Work carried out at Graces Park

Work carried out at Graces Park

Cllr. Seamus Langan is delighted to see that work has taken place at Graces Park where problems were highlighted in The Leinster Leader some weeks ago.

The residents were up in arms at the conditions that their Estate was left by the developer, despite numerous requests no repair works took place.

Over a year ago, the contractor carried out some work on the sewerage system.

When the works was finished, a steel plate was placed over a trench at the entrance to the Estate and remained there until the Council staff moved in last week to rectify the situation and put things right.

The local County Council workers, under the Supervision of Mr. Michael Cronly this week carried out repair works at Graces Park and left the road surface in a much better and safer condition.

They removed the steel plate and filled-in the trench that was causing a lot of grief to the residents for over a year.

An open ditch that was a Health & Safety issue since the Estate was opened, was filled-in by the County Council workers last week.

This week Cllr. Langan thanked Mr. Cronly and the Council staff for the excellent work that they carried out at Graces Park.

Foroige club seek Support for Autism Unit

Derrinturn Foroige Youth Club are seeking the help of the community in collecting any old phones you may have. They do not need to be working.

They need to collect 160 phones and will then buy an ipad and donate it to the Autism Unit at St. Conleth’s National School.

Every person who donates a phone will also be entered into a draw to have their mortgage paid for a year.

Please support them in this great cause.

Phones can be given to a Foroige member or leader you may know, dropped down to the Community Hall between 8-10pm on Friday nights or you can contact Jane on 086-3131284

€10 School Voucher

Edenderry Credit Union are giving a €10 School Voucher for all Junior members attending school in Edenderry or surrounding areas.

Call in to our office at O’Connell Square and speak to a member of staff.

Drama at Derrinturn

Carbury Drama Group are staging 2 one-act plays by Teresa Corrigan on Sunday, 2nd December in Derrinturn Parish Hall commencing at 8pm. Admission is €5 and the proceeds from the play are going to Derrinturn Foroige Youth Club.

Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Crafts Fair at The Hamlet Court Hotel

The Kilshanroe National School Parents Association is holding their Annual Christmas Craft Fair at The Hamlet Court Hotel on Sunday next, 25th November from 11am - 5pm.

Admission is free.

For further information please contact 086- 2705458.

Christmas Party

Carbury Senior Citizens Christmas Party is taking place on Sunday, 2nd December at Carbury GAA Centre starting at 2pm.

People are kindly asked to phone the Parish Office on 9553355 in order to have your name placed on the list, as we need to know in advance how many will be attending the Party.

Thank you for your co-operation.

Volunteers needed on Tidy Towns

Derrinturn Tidy Towns Association are appealing to people to come on board and help on a voluntary basis with their on-going work throughout the village.

The small committee have worked tirelessly over the past four years and have made huge improvements in the village, planting trees, flowers and shrubs and building flower beds and maintaining existing amenities.

The Association put in a huge effort to increase their points this year in the All-Ireland Tidy Towns Awards.

If you would like to get involved in helping to keep our Village looking neat and clean, please contact Bernie Pender on 086-0881292.

Your support would be appreciated.