Local Lotto - €2,550 jackpot was not won. 5 X €35 winners were: Declan Barron c/o O Hara’s, Pat Byrne Ballydonnell, Kathleen Shasby Joyce Dangan Terrace, Valerie Maher Mallfield and Claire Barrett Newtown Terrace.
Holistic Health & Psychic Fair- Thomastown Community River Trust (TCRT) are holding a fundraising Holistic Health & Psychic Fair at the Left Bank pub (first floor) in Kilkenny on Saturday 12th May from midday to 6 pm. Entry is free, and featured therapies and readings include Acupuncture, Angel cards, Aromatherapy, Dorn Method, IET, Iridology, Hypnotherapy, Kinesiology, Massage, Psychic Medium, Reflexology, Reiki and Tarot. It promises to be a great day, giving you a chance to meet a wide range of different therapists and readers, and to try out sample treatment sessions for yourself. Many local therapists from Thomastown are taking part. Please come along and support this great cause. Finally, a reminder that the TCRT AGM takes place in the Grennan Mill Craft School at 7.30pm on Wednesday 9th May. All are welcome. For more information on either of these subjects, please call Jerry Gardner on 087 6637466.
Credit Union - National Credit Union GR8 Savers Week will take place from the 7th – 13th May 2012. The aim of the initiative is to encourage young people to develop a savings habit in their local Credit Unions. To date, Thomastown Credit Union visits three schools in its area where children learn to save on a regular basis. Thomastown Credit Union Limited seeks more GR8 Savers for 2012. For further information please contact us on 056-7724445 or visit our website www.thomastowncreditunion.ie to enquire about opening up a savings account for your child or just pop into us during GR8 Savers Week.
Soccer - The junior A sides season came to an end on saturday evening when they lost out 4-3 on penalties to Newpark at Dermidus see soccer page for full report. The u13s kept their league hopes alive with a fine 4-1 home win over Freshford. Meanwhile Stevie Norton u12s had a fantastic away cup semi final win over East End with goals coming from Cian McCormack (2), Jamie Holden and Jack Barloe in a 4.1 victory. While in the league they lost out 2.1 away to Southend on Saturday while beating fort Rangers 4.2 at home as they prepare for their cup final class with Lyons of Durrow.
raffle-The schoolboys club are holding a raffle, tickets are €3 each or a book of 4 costing a tenner. With over € 1,000 in prizes, the top prize is €250 + 2 premium tickets for Madonnas concert in the Aviva Stadium in July.
the pitch development committie hold a golf classic at gowran park on saturday 9th june with 1st a round of golf and Overnight stay at a 4 star Wexford hotel and more great prizes. Team of 4 cost €140 with dinner afterwards for tee times or information contact Brendan on 0879558576.