Paddock NS

Paddock NS

Paddock NS fundraising night on March 14 in Mountrath Golf Club. Table quiz begins at 8.30pm sharp, doors open 8pm followed by refreshments and music by Tim Chambers. Entrance fee €10. Spot prizes on the night.

Lotto Results

Lotto Numbers 6-7-24-25 No Winner. €75 Martin Cuddy Ballinrally, 5 x €30 Shiela Lalor Deerpark, Ray Dunne Derrylahan, Bronwyn Ashe Derrycarrow, Tom Dooley Coolrain, Emer Walsh C/o Nora Doran. Promoters €40 Jim Wynne, 4 x €20 Patsy Ryan, Maureen Cuddy, Michael Lalor, Sean Bergin, House Prize €20 Carmel McCartney

Whist Results

Top Score Nora Doran, 1st Gent Joe Dooley, 2nd Gent Ml. Kennedy, 1st Lady Cillian Tiernan, 2nd Lady Bridie Kavanagh, 1st Qtr. Elizabeth Cooper / Tim Keenan, 2nd Qtr, Tom Gowing, 3rd Qtr. Mai Conroy, 4th Qtr. Ml. Kelly. Raffle 1st Joe Dooley, 2nd Mai Conroy, 3rd Nora Doran, 4th Elizabeth Cooper. Free Ticket Billy Jackson

Community Dance

The Parish Community Dance will take place on Saturday, March 7 in Camross Community Hall. Music provided by Liam Mannering commencing at 9pm admission including supper is €8.

Fashion Show

Camross Community will hold a Fashion Show Extravaganza on Thursday, March 12 in the Community Hall. The show will commence at 8pm with a cheese and wine reception. Tickets currently on sale at a cost of €10. Proceeds will be in aid of Church heating and Floor refurbishment.

Camross NS

Camross NS is now accepting enrolments for September 2015, please call to the school office or phone 05787 35230.

Killanure N.S.

Killanure N.S. is now accepting enrolments for September 2015, please call to the school office or phone 05787 32944

CCÉ Camross News

Ceilí band and grupaí ceol practices are well underway in preparation for the upcoming Fleadh Ceoil competitions. Practice has also begun for the 2015 Plearacha competition.

This year, CCÉ Camross are proud to host the Leinster finals of Scoraíocht and Plearacha which will take place in Ballyfin Community Hall on Sunday, March 8. Harp classes are up and running on Friday afternoons in Gaelscoil an tSlí Dála, Ballaghmore.

Well done to those musicians who represented the branch at the presidential awards recently in Croke Park. We wish to thank Liam O’Neill President GAA for his kindness towards the branch and our young musicians throughout his presidential reign. We wish him all the best in the future as he comes to the end of his three years in officership. Congratulations to Crescentia Phelan on her recent re-election as Leinster P.R.O. Chris works very hard for Camross branch and for Leinster and we wish her all the very best in her role for the upcoming year.

Stations of the Cross

Stations of the Cross will take place every Monday evening for Lent in St Fergals Church Camross at 7.30pm , and in St Aiden’s Church Killanure every Wednesday morning at 9.30am and this will continue for the duration of Lent.

Fr Michael Delaney

The Parish of Kinnitty are this year celebrating two hundred years of the Parish and research has shown that a Fr Michael Delaney a native of Marymount Camross was Parish Priest of Kinnitty in the late eighteen hundreds, if any reader has any information on this man could they contact the Email address above please.


Camross GAA club would like to thank everyone who bought the GAA National Club Draw 20015 tickets (€10 tickets). 354 tickets were sold, raising €3540 for the club. The draw takes place last Friday, Febraury 27.

The first draw in the County Board fundraiser is due to take place on Friday next and if you have tickets or wish to purchase same then please contact any member of the committee immediately.

Hard luck to the GAA Quiz team who just missed out in the competition losing by a mark to the Harps in the Laois GAA Scor Competition last Friday. For more GAA notes see GAA Digest in Sport