BORRIS-IN-OSSORY

THE LATE KITTY FOYLE

THE LATE KITTY FOYLE

Borris-in-Ossory lost one of its oldest and most respected citizens last week with the passing of the late Kitty Foyle (née Finn), Shanboe, Borris-in-Ossory, Laois

Her death took place on Friday, February 20, at the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Full obituary next week.

DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION

A Clean/Sweep-Up will take place next Saturday at 11 a.m. in Borris-in-Ossory. All volunteers willing to give a bit of time to cleaning and tidying up the village will be very welcome.

EVENING MASS

There will be evening Mass every evening during Lent at 7.30 p.m. in St. Canice’s Church, Borris-in-Ossory. This is to facilitate parishioners who would like to attend Mass every day during Lent. There is no morning Mass in Borris-in-Ossory during Lent except on Saturday at 10 a.m. There will be Stations of the Cross instead of Rosary each Friday evening during Lent at 7 p.m. before Mass, beginning next Friday February 27.

ADORATION

Adoration in Borris-in-Ossory on Tuesday 9.15-3 p.m.

Eucharistic Service in Knockaroo on Tuesday at 2.30 p.m. Adoration 2.30-3.30 p.m.

Eucharistic Service in Killasmeestia on Thursday at 10 a.m. Adoration 10-11 a.m.

GARDENING

The next meeting of the Gardening group will be held on Thursday 12th March at 8oc. in St Canice’s Hall. Everyone is more than welcome to attend and new friends are always needed.

KILLASMEESTIA TIDY TOWNS

The AGM of Killasmeestia Tidy Towns has been deferred to a later date, apoligies of any inconvenience caused. The rescheduled date will be announced in the next week.

LOURDES COLLECTION

The annual Lourdes Invalid Fund collection will be taken up at all Masses in the parish on Saturday March 14 and Sunday March 15. Support would be very much appreciated as the proceeds will be used to send a parishioner to Lourdes with the Ossory Pilgrimage in May.

SOCIAL DANCING

Social dancing for fun with Maureen Culleton continues each Thursday afternoon in St Canice’s Hall, Borris in Ossory from 2.30pm-4pm. All are welcome.

SET DANCING

Set Dancing classes take place each Monday night in St Canice’s Hall, Borris in Ossory, starting at 8pm. For further information please contact Eileen Daly at 087-6699412

BORRIS-IN-OSSORY GAA CLUB

Last Week’s Lotto Draw Results. Jackpot €4,800

There was no winner of the jackpot. The numbers were 2, 8, 11 and 30. The 10 winners of €20 were:

1.Pat Delaney Knock c/o Sean Egan. 2.Edmund Sheeran B-I-O c/o Self. 3.Paddy Delaney c/o Abe Kavanagh. 4.Bomber & Da B-I-O c/o Bomber. 5.Breda Corrigan Rathdowney c/o Edmund. 6.Fr Jackie Robinson B-I-O c/o Abe Kavanagh. 7.David Moynan B-I-O c/o Canice Sheeran. 8.Fran Dowling B-I-O c/o Damien Fox. 9.Adrian Moore B-I-O c/o Kitty Moore. 10.Johnathan Clarke Ballaghmore c/o Finty. Next Week’s Jackpot will be €5000

FUNDRAISING DANCE

Laois and Tipperary Wheelchair Basketball Clubs are hosting a Fundraising Dance in Racket Hall Country House Hotel, Roscrea on Friday March 13 from 9pm.’til late.

Music by: Outa Diesel + Many Friends. MC: Kevin Lalor- Fitzpatrick. Adm:€10. Door prize: The Spa Experience sponsored by the Heritage Spa and Golf Resort. For all queries Contact Denise Origan 087-6364648, Jimmy Quinlan 087-7957978 or Edel Carey 087-6921422.

daffodil day

Daffodil day takes place on Friday, march 27 and the organisers are looking for more volunteers to help sell the daffodils. Contact Lily Sheeran at 0505-41308 or Stella Kealy at 0505-41391.