Senior Social Club Annual Dinner - was held on Sunday afternoon in the Community Centre in Ballingarry. A large crowd attended on the day to enjoy a delicious meal from caterer Brian O’Farrell, Templederry and entertainment from local musician Timmy Lawlor. Thank you to everybody who donated desserts and helped out on the day in any way.

The Old School Committee Music lessons - Have resumed in the school on Wednesdays and Fridays.  If you would like to join the other 60 people who are taking music classes each week at €5 per class please come along on Wednesdays for the following classes; Tin Whistle from 6.30 to 7.30pm; Bodhrán from 7pm - 8pm; Banjo from 8 to 9.30pm and Accordion from 8pm to 9pm.  Guitar lessons on Friday evenings are from 5pm - 6pm for juniors and 6pm - 7pm for Adults.  Beginners and Advanced lessons offered.  Please come along as we are hoping to build up our music group for next summer’s music festival.

Ballingarry GAA Club AGM 2013 - The A.G.M. was held recently in the G.A.A. Clubhouse, O’Sullivan Park, Ballingarry. The meeting was well attended, and the following were elected to serve for the next 12 months: Hon. Vice President, Gerry Maher, Murt Duggan, Paddy O’Connell. President, Dick Butler. Vice President, Fr.D. Quirke, Murt Duggan. Chairman, Declan Hayes. Vice- Chairman, Michael Fitzgerald. Secretary, Fiona Lawlor. Ass.Secretary, Tom Butler. Treasurer, Pat Walton. Ass.Treasurer, Ned Donovan. Registar, Dickie Norton. Youth Officer, Tom Butler Jnr. Committee, Dick Goldsboro, Thomas Fitzgerald, Liam Cahill, Ciaran Shelley, Patsy Maher, T.P Maher, Timmie Cleere, J.J Croke, South Board Reps., J.J. Croke, Pat Walton. County Board Rep. (H) Sean Lyons, (F) To be appointed. Managers Senior Hurling to be appointed. Minor, Thomas Fitzgerald. U/21, Liam Cahill. Junior (H) to be appointed. Junior(F), Ned Donovan.

Fab Fitness - Classes resumed on Monday mornings at 9.30am in Mullinahone Community Hall and Ballingarry Hall on Thursdays at the new time of 7.30 sharp!!!! These are fun circuits using light weights for body toning, aerobic exercises for fat burning and stretches at the end, bring a towel/mat and bottle of water. Contact Biddy O’Dwyer N.C.E.F (Fitness Instructor) (087) 6410352.

Fitness Classes 2013  - Started Tuesday, 15th January in Mullinahone Community Centre from 7-8pm.  €7 per night or 4 wks for €25. Thanks to all who supported my class in 2012 & new members are very welcome. Esther wishes you all a Healthy New Year – Your Year for You to get Fit. 

Ballingarry Parish Journal 2012 - The Parish Journal is still on sale locally & surrounding areas or from any committee member Price €10. Get your copy before they are all sold out.

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.

St. Josephs Graveyard Queries - Freephone 1800 20 26 27.

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