The parish lotto, with a jackpot of €5,200 was not won, small winners were €30 Marion Lynch, €25 Trish Alley and €20 Michael Gaughan . The lotto of February 4 will be held in the Mark Lennon’s Bar with a possible jackpot of €5,500. Tickets must be handed in before 9.30pm on the night of the draw to be included in that jackpot. Bridge
Durrow Bridge Club results 9/01/13
1st n/s Ella Walsh and Mairead Woods, 2nd n/s Marjorie McGeough and Kathleen Broderick.
1st e/w Bridie Dunne and Gay Doyle, 2nd e/w Sadie Phelan and Rose Talbot.
The Family, extended family and friends of the late Kieran Monahan are holding a Gala Night in Dec’s Bar on March 2 to raise funds for a local adolescent treatment center who helped Kieran.
The night will include a valuable auction of several top items, hair dying, waxing, slave auction, live music, etc, etc.
More details nearer the date, all proceeds from this event will go in full to a local adolescent addiction center. Please keep this date in your diary because there will be great bargains under the hammer, fabulous raffle prizes and a great craic.
The Senior Citizens party will be held in the Castle Arms Hotel on March 2 at 2 pm. Invitations are being distributed by the community council. Anyone who wishes to attend or wants to nominate someone to attend are asked to contact any member of the community council .
The mobile unit of the Blood Transfusion service will be in Castle Arms Hotel Durrow on Tuesday January 29,2013 from 4.30 pm to 8 pm.
Unwanted Christmas gifts
Durrow Development Forum will gladly take any new but unwanted Christmas gifts off your hands.
They will be used during the St Patrick’s Day festivities as part of our ongoing fundraising. Please drop any donations into the Post Office or Happy Days Creche.
Enquiries to Evelyn 0879194428. Thank you on behalf of Durrow Development Forum.
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Sunday 19 May 2013
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Temperature: 9 C to 18 C
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