Graignamanagh: Awards for Tidy Town winners

TIDY TOWNS - The winners in the categories of the Tidy Towns competition were presented with their awards at a function at Duiske College on Monday 24 th September. Prizes went to the following. Most improved estate, Cois na Bearbhu. Most improved large estate Brandon park. Most improved small estate Duiske crescent. Best hanging basket Jimmy and MaryO’Brien High st. Best window box. Fergal Fenlon Cottage Gardens and best garden Sr. Cora. Congratulations and well done to all the winners.

TIDY TOWNS - The winners in the categories of the Tidy Towns competition were presented with their awards at a function at Duiske College on Monday 24 th September. Prizes went to the following. Most improved estate, Cois na Bearbhu. Most improved large estate Brandon park. Most improved small estate Duiske crescent. Best hanging basket Jimmy and MaryO’Brien High st. Best window box. Fergal Fenlon Cottage Gardens and best garden Sr. Cora. Congratulations and well done to all the winners.

LOTTO - Last weeks numbers were 4,18,21 & 25. The elusive £10,000 jackpot was not won. the following won consolation winners, Paddy Lawless, Jimmy Doyle, Val Lonergan, Gina Randall and Mrs. Conney, Griffinstown.

ANNUAL FUNDRAISER. - The annual auction and fancy dress in aid of the Carlow/Kilkenny Home Care Team will take place this Saturday night at the Ouncel House Dungarvan.There are numerous lots on offer and all the proceeds goes to the very worthy cause. Among the many thing on offer are electric kettle, Kiltrea Pottery, Karen Morgan Pottery, Castle Arch Pottery, Jerpoint Glass, vouchers, polo shirts sports bags, green fees for Mt. Juliet, Callan, Borris and Mountain View golf clubs.Finger food will be served and all are encouraged to support.

GAHAN HOUSE - Gahan House , the Home for the elderly which provides comfortable accomodation for the people in the GRAIGNAMANAGH, TINNAHINCH AND SKEOUGHVOSTEEN areas invite the community to attend the A.G.M. which will be held at the Boathouse on Monday 5th November.The House which is run by a manager, assistant and dedicated staff provides twelve beds in the main house together with eight sheltered houses. Working under the guidelines and regulations of the H.S.E. - The Health Information and Quality and Kilkenny Fire Regulations funding is always a prime worry .With the recent cut backs it is becoming more difficult fund the running and maintenance costs.Now is the time for the community to rally round and ensure the this very essential amenity can continue in an efficient manner. The meeting starts at 8pm.