MOUNTRATH

LAOIS HEART FOUNDATION

LAOIS HEART FOUNDATION

The Mountrath support group for the Laois Heart Foundation will hold its monthly meeting in St Fintan’s Hall Mountrath on July 18 at 8pm. All are welcome

PARISH LOTTO

The winning numbers for the July 5 were 04, 08, 26, 30. There was no jackpot winner. There were 4 match 3s won €250. There no jackpot winner. Next week’s jackpot is €20,000.

HOMEMADE JAM

The sale of homemade jam continues in Costcutters and in Phelan’s shop in Castletown. The proceeds of this goes to the Cuilse Centre Portlaoise. You support is greatly needed. Thanks to all who have supported.

THE MOLLY MAGUIRES

Adults Interested in cycling for a bit of fun during the long hot summer evenings, ring or text 087 2859651 or 087 0567918.

MOUNTRATH LIBRARY

Our knitting group ‘A Good Yarn’ continues to meet every Friday morning 10.30 - 12.30pm, why not join them for a chat and a cuppa.

WEEKLY CLEAN-UP

Various members and volunteers of Mountrath Tidy Towns committee, which is a sub-committee of Mountrath Development Association, will be meeting every Thursday evening at the car park on Main Street at 7pm, weather permitting, for a quick tidy up of the town. This usually involves picking up litter and keeping an eye on areas which might need a more thorough cleanup by our local Fás scheme participants. All are welcome to come along for the odd half hour or so from 7pm to 8pm.

OLD TIME DANCING

Every Sunday night in Portlaoise GAA Centre from 9.30pm to 11.30pm for only €7. Music will be supplied by Brian Mc Dermot this coming Sunday night, July 15.

OUTDOOR GYM

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.

COUNTRY MARKETS

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.

LOURDESPiLGRIMAGE

July 17-24 staying at Hotel Solitude €770pps. Bus transfers included. Accompanied by Fr Pat Hennessy. Contact Eleanor 087 7670915 or 057 8624216.

MEDJUGORJE PILGRIMAGE

August 15-22 €639pps. Accompanied by Fr Pat Hennessy. Contact Eleanor 087 7670915/0578624216 or Rena 087 7670915/ 057 8624379.