Ballingarry

Tidy Towns - Ballingarry Tidy Towns received a total of 192 marks out of 400. For a detailed view of the results, and the areas we need to improve on, please log onto : wwwtidytowns.ie and the full report is available.

Tidy Towns - Ballingarry Tidy Towns received a total of 192 marks out of 400. For a detailed view of the results, and the areas we need to improve on, please log onto : wwwtidytowns.ie and the full report is available.

A Sincere thanks to all those involved in the Committee, without your efforts Ballingarry would not have been recognised in this competition.  In order to enter in next years competition and to aim for higher marks, we will be working during the Winter. The Parish belongs to everybody, so we would appreciate if more people became involved.

Ballingarry Friends of Cystic Fibrosis - A Sponsored Horse / Pony Ride and Walk will take place at Kilcooley Estate on Sunday

14th October 2012. Please support this worthy cause.

Bothar - Ballingarry Bothar Committee wishes god’s speed to 2 heifers bound for Romania.  One donated by the Horan family and one grazed and got in calf at Fitzgeralds, Ballintaggart.  They will be a living gift that will keep on giving.

Speech & Drama - Classes will resume on Wednesday, September 19th.  For further information contact Mary at (087) 2213274.

Millennium Family Resource Centre – Names are now being taken for Fetac Level 4 Applied Employment Skills Course.  If you are in receipt of a social welfare payment and are interested in participating in this course please contact the Centre on (052) 9157992.

Hip Hop Classes - In Ballingarry Community Centre on Monday Evening for Girls U/10 at 4.30pm and for Girls over 10 @ 5.30pm. Boys of all ages at 5.30pm. Classes cost €5 per child. Please come along to a great evening of fun and dance.

Lucozade Sport Bottle Caps - If anyone has some caps at home please give to Eileen Fennelly immediately. Thanks for your help in this project.

Parish Journal - Its Parish Journal time again and the committee are asking anyone with a story to tell, perhaps a journey they made, poetry, obituaries for loved ones who passed away during the year. Old & New good quality photographs - Wedding, Graduations etc., relating to the parish, please give them to any committee member as soon as possible to be considered for inclusion or Emailballingarryparishjournal.com. Committee Murt Duggan, Martin Maher, Matt Alexander, Dan O’Connell, Declan O’Shea, Mary Anne Maher, Kitty Norton, Margaret Bergin, Eileen Heaphy, Ross Alexander and Margaret Maher.

Bible Study – A 24-week DVD Bible study will take place in Urlingford towards end of Sept. and finish at Easter 2013.  Once a week and one night at home.  Venue and cost to be confirmed.  It will cover the old and new testaments and is divided into 12 colour-coded time periods to simplify it.  Once we get a grasp of the “big picture”, the Mass readings begin to make more sense and our scripture reading and study come to life.  For further information contact Cathleen Shortall at cathshort@eircom.net or (056) 8831061.

Date for your Diary - Tipperary Mini Marathon on Sunday 30th September at 11am in Thurles. Register now online atwww.tippminimarathon.ie.

Credit Union - Ballingarry Credit Union is open every Friday night from 7.30 p.m. – 9 p.m. New Members welcome.

Community Alert - Watch out for your neighbours. Report anything suspicious, Garda 052 – 9154100. Senior Citizens wear your Community Alert alarm at all times.

Newsletter deadline - 8pm Wed:  E-mail all items for September to brennanclan 1@eircom.net