Ballinakill

Parish Lotto

Parish Lotto

Numbers 7, 16, 22, 28. No Winner. €20 each to Pakie Mc Donnell, AM Mc Grath, Martha Siney, Seamus Hamm, Marie Orr, Eleanor & John Bergin, Kathleen Delaney, Mona Moore, Paddy Costigan, Ger Clifford. Next weeks jackpot €4,000

Cards

There was 8 tables. Winners on 10 games were Tom Moore and Fint Phelan, Paddy and Tony Walsh, The Daltons. Raffle winners were Eugene Murphy, Mary Kelly, Grace O Neill, Mary Kelly, Pat Foley.

Fashion Show

Spink GAA, Spink ICA and Spink Development Association are hosting a fashion show on April 24 at 8pm in the Castle Arms Hotel, Durrow. Clothes by Fyffes, M McWee and Bergins Abbeyleix, Margaret Bradford Mountmellick and others. Compere on the evening is Marnie Mc Guire, stylist and image consultant. Tickets are €10 each.

Cards for Lewis

A charity card drive will be held in Ballinakill Community Hall on Wednesday, March 18 at 8.30pm.

This fundraiser is in aid of Lewis Walsh Fund. Lewis is a 3 year old boy suffering from Muscular Dystrophy, a muscle wasting disease for which there is no cure at present.

His dad is from Ballinakill Village and he is the grandson of Paddy Walsh and the late Margaret Walsh, Drimaterrill.

Tickets are €10 each and are available from the card committee.

There will be a raffle on the night with various prizes and there will be a special draw for all ticket holders also. Your support would be greatly appreciated for the worthy cause.

1916 Commemoration

Plans are underway for the commemoration next year of the 100th Anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising in Laois. Laois County Council is asking the public around the county to submit ideas and plans for how the anniversary should be commemorated.

Submissions or any other queries or comments on plans for ”Laois 2016” can be directed to: Catherine Casey, Ireland 2016 Co-Ordinator, Laois County Council, Portlaoise, Co Laois

Email ccasey@laoiscoco.ie, Phone 057-866 4129 www.laois.ie/heritage. The closing date for submissions is March 20.