DANIEL DELANEY PLAQUE
The unveiling of The Bishop Daniel Delany Plaque will take place at The Rushin Road Bridge, Mountrath,on Wednesday, February 20 at 2.30pm. All are welcome.
MOUNTRATH CAMERA CLUB
Tuesday February 12, METAC, Mountrath at 8pm. Themes still running from previous meetings. Photo size must be 8 x 6. 1 photo per theme per person. Our guest speaker on the night will be Paul Lalor.
THE GATHERING 2013
Applications are now available for the above scheme. The Community Grants Scheme provides grant aid to Residents Associations, Community Groups and other groups/committees who are engaged in community amenity works in their own area.Full details and application forms are available from www.laois.ie The closing date is Wednesday February 13 2013.
ST PATRICKS RUN
A group from Mountrath are now into their 4th 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.
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.DOG FOULING
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 MARTIN rUANE
Conodolences to the family of the late Martin Ruane of Derrylusk, Ballyfin Road and formerly of Gort, Co. Galway) who passed away on February 3 in the loving care of of Droimin Nursing Home, Stradbally. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Peggy, daughters Breda Cliche (Paris), Imelda Watters (Wexford) and Mary Lennon (Castletown), extended family, relatives and friends. Reposed at Burke’s Funeral Home, Mountrath, with Funeral Prayers last Tuesday followed by Removal to St. Fintan’s Church, Mountrath for Funeral Mass on Wednesday followed by Burial in St Fintan’s Cemetery, Mountrath. Donations, if desired, to Cancer Research.
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