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Saturday 22nd March 1997

Ms Noreen Evans, SRN, SCM, Congress Terrace, assistant matron, The National Maternity Hospital, has recently retired.
Noreen has spent 45 years of dedicated nursing in England, America and Ireland.
We wish her any happy years in retirement in her native town.

Congrats to PJ Colville, Grove Road, who rode his first winner at Ballyragget Point-to-point on Sunday last.

Book Launch
Fethard Historical Society were very pleased at the large number who attended the book launch of Fethard, Co. Tipperary, a Guide to the Medieval Town, by Dr. Tadgh O’Keeffe, in the Abymill on Friday night last.
The book, a most attractive and informative publication, is on sale locally at £3.
The society would like to acknowledge the help of Tipperary Leader Group who part-funded the project and Superquinn, Clonmel, who sponsored the cheese and wine reception.

A very important general meeting to deal with the serious situations arising in relation to the future of Fethard Ballroom will beheld in the Ballroom on this Monday night at 8.30.

St. Rita’s camogie Club wish to advise all, including players and members for the 1997 season, that all affiliations must be paid before April 1st.
The club hold their annual Church Gate Collection this weekend March 22nd/23rd.

Tidy Towns
Patsy Lawrence, Woodvale Walk, has been elected new chairman of Fethard tidy towns committee.

Community council
Michael O’Hagan, the square, has been elected chairman of Fethard community council.

St. Vincent de Paul
The members of the St. Vincent de Paul Society would like to advise anyone needing their assistance to contact them at their weekly meetings in the Tirry Centre at 7pm on Monday evenings.

Fethard Bridge Club
Results Monday 19th March – 1st gross Jim Roberts and Brendan Kenny, 2nd gross Mick Burke and Nell Broderick, 3rd gross Rita Holohan and Ann O’Dea.
1st nett Margaret Coffey and Mary Delaney, 2nd nett Joan Cooney and Margaret O’Rourke, 3rd nett Breda O’Shea and Antoinette O’Donnell.
Wednesday 12th March, 5th round Player of the Year competition-1st gross Anna Cooke and Betty Walsh, 2nd gross Eve Goodbody and Bridget Gorey.
1st nett Buddy Roche and Margaret Hackett, 2nd nett Maura Williams and Nora Ahearne.
The club championship will be played over three nights starting Wednesday 26th March.


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