Raheen senior citizens party takes place on Sunday 9 March at 1 pm in the Manor Hotel, Abbeyleix. If you are eligible to attend and have not received an invitation please contact Fr. Kelly PP Raheen or member of the parish council or phone 087 7750762.
Numbers drawn: 3- 7–15. No winner. 4 x €20: Eamon McDonald, Maud Dunne, Kieran Dunphy & Josie McGill. This week’s Jackpot: €1,100
Top score: M. Kennedy, First lady: Nora Breen. Second lady: Mary Morris. First gent: Henry Martin & Paddy Carter. First half: Mary Delaney. Second half: K. Dalton. Consolation: F. Finnamore & Louise Kavanagh. Raffle, Michael Kelly, : Mary Delaney, Paddy Carter, Sheila Fogarty & Lil Bennett.
New members of all ages needed for Raheen choir for the special occasion of the re-dedication of our parish church on Sunday 23 March. Choir rehearsals will began on Tuesday February 18 at the Red Cross Centre, Raheen. We extend a particular welcome to any members of Shanahoe choir who would like to join us for this occasion.
Laois week in An Grianán takes place from 16 - 20 June. Courses available include cookery, dancing, fabric boxes, Assissi Embroidery, bets and bits, photography, pamper me, aromatherapy and encaustic art. Places are open to members and non members. If you are interested, please contact Anne Sinnott at 057 86 22176 for more details.
Daffodil Day this year takes place on Friday March 28 and organisers in the Borris in Ossory area would welcome more volunteers to help sell the daffodils. If anyone has an hour to spare on Daffodil Day or any day that week, please contact Lily Sheeran at 0505-41308 or Stella Kealy at 0505-41391.
ST FINTAN’S GAELS
St Fintan’s Gaels calendars for 2014 are now available at a cost of 10 euro each from John Sinnott or Seamus Lahart.