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Mullinahone News April 20th

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Parish Mega Clean Up

Our Tidy Towns committee organised a 10 day Parish Clean Up which started last weekend. The idea is that people gather a group of their neighbours to clean up their own streets or roadways in their area. The rubbish collected is to be left at a central point from where we hope it will be collected by the local authority both during and after the clean-up. Once again we say, “Many hands make light work” and “ask not what your Tidy Towns is doing for you, but what are you doing for your Tidy Towns”.

GAA News

After a couple of recent good wins, our U12 footballers lost out to St. Pats in their final U12 game and as a result are out of the running. We, of course, would like to know the names of all those who represented us in the U12 football campaign. Our U14 footballers are currently on a good run and on Friday evening last they had a good win over Killenaule in Killenaule. Again we would like to know who our U14 footballers are. At adult level, our senior hurlers are busy preparing for next Sunday’s clash with Ballingarry which takes place in Clonmel. A win over our neighbours would set us up nicely for our final game, but a loss would severely hinder our prospects in the remainder of the county championship. We hardly need reminding that over the years since 1992 Ballingarry have spoiled our chances more often than any other club. We would like to see a much increased number of our supporters turning out for the game in Clonmel. On the county front, we were pleased to see Paul Curran lining out for Tipp’s League semi-final with Waterford, but we were disappointed to see Tipp go down by a point in Kilkenny. The best GAA result of the weekend was Tipps U21 football win over Dublin to qualify for the All-Ireland final against Tyrone. Sadly, we didn’t have anybody in that panel, but we congratulate the Tipp team and especially the two Mahers, Bill and Paul, sons of former Mullinahone and Tipperary footballer, Ollie Maher.

Daffodil Day

The Ladies Club wish to thank everyone who supported their Coffee Morning on Daffodil Day. €810 was raised. Many thanks also to those who purchased Daffodil Silks and Pins in our local shops. €273 was raised. Thanks for your continued support.

Local Lotto

The last local lotto jackpot draw took place on Monday April 13th. The numbers drawn were 1,8,11 and 21. The jackpot was not won, but the Match 3 prize of €200 was shared among Chelsea Mary, Margaret Crowe, Eamon Brett, Aoibhe Mullan, Pauline and Statia, Louise Moher, Carmel O’Meara and Sarah Egan. Next draw will be on Monday next 27th April, when the jackpot could be worth €11,650. If you want to win, do be in.

Community Hall Draw

The 8th Community Hall draw results were as follows:- €150 Kay Doran, €70 Mairead O’Halloran, €25 Kathleen Kehoe, €25 Margaret Hall, €20 Breda Walsh.

First Confession

First Confession ceremony will take place in St. Michael’s Church this coming Friday evening 24th April at 7.30pm. First Holy Communion follows on Saturday 16th May at 11am.

Boxing Club

Mullinahone Boxing Club would like to congratulate Darren Darcy-Crowe, Killaghy Crescent who won an Irish championship medal recently at the tender age of 12.

Mindfulness/Wellbeing

A 6 week programme will begin in the Community Centre, Mullinahone on this Wednesday, 22nd April from 10.30am to 12.30pm.  €2 per session.   For details, phone Julie at 052-9157992.

 

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