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                                                                    BY ORLA RYAN

        Hi to all and I do hope everybody is
        well in Tipperary and you enjoyed
        your summer?
           We want to congratulate Sheila
        Gregan and Orla Hogan on their                Brian Duggan, Captain, Nenagh GC, Michael Scroope, Marie Scroope, and Seamus Hogan
        participation in the World Transplant
        Games in Malaga, Spain and to all the  Anne Hackett, whose
        team that flew the flag for Ireland.  son Paul had a
           There has been many different    transplant this Summer,
        fundraisers held in the county. Hayley  held a coffee morning
        and Owen Shanahan had a lip-sync    in Two-Mile Borris.
        battle in Thurles on June 24th which  Anne said they are a
        was a great night and was well      great community and a
        attended. They held this fundraiser in  fantastic €3,500 was
        aid of the IKA Renal Support Centre in  raised.
        Beaumont. Hayley said it was amazing  The annual Golf
        to have somewhere to stay on the    Fundraiser in Nenagh
        grounds of the hospital during the  was held the last
        time that Owen got his transplant.   weekend of August.
           A moonlight walk was held by the  Many teams came to
        Aherlow Hotel for the IKA and Cancer  support this annual
        Support Centre. There was a great   event. James was delighted as over                Michael Fitzsimons, IKA, receiving
                                                                                                  cheque proceeds of the IKA
        atmosphere at this walk. It started just  €4,000 has been raised.                    Scramble at Nenagh Golf Club from
        at dusk so we could see the           Our church gate collections this                  Lady Captain Betty Hynes. Also
        moonlight. We would like to thank   time of year have begun and we will              pictured are Brian Duggan (Captain,
        the hotel for including the IKA this  be continuing with these throughout              Nenagh GC) and John Sheridan
                                                                                                   (President, Nenagh GC).
        year.                               the Winter.

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