Saturday 9th July 2005

The General of the Augustinian Order visits Fethard
The largest gathering ever of Augustinians took place in Fethard Abbey on Wednesday evening, 28th June when over 70 friars broke from their week-long Province Chapter being held at Limerick University and visited Fethard with the General of the Augustinian Order, Fr Robert Prevost, originally from Canada and now based at St. Monica’s Curia, Rome.  Chapters are held every four years to deliberate the life and work of the Irish Augustinians here in Ireland and in their overseas missions in Nigeria, Kenya, Ecuador and friars also working in USA. Canada, Australia and England.

The Augustinians are this year celebrating 700 years in Fethard. During the Chapter mass held at the Abbey Fethard on Wednesday evening the Prior General confirmed the following named men in office — 4 Province Counsellors: Frs John Hennebry, Rector, Good Counsel College, New Ross; Richie Goode, chaplain Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda; Pat Codd, St. Augustine's Limerick; Michael Brunnock, Prior, St. Patrick's Rome.

Province Secretary: Paddy O'Reilly, Prior St. Augustine's Ballyboden, Dublin (native of Cashel); Province Bursar: Michael O'Sullivan, John's Lane Priory, Dublin.

The new Provincial (leader) of the Augustinian in Ireland is Fr Gerry Horan. Fr Gerry is a Limerick man who spent 20 years teaching at the Order's school, St. Augustine's Dungarvan.  Fr. Jerry has been the Prior of the local Fethard Abbey for the past four years and is well known in Fethard Secondary School where he acts as School chaplain.

Fr John Meagher OSA celebrated the mass and Fr Gerry Horan, the new Provincial, preached. There was a large congregation of Fethard people at the mass, which was marked by wonderful singing from the choir. A group of local ladies provided a lovely meal afterwards for all the Augustinian visitors in a marquee in the Abbey garden.

Malicious Fires
A Fire Brigade had to be called in the early hours of Monday morning to quench a series of fires that were started maliciously.  A resident of the Valley spotted a group of youths setting fire to four round bales of hay in the paddock between the Town Wall and the Clashawley.  Attempts were made to quench the fires, but the fire brigade had to be called when the smouldering bales ignited, as one of the bales was close to a fence that passes directly under an ESB transformer that supplies power to half of the town.

This is the second time in a week that youths have burned bales in fields surrounding the town.  Any information regarding the vandals that started these fires would be appreciated.  The residents of Fethard are getting tired of these youths who destroy parts of the town with graffiti, break windows and now set fire to private property.  Contact  HYPERLINK "mailto:news@fethard.com" news@fethard.com or the local Gardai with any information.  (N. Gawe)

Top Golfers in Town
Two of the worlds top golfers paid a visit to Fethard last week.  Davis Love III and Fred Couples were in Ireland to play in the JP McManus Pro Am Tournament.  The day after the event, they flew into town to visit Coolmore Stud.  They finished their visit with a trip to McCarthy’s, savouring a pint before flying back to Limerick again.  (N. Gawe)

Preliminary Notice
A Flower Festival will be held in Holy Trinity Church of Ireland, Fethard on Friday 22nd, Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th July.  Full details next week.

Cane gone Walkies!
A lady residing in Main Street left her walking cane outside her hall door recently.  The cane had disappeared when she realised her mistake.  This distinctive folding cane which was purchased at Knock is of great sentimental value and also in regular practical use.  She is most anxious to discover its whereabouts.  Any information or the cane may be left in at Newports Newsagents.

Tall Ships 2005
A large number travelled from Fethard to Waterford to view the Tall Ships which were docked in the city for three days prior to starting the first leg of the Tall Ships race to France.  Many saw, for the first time, what would have been a common sight in the same harbour a century ago.  Over two thousand crew members of all nationalities mingled with thousands of spectators to create a truly cosmopolitan atmosphere along the banks of the river Suir. Three Irish vessels, the Dunbrody, the Jeanie Johnson and the Asgard II were among a large fleet that gathered from countries as far afield as Oman, Indonesia, India, Russia, the USA and Uruguay.  Many of the boats were open to the public for a number of hours and large numbers got a chance to enjoy tours of the magnificent vessels.  The biggest ship of the lot was a Russian vessel which was receiving a lot of attention as our party passed by …….though the boat itself wasn’t the focal point of interest.  The young men guarding the gangway to the ship cut a dash in their dark uniforms and wide topped sailors hats.  As we watched, a feisty looking young woman marched a line of young-wans across the docks.  They were dressed to impress.  The fourteen lads working high up on the mast left out a cheer as the girls approached the ship.  They were impressed.  The girls were made most welcome.  The party was about to begin.  Elsewhere, people were getting a chance to see the ships from different perspectives.  Ten euro bought a trip up the river between the boats.  For forty-five you could view the whole spectacle from the air as a fleet of helicopters ferried spectators over the city for the day.  Others were cashing in on the sidewalks.  Buskers and Bands entertained while hawkers sold their beads, badges and burgers.  Overall, the atmosphere was friendly and relaxed.  It was an amazing spectacle, which hopefully we will see in Waterford again.  (N. Gawe)

Fethard & Killusty Community Lotto
The numbers drawn on Tuesday 5th July were: 5, 14, 28 and 30. There was no Jackpot winner and two ‘Match 3’ winners who received €75 each:

Margaret Mary McCormack, Dunguib House, Killenaule

Gerry Spillane, Killerk, Fethard

The three €50 Lucky Dip winners were:

Joe Hanly, Colman, Fethard

Rose Lonergan, The Square, Fethard

Marie Halpin, c/o Deirdre O’Dwyer, Drangan

Next weeks Jackpot remains at €10,000 and the Jackpot sellers prize is €1,000.

€40,000 for Riverwalk
Fethard and Killusty Council have recently been allocated €40,000 from South Tipperary County Council.  This money is made available through the Council’s Recreation and Community Facilities and Amenities Scheme 2005.   It is to be used to upgrade and extend the River Walk. The committee and members of the Community Council would like to acknowledge the support of local representative Cllr. John Fahey, Cllr. Michael O’Brien, Cllr. Susan Meagher and Cllr. Denis Landy and Deputy Seamus Healy TD.

Other projects allocated money under the same fund include:

Moyglass Community Development (€40,000); Ballingarry GAA (€20,000); Scoil Ruain Killenaule (€40,000); St. Mary’s Community Centre, Killenaule (€22,957); Grangemockler Community Sportsfield (€40,000); Millennium Family Resource Centre (€40,000); Glengoole Community Dev. Assoc (€16,000); Camphill Community(€40,000); COS Resource Centre (€20,000); COS Youth Resource Centre (€20,000); Carrick Utd. FC (€10,000); Rock Rovers FC (€10,000) and St. Mollerans (€10,000) [Info. Courtesy Michael O’Brien MCC]

Fethard Historical Society
Society member and local Tourist Guide, Colm McGrath, led (and drove the bus as well) a very enjoyable outing to Kilree and Kells in nearby Co . Kilkenny on the evening of Friday, 1st of July.  Kells Priory is very impressive indeed, and Kilree monastic site with Round Tower and High Cross is a charming place to visit .The advantage of going by coach was that the group were able to stop for pre-arranged refreshments in Callan without worrying about  ' the legal limit ' !

The Historical Society is also getting involved in the Fethard Flower Festival on Sunday 24th by co-ordinating a local crafts area in the grounds of old Holy Trinity Church and by also providing guides for a tour of the Medieval Town. Contact can be made to the chairperson, Doirin Saurus at 052 31936.

Juvenile GAA
U/6’s, U/8’s and U/10’s will play St. Patrick’s in football this weekend.  The venue will be Cloneen.  The time was not available prior to printing but all players will be notified.  U/12s did not play any game last week.  Fixtures: Davins (home) Saturday 16th;  Mullinahone (home) Saturday 23rd. 

The U/14s had a great win last week by defeating the Carrick Swans.  Kieran O’Connell scored the all important goal with two minutes to go. Fixtures:  Ballylooby (away) Thursday 14th.

The first round of the U/16 hurling will be at home to St. Pats on Monday 25th.  We had three players representing the club last weekend, Owen O’Connell played with South Tipp u/14 in the Peadar Cummins Cup, Aaron O’Donovan played with South Tipp in u/15 football in Cork and Chris Sheehan who played county u/16 football, Well done to all players who performed very well. The Summercamp will be held from Monday 15th to Friday 19th August in the GAA field -  please return forms as soon as possible. Please contact the club secretary on 086 1713502 if you require more information.

Fethard GAA Club
Senior Football:  The very best of Luck to Paul Fitzgerald, Damien Byrne, and Cian Maher in the Tommy Murphy Cup on Sat 16th July against Leitrim,

Minor B Hurling Championship was played on Friday 8th July in Cloneen on a score line Fethard 0-8, Kilsheelan 1-9.  This was our best game to date and with a little extra luck should have come away victors having been reduced to fourteen men after 15 minutes. We trailed 1-3 to 0-3 at the break and our team put up a great show in the second half despite four players not available on the night for selection.  Team:  Ml Fleming, Stephen O’Meara, Declan Doyle, Ed Sheehan, Niall Hayes, William O’Brien, David Prout, James Smyth (0-2), Liam Ryan, Richard Gorey (0-1), Alan O Connor (0-3F), Dean Tobin (0-1), James Kelly, Glen O Meara and Adrian Lawrence.  Our next game is on this Friday, 15th July  in Clonmel at 8.00pm V Clonmel Og

Minor B Football South Semi Final V Mullinahone is fixed for Thursday 21st July in Cloneen at 8.00pm.

Intermediate Hurlers are out this Sunday,17th July,  V Davins in Kilsheelan at 6.00pm. Best of Luck to Aidan Fitzgerald and Tomas Keane in the Munster Intermediate Hurling Final against Cork in Thurles on Wed 20th July

Lotto Jackpot €1900 was not won.  Draw in Butlers Bar onTuesday 5th July: Numbers Drawn were 5,11,14,2.  No match threes.  €30 Lucky Dips: Rita Doyle (Woodvale Walk) X 2, Cora McGarry (10 Woodvale Walk), Teddy Morrissey (St. Patricks Place) and Claire Landy (Kilsheelan).  €50 Lucky Dip to Mary Thompson (2 Woodvale Walk).

The 2005 Killusty Pony Show was held at Claremore, Killusty, Fethard on Saturday 2nd July.  The Weather Steward will be retained for at least another year as, after a truly appalling weather forecast, he managed to keep the rain away all day so that the Show could go on in unexpected and welcome comfort. In the led Ring the A.I.B. Slievenamon Championship and Best Filly prize went to Joe Whelton’s Golden Grove Skylark bred by a long term stalwart of Killusty Show Sean Maher now sadly gone to his reward. Peter Byrne’s Wyndham Aristocrat filled the Reserve spot. Peter Byrne too has been a great supporter over the years and thankfully he is still with us. The Cup for the best local was taken home by Noel Coffey for his Ballintemple Star, second in the hunter pony young stock. Peter Byrne claimed the Dawn Fresh Foods Championship in the broodmare ring with Wyndham Symphony with West Cork’s Martin O’Sullivan’s Little Blue in reserve. Martin McMahon too came from Cork to claim the Welsh Championship with Muskerry Charisma with Ann Grime’s Windsong Remember Me in reserve. The Butler Connemara Championship went to Dublin with Patrick Geoghegan’s Dangan Patricka topping the list with Joanne O’Connor’s Greyrock Finisterre in reserve. She only had to come down the road from Ballinard.

Numbers were again down in the Show Pony Classes but the Coolmore Killusty Championship was claimed again for Cork by Regina Daly’s Fofsway Symbolene with Ann Grimes Rollswood Joseph in Reserve. Numbers were seriously up in the equitation classes, most particularly in the Equitation Jumping classes and the Tate Croome-Carroll Memorial Equitation Championship was truly earned by Esme Mansergh-Wallace with Chloe Murphy in reserve.

In the Local Handy Pony Class Hazel Sheehan from just down the road from the showgrounds upheld the honour of Fethard and Killusty. The Special Lead Rein Class went slightly further afield , to Louanna Winters in Cahir. The Mini Classes were very well filled with, again, greater numbers in the hunter pony sections. The Mini Championship went home with Sean Scallan’s Barkway Sweet Pea to Wexford with Shane McNamara’s Balllykilty Flame in reserve. The Starter Stakes Championship headed for Kerry with Nikki Taylor’s Valmore Irish Mist coming out tops. This pony has a very local connection too as he is out of Gus Keane’s great old mare Douthwaite Martini who only left Killusty to go to Tom Relihan in Listowel when Gus went to his final home. The reserve in this championship was Patrick Geoghegan’s It’s a Boy Thing..

In the Show Hunter Ring there was no shortage of numbers to select from for Dermot O’Connor. Mrs. Tara Bricknell’s Open Show Hunter Champion was Elizabeth Freeman’s Moelgarnedd Dymuniad. The lovely little Welsh mare had as her reserve Basil Brindley’s Chantilly Phantom, having another great year. The Lady Lloyd Webber’s Novice Show Hunter Champion was Lorli Higgins Ballyboy Perry Merry with Erica Leonard’s Ringwood Puzzle from Limerick in Reserve. At the end of the day the Intermediate Champion did not come form the Show hunter division but from the workers with Con Davis Captain Scarlet shading it from Catherine Rawluk’s Littlejon

Thw Working Hunter Rings were in operation from early to late. Tony Ennis’ well designed and strongly built courses tested the competitors in noo uncertain fashion. The Gain Animal Feeds Novice Working Hunter Championship went to Moelgarnedd Dymuniad who had a great day all round. The Clonmel Oil Working Hunter Championship went to Linda Young’s Ardfry Ahab with Inspector Morse in reserve. Jean Pim’s Performance Working Hunter Championship was again Ardfry Ahab with Anarette Geoghegan’s Westmir Queen in reserve. The Green Working Hunter Class attracted a massive entry and was duly won by Matthew Holohan, the boy from down the road whose Grandfather Billy had been a founding member of Killusty Show on Boolagh Matilda. The Show started promptly at 10 am and all but the last equitation jumping competition was finished before 6 pm letting most tired competitors and there ponies get home in good time.

Pony Show Results

Class 1 Colville Hunt Show Pony Youngstock 1 Y.O.

1) Joe Whelton ‘Golden Grove Skylark’

2) David Lynch ‘Blennerville Romeo’

3) Mary Hayden ‘Tullowcussane Maybelle’

Class 2 Primus Advertising Hunter Pony Youngstock 1 Y.O.

1) Michael Calnan ‘Smokey Legend’

2) Noel Coffey ‘Ballintemple Star’

3) Joanne O’Connor ‘Croppy Boy’

Class 3 Show Pony Youngstock 2. Y.O..

1) Tim Hurley ‘Blennerville Matador’

2) Deirdre Smithwick ‘Kilcreene Onyx’

3) Irish Horse Welfare Trust ‘I.H.W.T. Lulu’

Class 4: Show Pony Youngstock 3 Y.O

1) Peter Byrne ‘Wyndham Aristocrat’

Class 5a Killenaule Pharmacy Hunter Pony Youngstock 2.

1) A. Grimes Lambay ‘For Pleasure’

2) Deirdre Smithwick ‘Kilcreene Onyx’

3) Mrs Claire Scott & Miss Sarah Delaney ‘Killard Gemma’

Class 5b Hunter Pony Youngstock 3 Y.O

1) Martin O’Sullivan ‘Leap Princess’

Class 6 A.I.B. Slievenamon Championship

Champion ‘Golden Grove Skylark’

Reserve ‘Wyndham Aristocrat’

Best Local ‘Ballintemple Star’

Best Filly ‘Golden Grove Skylark’

Class 7 Fethard Foster Mare Service Show Pony Broodmare

1) Martin O’Sullivan ‘Little Blue’

Class 8 Red City Stud Hunter Pony Broodmare

1) Peter Byrne ‘Wyndham Symphony’

2) A. Grimes ‘Windsong Remember Me’

3) Con Sugrue ‘Bonny Eileen’

Class 9 Purebred Connemara Broodmare

1) Joanne O’Connor ‘Greyrock Finisterre’

2) Denis Collins ‘Tulla Lily’

3) Mary Hayden ‘Fernville Misty’

Class 10 Dawn Fresh Foods Ltd. Broodmare Championship

Champion ‘Wyndham Symphony’

Reserve ‘Little Blue’

Class 11 Bank of Ireland Foal

1) Martin O’Sullivan ‘Foal’ Ex Little Blue

2) Con Sugrue ‘Little Miss Muffett’ by Valentine Minstrel Ex Bonny Eileen

Class 12 Pure or Partbred Arab

1) Thomas MacNamara ‘Eversley Celebrity’ Aged. B.M. By Saran Rising Star Ex Masterton No Doubt Bd. W.E.Tooner-Harlow

Class 13 Feery Upholstery Killusty Purebred Welsh Sec A &B

1) M.T. Mcmahon ‘Muskerry Charisma’

2) Elizabeth Freeman ‘Moelgarnedd Bendith’

3) Maria Collins ‘Pennway Pelican’

Class 14 Partbred Welsh

1) A. Grimes ‘Windsong Remember Me’

2) Martin O’Sullivan ‘Leap Princess’

3) Deirdre Smithwick ‘Kilcreene Coral’

Class 14a Welsh Championship

Champion ‘Muskerry Charisma’

Reserve ‘Windsong Remember Me’

Class 15 Prout Plumbing & Heating Killusty Purebred Connemara Pony

1) Joanne O’Connor ‘Greyrock Finisterre’

2) Carolyn Poole ‘Shroughan Nikke’

3) Jacqui Freyne ‘Knockbordan Matchmaker’

Class 17 Butler Connemara Championship

Champion ‘Dangan Patricka’

Reserve ‘Greyrock Finisterre’

Class 17a Clonmel Insurances Ltd. Coloured Pony Under 158 Cms.

1) Erika Leonard ‘Ringwood Puzzle’

2) Caroline Kelly ‘Poppy’

Class 18 Orchardstown Stud Pure Or Partbred Ridden Welsh

1) Elizabeth Freeman ‘Moelgarnedd Dymuniad’

2) Michelle Dennehy ‘Hollyvale Citation’

3) Eileen Moore ‘Hilin Sky Rocket’

Class 19& 20 J.L. O’Brien & Co. Open 138 & 148cms Show Pony

1) Ann Grimes ‘Rollswood Joseph’

2) Josephine O’Driscoll ‘Hollyvale Seraphina’

3) A. Moran & T. Purcell ‘Earl Of Inchiquin’

Class 21 J.F. O’sullivan Ltd. Chemists, Fethard Open 128cms. Show Pony

1) Regina Daly ‘Fofsway Symbolene’

2) Eileen Moore ‘Hilin Sky Rocket’

3) Thomas MacNamara ‘Eversley Celebrity’

Class 22 Coolmore Stud Killusty Championship

Champion ‘Fofsway Symbolene’

Reserve ‘Rollswood Joseph’

Class 23 Jim Strang & Sons Kilsheelan Intermediate Show Riding Type

1) Sonya Steyn ‘J.J. Punch’

2) Roisin Henry ‘Riversdale Chinpin’

3) K. Kennedy ‘Regal Speculation’

Class 24mr 7 Mrs E. J. O’Grady Junior Ridden Side-Saddle

1) Suzanne Garrigan ‘Mr Freeze’

2) Basil Brindley ‘Chantilly Phantom’

3) Mrs Philippa Mansergh-Wallace ‘Derrymore Paddy Finn’

Class 26 Equitation Riding Under 20 Yrs.

1) Esme Mansergh-Wallace

2) Rachel Blackmore

3) Aine O’Connor

Class 26a Equitation Riding 17 To 25 Yrs.

1) Rhian Fitzgerald

Class 27 Equitation Riding Under 14 Yrs.

1) Chloe Murphy

2) Sadhbh Sweeny

3) Megan Scallan

Class 28 Equitation Riding Under 17 Yrs.

1) Niamh Lonergan

2) Avena Mansergh-Wallace

3) Mhairi Rawluk

Class 28 Tate Croom-Carroll Memorial Equitation Championship

Champion: Esme Mansergh-Wallace

Reserve: Chloe Murphy

Class 30a The Caring Specialists Ridden Connemara Rider Under 16

1) Mrs Philippa-Mansergh-Wallace ‘Derrymore Paddy Finn’

2) Florence Brindley ‘Ballinderry Lady’

3) Patricia Murphy ‘Cong Midnight Foxtrot’

Class 30b Geraldine 7 John Ryan Ltd Ridden Connemar Rider Over 16

1) Patrick Geoghegan ‘Dangan Patricka’

2) Mrs Philippa Mansergh Wallace ‘Derrymore Paddy Finn’

3) Florence Brindley ‘Ballinderry Lady’

Class 31 Morris Oil Fidown Local Handy Pony

1) Hazel Sheehan ‘Shannon’ (and Best Parish Of Fethard And Killusty)

2) J. O’Hagan ‘Cobweb’

3) Mrs Jeannie Ronan ‘Magic Merlin’

Class 32 Morris Oil Special Lead Rein Class

1) Louanna Winter ‘Black Beauty’

2) Lucy Lambe ‘Talulah’

3) Olivia Holohan ‘Batman’

Class 33 Stokes & Quirke Open Lead Rein Pony Of Hunter Pony Type

1) Mr. Shane McNamara ‘Ballykilty Flame’

2) Clare Wall-Kelly ‘Joiner’s Sherry’

3) Michelle Dennehy ‘Shirley Lady’

Class 34 An Teach Guesthouse Killusty Open Lead Rein Show Pony

1) Sean Scallan ‘Barkway Sweet Pea’

2) Regina Daly ‘Fofsway Symbolene’

3) Mr Shane McNamara ‘Hollyvale Limited Edition’

Class 35 Mr & Mrs. Frits Graafland Fort Lucan Equitation Qualifier

L) Gillian Burke on ‘Courtway Autumn Belle’

2) Shannon Sheridan on ‘Ziggy’

3) Amy McNamara on ‘Ballykilty Flame’

Class 36 O’Flaherty Foods Killusty Open First Ridden Pony

1) Lucy Townsley ‘Bastord Periwinkle’

2) Simon Beirne ‘Paulank Tinkerbelle’

3) Des O’Sullivan ‘Starry Knight’

Class 36a Town And County Interiors Fethard Show Hunter First Ridden

1) Sarah Collen ‘The Powder Puff’

2) Simon Beirne ‘Paulank Tinkerbelle’

3) Stuart Whittle ‘Little Court Firesprite’

Class 37 Whelan’s Butcher’s Oakville Clonmel Fort Lucan Equitation First Ridden Qualifier

1) James Burke on ‘Courtway Autumn Breeze’

2) Simon Beirne on ‘Paulank Tinkerbell’

3) Kitty Lambe on ‘Talulah’

Class 37a Dunnes Stores Oakville Clonmel Mini Championship

Champion ‘Barkway Sweet Pea’

Reserve ‘Ballykilty Flame’

Class 39 Westgate Antiques Clonmel

1) Mr & Mrs S.M. Taylor ‘Valmore Irish Mist’

2) Patrick Geoghegan It’s A Boy Thing

3) Roisín Henry ‘Pilheath Strongbow’

Special Prize for Best Local: Russell Casey

Class 40 Tipperary Tack Co. Fethard Open 153 Show Hunter

1) Basil Brindley ‘Chantilly Phantom’

2) Mrs Philippa Mansergh-Wallace ‘Kilbride Billy Jo’

3) Tim O’Brien ‘Union Fairy King’

Class 41 Newport’s Newsagents Fethard

1) Regina Daly ‘Yealand Capulet’

2) Basil Brindley Gransha’s ‘Jerry Mouse’

3) Mrs Philippa Mansergh-Wallace ‘Silent Echo’

Class 42 Michael Allen Butcher Open 133 Cms. Show Hunter

1) Elizabeth Freeman ‘Moelgarnedd Dymuniad’

2) Anne Marshall ‘Lord Oaksey’

3) Annette O’Callaghan ‘Ballyloughan Brigadoon’

Class 43 Mrs. Tara Bricknell Open Show Hunter Championship

Champion ‘Moelgarnedd Dymuniad’

Reserve ‘Chantilly Phantom’

Class 44 O’byrne & Halley Veterinary Surgeons Novice 143 Show Hunter

1) Regina Daly ‘Yealand Capulet’

2) Erika Leonard ‘Ringwood Puzzle’

3) Vivienne Mckechnie ‘American Pie’

Class 45 Jimmy Hayes Bookmaker Fethard Novice 153 Show Hunter

1) Mrs. Philippa Mansergh-Wallace ‘Derrymore Paddy Finn’

2) Vivienne McKechnie ‘Cahervalley Ashfield Fen’

3) Mrs. T. Driver ‘Benjamin Flyer’

Class 46 Cuddihy’s Sawmills Fethard Novice 133 Show Hunter

1) Lorli Higgins ‘Ballyboy Perry Merry’

2) Patricia Murphy ‘Midnight Tango’

3) Michelle Dennehy ‘Hollyvale Citation’

Class 47 The Lady Lloyd-Webber Champion Novice Show Hunter

Champion ‘Ballyboy Perry Merry’

Reserve ‘Ringwood Puzzle’

Class 48 Slaterprint Clonmel Intermediate Show Hunter

1) Tim O’Brien ‘Lady Milverton’

2) Noel O’Donohoe ‘Inis Clover’

3) J. Kennedy ‘Sir Amadeus’

Class 49 Larry Kenny, Centra Foodmarket, Fethard Novice 153 Working Hunter

1) Suzanne Garrigan ‘Maiglockhen’

2) Catherine Rawluk ‘Dun ‘N Dusted’

3) Helen Toppin ‘Templebready Peppermint’

Class 50 Ballysheehan Stud Cashelnovice 143 Working Hunter

1) Vicky Heslop ‘Kilgreaney Cobblestone’

2) Vivienne Mckechnie ‘American Pie’

3) Margaret Horne ‘Moorland Blaithin’

Class 51 Kiely Brothers Bookmakers Clonmelnovice 133 Working Hunter

1) Elizabeth Freeman ‘Moelgarnedd Dymuniad’

2) Patricia Murphy ‘Midnight Tango’

3) Dan Foley ‘Clonshire Vito’

Class 52 Gain Animal Feeds Novice Working Hunter Championship

Champion ‘Moelgarnedd Dymuniad’

Class 53 McCarthy’s Hotel Open Working Hunter Starter Stakes

1) J. O’Dwyer ‘Tilston Jacana’

2) Roisín Henry ‘Pilheath Strongbow’

3) Patrick Geoghegan’s ‘It’s A Boy Thing’

Class 53a Starter Stakes Championship

Champion Valmore ‘Irish Mist’

Reserve ‘It’s A Boy Thing’

Class 54 Camas Park Stud Cashel Open 133 Cms Working Hunter

1) Linda Young ‘Ardfry Ahab’

2) Judy Kenny ‘Greenlake Dolly’

3) Dan Foley ‘Clonshire Vito’

Class 55 The Ronan Group Clonmel Open 143 Working Hunter

1) Suzanne Garrigan ‘Inspector Morse’

2) Basil Brindley Gransha’s ‘Jerry Mouse’

3) Julie Brindley O’Brien ‘Brookvale Skylark’

Class 56 Fbd Insurances Plc Open 153 Working Hunter

1) Aideen Davis ‘Captain Scarlet’

2) Rosemary O’Donnell ‘Just Jessica’

3) Helen Toppin ‘Templebready Peppermint’

Class 57 Clonmel Oil Working Hunter Pony Championship

Champion ‘Ardfry Ahab’

Reserve ‘Inspector Morse’

Class 58 Annervalley Products Kilmore Intermediate Working Hunter

1) Aideen Davis ‘Captain Scarlet’

2) Catherine Rawluk ‘Littlejon’

3) Jerry Corcoran ‘Cyrille’

Class 59 Intermediate Championship

Champion ‘Captain Scarlet’

Reserve ‘Little Jon’

Class 60 Fethard Electrical Wholesale 143 Performance Working Hunter

1) Anarette Geoghegan ‘Westmir Queen’

2) Julie Brindley-O’Brien ‘Brookvale Skylark’

3) Basil Brndley Gransha’s ‘Jerry Mouse’

Class 61 133 Performance Working Hunter

1) Linda Young Ardfry Ahab

2) Olivia Holohan ‘Boolagh Little Dixie’

3) Olivia Holohan ‘Shangan Chrystal Boy’

Class 62 153 Performance Working Hunter

1) Peter O’Donnell ‘Just Jessica’

2) K. Toppin ‘Templebready Peppermint’

3) Suzanne O’Brien ‘Union Fairy King’

Class 62a Performance Working Hunter Championship

Champion ‘Ardfry Ahab’

Reserve ‘Westmir Queen’

Class 63 Intermediate Performance Working Hunter

1) Bernard Condren ‘Mr Magic Formula’

2) Roisín Henry ‘Riversdale Chinpin’

Class 64 Connemara Working Hunter

1) Florence Brindley ‘Ballinderry Lady’

2) Judy Kenny ‘Mairtin Coilte Dubh’

3) Carolyn Poole ‘Shroughan Nikki’

Class 65 Side Saddle Working Hunter

1) Basil Brindley ‘Chantilly Phantom’

2) Margaret Horne ‘Moorland Blaithin’

3) Marian Condren ‘Mr Magic Formula’

Class 65a Slievenamon Golf Club /Fairways Restaurant Green Working Hunter

1) Olivia Holohan ‘Boolagh Matilda’

2) Sarah Blennerhassett ‘Thorndale Mischief’

3) Jody Moran ‘Earl Of Inchiquin’

Class 66 Equitation Jumping Fences 1’6”.

1) Chloe Murphy on Valmore Tailor’s Fairy

2) Russell Casey on Coolmore Slipper

3) Leanne Sheehan on Shannon

Class 67 Equitation Jumping Fences 2 Ft.

1) Jodie Moran on Earl Of Inchiquin

2) Joss Murray on Mrs. Brennan Joss

3) Sorcha Sweeny on Kilcreene Peaceful

Class 68 Equitation Jumping Fences 2 Ft. 6

1) Sally Ann Lynch on Ashefield Archie

2) Jade Trautner on Banjee

3) Aine O’Connor on Isabelle

CLASS 69 Equitation Jumping

1) Rhian Fitzgerald

2) Joseph O’Brien On Ulluroo

3) Seamus Holohan On Boolagh Silver Lady

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