The following group will hold there next meeting on Wednesday April 13 in the Cosy Cafe Mountrath at 8pm. All are welcome. New members welcome at any time.

Daffodil Day

Daffodil Day takes place Friday March, March 22 and organisers in Mountrath area would like people volunteering to help sell the Daffodils. If anyone has an hour to spare on Daffodil Day or any day this week. Please contact Margaret 057 87 32235 or Bernie 057 87 32157.


The sale of jam continues in Costcutters and Phelan’s Shop Castletown. We would like to thank everyone for their support for this worthy cause buying jam

donating fruit and jars. The sale of jam contines in these shops.


Training for girls Gaelic football has resumed and will be held every Friday in St Aengus Soccer Pitch on The New Line Road from 4pm-5.15 pm. All girls aged 5yrs - 14 yrs are very welcome. We are delighted to welcome back our existing members and are keen to encourage new members from Mountrath & the surrounding areas to join our Ladies Football Club. It is a great way to get fit & to have fun and learn a new skill. We look forward to participating in Mountrath St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Any queries, please contact 0851119550.


The knitting club continues to meet every Friday morning 10:30-12:30pm all welcome.


Under 11years Mon, Wed and Fri 5.30 to 6.30pm over 11years beginners Mon ,Wed and Fri 6.30 to 7.30pm over 11years advanced Mon, Wed and Fri 7.30 to 9pm Girls over 11years Tues and Thurs 7 to 8 and Sat 1 to 2pm Adults Fitness classes Tues and Thurs at 8pm and Sat 10.30am Ladies Fitness classes Mon to Fri mornings 9.30am and 11.30am. Any enquiries contact Noel on 0851981551.


The outdoor gym in the local amenity park can be used by all ages. We would encourage all local clubs and groups to

use this facility.


Mountrath Country Markets is open every Friday from 9am to 12 noon in The Macra Hall on Main Street. Come and see for

yourself. To place an order phone 87 32510 or 8735368.


A bucket collection for the local Children’s Playground and Park will be held on St. Patrick’s Day on the streets of Mountrath. Your support would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

Kettlebell Classes

Classes every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 7-8pm in St. Fintan’s Hall Mountrath. Contact Mags on 087 8129149.

Camera Club

St Patrick’s Day celebrations! Members from the Mountrath and District Camera club will be displaying their photos in the shop windows of Mountrath for St Patrick’s Day/Weekend and the following week. So when you are at the parade, take a moment to have a look in the windows around the town and admire their good work! This will be the first time many of the club ever displayed their photos in public. Good Luck! Our next meeting is Tuesday 26th March in METAC at 9pm. There is no theme, just bring along all your equipment for an informal chat, a ‘show and tell’ evening. New members always welcome.


Condolences to the family of the late Matthew ‘Matt’ Keenan of Derrylusk, Mountrath who died peacefully on March 10 at his residence, in the loving care of his family. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Mary, daughter Frances, sons Kevin, Brian, Des, Brendan and Enda, brother John extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends. Reposed at his residence with removal to St. Fintan’s Church Mountrath for Funeral Mass followed by burial in St Fintan’s Cemetery, Mountrath.