Ballyfin Parish Council presents a double bill of comedy plays written and directed by Frances Harney, and performed in the Mountmellick Arts Centre on Saturday March 21. “Scór or Score?” and will be followed by “Disorder in the Court”. Funds raised to new lights in St Fintan’s Church, Ballyfin. Intermission raffle to the Cuisle Centre, Portlaoise. Tickets from Fr Patrick Hennessy, PP, the Ballyfin Parish Pastoral Council, Ballyfin NS or The Deadman’s Inn.
Due to poor weather the Ballyfin Vintage & Veteran Club cancelled their annual ploughing match in Coolnamona, Ballyfin for Sunday, March 1. Apologies for the inconvenience. This event will be re-scheduled so please check local notices. For more on the club call Enda Gilligan 087-9172375.
The Mountrath branch of Laois Heart Foundation monthly meeting in the Cosy Cafe on March 18 at 8pm.
Lotto results Feb 25 no’s drawn 03 16 26 30, no jackpot winner. The 9 match 3’s won £112 each. Next weeks jackpot £13,000. Thanks for support.
ST PATRICK’S DAY
The committee would like to invite people to enter a float into this year’s parade which will be held on St. Partick’s day March 17. if you would like to enter please contact Celine at 087 2179504. We hope that the community will come to support the parade this year.
Clonenagh Parish Golf Classic at Mountrath Golf Club in May to raise funds to repair to windows at St Peters Church.
Feb 3 A Howel Game 1st M. Sheehana & S.Ward, 2nd M. Doheny & N. Lowry. Feb 10 1st H. Bradshaw & E. White, 2nd M. Doheny & P. Duff. Feb 17 M. Morrissey & P. Murphy; 2nd M.Kavanagh & A Dunne, Feb 24 1st M. Morrissy & P. Murphy 2nd M. Kavanagh & t. Mc Cormack
A bucket collection for the children’s playground will be held on St Patrick’s Day in Mountrath. Please support.
Mountrath Playground Committee to walk in the St. Patrick’s Day parade in Mountrath. All welcome to join us and children, to be accompanied by adults, can dress up.
Indoor training in the Mountrath Community School from 6.30-7.30pm every Monday. All age groups from under 6 upwards welcome.
TOMMY WATKINS CUP
Last sixteen results: Fintan Bergin beat Alan Fox; Wayne Sydes beat Gerry Daly; Shane O’Brien beat Martin Delaney; Liam O’Brien beat Philip Mckay; Tom Scully beat Jimmy Quigley; Brian Russell beat Derek Scully; Shane Gorman beat Colm Lanham; Adrian McMahon beat Peader Middleton; All the winners are now in the Quarter Finals which will be played off next week.