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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 [...]

Bagenalstown Notes. Tues. Oct. 22, 2013

November 20th, 2013 by Margaret Cushen

Shoe Box Appeal
Again this year the Queen of the Universe N.S. has been asked by the Heart to Hand Charity to help with their appeal for Street Children in Albania. The following items are required this year – New hats, scarves, mittens, gloves, colouring books, crayons, pencils, pens, markers, toothbrush and toothpaste, jigsaws, soap [...]

Bagenalstown Notes for Carlow People Tues. 15, 2013

November 20th, 2013 by Margaret Cushen

Carlow Historical & Archaeological Society
The first of the Autumn /Winter lectures will take place on Wednesday October 16 at 8pm, in Borris Vocational School, entitled The Bridges of Carlow’s Mountain River and it’s Tributaries by Francis Coady.
The lecture will discuss previously unrecorded river bridges from the mid Carlow area. These bridges vary in style, [...]

Carlow People Bagenalstown Notes Tues. Oct 8, 2013

November 20th, 2013 by Margaret Cushen

Family Resource Centre Activities
‘Keep Away The Autumn Blues’ Coffee Morning on Tuesday, October 8 from 10am. All welcome, this is part of ‘Mensana Week in Carlow’ No charge.
Hip Hop starting on Friday, October 11from 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. €2.00 per child. To register, please ring 087 7435015 or call to Bagenalstown FRC.
Guitar Lessons [...]

Carlow People Bagenalstown Notes Tues. Oct. 1, 2013

November 20th, 2013 by Margaret Cushen

Nurney Villa September 50/50 Draw Results
1st Patsy Murphy, Newtown Road
2nd Peter Kelly, Garryhundon
3rd Paul Murphy, Ballinaboley
4th Denis Nolan, Augha
5th Mary Flynn, Green Road, Carlow
6th John O’Rourke, Cummins Park, Bagenalstown
7th Anna Walsh, Goresbridge
8th Agnes Murphy, Newtown Road
9th Paddy Byrne, Nurney
10th Tom and Trish White, Oldtown
Next draw on Wed. October 30 in the Nurney Inn.
Knitting Party
Carlow [...]

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