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FETHARD NOTES ARCHIVE

Saturday 27th February 1997

Down Memory Lane
A few local racing enthusiasts intend, with the permission of the landowners, to stage a nostalgic walk over pointmtoWintxaa=U2"1 ld pointto pointracecour at Tullamaine. Part of the old course has been lost to land reclamation, fortunately most of the track, including the famous big banks, still remain. Interesting souvenirs such as racecards, etc., and stories connected with Tullamaine Races would be most welcome.

The Tullamaine Races were usually held on a Wednesday. The Sunday prior to the race date was traditionally referred to as Walking Sunday.

The Sunday prior to this year's Tipperary Point-toPoint would be the most probable date of the walk, commencing from Tipperary Raceway. Billy Doyle, Rosegreen, is chief organiser.

Recent death
The death has occurred of Mrs Mary Dunne, Cashel, formerly Mary Maher, Coolmoyne.

Hogan Musical Society
The H.M.S. have regrettfully been obliged to abandon their 1997 production of "Annie Get Your Gun."

St. Rita's Camogie Club
Our annual general meeting will be held on Friday 28th February, in the Tiny Centre, at 8. l5pm sharp.

It is very important that parents of players be present. We need plenty of support from all concerned as we face into another year. Please make a special effort to be at our meeting. Thanking you in anticipation of a favourable response to our request.

Newsletter
The publishers of the Fethard annual parish newsletter are most anxious to obtain a copy of a particular issue.

Fethard Historical Society have on file a copy of each publication with the except-. ion of the 1965 issue. The Society will pay £50 for the first copy, in good condition, of the 1965 edition of the Fethard Parish Newsletter received.

Contact Joe Kenny, Rocklow Road on 052 31663.

Hunting
The White Heather Harriers meet next Sunday, 23rd February

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Coursing
Mick Flanagan's entry won the Fedamore/ Fethard inter-club coursing for Fethard Coursing Club at the Co. Limerick venue on Saturday last. A most interesting feature of a top class day's coursing was the father and son judge and slipper combination of Derry and Stephen Curran from the Fethard Club.

Fethard Bridge Club
Results on 10th February1st N/S, Tony Hanrahan and Mary Quirke; 2nd N/S, Buddy Roche and Rosemary. Lalor; 1st E/W, Rose Holohan and Nora Ahearne; 2nd E/W, Antoinette O'Donnell and Jovita Delaney.

Results on 12th February 4th round Playerof the t Cold Petition ' 1st gross, Alice Quinn and, Rrtty Walsh; 2nd gross,. Bernie Myles and Tony Hanrahan; 1st nett, Anna Cooke and Neil Broderick; 2nd nett, Annie O'Brien and Moira Mclnerney.

February 26 Sponsored Prizes Competition.

Club contact (if partner required, etc., Tel: Annie 'Brien at 052 31862).

Tidy Towns
Fethard Tidy Towns committee have now the services of two FAS workers. Thelma Griffin on 052 31076 or Yvonne Walsh at the Tirry Centre on 052 31000* may be contacted by anyone requiring work done in a particular area.
Situated at Burke Street, Fethard, Coens Meat Market has become well-known throughout the years for offering customers top quality meats at exceptional value as well as a friendly, courteous and personal service at all times.

Louis Coen is now celebrating his 10th successful year in business at the meat market and he would like to point out that it is due to the loyalty and support of his customers that his business has grown from strength to strength.

Quality and value have always been top priority at Coens Meat Market where all products are guaranteed to be of the highest quality and the spacious premises with its spotless display cabinets allow customers to see exactly what's on otTer.

Louis is a prominent member of the local sporting community area and has been involved with the Killusty soccer club for 28 years as club treasurer, player and manager.

Every year Louis offers his customers a Christmas hamper service. This allows customers to pay all year around for an excellent hamper packed full of quality meats and other products which are then delivered at Christmas.

The hamper itself is exceptional value and also allows customers the facility of paying throughout the year for all of their Christmas meat, veg and fruit.

The hamper service has proved to be extremely successful and this year the club will commence on 28th February and finish on 28th November. New customers are welcome to join for 1997 and for only £2.50 per week or £10 per month you can have the following delivered to your home at Christmas.



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