Thomastown: Puppet show for all

ON SATURDAY 18th August at 3pm, the Circus Stachamoose, the new show from Your Man’s Puppets, is showing in Thomastown on Saturday 18th August at 3pm priced at €5, it is suitable for all ages. The energetic 45 minute performance introduces a collection of mischievous characters, the suspiciously similar-looking Stachamoose brothers, Vlado the magician and Elmer a song-and-dance man, Jub-Jub the dexterous dog and Hansters- the smitten part hand, part hamster in this mix of physical comedy, humour and accomplished puppetry. Call Mary for details 087 6828904

ON SATURDAY 18th August at 3pm, the Circus Stachamoose, the new show from Your Man’s Puppets, is showing in Thomastown on Saturday 18th August at 3pm priced at €5, it is suitable for all ages. The energetic 45 minute performance introduces a collection of mischievous characters, the suspiciously similar-looking Stachamoose brothers, Vlado the magician and Elmer a song-and-dance man, Jub-Jub the dexterous dog and Hansters- the smitten part hand, part hamster in this mix of physical comedy, humour and accomplished puppetry. Call Mary for details 087 6828904

GAA - The GAA Annual Family Field Day will take place on Sunday 26th August in Grennan. Watch this space for updates or check out the Club website. A day of fun and games for all the family!

Handball - Last weekend was a great weekend for Kilfane Handball Club as all players won their All Ireland semi- finals. All the finals will be played this coming weekend. Aoife Holden had a great win over Clodiagh Neville of Limerick 2 games to nil. Dylan Caulfield and Sean Carey beat Ian Bradshaw & Aaron Hogan Tipperay 2 games to 1. Rachel Hogan and Claire Grace beat Clare opposition 2 games to nil. Noel Holden won his semi- final some weeks back and will also play his final this weekend. It will be a busy weekend for the Holdens as Father & Daughter bid for All Ireland Glory. It was also a proud day in Mullinavat at the semi- finals for the Caulfield family as four generations were there to see Dylan reach the All Ireland Final, Jim, Paud, Moira & Josh.

Soccer - Thomastown United#s Junior Pre-Season & Schoolboys/girls are back up and running. If you are interested in joining any of the Teams contact Eoin on 086 8698982 and he will put you in touch with the right manager. Thomastown United are also looking for Managers and Trainers for some of our Junior Teams & Schoolboys/girls teams. Anyone interested in any of these spots or just want to help out in anyway please contact Eoin on 086 8698982. Please check out our website for up to date information on www.thomastownunited.com

All Ireland Hurling Semi Final - Sean Reids Bus will be going to the All-Ireland semi final between Kilkenny & Tipperary on Sunday 19th. Will be leaving from the Quay in Thomastown at 11.45am. Only a few seats remain, Contact Liam on 085 1535565.