Thank you to all those who contributed to the bucket collection on St Patrick’s Day in Mountrath for the children’s playground. Your support was greatly appreciated. This is an annual collection for the maintenance and upkeep of the playground/park. The committee depend on the generosity of people to help them in maintaining the park/playground to a high standard. Thank you.
MOUNTRATH FINE GAEL BRANCH
Mountrath Gine Gael Branch will hold there AGM on Friday April 5 at 8.30pm in St Fintan’s Hall. Will all branch members please attend. Public representitives will attend. New members are very welcome.
Classes every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 7-8pm in St Fintan’s Hall Mountrath only €5. Want to get fit and build a strong core this is the class for you, kettlebells is the best workout you will give your body it works every muscle while also giving your heart and lungs a workout. Suitable for all age groups male and female. Absolute beginners always welcome. Contact Mags on 087 8129149.
A race night will be held in Newbridge greyhound track on Saturday May 4 tickets now available at €20 for family, €10 for a adult and €5 for students.
An 80s style disco in Mountrath Golf Club on Saturday April 20 in aid of our club and the Christmas lights fund, tickets are €10, tickets available from any committee member. A new Facebook page for the club is now up and running. Please search for Mountrath Saint Fintan’s and become a friend to get instant updates on all club activity.
MOUNTRATH HEART SUPPORT GROUP
The following group will hold their next meeting on Wednesday April 13 in the Cosy Cafe Mountrath at 8pm. All are welcome. New members welcome at any time.
The sale of jam continues in Costcutters and Phelan’s Shop Castletown. We would like to thank everyone for their support for this worthy cause buying jam donating fruit and jars. The sale of jam contines in these shops.
MOUNTRATH LADIES GAA FOOTBALL CLUB
Training for girls Gaelic football has resumed and will be held every Friday in St Aengus soccer pitch on The New Line Road from 4pm - 5.15pm. All girls aged 5yrs - 14 yrs are very welcome. We are delighted to welcome back our existing members and are keen to encourage new members from Mountrath and the surrounding areas to join our ladies football club. It is a great way to get fit and to have fun and learn a new skill. Any queries, please contact 0851119550.
The knitting club continues to meet every Friday morning 10.30 - 12.30pm, all welcome.
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.
Mountrath Country Markets is open every Friday from 9am to 12 noon in The Macra Hall on Main Street. Come and see for yourself. To place an order phone 87 32510 or 8735368.
Dog fouling is a growing litter problem. Local awareness to identify the dog owners is required. Please contact the Council’s freephone litter hotline @ 1800 323230 with specific details if witnessed i.e. name and address of dog owner, location, time and date. Thank you.
Mountrath & District Camera Club
Good fun was had by all at our last meeting, a casual chat and a chance to talk shop. Many thanks to Eddie Phelan who supplied the incredibly tasty scones and jam and to METAC for the endless supply of tea and coffee. Our new starting time is 8pm, METAC Mountrath, Tuesday April 9. Theme is ‘Parades’. Photo size 8 x 6. One photo per person please. If the idea of tasty scones and tea doesn’t inspire you to come along and join the club, maybe the very reasonable annual membership fee of a recession busting €10 will tempt you?
This association is running a beginners beekeeping course anyone interested in this fascinating craft should call Tom Hussey on 0851742114.
The AGM takes place on Thursady night April 4 at 8pm in Castletownhall. Hostesses are Ann Phelan and Ann Tiernan. Competition on the night three money saving house hold tips. Hoping to have full attendance.