Employment Support Service Slieveardagh - Compass Employment Support Service is now available in the Slieveardagh areas on Wednesdays. If you are unemployed why not drop in for further information on job support, education & training opportunities in your area.

Employment Support Service Slieveardagh - Compass Employment Support Service is now available in the Slieveardagh areas on Wednesdays. If you are unemployed why not drop in for further information on job support, education & training opportunities in your area.

Hilary can be contacted on (086) 8254024. Location: Millennium Family Resource Centre, Glengoole from 9.30am to 1pm. Slieveardagh CITE Enterprise Centre, Ballingarry 2pm

to 5pm.

Ballingarry Tidy Towns - will hold a meeting in Jimmy’s Bar on Friday, September 28th @ 8.30pm. The aim of this meeting is to analyse our recent report from the Tidy Towns competition, and to implement a plan for next year’s competition. We would appreciate more support and welcome any ideas or suggestions that you may have. Please come along to this meeting. If you are unable to attend the meeting and would like to help out please contact 087/2444819.

Old School, The Commons - Step Dancing classes take place in the school on Friday evenings from 5pm to 6pm at €3 per child. Adult Set Dancing will begin on Monday, October 1st from 9pm to 10.30pm.  Beginners are always welcome. Guitar Lesson times are as follows on Friday evenings. Juniors from 5 to 6 pm and Adults from 6 to 7 pm.  Again beginners are very welcome. If you would like to book the school for meetings or get-togethers please drop in any morning to make a booking.

Ballingarry Friends of Cystic Fibrosis - Ballingarry C.F. are holding a Sponsored Horse Ride and Walk, on behalf of Tipperary Branch of C.F. in Kilcooley Estate, near Urlingford, on Sunday, 14th October at 12.30 pm sharp. Sponsorship Cards are in circulation throughout the area, you are asked to be generous in your response. All insurances and Garda permits are in place. There will be refreshments available on the day. There will be 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, and a Civil Defence Ambulance / 1st Aid Unit will also be in attendance. Tickets will be on sale on the day for a huge Raffle, the draw for which will take place on the Sunday night at “Jimmy’s” in Ballingarry. If you wish to make any donation, Ballingarry C.F. have a Bank account in Callan, A/c Ballingarry Cystic Fibrosis. Bank sort code 93-30-90. A/c no. 02483025. All monies collected will go straight into that account. We wish to thank Kilcooley Estate and David McCann for providing the venue and for giving every assistance to stage the event. A Committee has been set up to run the event, Jimmy Maher, Secretary. (087) 4127082. Ass-Sec. Seamus Kelly (086) 8410965. Chairman Tommy Norton (086) 8165798. Co-Chairman Murt Duggan. Treasurers Eileen Fennelly / Tadhg Vaughan. Committee, Ml. Cooney, Ml. Fitzgerald, John McNamara, Kathleen Kelly, Imelda Goldsboro, Paul Brown, Tom Owens, Paddy Ivors, Edward Fitzpatrick, Mgt. Butler, Mgt. O’Brien. Any interested person is welcome to join the Committee, if they wish to become involved either beforehand or on the day of the event.

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. CE placement available at Millennium FRC Glengoole. Chiropodist will be attending the Millennium Family Resource Centre on this Wednesday 26th @ 11am. Please contact us on (052) 9157992 for appointment.

Art Course – Mullinahone Community Hall starting Thursday, 11th October for 8 weeks. 7.30 to 9.30pm. Learn creative techniques with chalk, pastels, acrylic paint, watercolours and Swarovski crystals. Call Louise Croke on 087/6576525 for more information.

Brightsparks Childcare Services – will hold a Table Quiz in Ambys lounge on Friday, 28th September at 9pm. Table of four 20Euro. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Hip Hop Classes - in Ballingarry Community Centre on Monday Evening for Girls under 10 @ 4.30pm and for Girls over 10 @ 5.30pm,and for Boys of all ages @ 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 Committee Murt Duggan, Martin Maher, Matt Alexander, Dan O’Connell, Declan O’Shea, Mary Anne Maher, Kitty Norton, Margaret Bergin, Eileen Heaphy, Ross Alexander & Margaret Maher.

Bible Study – A 24-week DVD Bible study will take place in Urlingford towards end of September 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 or (056) 8831061.

Mini-Marathon - Tipperary Mini Marathon on Sunday 30th September at 11am in Thurles. Register now online

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 Wednesday, E-mail all items for September to