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Mullinahone News October

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Mullinahone F.C.

Having already qualified for the division 3 shield final ,it was back to league action last weekend for Mullinahone FC. They secured all three points with an emphatic 3-0 away win against Tipperary Town. Micheal Cahill has made a comeback in goal in recent weeks and gave another commanding display between the posts.

The goals came from Wayne Laslett, Jamie McGrath and Michael Cooper. Earlier in the week the club switched on their brand new flood lights, another indication of the progress made by Mullinahone FC since its revival.

Friends of Calcutta

Friends of Calcutta held a bona fide clothes collection in the church carpark in Mullinahone on Thursday last. There was much to admire about the collection apart from the purpose. The gentleman who was collecting stayed with the collecting van and made an effort to meet all who were donating. He also gave out leaflets explaining the work of the “Friends of Calcutta in that city.

The work of the group can be seen on their website This is the third time that the group has visited Mullinahone, but they wil be returning. I’m sure that they will give us plenty of advance notice.

Parish Newsletter

No morning Mass on Friday 23rd October. Sympathy to Phyllis Direen on the death in London of her sister, Teresa Brennan. Anniversary Masses this weekend, Saturday October 24th at 8pm Anniversary Bridie and James Hogan, Ballinacloghy, also Paddy Holden and Carmel Foran. Sunday October 25th at 11.30am Anniversary Dr. Ed Staunton. The months mind Mass of Liam O’Dwyer, Ballyvadlea will be on Saturday night next October 24th at 8pm. May they all rest in peace.

Local Lotto

The last local lotto jackpot draw took place on Tuesday October 13th. The numbers drawn were 4,7,15 and 27. There was no jackpot winner, but 5 Match 3 winners shared the Match 3 prize of €150. Congrats to S.L.and K Byrne, Lawrence Foley, E. & J O’Keefe, Dick Egan, Michelle Cuddy. Next draw will take place on Tuesday October 27th when the jackpot could be worth €12,700.


Our Intermediate footballers were knocked out of the County semi-final by Upperchurch in Dr. Morris Park under lights. Thanks to those who traveledin support. Our junior hurlers have still to play their South Tipp junior hurling B final against St. Marys. Perhaps the coming weekend. Our U21 hurlers still await the call to championship action. It’s a good thing that many of them have been involved with the junior B’s.



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South Tipperary
South Tipperary, 1570-1841: The Land, Region and Rivalry

 Sally Kavangh
Sally Cavanagh; Or the Untenanted Graves: A Tale of Tipperary
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"And I wouldn't much care for Sierra Leone, If I hadn't seen Killenaule
And the man that was never in Mullinahone,
Shouldn't say he had travelled at all."


poet. C.J. Boland