Celebrating Faith in Ossory - To mark the opening of the Faith Fest 2013: Celebrating Faith in Ossory there is a concert in St Mary’s Cathedral. Liam Lawton with special guests the Unity Singers will lead us in an evening of song and music on Friday, May 10 at 8pm. Tickets €20 are on sale now at Ossory Adult Faith Development, telephone 056-7753624, email firstname.lastname@example.org; Online Sales www.ossory.ie; St Mary’s Chapter House Bookshop, tel 056-7703884 or Roller Coaster Records, Kilkenny, Tel. 056-7763669.
Social dancing - There will be social dancing in Piltown GAA comples on Saturday, April 20 with Gerry Walsh and on Saturday, April 27 with Twice Shy.
piltown Community Centre - A small number of allotments have become available & anybody wishing to apply for one should pick up an application form from John Burke at the Community Centre.
Anybody interested in taking up Indoor Bowls should call into the Community Centre. Coaching & competitions are being organised.
All are welcome to Bingo every Wednesday night where up to €1,500 is paid out in prize money. Proceeds from the bingo books go to the upkeep of the centre.
daffodil day collection - The Irish Cancer Society would like to thank all who contributed to the Daffodil Day Collection. Despite the poor weather conditions €750 was raised in Piltown. The Irish Cancer Society would also like to thank the owners of Centra in Piltown for allowing them to hold the collection at the store.
Trad SessionS - Trad sessions have commenced in the Front Bar, Anthony’s Inn every Friday night. Live music in the Front Bar, Saturday, April 20 with ‘The Inbetweeners’.
first annual waterford truck & motor shoW - The first Waterford Truck & Motor Show takes place on May 18 & 19 at Waterford Business Park in aid of the South East Radiotheraphy Trust.
Music LessonS - Guitar (all types), Piano & Music Theory. Experienced Teacher B.Mus.Hons. 6 years teaching at Maoin Cheoil an Chláir Music School.Students prepared for exams (if required): The Associated Board (Royal Schools of Music), The London College of Music, The Royal Irish Academy of Music, The Leinster School of Music. Phone 087 7445661.
Camogie TraininG - Camogie training for all ages has recommenced in Piltown GAA Complex. Training nights are Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Contact 087 6692 785 or 087 417 6092 for details of ages & times. The club cater for girls born in 2006 or before. All newcomers welcome as we field teams in all the following age groups; U-8, U-10, U-12, U-14, U-16, Minor & Intermediate.
Piltown Children’s Basketball CluB - Basketball training takes place every Friday evening in the Community Centre for Under 10’s, Under 12 Girls and Under 14 Boys. Under 10 training for both boys & girls takes place from 6-7pm. Under 12 Girls training takes place from 7-8pm & Under 14 Boys training takes place from 8-9pm. €2 per week.
Girls Gaelic Football - Under-14 County Feile Blitz takes place on Sunday, April 21. Contact 087-9230283 for more information.
WONDERFUL DAY FOR UNDER-12 CAMOGIE - There was even some respite in the cold weather as Piltown Under-12 Camogie players took part in the ‘Caman To Corker’ exhibition games held in of all places, the wonderful Croke Park on Saturday. The girls played three games on the hallowed turf of Croke Park against Faughs (Dublin), Lough Lene Gaels (Westmeath) & St. Brigids (Laois). They were also treated to a tour of Croke park & the museum followed by a trip to the Croke Park Shop. To cap a memorable day for the girls there was a stop over at Supermacs in Carlow on the way home.
Squad: Alannah Twohig, Anna O’Brien, Danielle O’Brien, Chloe Power, Danielle Frisby, Emma Phelan, Isobel Quirke, Jennifer O’Dea. Laura Falconer, Kate Falconer, Laura Power, Laura Sinnott, Maria Bovenizer, Marlise Flynn, Rachel O’Shea, Sarah Jayne Brophy, Sarah Tobin. Mentors: Michael Brophy, Marie Flynn, Jack Walsh.
Kilkenny Community & Voluntary Forum - A community consulation seminar on the subject of substance misuse takes place on Friday, April 19 in the Pembroke Hotel, 11 Patrick Street, Kilkenny from 9.30am to 1.30pm. All community interests & groups are invited. Book places at 051 841144.