Raheen

PARKINSON’S AWARENESS WEEK

PARKINSON’S AWARENESS WEEK

As part of national Parkinson’s Disease Awareness week which takes place from April 7 to 14.Martina and John Sinnott will be hosting a coffee and tea afternoon at their home in Ardlea from 2to 6 pm on Sunday April 14.

All proceeds raised will go to Parkinson’s Association of Ireland. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

COOKERY DEMONSTRATION

Raheen ladies club are hosting Cooking summer with Pat Carey of Doon House cookery school. It will take place in The Red Cross Centre, Raheen on Thursday 11 April at 7.30pm.

Admission €7 with all proceeds going to MS Ireland.

TABLE QUIZ

A table quiz in aid of Fr Eddie Lalor’s missionary work will take place in the Manor Hotel, Abbeyleix on Thursday 11 April at 9.30 pm sharp. Table of 4 €20. Please support this worthy cause.

COLT LOTTO

No winner. Numbers drawn: 15 –18 – 23. 4 x €20: Dan Sinnott, Helen Murphy, Miriam Walsh and Fintan Bowe. Next week’s jackpot: €1,500.

SHANAHOE WHIST

Top score: Killian Breen and Brigid O’Brien. First lady: Kathleen Kennedy. Second lady: Ciarán Breen. First gent: Louise Kavanagh. Second gent: Jimmy Ryan. First quarter: Angela Walsh. Second quarter: Mary Fennelly and Sean Langton. Third quarter: Betty Keegan. Fourth quarter: Padraig Dowling. Best of 3: Cecil Thompson. Juvenile: Damien Carter. Raffle: Sadie Delaney, Brigid O’Brien, Dennis Carter and Kathleen Kavanagh.

SCHOOL REUNION

Brigidine convent Abbeyleix class of 1975 – 1980 reunion on 6 April in the Manor hotel Abbeyleix.

Anyone who attended the Brigidine’s during those 5 years should have received their invitation. It’s the first reunion for these ladies so there is plenty to catch up on.

Meal is served at 7 pm and tickets cost €25.

For further information please contact Angela Hearns Spencer at 087 6550246 or Mary Sinnott Murphy at

087 9617940.