LATE DAN ROBERTS
The death occurred suddenly and unexpectedly at his home on Sunday, October 20 of Daniel (Danny) Roberts, Charter Rd, Stradbally. His remains reposed at Dan and Margaret Kearns’ home until removal to the Church of the Sacred Heart, Stradbally and interment took place after 12 noon requiem mass in Oakvale Cemetery. Dan, in his 67th year, is pre-deceased by his parents Danny and Josie, and his brother Bill and is deeply regretted by his sisters Sue and Cora, extended family, friends, neighbours and his extended family.
COUNTRY MARKET & CHRISTMAS FAIR
Get into the festive spirit at the Stradbally Country Market Christmas Fair on Saturday, December 7. 10.30am -4pm in St Patricks Hall, Stradbally. The country market movement is a community development project with 20 members from Stradbally and neighbouring parishes.
FLOWER & GARDEN CLUB
Stradbally Flower and Garden Club monthly meeting on Wednesday, November 6 in St Joseph’s Hall Stradbally. Demonstration on the night. Names will be taken for the Christmas night out. This is an open night.
Bring shoe boxes for the Team Hope Christmas appeal meeting on Wednesday 6 as closing date on November 11. Labels for the boxes from Vera Donohue Main Street, or Dorrie Moran, Main St.
GAA NIGHT OUT
Stradbally GAA’s annual end of year night on Saturday, November 9 in Dunnes pub. Music and food on the night and draw for 15 prizes of €100 for anyone who bought a €130 ticket this year. All club members encouraged to come along.
GAA GOLF CLASSIC
The Stradbally GAA Golf Classic in Newbridge on Friday, November 15. Contact Billy Delaney 086 8824199 or Johnny Robbins 087 9001858 to book your spot. A great day is guaranteed.
TABLE QUIZ CANCELLed
Table quiz fixed for November 1 at St Patrick’s Hall, Stradbally cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. A new date will be fixed and publicised shortly.
DRAMA FOR ADULTS
Informal and fun workshops for grown ups. Starting in Stradbally on Wednesdays in St Patrick’s Hall (opp. Napper Tandy), 7 - 9pm, €5 /workshop. No experience. Wear comfortable clothes. Call Siobhán Coffey 086 3300943.
Stradbally Youth Theatre has started back in St Patrick’s Hall every Saturday 2-4pm. New members aged 12-18yrs welcome. No experience needed. Wear comfortable clothes. Call the Arts Office in County Hall or Siobhán on 086 3300943.
KIDS AND KOFFEE
‘Kids & Koffee’ parent & toddler playgroup every Friday 10am -12pm in the Ballyroan Community Hall. €3 per household and all parents, childminders and pre-school children are very welcome. Community-run group & great place to meet & make friends over a cup of tea or juice. Call Kyra on 0860651485, come along on Friday.
ST VINCENT DE PAUL
If you have any unwanted items such as good quality winter clothes drop them to shop on Main St. Thanks for all donations
Cemetery Sunday will be held on November 10 in Moyanna at 2pm, Timahoe 2pm and Oakvale 2.45pm.
PRO LIFE COLLECTION
Pro Life Collection at all masses on the weekend of November 2 and 3. Support greatly appreciated.
BUS TO CLONFERT
Bus to Clonfert on Sunday, November 10 for the holy souls and mass and prayers leaves Stradbally at 10.30am. Call Eileen
CLUB LE CHEILE
Halloween fancy dress party on Friday, November 1 in Abbeyleix Golf Club. Time 8.30pm - 11.30pm and adms €5. Bus travelling from Stradbally. More details from Eileen 086-1515325.