RECYCLING – PLEASE NOTE
We would like to remind users due to some confusion recently that we ARE NOT permitted to take any fridges, freezers, cookers, washing machines or driers. Apologies for any inconvenience caused as the county Council does not permit us to do so.
We CAN accept clean, dry card/paper, some metals, some plastics (1-4) and light bulbs.
The Tinahely.ie website outlines what can and cannot be accepted and includes other beneficial information and can be accessed here: tinahely.ie/
Again we regret any inconvenience caused and thank you all for your continued support.
Following the success of last year’s production of John B. Keane’s ‘Big Maggie’, Tinahely Variety Group has set itself the challenge of producing another two-act play, Jim O’Hanlon’s ‘The Buddha of Castleknock’. The play has a broad range of character roles for both men and women with ages from 15 to 50.
Open auditions will be held in Murphy’s Hotel on Monday, July 24; Wednesday, July 26, and Friday, July 28. All auditions at 9 p.m. TInahely Variety Group is always ready to encourage new members into the group, and everyone is welcome to come along.
There are five categories to which you can enter and show your pets in Tinahely show this year, so come and show all the other pet lovers your special friend: Best Furry Pet, Best Feathered Pet, Any Other Pet, Best Mother and Brood, Most Unusual Pet.
It’s only €3 to enter each cage with the chance to win great prizes. Each animal should have its own secure cage or pen and they should be clean with plenty of water and food. (Please call us if you need a cage or pen for your pet, as this can be arranged)
You can enter in advance or on the day in the Pets’ Corner tent. The schedules are available in the local shops in Tinahely. Judging commences at midday so get there early. Call 087 2352675 if you need any further information.
There will be a food and craft market every Saturday beside Black Toms pub in Tinahely. It is running from 10 a.m. till 1 p.m. Please come along and support our local producers.
KARE OPEN EVENING
Founded in 1967, Kare celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. We invite you to visit Kare Tinahely Local Service on Friday, July 28, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. The aim of this open evening is to inform our friends, supporters and the community about the support services and facilities available to our Service Users.
Kare provides support to people who have an intellectual disa- bility and their families. Tinahely Local Service was established in 2003 and has gone from strength to strength ever since.
The centre is presently housed in a purpose built unit in Tinahely Community Hall on the School Road.
The catchment area includes Tinahely, Annacurra, Clonmore, Carnew, Shillelagh, Coolboy, Aughrim, Knockanana and Hacketstown. The local service take this opportunity to thank you for your generosity and valued support over the years.
Tinahely Tidy Towns Group together with Tinahely Community Employment Scheme are busy for the months of June and July in preparation for the upcoming judging of Tidy Towns competition.
Everyone is encouraged to play their part in keeping our village clean and tidy and well presented. This can be achieved by; picking up litter, cleaning, painting the facade of your premises, sweeping and weeding outside your doorway/gate, erecting hanging baskets/window boxes.
The judging covers residential housing and streets, business premises, schools, shops, approach roads, streets and lanes and housing estates. For more information on Tidy Towns and reports visit; tidytowns.ie. A big thank you to all those who have maintained their residence/business premises in good condition.
Tidy Towns are always looking for new members to join.If you are interested please drop an email to email@example.com.
On Sunday, July 30, the walk will be at Ballycrystal (Grade B+, 12km, 3.5 hours) meeting in Bunclody at 10 a.m. On Sunday, August 6, the walk will be at Mullaghcleevaun (Grade B+, 15km, five hours) meeting in Tinahely at 9.30 a.m. or car park at Sorrel Hill at 10.30 a.m. Please ensure to wear proper walking boots, to bring adequate food and drink and to pack (or wear) rain gear.
On Monday, July 17, the numbers drawn were 5, 8, 26 and 28. Bonus No. 22: No jackpot winner. Two match-three winners: Jacqui Whelan and Ross Nolan. Next lotto jackpot €3,700. Next draw in Maggie’s on Monday, July 24.
MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT
If you are living with Depression/Anxiety or any other mental health issue, you may benefit from attending the Tinahely mental health support group. Meetings will take place on the first Wednesday of each month at 7.30 p.m. upstairs in the library building in Tinahely. The cost is €5 per session including tea or coffee. For more information contact John Byrne MIACP (Counsellor/Psychotherapist) at 086 3128497.
DOG OWNERS NOTE
To those that walk their pets on leash, a big thank you. To those that don’t please be aware you are endangering the future of the walks for the wider community. The Railway Walk and extension have a strict rule that dogs must be on leash and no dogs are permitted on any of the looped walks.
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