Raheen

HEYWOOD COMMUNITY SCHOOL

HEYWOOD COMMUNITY SCHOOL

Heywood Community School, Ballinakill, open Night for prospective first year students and their parents on Thursday, 29 November, 2013 from 7-9 pm. All welcome.

HOLY LAND PILGRIMAGE

A 13 day pilgrimage to the Holy Land will take place form 1 to 13 March 2014. The trip will take in Bethlehem, Nazareth and other holy sigts. Cost €1,885pps (single supplement of €290). Spiritual director Fr. Brian Kavanagh. Leader Maureen Ahern, phone 087 2319639. Tour operators - Pilgrimages Abroad 01 6359300.

CHRISTMAS COOKING

Raheen Panto present “A Feast of Christmas Cooking” with Pat Carey from Doon House Cookery School in Eamon A’Chnoic, Raheen on Tuesday 3 December at 7.30pm. Door prize and raffle on the night.

GOOSE CLUB

Raheen Parish Council & Colt GAA Club Goose Club on Sunday 22 December at 6pm in the James Fintan Lalor Hall. Donations or gifts sought from all homes in the parish to make this a success and an enjoyable evening for all. Collection points in the next few weeks so please keep us in mind when shopping.

OPEN DOOR THEATRE

Laois Open Door Theatre variety show for all ages on Thursday 5 December in The Manor Hotel Abbeyleix, Saturday 14 December in Shanahoe. Shows at 8pm. Enquiries to 087 9614235. Top talent with local and visiting artists.

COLT LOTTO

Numbers drawn: 4-16 – 21. No winner. 4 x €20: Chris Dalton, Catriona Brennan, Tony Kavanagh & Martin Sinnott. This week’s jackpot: €1,900.

RAHEEN WHIST

Top score: Louise Kavanagh. First lady: Eithne Moran. Second lady: Mary McCabe. First gent: Mary Doheny. Second gent: Michael O’Sullivan. First half: Noreen Ní Naighin. Second half: Sheila Fogarty & Rose Cunningham. Consolation: John Culleton. Raffle: Mary McCabe, Maura McQuillan, Louise Kavanagh & Billy Carter.

late paddy Whelan

Condolences to the family of the late Paddy Whelan Clonad who died on November 19 unexpectedly at the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Ex Bord na Mona, son of the late Winnie. Deeply regretted by his cousins, extended family, relatives and friends. Reposed at his residence with removal to St Brigid’s Church, Shanahoe for Requiem mass followed by interment in St Fintan’s Cemetery, Raheen.