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Monday 2nd January 2006

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Happy New Year

Joe Ryan sent us this photograph of New Year celebrations in Sydney, Australia, where they rang in the New Year twelve hours before us here in Ireland.

Christmas in Australia

Theresa Strange sent us these photographs of their Christmas decorations in a very warm and sunny Bourke Street Mall, Melbourne City, and also of Santa's Mail Box in the City Square.

Christmas Greetings from Fethard

Holy Trinity Parish Church Fethard


Augustinian Abbey Fethard

The Abbey Crib

Died Recently
The death has occurred of Kitty Fogarty, Curraghscarteen, Fethard. Remains left her home at 4pm on Thursday 29th December, for Holy Trinity Parish Church, Fethard. Requiem Mass took place at 11am on Friday followed by burial at Calvary Cemetery.

The death has occurred of Joe Nixon, Waterford, on 26th December. Joe was the FÁS Area Supervisor based in Clonmel and was involved in many community schemes in Fethard from the building of the Community Centre, Abymill Theatre, Town Wall, up to the present Community Employment Scheme operating from the Tirry Centre which employes 15 participants. Interment ttook place in Co. Mayo.

The death has occurred of Paddy Murphy, Burke Street, Fethard. Interment tookk place in Calvary Cemetery.

Christmas Wedding

Congratulations to Tommy O'Brien and Liz Tobin who got married on Wednesday 21st December in Ballylooby.

Community Christmas Lotto
The numbers drawn on Wednesday 21st December were: 1, 27, 30 and 32. We had no Jackpot winner and no ‘Match Three’ winners so three tickets were drawn and each received €50:
Nicky O'Shea, Tullow, Fethard
Audrey Devitt, Strylea, Fethard
James Smyth, Fethard

The €50 Lucky Dip winners were:
Mary Grant, Killerk, Fethard
Dermot Darcy, St. Patrick's Place, fethard
Mick Aherne, Prospect, Fethard

The next lotto draw will take place on January 11th January 2006. We would like to thank all our customers for their support throughout the year and look forward to your continued support in 2006.

Fethard & District Day Care Centre
The Day Care Centre will re-open on January 3rd and Meals-on Wheels will re-start on Wednesday 4th January. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all.

‘Goal Mile’ on Christmas Day

On Christmas Day in Fethard locals showed the spirit of Christmas by turning out in force to support the international humanitarian organisation Goal's mile walk. Above photograph shows organiser Colm McGrath (left) signing in Micéal McCormack, Catherine Kearney and daughter Mary Jane.


Some of the large crowd that turned out on Christmas Day to take part in the 'Goal Mile'.

Christmas in New York

This photograph was sent to us of Alex and Erin Cahill having Christmas breakfast with Santa in New York. Please send us your Christmas photographs too!

Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
The annual Carol Service held in Holy Trinity Church of Ireland attracted a very large attendance on Sunday 18th December. Organised Peter Kenny and the choir led the congregation for the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols in the appropriate setting of Fethard’s medieval church, which was adorned with beautiful flower displays throughout. The choir, directed by Fr. Peter Haughey OSA, also performed solo for two carols which were sung in beautiful harmony and very well received by all present.

Readers at the service were; Mary Jane Kearney, Thelma Griffith, Dick Major, Jackie Freyne, Michael McCarthy, John Stokes, Heather Baily, Fr. John Meagher OSA and Rev. Canon Jim Power. The evening concluded with refreshments served.


Members of the choir, and organist Peter Kenny, who led the congregation at the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols held at Holy Trinity Church, Fethard, on Sunday 18th December. The service is organised annually by the Clonmel Union of Parishes. Back L to R: Michael McCarthy, John Fogarty, Joan Halpin, Rose Cudden, Gemma Burke, Peter Kenny, Rita Kelly, Agnes Evans, Nell Broderick, Fr. P Haughey OSA, Berna Morrissey, Josie Fitzgerald, Mary Healy. Front L to R: Rev George Knowd, Judy Butler, Goldie Newport, Geraldine McCarthy, Paddy Broderick, Jimmy McInerney and Fr. John Meagher OSA.


At the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols held at Holy Trinity Church, Fethard, on Sunday 18th December are L to R: Rev George Knowd, Canon Jim Power, Fr. Peter Haughey OSA and Fr. John Meagher OSA.


At the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols held at Holy Trinity Church, Fethard, on Sunday 18th December are L to R: Emma Hatton, Charlotte Hatton and Ciara Tillyer.


L to R: Judy Butler, Rosemary Ponsonby and Rev. George Knowd.





L to R: Arthur Russell, Megan Sceats, Brian Palmer and Caroline Palmer.


L to R: Catherine Kearney, Tim Corballis, Kylie Magnier holding baby Imogen Ruth, and Sarah Hatton.


L to R: Gemma Burke, Suzanne Opray, Edwina Newport, Judy Butler and Sarah Ryan.

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