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Piltown - Katie’s wish to talk fundraiser

Fundraising - The draw for Katie’s Wish to Walk Raffle was held on Friday 8th March in Piltown GAA Complex. There was a very large crowd in attendance with some prominent faces in the crowds such as Noel Hickey, Ann Downey & the star of the night, Katie herself.

Fundraising - The draw for Katie’s Wish to Walk Raffle was held on Friday 8th March in Piltown GAA Complex. There was a very large crowd in attendance with some prominent faces in the crowds such as Noel Hickey, Ann Downey & the star of the night, Katie herself.

Chairman, Dan Kenny thanked everyone for the massive support they have show towards the fundraising for little Katie. Katie’s Mum, Aisling made a heartfelt speech ‘thanking everybody who has contributed to the fundraising for the kindness and generosity they have shown to us. It is impossible to put into words how much it means to us to be in a position to take Katie to St Louis for this life changing surgery. We will be eternally grateful to everyone who helped in any way’.

The Raffle was held then with Katie drawing out the first ticket.

The Raffle results are as follows: 1st Prize - P.J. Fagan; 2nd Prize - Cloneen G.A.A. Club; 3rd Prize - Tara Slattery; 4th Prize - Dicksboro Camogie Club; 5th Prize - Alan Dooley; 6th Prize - Damien Quirke; 7th Prize - J. Boland; 8th Prize - Fergal Noctor; 9th Prize - Hilda Anthony; 10th Prize - Brenda Farrell; 11th Prize - Margaret Dooley; 12th Prize - Eoin & Conor Diffily; 13th Prize - Máirín Aylward; 14th Prize - Clodagh Clooney; 15th Prize - Colette Maher; 16th Prize - Margaret Dooley; 17th Prize - V. Whelan; 18th Prize - Blathnaid Curran; 19th Prize - M. Curran; 20th Prize - Evan O’Shea; 21st Prize - Margaret Walsh; 22nd Prize - Sue Doran; 23rd Prize - Aine & Thomas O’Neill; 24th Prize - Anita Foley; 25th Prize - Ann Dempsey; 26th Prize - Mary Walsh; 27th Prize - Geraldine McGrath; 28th Prize - Alice Drohan; 29th Prize - Brigid Cleary; 30th Prize - Agnes Cleary; 31st Prize - Jamie Power; 32nd Prize - Kitty Grant; 33rd Prize - Joe Murphy; 34th Prize - Richie Anderson; 35th Prize - Waterford Cathedral Choir.

Dancing in {iltown gaa complex - Saturday 16th March – Teddy & Colm Barry; Saturday 23rd March – Dermot Lyons.

Templeorum National School enrolments

Templeorum National School are currently taking enrolments for Sept. 2013. Forms are available from the school at 051 643602.

FUNDRAISING WHIST DRIVE FOR ‘Katie’s Wish to Walk’ - A Whist Drive will be held on Tuesday 19th March at 8.15pm in The Parish Hall opposite Anthony’s carpark. All proceeds are going towards Katie’s Wish to Walk. All welcome.

Flora Women’s Mini Marathon - Need motivation for getting fit? Why not run, jog or walk the 10km Flora Women’s Mini Marathon for Our Lady’s Children Hospital & Medical Research Centre Crumlin, Dublin on Bank Holiday Mon, June 3rd. A bus will run from the Piltown/Carrick-on-Suir area. T– Shirts supplied & goodie bags will be collected and issued to you. It’s a great day out. If interested contact: Brenda Farrell (086) 3199051 (after 5pm).

Kildalton College Careers Day - Kildalton College Careers Day takes place on Friday, 15th March. Tours Start at 10am & 11am. Courses on Offer from Certificate to Degree Level.

Zumba Classes - Classes have commenced in Piltown GAA Complex on Monday evenings at 7pm, €6 per class (Students - €5). Come & get fit the fun way, you won’t even realise you’re working out. Beginners are welcome. Check out ‘Nita Zumba’ on facebook.

Fiddown Union of Parishes Spring Social - The Fiddown Union of Parishes are holding their Spring Social on Friday 22nd March at 8.30pm in The Rising Sun, Mullinavat. Tickets are €20 and are available from Norman Storey 643212, Hugh Daniels 643682 or Robert/Ruth Kennington 643162 (daytime).

PILTOWN SOCIAL CLUB—LOURDES PILGRIMAGE FUNDRAISING 2013 - Piltown Social Club will be holding their annual Lourdes Pilgrimage Church Gate collection on Sat 23rd & Sun 24th March at Piltown, Templeorum & Owning. Your continued support of this worthy cause in the Parish is much appreciated.

MUSIC LESSONS - Guitar (all types), Piano and Music Theory. Experienced Teacher B. Mus. Hons. 6 years teaching at Maoin Cheoil an Chláir Music School. Students prepared for exams (if required): The Associated Board (Royal Schools of Music), The London College of Music, The Royal Irish Academy of Music, The Leinster School of Music. Phone 087-7445661.

TEMPLEORUM TOWN TWINNING TABLE QUIZ - Templeorum Town Twinning are holding a Table-Quiz in Anthonys Inn, Piltown on Friday 22nd March at 9pm. Tables of 4 are €20. Raffle on the night. Everybody is Welcome.

GAA News - Due to waterlogged pitches the Jim Reid Tournament will have to be deferred once again. All teams have been notified.

Piltown GAA Membership is now due – Membership can be paid to any Committee Member.
Piltown Camogie Club Registration night for Piltown Camogie Club is on Friday, 15th March in Piltown GAA Complex at 8pm. Registration is €30 for u18, with a family membership of €70 for 3 or more juveniles. Adult membership is €40 & non-playing members €10. Training will resume in the coming weeks for all girls born in 2006 or before. For more info call 087 6692785/087 4176092. The emphasis for Piltown Camogie Club is on every girl to enjoy playing her chosen sport, regardless of ability. This promotes exclusivity & brings its own rewards. We aim to promote fitness & retain players up to adult level. 2012 was a very successful year, winning 4 county titles from U14 to U21 level. 

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