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22 Jan 2022

Grandfather Gus joins family to help with Bennettsbridge litter-pick

From this week's Bennettsbridge Notes

KILKENNY

Former hurling referee John (Gus Hennessy)with grandaughter Niamh Ellen Hennessy on litter picking duty in the Kilbline/Tullaherin area

While Tidy Towns activities on the whole tend to be carried out in spring, summer and autumn, a local family continues to keep their area litter-free all year round.

The Hennessy family in Bennettsbridge has been carrying out regular litter-picks in their area. Last week they were joined in their activity by their grandfather, John (Gus) Hennessy, well known referee in GAA circles, now in his 84th year.

Well done to the family who covered the area between Kilbline, Tullaherin and Castlefield Lane, encouraged by their dad, Killian. It would be of great help to the local Tidy Towns effort if other people in the community could follow their example.

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