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Youth Mass

Youth Mass

Kilkenny hurling team manager Brian Cody will be the guest speaker at the annual Carrick-on-Suir Youth Mass this Thursday, February 21.

The Mass will be celebrated at St Nicholas Church at 7.30pm on Thursday and Mr Cody will address the congregation at the end of the ceremony.

The Youth Committee organising the Mass invite the young people of the town to attend the Mass especially members of sports clubs and youth groups.

Members of sports clubs and other organisation are encouraged to attend the Mass in their club colours and carry a flag or banner.

Computer course

Carrick on Suir Community Business Centre has received a very good response to the recent Advanced Excel course and is sure many other people want to learn more about this programme.

The course will run one night a week for six weeks, so submit name as soon as possible before its starts.

To sign up for the course drop in to the Business Centre located at the Nano Nagle Community Resource Centre, Greenside or give Susan a call at

(051) 645588.

Brewery Lane gig

American singer/songwriter Ed Romanoff will be the special guest performer at The Tea Room Sessions at Brewery Lane Theatre in Carrick-on-Suir this Friday, February 22.

It’s one of several shows Romanoff is performing in Ireland this month to celebrate the official release of his self-titled debut album, featuring 11 songs.

Bridge results

Monday Club: 1st Teesie Blanchfield and Pauline Fitzgerald, 2nd Kevin Curran and Vera O’Donnell.

Tuesday Club: 1st Joan O’Sullivan and Kitty Lalor, 2nd Betty Moran and Tess O’Shea, 3rd Joan English and Marie Cooney.

Thursday Club: 1st Mary Arrigan and Tilly O’Donnell, 2nd Kevin Curran and Breda Feeney, 3rd Kitty Lalor and Rosaline Dowley..

Carrick Dippers Swim Club

Carrick-on-Suir Dippers Swim Club congratulates all its swimmers who competed in the Nenagh Invitation Gala last Saturday. Saturday 16th Representing the club were Sean O’Dwyer, Leah Crotty, Conor Hogan, Leah Greene, Caitlin Littley, Aoife Mulcahy, Caitlin Twomey, Saoirse O’Dwyer, Jennifer Shum, Anna Kent, Shauna Twomey, Jordan Cooper, Xavier Urban, Ciara Lonergan, Aoife Skelly and Siobhan Hahessy.

Times were achieved by all and medal winners on the day were included Jennifer Shum (U-12), who won gold 200m IM, silver 50m Breaststroke, Gold 50m Backstroke and silver 100m Breaststroke.

Anna Kent (U-14) won Silver 50m Freestyle, Silver 50m and 100m Backstroke and Gold 100m Freestyle. Ciara Lonergan (U-16) won silver 50m Freestyle, gold 50m Breaststroke, gold 100m Freestyle and 100 Breaststroke and Caitlin Littley (U12) won silver 100m Backstroke and 50m Backstroke.

Aoife Skelly (U-16) won gold in 100m Backstroke and bronze in 50m Backstroke; Conor Hogan (U10) won bronze in 50m Breaststroke and silver in 100m Breaststroke.

Saoirse O’Dwyer (U-12) won bronze 50m Breaststroke, Xavier Urban (U-14) won Gold in 100m Breaststroke and bronze in 50m Backstroke. Siobhan Hahessy (U-16) won bronze 50m Breaststroke.

Credit must go to the Club’s coaches for all their excellent work.

Some places still remain in the D Squad. If interested contact Eleanor (087) 6270700.

Captain’s Prize at

Castleview LTC

Castleview Tennis Club’s annual Captains Prize competition was won by Cellie Foran and John McGrath.

The tennis matches and refreshments, provided by club members. Lovely prizes were provided for the competition by Tennis Captain Mary O’Hanlon, who hosted the tournament.

Cellie Foran and John McGrath defeated runners up Tom Treacy and Michael O’Brien in the final.

Semi-finalists were Nicky Everett and Paul Commins; Penny Alvarez and Jamie Commins.

The Club thanks everyone, who competed.