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Monday 18 December 2017

TAGHMON

ATHLETIC CLUB

Training will continue every Wednesday from 5.30pm to 6.30pm until further notice. As we are now outdoors, training will only go ahead weather permitting , so if it is raining there will be no training. We would encourage as many members as possible to attend from now on as the County Championships and the Community Games will be on in the next two months.

TAG MINI MARATHON

Taghmon Action Group are holding their 10k Mini Marathon Fun Run/Walk on Monday, May 3 at 10 am starting at Teach Spraoi Childcare Centre. All entries to the TAG office or Thrift shop. Sponsor cards are now available from TAG office. All proceeds for TAG projects (23 in all).

CAKE SALE

Caroreigh Parents Council are holding a cake sale in the old school after mass on Easter Sunday. A free raffle will take place for an Easter fruit cake. All support much appreciated.

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Those wishing to contribute cakes, buns, tarts, etc., for our cake sale on Easter Sunday, April 4, can leave items in on the Saturday from 8.30 to 8.45 p.m. or on Sunday from 10 a.m. onwards in the old school. All donations are greatly appreciated as money raised from this event goes towards the parents council to be utilised in the organisation of our school.

All the kids had a great time at the Easter egg hunt. Thanks to all involved. Back to school on April 12.

The children made their First Confession on Tuesday, March 23. Thanks to Fr. David and Fr. Gannon. The children are now busy preparing for their First Holy Communion on May 8.

Finally, congratulations to Conor McGee who came second in the Community Games county final.

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Well done to all the pupils who put such great effort into creating great hair styles and hair colours for our Mad Hair Day on Friday. On the day ¤309.70 was raised so a big thank you from the Parents' Council. Our end of term newsletter was issued on all pupils on Friday. We hope you enjoyed reading all about the achievments of our pupils. We would like to wish all families a very Happy Easter.

Parents wishing to enrol their children in St. Fintan's N.S.for September 2010 are requested to contact the school on 053-913219 for an enrolement application form and return the completed form before Friday, April 16.

The Monster Easter Egg Raffle was held on Thursday, March 25, this raised a handsome sum of ¤415.40 in aid of The Irish Cancer Society, Annual Daffodil Day. Well done to one and all.

DANCING

Johnny Carroll, the man with the golden trumpet, will be in Camross Ballroom on Friday, April 9, with dancing from 10pm to midnight. Adm. ¤10.

CAMROSS DRAMA

'The Factory Girls', written by Frank McGuinness and directed by Ml. Stafford, will be staged in Stanville hotel on Thursday and Friday, April 8 and 9, at 8pm. The cast of Eileen Hannon, Breda Banville, Siobhan Kiely, Lisa O'Brien, Maeve Doyle, Ross McEvoy and Denis Roche are into the final stages of rehearsals and hope to give some fine performances. April 10 will see the group in Fethard Village hall and Thursday, April 15, in Carrig Community hall with starting time 8pm. The final performance will be in Wexford Opera House on Saturday, April 17 at 8pm. Book your tickets now for that venue.

PUBLIC MEETING

A pubic meeting, in connection with the desperate state of local roads, will be held in Camross Hall on Tuesday, April 6 at 8.30pm. Local councillors, all Oireachtas members and Senior Road officials have been invited to attend.

SCOR

Hard luck to the Novelty Act team, representing Taghmon/Camross GAA who lost out to Westmeath in the Leinster final in Ballymore, Co. Westmeath on Sunday last. 'The Lotto Win' directed by Ml. Doyle, with a cast of Mary Brown, Mike Banville, Paddy and Ml. O'Gorman, Breda Nolan, Diarmuid Buttimer, Pat O'Callaghan and Breda Banville had the audience 'in stitches' and gave a flawless performance but had to be content finishing in second place. The group wishes to thank all their supporters who travelled the long journey and thanks also to Taghmon/Camross GAA for providing a bus. We will just have to try again next year.

BADMINTON

Well done to Nicholas Murphy on his much deserved and well earned Irish Cap. Congragulations to Nicholas who was on the U15 Leinster Inter Provincial Team that came second recently. Nicholas had a great day winning all his singles games. Congratulations also to the Loretto/Taghmon girls Clodagh Kent, Ciara, Eimear, Aoife Dunne who won the U19 Div 1 Schools Title in Gormanstown. All the best to Clodagh Kent who is playing on the Class 3 county team in Galway in the All Ireland. Juvenile Co. Championships are on Friday, April 2 in Ennniscorthy. Wishing Ciara Dunne and Clodagh Kent all the best on their trip to Nottingham where they will play on the Leinster 17 Team.

GAA CLUB NOTES

Taghmon Camross had a good win, in a tough match, in their initial outing in the Leinster Hurling League. They defeated Kilteagh of Wicklow at home on Saturday last, with a final score line reading 3-7 to 3-5. The scorers on the day were, Alan Nolan 0-3, Mark O'Gorman 1-1, Michael O'Gorman 2-1, David Bridge 0-1 and Brian O'Gorman 0-1. They play their next game in this league on Monday next, April 5 away to Killurin of Offaly. This weekend sees a return to football, following two weeks of hurling. Saturday, April 3, the Senior team play Gusserane away at 6pm and on Sunday morning the Junior Team are away to Duffry Rovers B, at 11am.

SOUTH EAST TOPS

The Final of South East Tops took place on Friday night last, with a great night's entertainment provided by both Taghmon and Kilmore. Congratulations to Kilmore, who took the spoils on the night. Taghmon Camross GAA Club would like to thank Fr. David and his committee for all their hard work organising this competition and to everyone that helped out in anyway over the duration of the competition. The South East Tops would not be as successful without all your help, so any many thanks.

Taghmon Tops Group would also like to congratulate Kilmore on winning the South East Competition and to all the other teams that participated this year – well done. Taghmon put on a fantastic show and the production team and cast should be very proud. We would like to thank the following for their sponsorship this year to help with the cost of our show: Cormac Dunleavy, Irish Pride, Muirform, BOI Taghmon, Perennial Freight, Michael Doyle, Darren Cunningham, Paddy McCrea, Eric Hayes, James Doran, Arochas, Jackie Cadogen, Angela and Liam Murphy, Stanville Lodge, Paddy Carroll, Paddy Hanlon, Joyces, c+d Home and Hardware and SamMcCauleys. The committee would again like to thank the Taghmon community for all their support over the night of the show.

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