Newtowncashel Drama Group enjoyed great success with their production of "Too Close To Home" by Jimmy Keary. Providing a window into the life of a playwright, Jimmy Keary introduces us to James Ryan, his family, friends and neighbours. Ryan struggling to write his first three act play, fighting with his disproving wife, trying to dodge the nosy neighbour and failing to notice that his brother has a crush on his wife, is not having an easy time of it. Into the middle of all this his father in law is having an affair and blackmails him into secrecy. Ryan decides to use this as the subject of his play and thinks his family will never find out. Of course they do, with hilarious consequences.
This play required a large cast and we are delighted to have so much talent and devotion in our community. The cast are supported by a dedicated group of behind the scenes help, both in stage design and construction, lighting, sound, make-
Newtowncashel Community games are holding a Monster Auction at 1pm on Sunday 19th of April in the Hall in Newtowncashel. We will be using the funds raised to purchase much needed sports equipment in order for the children of the parish to be able to participate in Events and Activities. Your support will be greatly appreciated and we hope you can help by donating something for sale on the day or purchasing a bargain.
We are looking for quality items such as Firewood, DIY and garden tools, Toys, Books, DVD’s, Paintings, Household Goods, Vouchers etc. to be auctioned on the day. All items considered.
We are also looking for Cakes, buns, jams, tarts etc. that can be sold separately.
Items can be dropped to the Hall any time after 12noon on Saturday the 18th of April. Items can be collected by arrangement with any member of the committee by contacting Christy Hopkins on 086 8399057 or Gary Beattie on 0872050506 or John Morrissey on 0868066698 or John Kenny on 0870507686
A Pioneer meeting will be held in the Sacristy this Friday the 20th of March, at 8.30 p.m. The main item on the agenda is the Pioneer Outing 2015.
PIONEER QUIZ SUCCESS
Well done to the team from St.Mary's National School, who won the Regional Pioneer Under 13 Table Quiz on Thursday night the 121th of March last. They now go forward to the Leinster Semi-
The School Board of Management will meet in the School theis Thursday the 19th of March at 8.00 p.m.
The Harvest Festival will be held in Newtowncashel on Sunday the 23rd of August, commencing at 12.00 noon. This will be the festival's third consecutive visit to Newtowncashel, thanks to the availability and suitability of the site and the success of the event on the two previous occasions. Please contact Paddy Finnegan ,Chairman at 087 270 5014 or Rachael Thompson, Secretary at 087 677 2454
Best wishes to mentor Karl Dermody and the Cashel players, Niall Casserly, Gavin Kelly and Andrew Farrell as they take on Dublin in the Leinster U-
Congrats to Mary Skelly and both her teams for doing so well in the county table quiz last Friday night. One team won the competition outright and the other one finished 5th after a tie breaker.
Also,congratulation to Team A who won their semi final game last night in the Table Tennis and are now in the final this Friday night in Ardagh.
Our Team B put on a fantastic display bringing their single games into a draw which was eventually decided by a doubles game.
Thanks to Killashee and Barry Cox for hosting competition and for organising food and drinks afterwards
ALL IRELAND FINAL
Well done to Manager Conan Casey ,and the Cashel Players,;Conor Farrell, Dara Flood, Conor Flood, Niall Casey, and Patrick Farrell on winning the Vocational Schools All Ireland Football Semi Final recently. They now play the Munster Champions in the All Ireland Final,please check press for details.