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2015 trip to Westport. Balances can be paid in the Pool Office by Friday, May 29.


Next Saturday 23rd May is Confirmation day in our Parish. The children from St Fiacc’s N.S. will celebrate the Sacrament at 11.00am in St Clare’s and the children from Killeshin NS will celebrate the Sacrament at 2.30pm in Holy Cross. Please note there will be no 10am Mass next Saturday in St Clare’s. S

Finance Committee

Monthly meeting this Wednesday 20th May at 8pm in the Parish Centre.

Graveyard Masses

Killeshin Friday, June 5 at 7.30pm. Sleaty: Friday, June 12 at 7.30pm. Leaugh: Monday, June 22 at 7.30pm. St Mary’s: Monday, July 13 at 7.30pm.

Poor Clare Community

Sr Analiza will be fully incorporated into our Poor Clare Community on Sunday, May 24 at the 11.30am Mass in St Clare’s Church. Sr Analiza is from the Philippines and has spent over three years in our Poor Clare Community. She very generously decided to become a full member and we are overjoyed to welcome her with her very many gifts and talents. It is a huge sacrifice not only for Sr.Analiza but also for her mother and brother back in the Philippines.


The seventh week of our Solemn Novena to Our Lady of Perpetual Help continues next Monday May 25 at 7.30pm in St Clare’s Church. The theme for this year’s Novena is “Knowing Jesus” Our guest speaker this week is Fr Michael Cusack (Redemptorist Priest (CSSR) Superior, St Joseph’s, Dundalk).

Graiguecullen Bingo

As usual on Tuesday night @ 8.30pm. The Jackpot is €1,740 in 48 nos. Check on DOUBLE Number for the full house and Win or share €1,650.

Oisín Players

Back by popular demand and for one night only the Oisin Players return with their hilarious comedy play “A Wake in the West” on Sat 23rd May at 8pm in The Glenside, Killeshin. Tickets on the door €10. Treat yourself and some friends to a great night out with some serious laughter guaranteed.


The Den Community Childcare Killeshin, Places available for pre-school for Sept 2015. ECCE, non ECCE & CCS spaces available. Drop in for a registration form or phone 05991-47909.


The Eist Cancer Support Centre is open: Tues to Thurs from 9.30am to 4pm. We would like to thank all our volunteers and friends who give of their time so willingly to the Eist Cancer Support Centre, Carlow. The VHI Mini Marathon is taking place Monday June 1st. We are still looking for people to walk/jog/run to support Eist Cancer Support Centre. Sponsorship cards available at the centre, The Waterfront, Mill Lane, Carlow 0599139684. Follow us on Facebook for more information. We are grateful for your ongoing support to Eist Cancer Support Centre.

boot factory

Carlow County Development Partnership Presents Governey’s Boot Factory, A Celebration May 19, 2.30pm In Visual and the GB Shaw Theatre For further details contact 059 9720733 Or E-mail Supported by CCDP & Carlow Older Persons Forum.

graigue Community Games

Any child interested in taking part in the swimming, please contact Paul 087-6121666 before Wed May 27. The competition will start on Saturday 6th June.

St Vincent de Paul

If you are freeing up space in your wardrobe in advance of the summer why not donate your good quality clothes, shoes, bags and accessories to the Vincent’s shop 46 Tullow Street Carlow.  Donations will be gratefully received in the shop from 10am to 5pm Monday to Saturday. The Society would like to thank everyone for supporting the shop over the past year