Facebook residents - A new Face Book page has been created by some concerned residents in Piltown village following a number of crimes committed against the residents of Belline Vale, Banagher Court, Clonmore Hall, The Meadows, Stoneybridge etc. Cars have been broken into causing damage and scaring innocent people and children, they have also tried to open doors and windows of houses. It needs to be stopped before someone is hurt. Visit the Face book page at
https://www.facebook.com/PiltownStopPettyCrime and join, share and keep alert.
Camera Club A.G.M. - The A.G.M. of Carrick Camera Club takes place in the Carrig Hotel, Carrick on Suir on Tuesday 11th September at 8pm. All members are requested to attend and new members are more than welcome.
The club are now preparing for an exhibition of framed prints which will take place in the Lifeguard station at Love Lane, Tramore.
Recent wedding - The Wedding of Paula Walsh and Roy Foran, Mooncoin took place at Kilnaspic Church on Friday last. The nuptial mass was celebrated by Rev. Fr. P. Moore P.P. Piltown. Over 100 guests travelled to the reception at Hotel Ormond in Kilkenny following a photo session at Newmarket Famine Garden. We wish Paula and Roy every best wish for the future.
Kildalton College - A very large crowd attended the Canadian conference at Kildalton College last week at which His Excellency Loyola Hearn Canadian Ambassador to Ireland attended. He also launched a book called Tipperary trails to Newfoundland. During the day there were talks and presentations in the Michael Conlon auditorium by Aidan O’ Hara , RTE, Ted Nealon, Historian, Carrick on Suir, Michael Coady, Historian and author from Carrick on Suir and the well known historian and lecturer Jack Burchall from Waterford. Some members of the Carrick On Suir I.C.A. group were also present to display some of their home crafts. The Celtic Fiddlers also gave a rousing selection of Celtic tunes and their CD’s were on offer to buy. The Celtic Fiddlers are a performing group that consists of drums including the bodhran, a keyboard, guitar, bass Irish tin whistle, and many violins. The group practices every week and enjoys learning new pieces of music, especially the songs and jigs and reels of their Irish ancestors. Their debut CD “Passage,” has been determined to demonstrate to others, particularly our youth, that our traditional music is of utmost importance and should be part of our education and enjoyment.
Walking/Running/Fitness group- Starting soon in the Mooncoin, Carrigeen and Kilmacow areas. Beginners only, for more information contact Gary @ 0876141587.
Music Course for Piltown - Piltown Community Centre in association with Kilkenny Leader partnership and Kilkenny VEC is offering beginners music course for adults. The course will be free of charge to participants and will run from September 13th to December 13th. The course will give an appreciation of how music works and will cover fundamental theory including reading and writing musical notation. Unemployed or retired adults and members of choirs are particularly welcome. The course will be of equal benefit to complete beginners or those who wish to revise some previous musical training. For more info or to register contact Noel Regan Piltown Community Centre on 0857063811.
Mooncoin Bridge club- Mooncoin Bridge Club will resume the games on Wednesday 5th September in the supper room of the parish hall.
The late Tommy Carroll - The death of Tommy Carroll, The Shop, Clonmore and late of Chapel Street, Mooncoin occurred on Saturday last. Tommy is predeceased by his wife Kathleen and leaves behind his sons, daughters, extended family, relatives and friends. Tommy was a native of Piltown. Deepest sympathy to his family relatives and friends.