CALVARY CEMETERY - The committee of Calvary Cemetery wish to express their disappointment at the number of people leaving refuse and rubble lying around after carrying out cleaning duties at burial sites. Bags and bags of wreaths flower potsand other related rubbish are left lying about after cleaning duties. The committee request that in future all such rubbish be taken away and disposed of and not create any more problems at the cemetery.
LOTTO - Last weks numbers were 10,12,18 & 29. there was no winner of the jackpot which this week is worth £9,350. Consolation winners were, Nicky O’Carroll, Rita Markey, Rachel Kinsella, Annette Kelly and Mary Cantwell.
SHAD FISHING - The 26th annual Twaite Shad Fishing Competition will take place at St. Mullins on Sunday 25th May.Starting at “pm and concluding at 8pm the entry fees are £15 for adults and £5 for juniors. Registration will be at the Mullachain Cafe on the Quay and the presentation of prizes will take place at Blanchfields Pub on the Green at 7.30 pm.Lots of prizes including heaviest bag, second heaviest and heaviest shad for senior and junior anglers.
GRAIG ON TG4 - Well known TV personality John Spillane together with a film crew spent an entire week in town recently in preparation for a prtogramme which will be screened on TG4 in the autumn.Among the many items recorded, some as Gaeilge with a few in English Duiske Abbey, The Brass Band, Cushendale Woollen Mills. A boat trip on the Barrow, Memories of life on the Grand Canal and many,many more facets of life in a typical rural setting.Sessions filmed at Pat Doyles pub and interviews with a number of interesting locals should make for good TV viewing. We all look forward to the programme.