Grow it Yourself

Grow it Yourself

Fresh from his success at the Tullamore Show last week Martin Lawlor (Lawlors Nurseries Durrow) will give a talk / demo on growing and storing your own vegetables this Wednesday August 21 at 7.30pm. Venue Abbeyleix Community Veg Garden. This event is being organised by GIY Abbeyleix as part of Heritage Week.

Social Services

Abbeyleix Social Services church gate collection will take place on Saturday August 24 and Sunday August 25. All donations will be gratefully accepted. Social services committee meeting will take place on Monday August 26 at 8pm in the social services centre, Mountrath Road, Abbeyleix. New members welcome.


The death has occurred of Mildred O’CONNELL (née McDermott) Abbeyleix, Laois. Wife of the late Micheal and mother of the late Sean. Deeply regretted by her loving daughter Mary (Dunne), son-in-law Donal, grandchildren, brother, sisters, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Reposing at the Chapel of Rest Regional Hospital, Portlaoise with rosary this Tuesday evening at 9pm. Removal on Wednesday morning at 10.15am to the Church Of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix for 11am Requiem Mass. Interment afterwards in St. Patrick’s Cemetery.


The first pit stop for Cannonball 2013 will be in Abbeyleix this Friday with 160 supercars roaring into the Manor House Hotel from 1.30pm to 2.30pm.