Pilgrimage to Fatima - A pilgrimage to Fatima will take place from 23rd to 30th Sept (Galbally/Aherlow parish). Price 785 euro incl. ex Cork. Spiritual director is Fr. Denis Talbot. For further details contact Joan on (062) 37065 or (086) 3789887.
Rose of Tralee - Congratulations to Niamh O’Connell, Ballinlina, Golden who will represent Sunderland, England in the Rose of Tralee this year. It is a great honour to have a local girl in this very popular festival and we look forward to the excitement it is sure to generate in the parish. Good Luck Niamh.
Thomastown National School - Principal of Thomastown National School, Martina O’Keeffe will retire this year after 35 years in the school. A retirement celebration will be held on Wed. June 22nd to mark the occasion. The evening will begin with a special mass at 7.30 p.m. in Kilfeacle church followed by refreshments in Kilfeacle Community centre. All pupils both past and present, parents, friends and parishioners are invited to attend this special occasion.
Juvenile G.A.A. - The County Games Development committee will run a super camp in Golden from Monday 18th July to Wed. 20th July from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily. County coaches will conduct the camp. Camp is for 13 to 16 year olds and costs 40 euro. Each participant will receive a jersey. Application forms are available from Tom O’Donnell. U/12 ‘A’HL Golden/Kilfeacle v Kickhams in Golden on Thurs. June 16th at 8 p.m. U/12 ‘E’HL Golden/Kilfeacle ‘B’ v Kickhams ‘C’ in Golden on Thurs. June 16th at 7 p.m.
Senior G.A.A. - SHC, Golden / Kilfeacle v Kickhams in Lattin on Sat. June 18th at 6.15 p.m.
All Ireland Youths Darts Tournament - In the recent All Ireland Youths Darts Tournament the Tipp ‘A’ team were outright winners and the ‘B’ team were runners up. Congrats to Niall Morrissey and Daniel Currivan who were members of the ‘A’ Team. Well done boys and keep up the good throwing.
Golden/Kilfeacle I.C.A. Summer Outing - The bus will depart Golden at 9.30 a.m. on Thursday, July 7th. For bookings and information contact (062) 72526 or (062) 72269.
Rockwell College Summer Swim camp - A summer swim camp for beginners, improvers and advanced will be held from Monday, June 13th to Friday, June 17th. Classes run for five evenings from 6.45 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. and 7.45 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. For details phone (087) 9767615.
Thomastown N.S. Camogie - Thomastown N.S. will take on Inch N.S. in the county camogie final on Wednesday, June 15th at 11 a.m. in Semple Stadium, Thurles. The panel is as follows C. Ashford, A. Crosse, A. Maguire, K. Rafferty, S. Farrell, (Capt.), A. Keane, J. Crowe, M. Crowe, M. O’Meara, L. O’Meara, S. Ryan, S. O’Connell, I. O’Dwyer, A. Ryan, S. Mc Carthy, C. Coman. We wish all the girls the best of luck.
Queen of the Suir Festival update - The Queen of the Suir Festival is almost upon us. Again we are appealling to anyone who can give a trailer for the timber auction or indeed anyone interested in donating items to the auction to please contact Michael Fitzgerald on (087) 2292126. Keep in mind our Festival bingo, Fashion show, Health Seminar, Kiddies festival Saturday and Queen of the Suir dance on sunday night which will all be held in the Community Hall.
Outdoors we will have Festival on the Island on Saturday night with the Marquee Dance and BBQ in the Bridge House from 11 p.m. Lets hope fine weather will be around for the Sports and Family day on Sunday, June 26th from 1.30 p.m. Watch the festival window at the Creamery Golden or Tipp. Mid West radio for all up to date info.