ladies football agm
Mountrath Ladies Football Club have re-scheduled their Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, January 30 at 7pm in Eddie Phelan’s. It is vital for parents of girls who are playing Ladies football to attend this meeting as their support and commitment to the Club is so important. We would encourage all parents to attend and any other adults who would be willing to help in maintaining a great club for girls in Mountrath & surrounding areas.
Enrolment for boys and girls starting school in September, 2013 at St Fintan’s Primary School and Scoil Bhríde will take place during the week February 4–8 between 12 pm and 3 pm. Parents should call to the respective school to register and collect enrolment forms. Please bring Birth/Baptismal Certificate when calling to school.
COUCH TO 5k RUN/WALK
A group from Mountrath are now into their 3rd week of training and there is still time for people to join in. Training sessions are Tuesdays & Thursdays meeting up in Castletown outside the ICA hall at 7pm, and on Sunday mornings either outside Costcutters at 10am or Castletown ICA hall at 6pm. All are welcome, call Doreen on 0879305400 for further information.
The knitting club continues to meet every Friday morning 10:30-12:30pm all welcome.
ST FINTAN’S GAA LOTTO
The numbers of this week’s lotto were 12/18/23/28. There was no jackpot winner. Next week’s jackpot stands
at €16,200. Tickets can be bought from any promoters. Next draw is on January 28.
KNUCKLES BOXING CLUB MOUNTRATH
Under 11years Mon, Wed and Fri 5.30 to 6.30pm over 11years beginners Mon ,Wed and Fri 6.30 to 7.30pm over 11years advanced Mon, Wed and Fri 7.30 to 9pm Girls over 11years Tues and Thurs 7 to 8 and Sat 1 to 2pm Adults Fitness classes Tues and Thurs at 8pm and Sat 10.30am Ladies Fitness classes Mon to Fri mornings 9.30am and 11.30am. Any enquiries contact Noel on 0851981551.
The outdoor gym in the local amenity park can be used by all ages. We would encourage all local clubs and groups to use this facility.
Lourdes Pilgrimage July 17-24 staying at the Solitude Hotel, € 770 per person sharing.Contact Eleanor 087 7670915. Spiritual leaders Fr Pat Hennessy PP & Fr Míchéal Murphy PP.
Dog fouling is a growing litter problem Local awareness to identify the dog owners is required.Please contact the Council’s free litter hotline @ 1800 323 230 with specific details if witnessed.
Mountrath Country Markets is open every Friday from 9:00am to 12 noon in The Macra Hall on Main Street. Come and see for yourself. To place an order phone 87 32510 or 8735368.
LATE JOHN KIELY
Condolences to the family of the late John ‘Joe’ Kiely of Shannon Rd, Mountrath who died on January 21 peacefully in the loving care of the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Deeply regretted by his wife Mary, daughter Agnes, sons John, Robert and Thomas, sister Sheila, extended family, friends, neighbours and colleagues. Reposed at Burke’s Funeral Home, Mountrath with removal to St Fintan’s Church, Mountrath for Funeral Mass last Thursday followed by Burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Mountrath. Donations if desired to charity of your own choice.
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Sunday 19 May 2013
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