Looking Forward -
Many Mullinahone G.A.A. supporters should be tempted to travel to Walsh Park in Waterford on Wednesday evening, 27th April to see Tipperary’s Minor hurlers play Waterford in the first round of the Munster championship.
Their interest will be twofold. A win will put Tipp into the Munster semi-final while a loss will see them into a round robin with the two other first round losers for the last semi-final place.
The second reason for locals travelling is that two local youths are expected to line out with Tipp. The grapevine has it that both Eoin Fennelly (Jamestown) and Cathal Horan (Ballyduggan) will line out with Tipp at centrefield and corner forward respectively.
If this happens it will bring the number of youths from Mullinahone who have represented Tipp at minor hurling up to 15. The first was Mick Cahill (R.I.P.) in 1941 and the other 14 have come since John Leahy lined out in 1987.
We wish Cathal and Eoin every good wish and hope that they will inspire their parish team mates to a good championship hurling run later in the Summer. Without the two lads our Minor footballers went down to Moyle Rovers on Wednesday night last by 4-9 to 0-5. They have however qualified for the South Tipp. semi-final in spite of the result.
May Market -
The May Market of birds and small animals will take place in the car park of our G.A.A. grounds on Sunday morning week, May 8th starting early at cockcrow. Get there in time if you want to get a bargain.
Local History -
The series of lectures in the “Our Own Place” local history programme in St. Michael’s N.S. has concluded.
However a special revision of all six lectures has been combined into one and this lecture on the history of Mullinahone 1200 AD to 1909 AD will be given in Crocanoir (Berminghams, Ballycullen) on Wednesday evening, May 4th at 8.30 p.m. This special lecture will help people to catch up on what they may have missed and also enable those attending to see Crocanoir which is a venue at the centre of local culture. The invitation to visit Crocanoir has been kindly extended by John and Monika Bermingham.
Once again thanks to James Cahill and his staff as well as to the B.O.M. of St. Michael’s N.S. for hosting the “our Own Place” lectures during the Winter.
Jumble Sale -
Ruth O’Gorman on behalf of the Kilkenny Alzheimer Day Care Centre informs us that a Jumble Sale of good quality cosmetics, new clothes, ornaments, household goods, DVD’s, homemade confectionary will take place at Cilin Hill Kilkenny market.
For more info or to donate goods or unwanted gifts contact Ruth / Catherine at (056) 7771230.
Poulacapple School - If you have a child wishing to start attending Poulacapple N.S. in September please contact Ellen Corrigan at the school for an information pack or further details on (052) 9153436.