Raheen

Jfl AUTUMN SCHOOL

Jfl AUTUMN SCHOOL

A weekend of drama and political debates inspired by the writings of James Fintan Lalor will take place during the JFL Autumn School in the Dunamaise Arts Centre, Portlaoise on 17 and 18 November. See www.jamesfintanlaor.ie for details of speakers. Weekend ticket €10, students and schools free – booking required. Dunmaise Box office 057 8663355, info@dunamaise.ie or James Fintan Lalor school Committee 057 8664000 info@jamesfintanlalor.ie

PRINCIPal RETIRES

Séan Fitzgerald recently retired as principal of Raheen NS and Tobar an Léinn after teaching there from 1980 to 2014. A celebration mass will be held in St Fintan’s Church Raheen at 7.30 pm on Friday 7 November, followed by refreshments and presentations in Eamon A Chnoic. All past pupils and past parents are invited. If anyone has photos taken during Séans time in Raheen, it would be much appreciated if you could please leave them into Tobar an Léinn or Fr. Kelly’s house.

25 years in business

Eamon A Chnoic Raheen are celebrating 25 years over the October Bank Holiday weekend 24, 25 & 26 October with a weekend of music, dancing and hurling.

COLT LOTTO

Numbers drawn: 5 –18 –22. No winner. 4 x €20: Anne Delaney, Ann Kavanagh, Phil Molloy & Martina Hearns, Colt.. This week’s Jackpot: €5,500.

ICA WHIST DRIVE

Top score: Tom Lalor. First lady: Nancy Dowling. Second lady: Kathleen Kavanagh & Pattie Corcoran. First gent: Frank Fogarty. Second gent: Nancy Kehoe. First half: Louise Kavanagh & Lorna Allen. Second half: Eithne Moran. Raffle: Lil Bennett, Eithne Moran, Kathleen Kavanagh, Sheila Fogarty & Tom Lalor.

COLT GAA CHRISTMAS

Colt GAA would like to invite members, partners, friends and family to their Christmas party in the Manor Hotel, Abbeyleix on Saturday 6 December. Music by “Tribute to The Drifters.” Four course meal at 7.30 pm. Tickets €35 – a deposit of €10 will secure. Names and deposit to Deirdre 086 8118355, Austin 085 8639371 or PJ Sinnott 085 9113550.