Thurles won 5-17 to 1-16.


U12 hurling v Swan on Saturday at 12 noon in the Fairgreen and on Tuesday 30th they play Cahir in Ballyneale at 7pm in the County End Game Qualifiers. The U14 next game is at home on August 1, v Clerihan and the U16s are at home v Ballylooby /Fr Sheehys on July 29.

The Michael Hogan Community Sports field Grangemockler-Ballyneale GAA Lotto:

Results for July 15: lucky numbers 2, 13, 15, 20. No winner, two match three: Jack Lyons and Gerry Ryan. Jackpot stands at €5,650.

Mass and Gathering

At the Mass Rock opposite Carrickmoclear on Sunday, August 4, at 3pm.


Sean Treacy’s GAA

Intermediate County Championship: In our final game of group 4 we defeated Arravale Rovers in Annacarty on Saturday 21st. The scoreline was 0-13 to 0-11. Team: Seamus Butler, Liam Nolan, Sean Kennedy, Simon Kennedy, Denis Stapleton, Sean Hickey, Ger O’Toole, Paudie Carey, Declan Hickey, Sean Ryan, Paul Shanahan, Jody Ryan, Tom Ryan, Ollie Carr and Jamie O’Toole. Subs used: Donncha O’Brien, Andy O’Brien, John Butler, Paudie Ryan.

West intermediate hurling championship: We play Galtee Rovers in west semi-final on Sunday 28th. Time and venue to be confirmed.

Minor Hurling: In combination with Emly we defeated Lattin-Cullen on Sunday 21st in Kilcommon on a scoreline of 3-14 to 0-14. After a tight opening 40 minutes goals from Simon Maher, Brian Carey and Paul Ryan settled the tie in our favour



Well done to Paul Twomey, Rathmoley, who won a prise for the best entry in the Flower Arrangement Competition at Clonmel Show recently.

Annual Tractor Run

Coolmoyne & Moyglass Vintage Club will hold their Annual Tractor Run this year in aid of Fethard & District Day Care Centre on Saturday, July 27. Leaving Moyglass at 3pm travelling via Rocklow, Ballybrigh, Killenaule Road Fethard, Red City, Barrettstown Cross, Coolmoyne Cross, Mockler’s Hill, Coleraine, Silverfort Cross, O’Dea Cross, Clonbrogan then returning to Moyglass.

Pilgrimage to Knock

Coach leaving Killenaule on Sunday, August 4, from Ardagh House at 8.15am. Contact Lily Barrett for details. Fare €20 with booking.

Parish Journal

Anyone who has items to be entered in 2014 Journal please contact Sean Watts as time is up for last entries.

Slieveardagh Centre

The centre will close from 1pm on Friday, August 2, to 9am on Tuesday, August 20, for Summer Holidays. The Killenaule Library will be closed on Wednesdays, August 7 and 14, due to the Slieveardagh Centre closing for Holidays. Library will reopen on Wednesday, August 21. Call Thurles Library on 050429720 during these two weeks if you need to renew books etc.

Killenaule GAA

Cumann na nÓg Cill Nàile

U10s: Well done to our U10s for participating in the Blitz in Kilsheelan on Saturday. The tremendous heat did not make it an easy task for our players.

U12s: Our U12s provided an exciting game on Friday, July 19, playing our neighbours Mullinahone. It was a very close game throughout ending with a draw on the final whistle. Well done to all.

U16s: Larry Hayes/Nigel Lahart Memorial Tournament

Saturday, July 20, was a tremendous day for the Larry Hayes/Nigel Lahart Memorial Tournament. A total of 10 teams from far and wide participatedwith Arravale Rovers beating St. Finbars (Dublin) by a very close margin to win the Nigel Lahart Memorial Shield. The Larry Hayes Memorial Cup Final was a very exciting game with Clonoulty Rossmore and Carrick Swan going to extra time. An excellent display of hurling was shown by both teams with Clonoulty Rossmore victorious in the end. All teams deserve huge recognition for playing so many games in the blistering heat, it was no easy task. Well done to everyone who participated and helped out on the day so that our Memorial Tournament was a huge success. A special thank you to the members of the Hayes and Lahart families for making the presentations to the winning teams.

Cul Camp: Our Cul Camp began on July 22. A great week is expected to be had by all.

Kilsheelan Kilcash

Year Of Faith

The fifth and final area Mass for “Year of Faith” will be celebrated at Derrinlaur Green (or nearby shed if weather unsuitable) at 7.30pm this Friday, July 26th. Refreshments will be provided and all are welcome.


The Senior Footballers made it through to the County Quarter Finals when they secured a 2-13 to 0-6 victory over Moycarkey-Borris in New Inn. There were some good passages of play here but a further improvement will be required for the sterner tests that lie ahead. See Match Report.

The U12s started their Premier Games hurling competition on Monday evening. Two teams were entered in the competition, one in Division 2 and one in Division 4. The Division 2 team played Mullinahone in Kilsheelan. They were missing a couple of vital players, but still played well but were beaten on a scoreline of 1-6 to 1-2.

The U14s opened their campaign with a 5-7 to 5-3 win over Ballyneale in Kilsheelan. This was a rip roaring contest with some excellent hurling. Credit must go to the team for carving out this victory as they fought with determination until the final whistle. Team: Aaron Dempsey, Killian McHale, Frank Mallekoote, Shane Cosgrave, Brian Flavin, Cian Quinn, Billy Murphy, Sean Martin, Mark Stokes, Billy O’Connor, Luke Kiely, Sean Freaney, Jamie Roche, Conor Murphy, Jason Madigan and Adam Quigley.

Let’s hope the fine weather will continue for the Summer Camp this week when we expect the sportsfield to be a hive of activity with the young boys and girls learning the skills and enjoying participating in our games.


Three match three winners on Monday, July 15: Breda White, Noreen Ryan and Irene Ryan. Lucky dip winner Pauline Condon, voucher for Kool Kutz. Seller’s prize Richard Crotty. This week’s draw takes place in Robinsons, jackpot worth €8,300, best of luck to everyone.


Late Mary O’Dwyer

The death has occurred of Mary O’Dwyer (née Carew), Emly Road, Tipperary Town, and late of Ballycohey, Shronell. Predeceased by her husband Michael and son Patrick, she is survived by her daughter Margaret, sisters Pauline and Breda, brother Danny, nephews, niece, relatives, neighbours and friends. Following Requiem Mass in The Church of the Assumption, Lattin, burial took place to Solohead Cemetery.

Late Denis (Denny) Delaney

The death has occurred of Denis (Denny) Delaney, Galbally Rd., Tipperary and late of Ballinahow. Predeceased by his wife Mary, he is survived by his son Denis, daughter Catriona, brother Michael, daughter-in-law Josephine, grandson C.J., brother-in-law, sister-in-law, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. Following Requiem Mass, burial took place in St. Michael’s Cemetery.

Late Mary (Baby May) Cunningham

The death occurred last Sunday at South Tipperary General Hospital, Clonmel, of Mary (Baby May) Cunningham, Lattin. She is survived by her son Gerry, daughter Bernie, son-in-law Seamie, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, relatives, neighbours and a large circle of friends. Her remains were removed from Fraser’s Funeral Home Galbally to Emly Church, where Requiem Mass was celebrated last Wednesday morning. Burial took place afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Gun Club

The annual general meeting of ELCO Gun Club will take place in Cullen Soccer Clubhouse this Friday night, July 26, at 8.30pm. All members and intending members are welcome to attend.

Aisling Children’s Fund

Quinlan’s Bar, Cullen, will be the place to be on the bank holiday Monday, August 5, when popular band Scope will reunite for a fundraising concert with special guests and a barbecue in aid of the Aisling Children’s Fund. The Fund, which was established in 2004, provides financial aid to families of seriously ill children. Proceedings commence at 7pm.


Derrygrath Cemetary

Mass at Derrygrath Graveyard will be held on Monday, August 12, and not on August Bank Holiday this year.