Congratulations to Noel Shiel, Tentore, Ballacolla, who received his gold drop (50 donations) at the presentations of awards in the Seven Oaks Hotel, Carlow recently.
The Woodenbridge Paddlers will hold their annual sponsored duathlon and cycle tour in aid of the Make Believers charity group on Sunday July 8. The event will also incorporate part of Kilkenny River Festival. Proceedings will get underway from the Woodenbridge at 11.30am when canoeists and leisure cyclists will start their respective journeys while sport cyclists will have a 12.30pm start. A fun packed event which will include fly fishing demonstration, canoeing, bouncing castles, face painting, archery, rope course, rafting, and arts and crafts will be staged at the halfway point at the broken weir Ballyragget 2pm, where refreshments will also be served before continuing through Lisdowney to the finish in Cullahill where music and entertainment will be held in O’Connolls Bar. For information contact Michael G Phelan 0872395357, Bernard Ryan 0879736386, Finn Ryan 0863898691, Alex Kelly 0861070631.