Takes place on Friday 28 February in St Fiacc’s Hall. Supper followed by a cabaret & dance with Fr Liam Fay in aid of St Fiacc’s House, the parish welfare, day care centre and meals on wheels. Meeting of Table Hosts in Parish Centre at 7pm on Tuesday 25 February.
The Annual Draw will be held on Saturday 15 March and draw cards will be available from this Wednesday next. Looking forward to Lourdes Pilgrimage in July.
Staying at Dromaland Inn, Co Clare €285 per person sharing. Names and deposit of €100 before February 21 to Parish Swimming Pool office.
Graigue/Killeshin Parish Pilgrimage to the Holy Land will take place from 23 April for nine days. Cost €1,475 approx. Contact Tully’s Travel for details.
CAR BOOT SALE
St Clare’s Hospitality is hoping to have a car boot sale. Do you have any unwanted Christmas presents or bric a brac? Items can be left in the Parish Centre.
Recent Lotto results, numbers drawn were 2,4,10,23. no winner. €25 lucky dip winners were Joey Power, Liam Brennan, Sean Fitzgerald and Carol Fagan. The seller’s prize went to Mick Brennan, Killeshin Whist every Wednesday night in Old Den beside Killeshin Hall at 8.30pm, beginners at 7.30pm and its all in aid of Killeshin Soccer Club. Contact Antoinette for details 085 7483893.
Bingo every Tuesday night at 8.30pm in St Fiacc’s Hall. Great money to be won on the night. Jackpot €830 in 41 numbers. Check on double number and win €1,860.
Killeshin GAA awards night on Friday, March 7 in Seven Oaks hotel at 8.30pm. Admission is €10 and food served. Contact Pascal 085 2109353 for details.
Ballinabranna Water Co-Operative Society Ltd AGM of the above Society will be held in Ballinabranna Clubhouse on Monday 24 February at 8.30pm. All members are asked to attend.
St Clares open day
The Poor Clare Monastery Graiguecullen Carlow would like to invite young women over 18 years who may be discerning a religious vocation at this time, to a Monastic Experience Day on Saturday 22 February at their Monastery in Graiguecullen from 10.30am to 5pm. For more information on this Monastic Experience Day please visit our web-site on firstname.lastname@example.org
TALK IT OVER AGM
Talk it Over suicide and general bereavement support service will hold its AGM at its premises in Castle Hill House, Castle Hill, Carlow on Tuesday the 25 of February at 8pm.
Graigue Community Development Group is putting together a newsletter listing the activities & facilities. To be included, contact Joanne on 0863843361
GRAIGUE COMMUNITY GAMES
Any child interested in taking part in gymnastics, art or talent competition please contact Bernie at 086 1593994
Next meeting on Monday 24 February from 7 to 8.30pm in the Parish Centre.
ST FIACC’S NS
Enrolments for September 2014. Expressions of Interest forms are now available from School Office during school hours. Contact 059 9132444
YOUTH MINISTRY SPACE
Youth Pastoral Council: next meeting is Saturday 22 at 11.30am in Parish Centre and all new Papal Cross Participants are also invited to attend. JPII Award Celebration at 6.30pm Mass on Saturday 22 February in St Clare’s Church. All awardees are invited to Parish Centre afterwards to celebrate this achievement.
Pilates continue in Oisín House every Thursday at 7pm. Join in anytime and its ideal for anyone with back problems or post natal. Call 0868596607 for details.
Every Tuesday night at 8.30pm in Graiguecullen Hall. Great money to be won on the night. Jackpot €1,870 in 49 numbers. Check on double number and win €1,580.
Illustrated lecture by Mairead M Johnston, textile and costume historian and consultant. From fame to failure, the Abbeyleix Carpet Factory. Carpets for the first-class staterooms of the Titanic were made here. Ms Johnston is a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Fan Makers and is the author of “Ice and cold storage-a Dublin history” and “Hidden in the pile...the Abbeyleix Carpet Factory”. She holds an M. in Historic House Studies and is a Research Principal with the Thomas Prior Academy.
Seven Oaks Hotel at 8pm on this Wednesday 19 February. Admission is free and all welcome.
THURSDAY MORNING CLUB
Thursday Morning Club resumes on Thursday 09 January after the 10am Mass in St. Clare’s.
Carlow Choral Society table quiz will take place on Friday next 21 February in the Irishmans, College Street beginning at 8pm. Table of four costs €40. All welcome.
ST FIACC’S HALL
Hours available for Indoor Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball and Badminton. Contact 059 9140330 for further information or call to the hall on Monday to Wednesday evenings from 9am to 10pm. Training for basketball and indoor soccer on every Friday night for under 10 and 13 girls at 5pm to 6pm, under 10 boys, 6pm to 7pm and under 13 boys, 7pm to 8pm
Graiguecullen and District Indoor Bowls now playing on Mondays and Wednesdays from 2pm to 4pm in St Fiacc’s Hall. All ages welcome.