MOUNTRATH

PARK The footpath in the amenity park has been extended and we would encourage people to walk the park and use the gym equipment. Outdoor table tennis tables will be installed next week .If while using the park you witness any anti-social behavior we would encourage people to ring the local Gardaí @ 057-8732236.

PARK The footpath in the amenity park has been extended and we would encourage people to walk the park and use the gym equipment. Outdoor table tennis tables will be installed next week .If while using the park you witness any anti-social behavior we would encourage people to ring the local Gardaí @ 057-8732236.

80’S DISCO

An 80’s disco will be held on Saturday April 21 in The Manor Hotel, Abbeyleix. All proceeds go to Mountrath Christmas Lights and Mountrath G.A.A Club. Admission €5. Your support would be greatly appreciated. Tickets for sale from both committees

PARISH LOTTO

The numbers drawn for March 29 were 07,16,21,30. There was no winner. There were 17 match 3’s who won €59. Next weeks jackpot is €12,000.

MOUNTRATH 6th LAOIS SCOUTS

Cake sale in aid 6th Laois Mountrath Scout troop on Easter Saturday night after mass

It will be held in St. Fintan’s Hall. There will be a raffle also on the night.

All are welcome. Your support will be greatly appreciated.

THE MOLLY MAGUIRES - MOUNTRATH HIGH NELLIEs

Adults Interested in cycling for a bit of fun during the long hot summer evenings, dust-down your old bike ( it doesnt have to be a High Nelly ) & come along. Short cycles at your own pace around the locality with a bit of fun.All welcome.Ring or text P. J @ 087 2859651 or DONAL @ 087 0567918.

OLD TIME DANCING

Every Sunday night in Portlaoise GAA Centre from 9:30pm to11:30pm for only €7. Music will be supplied by Dermot Lyons this coming Sunday night, April 8.

ST AENGUS LOTTO

The numbers drawn for the March 27 draw were: 09.12,17,27. The jackpot was not won. Next’s week’s jackpot for the April 2 draw will be for €19,200. Tickets are available from any promoter. House prize Ray Massey. Promoters prize D. Tobin, G. Fitzpatrick.

TIDY TOWNS

Call up to the Bank Car Park any Thursday evening around 7:00pm if you want to help.

DOG FOULING

Dog fouling is a growing litter problem Local awareness to identify the dog owners is required .Please contact the Council’s free litter hotline @ 1800 323 230 with specific details if witnessed.

COUNTRY MARKETS

Mountrath Country Markets is open every Friday from 9:00am to 12 noon in The Macra Hall on Main Street. Come and see for yourself. To place an order phone 87 32510 or 8735368.

LINE DANCING

Children’s classes in Line Dancing are held every Friday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm at St. Fintan’s Hall, Mountrath. Adults can learn on Tuesday nights from 8:45pm at The Pub.

LOURDES Pilgrimage

July 17-24 staying at Hotel Solitude €770pps. Bus transfers

included. Accompanied by Fr Pat Hennessy. Contact Eleanor 087-7670915

or 057-8624216.

MEDJUGORJE PILGRIMAGE

August 15-22 €639pps. Accompanied by Fr Pat Hennessy. Contact Eleanor 087-7670915 / 0578624216 or Rena 087-7670915 / 0578624379.

MOUNTRATH LIBRARY

Currently on display at Mountrath library are two great examples of what clever children we have in the area. Why not drop in and browse the Bishop Daniel Delaney project created by the students of Paddock National Sch. Alternatively you could spend some time perusing the essays which won our Dead Famous History competition.

If history isn’t what interests you then why not join or Knitting Group on Friday mornings 10.30-12.30. With books magazines, newspapers, cds and dvds there is something for everyone at your local library.