There was no outright winner in the parish lotto. The numbers drawn were 8, 14, 15, 27. €75 went to Pauric Dowling. €30 Nora Scully, Katie Wallis, Mary Mortimer, John Jeslin c/o Telfords, Ger & Bill c/o Tom’s Bar, Mountrath. Promoters €40 Sean Bergin, €20 Patsy Ryan, Violet Carroll, Kathleen Lalor, Breda Cuddy. Door prize Julia Phelan.
Camross Whist Drive
Top score Sean Kennedy 1st gent Tim Keenan, 2nd M Scully, 1st lady Kathleen Kennedy, 2nd Mai Conroy, 1st half Sadie Delaney, 2nd Bridie Kavanagh.Raffle 1 Tim Keenan, 2 Tim Keenan, 3 Mai Conroy, 4 M Kelly.
Sincere sympathy to Sid Harvey and family Derrycarew on the death of his mother-in-law Mrs Woods in Co Wicklow. Mrs Woods was a widow for many years and was a great age. Just a coincidence Sid’s daughter-in-law presented him with a new grand-daughter around the same time. Its an old saying “God works in mysterious ways.”
Our senior citizens had a great trip to Dublin on Wednesday last to do their Christmas shopping. All enjoyed the trip.
Camross Folk Choir are holding a Carol Service on Friday, December 21 at 7.30pm sharp in Camross Church in preparation for the Christmas season. The service will be followed by a mulled wine reception in the hall. We would encourage the people of our community to come out and join us in the service to begin the Christmas season.
Church gate collection
Camross National school Parents Council would like to express their sincere thanks for your generosity in their recent church gate collection. The sum raised was €682.60. A cheque for €500 was presented to the school to purchase school resources, while the remainder is going towards funding Santa’s visit to the school on December 21.
The Killanure school Christmas concert takes place on Tuesday, December 18 at 6.30pm in Killanure Church. The junior and senior room will perform “Too busy for Christmas” and sing Christmas carols. All are welcome and a great night is assured.
The Camross school Christmas concert takes place in Camross Hall on Thursday, December 20 at 7.30p.m. Juniors to fourth class will perform the Christmas Nativity and sing carols. Fifth and sixth classes will perform the “Wizard of Oz”. All are welcome and a great night is assured.
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Weather for Portlaoise
Thursday 23 May 2013
Temperature: 5 C to 10 C
Wind Speed: 23 mph
Wind direction: North west
Temperature: 5 C to 13 C
Wind Speed: 16 mph
Wind direction: North