CHRISTMAS SHOE BOX APPEAL
Team Hope together bringing hope to the needy. Boxes can be left at Callinan’s Food Store, opposite St Clare’s Church. Further information on collection please contact Bella at 059 9131494 or mobile 086 8414891. Looking forward to your generous support. Boxes need to be ready by November 11.
Graiguecullen/ Killeshin Parish Rainbows Group are offering a 14 week Peer support programme for young people who have experienced loss through the death of a close relative, separation or other painful change in their family. For further information contact Anne at 0876636499.
Newly formed Killeshin Community Centre committee invites anyone interested in renting or leasing rooms in the old Killeshin National School please contact Laurence 086 8521941 or Orla 087 7645127.
KILLESHIN FC LOTTO
There was no winner of the recent lotto jackpot. The numbers drawn were 09, 20, 22 and 28. The four lucky dip winners were Declan Brennan, Bill Delaney, Sandra Nolan and Emma Crimmins, each will receive €25 and the seller’s prize of €25 was won by Darragh McDonald. The jackpot for next draw stands at €6300 and tickets can be purchased for €2 from any club member or in the local shop and public houses.
Killeshin FC is running a Texas Hold’em poker night in the Glenside Lounge on Friday October 12. Registration takes place at 8pm and costs €20. Cash prizes on the night. Food supplied also.
First aid courses at Oisín Park beginning shortly. All enquiries and bookings to 086 8596607.
PARISH FINANCE COMMITTEE
The AGM will be held on Thursday 18 October at 8pm in the parish centre. The new parish finance committee will be elected at this meeting also.
Meeting this Wednesday October 10 at 8pm in parish centre.
Last Sunday at the 10.15am mass new altar servers were commissioned for Holy Cross Church and next Sunday new altar servers for St Clare’s Church will be commissioned at the 11.30am mass. We thank the young people for volunteering for this special ministry. We thank also Jackie Chapman and Vera Bolger for training and co-ordinating the servers.
KILLESHIN SCHOOL CALENDAR
Now on sale at the school and in Killeshin Stores. All proceeds go towards providing additional equipment for our new school. Your support will be greatly appreciated.
Adult badminton has commenced on Thursday nights from 9pm to 10pm in Killeshin Hall. For further information contact Siobhan 086 0703491.
SWIM CLUB ASSESSMENTS
St Fiacc’s swimming club is holding assessments for new members on Saturday October 20. Registration at 6.15pm. Swimmers must be capable of swimming, two lengths. Limited places are available. Please note successful candidates will swim Saturday morning only between 6.45am and 8.45am.
Every Tuesday night at 8.30pm in Graiguecullen Hall. All loose sheets €2 each, six panel book €5 and double book €10. Everyone welcome and bring a friend.
THURSDAY MORNING CLUB
Thursday morning club has resumed after 10am mass in St Clare’s. Parishioners are invited into the parish centre after mass for a cuppa and a chat.
FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP
Are you affected by the problem alcohol or drug use of a relative? You may be confused, frightened and don’t know where to turn. Support is available. Please come to the family support group. Help for you can help the whole family. For further information contact 085 7897339 or 059 9164757.
St Catherine’s Community Services Centre is encouraging people to apply for a socially monitored alarm. You can call into St Catherine’s between 9am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm, Monday to Friday to fill out an application form. Contact Edel Keogh or Pamela O’Neill on 059 9138700
The numbers drawn in the recent lotto were 02, 15, 27 and 31 and there was no jackpot winner. Next jackpot will be €10,000, reserve €10,000, and second reserve €2,400. There was one Match 3 winner of €100; John and Iris Corcoran, c/o John Corcoran. The seller’s prize of €20 each went to John Branagan, Matthew Power and Mary Forbes
OISÍN HOUSE NEWS
AGM of Rossmore Killeshin Development Association will be held in Oisín Park on October 18 at 8pm.
Graiguecullen and district indoor bowls now playing on Mondays and Wednesdays from 2pm to 4pm in St Fiacc’s Hall. All ages welcome.
Bridge club on Wednesday afternoons in Graiguecullen Parish Centre at 1.45pm. All welcome. Bridge classes for beginners, enquiries to Ann 087 9914682.
CENTRE STAGE STARS
Centre Stage Stars has returned on Thursdays at 3.20pm in Killeshin Hall. All new members welcome. Registration after class. For more information contact Karen on 085 1122165.
ANNUAL HALLOWEEN DANCE
Carlow Older Person’s Network is holding their annual Halloween dance on Wednesday October 31 in the Seven Oaks Hotel. Contact Olive Fanning on 087 6165690.
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Tuesday 18 June 2013
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