CLONASLEE

Annette DoolanE-mail - aedoolan83@gmail.com

LADIES NIGHT

Get your tickets now for the annual fun Ladies Night on Friday April 15. Buffet dinner and dancing to Age Factor. €25 incl raffle. Call Dolores 087 4148093 or Annette 087 9881046.

CAKE SALE

Clonaslee Show Society is hosting a cake sale on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 April after both masses at the back of the church. All support is appreciated.

COUNTRY MARKET

Clonaslee Country Market in the Heritage Centre is on Saturday April 9 from 10 am – 1 pm with fresh vegetables, home baking, crafts, plants etc. Free tea & coffee.

HOSPICE WALK

Any money raised from the St Stephen’s Day Hospice Walk, send to Sheila Bourke to finalise donations.

TIDY TOWNS

Last week seven native trees were planted at the Community Centre for the seven signatories to the 1916 Proclamation. A Clonaslee stone slab will be inscribed in Irish and erected. These trees will in time show the contribution of all Tidy Towns, and the community spirit in Clonaslee. Thanks to Mick Flynn, Paul and Caitriona Ryan, Brian, Horticulture & CES employees. The committee wish Mick Fallon a speedy recovery.

CLEAN UP LAOIS WEEK

Clonaslee Tidy Towns will be doing a clean-up on April 12 and 14. Scoil Bhríde students will help with the clean-up on April 13. We ask all clubs and organisations to please give an hour. Litter pickers, gloves and bags supplied. All roads, estates, Brittas Lake, GAA field and the village will be covered. Please help out.

HOLY CROSS

Bus leaving Clonaslee on Thursday April 7 at 6 pm. €15 return, €5 for tea and sandwiches. Names to Maura on 087-212-2766.

Comhaltas

Anyone who would like to join Comhaltas, membership is now due, contact secretary on 085-285-1772

Closing date for Fleadh entries is May 3.  Entry forms available from Fleadh secretary 083- 44-10793.

MUSIC CLASSES

Music classes continue each week, beginners welcome. For more information please contact 085-285-1772.

laois theatre

Laois Open Door Theatre presents "The Cripple of Inishmaan" by Martin McDonagh in the Dunamaise Arts Centre on Friday 15 and Sat 16 April at 8 pm. A 'must see' production, combining comedy and drama. One of Martin McDonagh's most brilliant plays. Laois Open Door Theatre is an amateur drama group.

CLONASLEE COLLEGE

The Parents Association wish to thank all parents who helped with the Easter Raffle in any way. 1st Prize €400 of solid fuel and groceries: Billy Colton, Gurteen. 2nd Prize €120 of fuel & groceries: Martina Cosgrove, Rosenallis. 3rd Prize: Easter hamper: Amy Dooley, Clonaslee. Two promoter’s prizes of €50 each; Nakita Cassidy, Rosenallis and Niamh & Sharon Conroy, Clonaslee.

cemetery masses

All at 8 pm: June 3 – Clonaslee; June 24 - Corrigeen; July 1 – Kilmanman.

BABY / PARENT GROUP

Meetings on Tuesdays, 9:30am to 11:30am during school term in the Community Centre. All welcome. Call 087-2362723.

WHIST RESULTS

Sunday March 27: Top score, bonus card and Jackpot won by Teresa Byrne €148. Gents: 1 Tom Delaney 2 Martin Rigney. Ladies: 1 Olivia White 2 Patricia Quinn. Quarters: 1 Dinny Kelly 2 Becky Thompson, Angela Walsh 3 Dolores Murray 4 Norman Alexander. Lowest score: Heather Kelly. Hatching: Lucy O’Brien. Raffle: Martin Rigney, Margaret Harte, Norman Alexander, Dolores Murray, Martin Rigney, Dolores Murray.

PARISH LOTTO

Jackpot not won. Winning no: 14-17-4. €30 winners: John and Samantha Corbet, Clonaslee; Niamh McDonald, Lusnagh; Angelina Daly, 9 Clodiagh Way; Killian Dunne, Tinnahinch; John O’Brien, Reary; Isacc Lowdnes, Rosenallis. Promoter’s prize: Flynns –PO, Chris Horan, Nuala Smith. Next week’s Jackpot: €1,550.

CLON ST MANMAN’S

Lotto jackpot not won. Winning no: 4-5-9-15. €40 winners: John Gorman, Tina Conroy, Pat O’ Connell, Gerry Hogan, Brigid Hyland. Promoters prize: Martin Fallon. Next week’s Jackpot: €11,100.