THE GATHERING MEETING
The Mountrath & District Business Association will hold a meeting in the Metac Center on Wednesday January 23 at 6.30pm. All local Community groups are invited to attend. Anne Goodwin from Laois Partnership and Dominic Reddin Laois Tourism Officer will be speaking to all those interested in hosting a Gathering Event.
MOUNTRATH AND DISTRICT CAMERA CLUB
It was great to have new members joining the club on the first night back after Christmas! Please keep spreading the word. The club is for every level - beginner to expert, there is always something new to learn and new people to meet. Our next meeting in METAC, Portlaoise Road , Mountrath is on Tuesday January 29 2013 at 8pm. We will have a guest speaker on the night so please try to arrive before 8pm. The theme of ‘Christmas’ has been extended to our next meeting. Our new theme is ‘Landscape’.Photo size must be 8 x 6. 1 photo per theme per person. As always, new members welcome.
TOTS AND CO PLAYSCHOOL
Tots and Co Playschool enrolement week for pre-school goers beginning Sept 2013, will take place from Monday Feburary 4 -Friday February 8. Parents can call to the Playschool anytime between 9 am to 12 noon for a registration form. For any queries contact Colette Phelan on 087 4162377.
The knitting club continues to meet every Friday morning 10:30-12:30pm all welcome.
ST FINTAN’S GAA LOTTO
The numbers of this week’s lotto were 10/14/18/23. There was no jackpot winner. Next week’s jackpot stands at €16,000. Tickets can be bought from any promoters. Next draw is on January 21.
Lourdes Pilgrimage July 17-24 staying at Solitude Hotel, € 770 per person sharing. Contact Eleanor 087 7670915. Spiritual leaders Fr Pat Hennessy PP & Fr Míchéal Murphy PP Mountmellick
ST. FINTAN’S GAA CLUB MOUNTRATH
The club are holding their AGM on Friday January 25. Time 7-30pm, venue the clubrooms/Cabin. The committee would like invite all members past and present, and those thinking of becoming
members are all very welcome to attend.
KNUCKLES BOXING CLUB MOUNTRATH
Under 11years Mon, Wed and Fri 5.30 to 6.30pm Over 11years beginners Mon ,Wed and Fri 6.30 to 7.30pm Over 11years advanced Mon, Wed and Fri 7.30 to 9pm Girls over 11years Tues and Thurs 7 to 8 and Sat 1 to 2pm Adults Fitness classes Tues and Thurs at 8pm and Sat 10.30am Ladies Fitness classes Mon to Fri mornings 9.30am
and 11.30am. Any enquiries contact Noel on 0851981551.
Dog fouling is a growing litter problem Local awareness to identify the dog owners is required Please contact the Council’s free litter hotline @ 1800 323 230 with specific details if witnessed.
Mountrath Country Markets is open every Friday from 9:00am to 12 noon in The Macra Hall on Main Street. Come and see for yourself. To place an order phone 87 32510 or 8735368.