Tullaroan: Another title for the Great Tommy Walsh

TOMMY ON IRISH TEAM - Tommy Walsh, Mountgale was on the Irish team who claimed the Hurling/Shinty International Series for a fourth consecutive year with a comfortable second Test win over Scotland at Cusack Park, Ennis on Saturday.

TOMMY ON IRISH TEAM - Tommy Walsh, Mountgale was on the Irish team who claimed the Hurling/Shinty International Series for a fourth consecutive year with a comfortable second Test win over Scotland at Cusack Park, Ennis on Saturday.

Bereavement Support Group - A meeting of people bereaved by suicide will be held in Villa Maria, Talbot’s Inch, Kilkenny on Thursday 1st November commencing at 8pm. The theme of the meeting is ‘ a time to meet others bereaved by suicide.

Kilkenny County Childcare Committee - Are you a childminder or thinking of becoming a childminder? An “introduction to childminding course” will take place in Kilkenny on Saturday 10th and Saturday 17th of November from 10am – 4pm each day. The course is organised by Kilkenny County Childcare Committee and the cost is €20. For more information or to book a place please contact Helena on 056 7752865.

Whist Drive - A whist drive will be held in the Tullaroan Community Centre on Sunday 28th October commencing at 8.30pm. The proceeds will go to the Parents Association, Tullaroan National School.

Alzheimer’s /Dementia Association - A facilitated support group, for carers of people with Alzheimer’s/Dementia. Providing a safe space for information exchange, emotional and practical support and the opportunity to network with other carers in similar positions. Location: Alzheimer Day Care Centre, 1 Fr Walsh Close, Cootes Lane, Kilkenny (Behind the village Inn)Next Meeting: Time: 4pm-5.30pm, Wednesday 31st October 2012. For more information contact Ruth 056)7771230.

St. Vincent de Paul Societ - The Society will hold a second collection in the Church of The Assumption this weekend.

Benefit Night - A feast of Irish Traditional Music and Concert with local aratists will be held in Langton’s, John Street, Kilkenny on Wednesday 7th November. Ticket costing €10.00 are on sale and sellers will be calling around the Tullaroan area during the coming week. Your support would be very much appreciated.

Irish Pilgrimage Trust - The Irish Pilgrimage Trust is organising a used clothing collection to raise funds to send children to Lourdes. Any clean and dry clothes are acceptable and are to be left into St. Patrick’s Centre, Loughboy from 11am to 1pm on Saturday 10th November. This is an ideal opportunity to empty your wardrobe and also held children with special needs to travel to Lourdes.

Hurling - The Tullaroan minor hurling team qualified for the League Final when they overcame Gowran in sunny but cold Palmerstown on Saturday afternoon last. Tullaroan were always in control where they had a good lead at half time, with the wind in their backs in the second half Tullaroan when out convincing winners. Team: Michael Maher (Capt), Paul Sweeney, William Dooley, Tommy Walsh, Bob Cuddihy, Shane Culldhy, Diarmuid Doheny, Jack Keoghan, Jason O’Riordan, Jack Holmes, Edward Teehan, Bill Cuddihy, John Walton, David Sweeney, Shane Walsh. Subs used Sean Cuddihy, Jim Moore, Kieran Lanigan. The U16 hurling team will play in the League Final this weekend.

Whist Drive - A whist drive in aid of st Brigid’s camogie club will take place this Friday night 2nd November at Palmerstown venue commencing at 8.30pm all are welcome

Open Day - The Kilkenny Campus of NUI Maynooth, College Rd, Kilkenny (adjoining St. Kieran’s College) would like to invite all students interested in taking the First year of their BA Degree in Kilkenny City to join us at our Open Day on Saturday, 10th November 2012 at 12.00pm. Students choosing to take this exciting new option will benefit by taking the 1st year of their BA degree close to home in a friendly, learner centred environment - before moving to the main NUI Maynooth Campus for 2nd and 3rd year. Those living locally will also have the advantage of making significant savings on travel and accommodation costs. Further information and a timetable for the Open Day can be found at:www.nuim.ie/kilkenny

The McCarthy Cup in Scoil RuadháiN - Local man Tommy Walsh along with J.J. Delaney and Aidan Fogarty who between them have twenty three All Ireland Medals where welcomed by the School Principal Ms. Breda Holmes when they arrived with the McCarhty Cup last week. The Chairman of Tullaroan hurling club Dick Walshe spoke where he thanked the Principal for inviting the club into the school for the occasion and also thanked the players for their effort in bringing another All Ireland to Kilkenny. Former All Ireland hurler Liam Keoghan along with Chairman of Bord Na Nóg Simon Walton and Fr. MIchael Keoghan also spoke. Fr. Michael was home from Newcastle where he was spending a short holiday with his brother Jack and sister Lily in Tullaroan. A great morning was had by all where all the children got their Photo’s taken with the the McCarhty Cup.