Soccer -Thomastown United Junior A side were back to winning ways last Sunday morning when the beat Lions Fc of Durrow 4-1 in United Park. On the mark for Thomastown was Aaron Broaders who struck a hat-trick and if quickly climbing to the top of the Golden Boot list and Eamon Lyster.
The Junior B side didn’t have the same luck as the Junior A side when they went down 3-0 to River Rangers in Kilmanagh.
The Over 35’s lost 1-0 at home to Parkville Utd in the Carlow League.
Thomastown Utd Under 14’s progress to the Last 16 of the SFAI National Cup when the travelled to Cork last Sunday and bet Blarney Utd 2-0 with Stevie Wemyss & Brian Staunton. Next up for Thomastown is another away trip to Killarney, Kerry to take on Ballyhar Dynamo’s.
Check out our website www.thomastownunited.com and our Facebook page www.facebook.com/thomastownunited for up to date fixtures, results and Club news.
Camogie - Following the AGM of Thomastown Camogie Club the following officers were elected: Helen Farrell Chairperson, Anne Donnelly Secretary, Seamus Quigley Treasurer and Lesley Roche PRO. The board members thanked all those who attended and look forward to a successful new year.
Thomastown GAA Club and Camogie Club dinner dance will take place on Friday 22nd March in The Springhill Court Hotel.
Local Lotto - €4,950 jackpot was not won. 5 X €35 winners were: Bridget Lannon Thomastown, Frances and Tom Ryan Legan, The Whelan’s c/o Prendergasts, Shirley Walpole c/o O Hara’s and Joe Hayes Grennan Mill.
Open Meeting-The open meeting will be held on Wednesday 6th February in Thomastown Community Concert Hall from 6.30pm – 8.00pm. Everyone from the Thomastown and local community is invited to find out more about the plans for the Sessions House Arts Centre. This is a community arts centre and the organisers would encourage anyone who is interested in attending to come along to the meeting.
The first stage drawings of the purposed plans for The Sessions House will be presented by Alice Bentley from Blackwood and Associates Architects and ideas for fundraising will also be discussed at the meeting. Bring as many people along to the meeting as possible. Please visit our Facebook page and share it with others. www.facebook.com/SessionsHouseArtsCentre
Jerpoint Glass Studio-Annual Seconds Sale Starts Friday 8th February Jerpoint’s Annual Seconds Sale starts Friday 8th February. For ten days only all seconds’ stock will be reduced across all lines. The sale will take place at the Studio Shop in Stoneyford, Co. Kilkenny. Starts Friday 8th February and runs for ten days until Sunday 17th February. The Studio is open daily where you can view the live glassblowing demonstrations free of charge (Monday – Friday). For more information and directions see www.jerpointglass.com
The Gathering - Do you have any ideas about how we should celebrate Thomastown and all it has to offer as part of The Gathering Ireland 2013? No idea is too big, to small or too quirky. Come and share you thoughts in The Concert Hall on February 7th at 7pm. everybody is welome to attend.
Colleges Handball - Congtratulations to Dylan Caulfield on reaching the U17 Colleges final unfortunatly Dylan was narrowly beaten in the fnal.
Our Lady of Fatima - Available now for blessing is a holy medal of our lady, holy relics of St Padre Pio St Anthony and St Claire. Also available is holy oil. For more information phone Tommy O Neill 086 3273511
Thomastown Community Centre - The committee of Thomastown Community Centre have launched their fund raising inicative. they will call to evey house in the parish and drop their brochure for you to read, they will call back one week later. we hope you will support their endeavour to provide you with a centre that we can be proud of. Anyone wishing to view the plans for the refurbrishment programme due to take place at the community cente may do so by calling to the centre to view the plans on the notice board outside the centre.