A practical first aid course will start in Red Cross training centre in Raheen on Monday, February 11. This is an excellent opportunity to learn to maybe one day save someone’s life. For info please contact Monica on 087 9513344.
CHURCH GATE COLLECTION
St. Fintan’s Gaels Juveniles are holding a church gate collection at all masses in the parish next weekend 9 & 10 February. Your support is greatly appreciated.
St Fintan’s Gaels Juveniles will hold their annual awards & registration day in Shanahoe hall on Sunday 10 February. Family fun day with console games to suit all ages from 6 to 16 years. All family members welcome. 3 pm to 5.30 pm for 6 to 12 year olds. Parents/guardians are asked to remain with their children. 5 pm to 7.30 pm 12 to 16 year olds. Presentation of awards will take place at 5 pm sharp. Special guests will be in attendance on the day. New members welcome. Registration of players for the coming year will also be collected on the day.
ST FINTAN’S CAMOGIE CLUB
St Fintan’s Camogie Club are holding their annual general meeting on Sunday 17 February at 12 noon in Colt GAA clubhouse. New members are always welcome. The clubs bonus ball draw continues every week from Mrs Dunne’s shop please support.
OPEN DOOR THEATRE
Laois Open Door Theatre presents “It runs in the family” a comedy by Ray Cooney in the Dunamaise Arts Centre on Friday and Saturday 8 & 9 March at 8 pm. Bookings at 057 83663355 or online at www.dunamaise.ie. All Laois Open Door Theatre enquiries to Kevin at 087 9614235.
Laois senior scór final take place in Timahoe on Friday 22 February. Anyone interested in representing Colt GAA club in music, song, dance, comedy or recitation contact Kevin at 087 9614235. The Johnny Hearns perpetual cup will be presented to the winner of the solo song competition.
No winner. Numbers drawn:4– 6 – 18. 4 x €20: Sarah Mulligan, Colin Ryan, Phil Molloy & Timmy Keegan. Next week’s jackpot: €1,300.
Top score: Kathleen Kavanagh. First lady: Maura McQuillan. Second lady: Pattie Corcoran. First gent: Louise Kavanagh. Second gent: Andy Doogue. First half: Michael Kelly. Second half: Mary Doheny. Consolation: Mary McCabe. Raffle: Mary Delaney, Michael Kelly, Andy Doogue, Nora Breen & Rose Cunningham.
Top score: Cecil Thompson. First lady: Teresa Mulhare. Second lady: Brigid O’Brien. First gent: Paul Kavanagh. Second gent: Jimmy Ryan & Paddy Carter. First quarter: Padraig Dowling. Second quarter: Nancy Dowling. Third quarter: Ciarán Breen. Fourth quarter: John Harrison. Best of 3: Angela Walsh. Raffle: Margaret Malone, Padraig Dowling, Paddy Carter & Cecil Thompson.
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