STRADBALLY

RACE NIGHT

RACE NIGHT

Stradbally Youth Centre are looking for your support as we are holding a race night to raise much needed funds in order to keep our doors open. Our race night is being held in Nappers Tandys on Saturday, June 2. We are hoping that you will support us by either sponsoring a race for a cost of €50 or buying a horse for €20. If you would like to help by selling a card on our behalf we would be very grateful. If you wish to support us please contact any of the leaders or phone 086 1525600.

ICA

Stradbally ICA are planning a day trip to Belfast to visit The Titanic Exhibition. It is hoped to have the trip in June. Anyone interested please phone M Graham 0578625272, D Mulhare 8625333, B Kelly 8625419. Date and cost later.

WHIST DRIVE

The following are the results of the whist drive held on April 27 in St Patrick’s Hall, Stradbally. Top score Kay Chase, 1st lady Mary Gowing, 2nd lady Eithne Moran, 1st gent (tie) Mick Foy and Christine Browne, 1st half Sylvia Wilkinson, 2nd half John Graham, lowest score Cora Moore, hatching Lily Pearson, others Lorna Allen, Willie Wallace and Ena Wallace, raffle Sylvia Wilkinson, Margaret Brennan, Dorothy Mullen and Cecil Thompson. Next whist drive will be aid of Stradbally Tidy Towns and will be on Friday, May 18 commencing at 8.30pm. Numerous prizes on offer and €60 toop score if over 10 tables.

NATIONAL DRAWING DAY

National Drawing Day will take place at The Arthouse and Library, Stradbally, Co Laois on Saturday, May 19 from 11am - 1pm. Please contact Cara Byrne, on 05786 41740 or email on cbyrne@laoiscoco.ie.

LAOIS HUNT UPCOMING EVENTS

Point to point races in The Lawn, Stradbally on Sunday, May 20. Stradbally family fair also at The Lawn on Sunday, July 1.

STRADBALLY AND DISTRICT ANGLERS ASSOCIATION

Members please note that the membership fee for the 2012 season is now due. Adults €15, OAPs €7 and juveniles €7. Fees may be paid at Stradbaly Lake office. All members must be insured before they can enter on land adjoining the river. All enquiries etc can be made at Stradbally lake office.

STRADBALLY ST VINCENT DE PAUL

Stradbally St Vincent de Paul are having a sponsored walk on Sunday, May 13 commencing at 2.30pm starting at the Market Square. Sponsorship cards available from Pascal at 087 1359382, Mary at 086 3312621. All funding goes to Stradbally, Timahoe and Vicarstown areas. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

TOUR, TALK AND CRAFT WORKSHOP

A tour, talk and craft workshop will be taking place at the Arthouse and Library, Stradbally from 8, 15 and 22 May, from 1am until 1pm. This workshop will be free of charge. Mosaic workshop, May 10 from 11am - 1pm. Price per person €5. Each workshop has limited places, for booking please contact Cara Byrne, 057 8641740 or email

cbyrne@laoiscoco.ie.

PARENT AND TODDLER GROUP

GAA Hall, Stradbally, every Tuesday 10am - 12 noon. Coffee and a chat for parents, healthy snacks and activities for the kids. All Welcome, €3 per family. More info, contact Orla Fee on 086 8862447 or Fiona O’Donnell on 086 3840052.