Gragiuecullen/killeshin

Policing MEETING

Policing MEETING

A Joint Policing Committee for Carlow Town will be held on Monday 20 May at 4.30pm in St Fiacc’s House, Graiguecullen.

CONFIRMATION

Next Saturday 18 May the children from Killeshin NS will celebrate the Sacrament of Confirmation at 11am in Holy Cross and on Saturday 25 May the children of St Fiacc’s NS will celebrate confirmation in St Clare’s.

SCHOOL REUNION

St Fiacc’s National School is holding a 21 Birthday Reunion on Friday, May 31. Past pupils are invited into the school from 10am until 12.30 for a cuppa and a chat. Old photographs will be on display in the school hall. A musical get-together, weather permitting, will be held in the school yard from 1.30pm. On Saturday morning, a soccer match will be run by Jane Moore and any past pupils interested in playing, can contact Jane on 0857177675. All past and present pupils are invited to attend a special St Fiacc’s mass in St Clare’s at 6.30pm. For those interested, a night out is being organised in Graiguecullen Club House later that evening. All families are invited to a “Picnic in the Park” on the following day from 2pm to 6pm. And the committee is currently organising entertainment for that event. If you are interested in supplying entertainment, face painting, music, etc. please contact Mary Fleming at 9132444

SOLEMN NOVENA

Guest speakers for Monday, May 20, Fr. Cathal Price, Chaplain to Divine Mercy Apostolate. The rosary is recited at 7.10pm and Mass begins at 7.30pm.

KILLESHIN AFC

There was no winner of the recent lotto draw, the numbers drawn were 05, 10, 23 and 26. The four lucky dip winners were Laurence Phelan, Leah Dowling, Catherine Fitzgerald and Michael Maguire each received €25. The seller’s prize of €25 was won by Colm Fitzgerald. The next jackpot stands at €9400 and tickets can be purchased for €2 from any club member or in the local shop and public houses. The committee of Killeshin FC would like to congratulate the Killeshin first team squad on winning the Division 1 title and many thanks to their hard working manager Michael Dargan on this great achievement.

CEMETERY MASSES

Killeshin, Friday, June 7 at 7.30pm. Sleaty, Friday, June 14 at 7.30pm. Leaugh, Monday June 17 at 7.30pm and St Mary’s on Monday, July 8 at 7.30pm.

LITURGY GROUP

Meeting this Tuesday, May 14 at 8pm in the Parish Centre.

DELTA CENTRE

Delta Centre Summer Sale and Family Fun Day including face painting and treasure trail on Sunday 19 May from 10am to 5pm. Lunch Served from 12.30 and for reservations contact 059 9143527. Delta Sensory Garden opens for visits.

PILGRIMAGE

The Parish Pilgrimage to Lourdes takes place from Monday July 1 to Saturday, July 6. If interested please contact Tully’s Travel.

YOUTH CHOIR

Graiguecullen/Killeshin Parish Youth Choir practice every Saturday at 12.45 to 2pm in the Parish Centre. New Members are always very welcome.

CONFIRMATION

This ceremony of light and reconciliation service for the children of St Fiacc’s NS will be held on Wednesday, May 15 at 7.30pm in St Clare’s.

Swimming Pool

Synchronised Swimming swim camps, swim to music will be starting this July 2013. Participants should be at least ten years of age, certificate of attendance awarded, also private and group lessons available. Contact Ali at 0878231276 or 0578730969.

YOUTH MASS

Special Youth Mass will be held on Pentecost Sunday, May 19 at 5pm in the Parish Centre please come along and bring a friend.

EXAM MASS

On June 2 there will be a Special Exam Mass at 11.30am in St Clare’s Church for all those sitting the Junior Certificate or Leaving Certificate exams.

PARISH BINGO

Every Tuesday night at 8.30pm in St Fiacc’s Hall. Great money to be won on the night. Jackpot of €2,260 in 50 Numbers. Check on double number and win €740.

YOUTH MASS

Our Youth Pastoral Council are organising special Masses for young people. The first Mass will take place on Sunday, May 19 at 6pm in the Parish Centre.

OISÍN HOUSE

Laois Bealtaine presents Céilí Mór in Oisín House on Saturday 18 May, music by Annaly Céilí Band, 9pm start.

KILLESHIN HALL

Adult Badminton has commenced on Thursday nights from 9pm to 10pm in Killeshin Hall. For further information contact Siobhan 086 0703491.

Killeshin Hall now taking bookings, €20 per hour. Contact Dora in Killeshin Stores 0599147900

THURSDAY CLUB

Thursday Morning club has resumed after 10am Mass in St Clare’s. Parishioners are invited into the Parish Centre after Mass for a cuppa and a chat.

INDOOR BOWLS

Now playing on Mondays and Wednesdays from 2pm to 4pm in St Fiacc’s Hall. All ages welcome.

BRIDGE CLUB

Bridge Club on Wednesday afternoons in Graiguecullen Parish Centre at 1.45pm. All welcome. Bridge Classes for beginners, enquiries to Ann 087 9914682.

GRAIGUECULLEN GAA

Recent Lotto results, numbers drawn were 12, 16, 18 and 26. There was no Jackpot winner so next Jackpot will be €10,000, Reserve €10,000. There were three Match 3 Winners of €70 each; Joe and Mary c/o Joe Brennan (PC), Helen Mayling c/o Helen Mayling and Jacko Butler c/o Ned Hayden. The sellers prize of €20 each went to; Graiguettes, Pat Abbey and Nancy Hutchinson.

Boccia

Thursdays in St Fiacc’s Hall from 5 to 6pm for 10 to 18 year olds. Cost €2 per week. Contact Joanne or Treacy in CRYS or Joanne in Carlow Sports Partnership.