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Margaret Cushen is the news correspondent for the Carlow People and writes articles and news items for our Parish site.

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Bagenalstown Review of the Year 2014 – July to Dec.

January 5th, 2015 by Margaret Cushen

Pitch and Putt
Congratulations to Darren McNally, a member of Bagenalstown Pitch and Putt Club who finished third at the Leinster Championships held in Inniskeen, Co. Monaghan, recently. Darren represented the club in the junior grade at the Leinster Handicap Stroke Play Championships. He has continued the club’s success in Leinster and National championships over [...]

Carlow People Bagenalstown Notes REVIEW OF 2014 (First six months)

January 1st, 2015 by Margaret Cushen

Carlow People Bagenalstown Notes for Tues. Dec. 30, 2014
REVIEW OF 2014 (First six months)
Christmas Day Swim/Walk
Congratulations to the 20 swimmers who braved the river Barrow on a very cold Christmas morning and to the very big group of walkers for their participation to raise funds for the Carlow/Kilkenny Home Care Team. This was [...]

Carlow People Bagenalstown Notes For Tues. Jan 14, 2014

May 31st, 2014 by Margaret Cushen

Operation Transformation
Bagenalstown Family Resource Centre is taking part in Operation Transformation. Take time out for yourself in a friendly and relaxed environment. A healthier mind, a healthier you, make new friends and have fun. Enrolment Monday, Jan. 20 at 10am and 7pm in the Family Resource Centre, Moneybeg, Royal Oak Road. It is free [...]

Carlow People Bagenalstown Notes Tues. January 7, 2014

May 31st, 2014 by Margaret Cushen

Yoga Classses
Yoga For All returns to Bagenalstown Family Resource Centre Wed. Jan 8 at 7.30pm. Marian would like to wish all her yoga students a happy, peaceful New Year and look forward to 2014 in a positive, joyous way. Contact Marian to book your place 086-3082450.
Carlow Historical & Archaeological Society: Lecture by Padraig Laffan: The [...]

Carlow People Bagenalstown Notes Tuesday, November 19, 2013

November 26th, 2013 by Margaret Cushen

Table Quiz
Save Our Valleys-Against the Pylons. Table Quiz Thursday November 21 at 8pm in the Lord Bagenal, Cost €20 per team, €10 for student team. Please support this vital cause affecting all our communities of Bagenalstown, Fenagh, Newtown, Nurney, Oldtown, Leighlinbridge, Paulstown and many more. The feedback deadline is Tuesday, Nov. 26. Forms available and [...]

Carlow People Tues. Nov. 12, 2013 Bagenalstown Notes

November 20th, 2013 by Margaret Cushen

EirGrid Submissions
Submissions on the proposal by EirGrid to to upgrade Ireland’s transmission network through high overhead pylons. including a corridor through Co. Carlow, can be made to EirGrid before Tuesday, November 26 by post to The Grid Link Project Manager, EirGrid, PO Box 12213, Glenageary, Co. Dublin. Copies of submission forms are available at [...]

Carlow People Bagenalstown Notes Tues. Nov. 5, 2013

November 20th, 2013 by Margaret Cushen

Country School Remembers – Ballymartin N.S.
This book, which charts the history of Ballymartin N.S, with memories from pupils and teachers, complemented by a rich array of photos, is available in Kiernan’s of Borris, The Little Shop, Muine Bheag or contact Mick Kinsella 087 2038394. It gives a fascinating glimpse into country life in a bygone [...]

Carlow People Bagenalstown Notes Tues. Oct. 29.2013

November 20th, 2013 by Margaret Cushen

Bagenalstown Festivals Committee will hold their Annual General meeting in the McGrath hall Bagenalstown on Tuesday night, November 5 at 8.30pm. All existing members are asked to attend and the committee would love to see some new members come along and make their contribution for next year.At last year’s AGM quite a few new members [...]

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