Fethard Briefs...

Cake sale thanks

Cake sale thanks

A cake sale was held in the Fethard Convent Community hall on Sunday, September 29, of in aid of the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association, Thank you to everyone who turned out to support this very good cause. Thank you to Helena O’Shea and the committee of the convent hall for the kind use of the venue, also to everyone who helped bake and make the day a success. A total of €240 was raised.

Centre bookings

Fethard Convent Community Centre offers a wide variety of lessons / classes for all ages, so if you are interested in learning the bodhrán, trying a Zumba class, Irish dance class, hip-hop dance, or attending the Parent/Minder Toddler Group why not check out our Facebook page or ring Joan at (052) 6131000 or Pamela at 086 8743752.

Social Dancing

Dancing at Fethard Ballroom on this Sunday Night, October 6, to the music of ‘Coupla’. Dancing 9pm to midnight and admission is €7.


Epilepsy Ireland Community Resource Officer, Joan Ryan, will be available for one-to-one meetings with people with epilepsy and family or friends on Monday, October 7, between 10am and 1pm in the Fr. Tirry Community Centre, Barrack Street. Meetings are by appointment only.

Contact Joan at 056 7789904 or email: jryan@epilepsy.ie or write to Joan Ryan, c/o HSE Office, St. Josephs, Waterford Road, Kilkenny.

Minis’ Rugby

Great to see players returning back to Fethard Rugby these past weeks at training on Friday evenings in the Community Field from 6.45pm to 8pm. Furthermore it is wonderful to welcome the new players to the club.

We have our first minis’ game of the season on Sunday, October 6, at home to Kilfeacle and Galbally. This is for ages U7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12. The kick-off is at 10.30am and we look forward to seeing our players on the pitch and welcoming all family support for the teams on the day.

Girls’ U18 and U15 rugby training takes place on Friday nights from 8pm to 9pm. New players always welcome.