All the news from in and around Ballingarry this week.

All the news from in and around Ballingarry this week.

Thanks: Lisnamrock N. S. would sincerely like to thank everybody who supported their Fun Run & Walk. We are delighted it was such a great success. Thanks to all those who helped in any way. Your generosity was much appreciated.

Pilates: Continues in Scoil Ruain sports centre Thursdays @ 7.30pm. All levels and ages.  Contact Mairead (087) 9356713 to book place.

Senior Social Club: Resumes after the summer break on this Thursday, 26th September with Mass in the Community Centre at 12 noon.

Rosary: Parents, whose children are at school, adults are invited to learn to pray the Rosary. Contact Kathleen Shortall, Urlingford. Night time is an option. DVD’s and Videos will enhance the experience. Tel. (056) 8831061,

Cystic Fibrosis: Ballingarry C.F. are holding a Sponsored Horse / Pony Ride and Walk, on behalf of Tipperary Branch of C.F., in Kilcooley Estate on Sunday, 13th October at 12.30pm sharp, the proceeds for which are specifically for the CF Refurbishment Project in Waterford Regional Hospital Paediatric Unit. Sponsorship Cards are in circulation. All insurances and Garda permits are in place. There will be refreshments on the day. 2 separate courses, 1 for walkers and 1 for horses and ponies, and both will be marshalled by members of Ballingarry Civil Defence and members of our group. Tickets will be on sale on the day for a raffle, the draw for which will take place on the Sunday night in Ballingarry. If you wish to make any donation, Ballingarry C.F. have a Bank A/C in Callan, Name: Ballingarry Cystic Fibrosis, Sort code: 93-30-90. A/c No: 02483025. All monies collected will go straight into that account. We wish to thank Kilcooley Estate for providing the venue and for giving every assistance to stage the event. Jimmy Maher, Secretary (087) 4127082; Ass. Sec. Seamus Kelly (086) 8410965; Tommy Norton, Chairman, (086) 8165798; Treasurers: Eileen Fennelly / Tadhg Vaughan. Committee: Veronica Maher, Alan Cooney, Ml. Fitzgerald, John McNamara, Kathleen Kelly, Imelda Goldsboro, Avril Carroll, Paul Brown, Johnny Connell, Murt Duggan, Brian Moloney, Edward Fitzpatrick, Mgt. O’Brien, Tim Hyde. Anyone who wishes to help us can do so and will be added to the committee.

Tidy Towns: Ask you to notify the Environment Section in South Tipp. Co. Council if you see anyone dropping green plastic bags containing waste vegetables & ashes on the public roads in Ballingarry. Many of these bags were thrown from cars last Sunday. Please notify of any illegal dumping.  The Rose Festival, which is being organised by the Tidy Towns, will take place during the month of October. We would like to thank all our Roses who applied. We will be providing a full list of the programme in the coming weeks. We were amazed with such interest in this event and will continue to host it for Tidy Towns on a yearly basis.

Thanks: The Meagher family, Shangarry wish to express their sincere thanks to neighbours and friends who helped in any way during their sad bereavement. Also the many people who travelled from far and near to offer their sympathy. We wish to thank Fr. Derry Quirke PP who did much more than duty demanded, also the choir who turned a beautiful Mass into something we will always remember. Mass has been offered for all.

Parish Journal: It’s that time again and the committee are asking for photographs, old & new of Graduations, Weddings etc. Please give same to any committee member or email with names to All photographs will be returned. Committee: Murt Duggan, Margaret Maher, Eileen Heaphy, Margaret Bergin, Matt Alexander, Martin Maher, Dan O’Connell, Mary Anne Maher, Declan O’Shea and Ross Alexander.

Mini Marathon: 2013 Women’s Mini Marathon in Clonmel on Sunday, 29th September at 11am. Contact Valerie Connolly at (062) 64737 or or Elaine Cullinan at (067) 43604 or  

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