After a gap of nearly twenty five years the Laois Foxhounds paid a welcome visit to Attanagh on March 12. The lively group of twelve led by Masters of Foxhounds David Lawlor and Marcus McLoughlin and Hunstman David Thompson had a merry journey which started in Mrs Joyce Seale’s property in Grennan and headed towards Lower Grennan. They had a good gallop across the lands of John Sheeran and Pat Holohan and congregated afterwards for refreshments in the Irish Fly Fishing and Game Shooting Museum. Pat Mooney provided valuable assistance in organising the route and many thanks to the local farmers. A professional fencer is always present with Laois Foxhounds.
A Prize Dog
Alison Dowling, Attanagh who is no stranger to both showing and judging dogs at shows made a worth while visit to Crufts this year along with her Gordon Setter Jura (Laurelhatch Misdemeanour) who received second prize in the Veteran class.
25 Progressive Card Games
The winners of last Friday night’s (7th March) 25 Progressive Card Games were Joe and Eilish Phelan (10 games); Dick Brennan and Tom Finlan (9 games); Paddy Dunphy and Larry Mahony (9 games); Patsy Holohan and Seamus Brennan (9 games); Mary Kelly and Noreen Ryan (9 games); Sean Shea and Gerry Kelly (9 games).