CLONASLEE

SOCIAL SERVICES

SOCIAL SERVICES

Bingo resumes on Wednesdays from 2 pm to 4 pm. Please come along and have a cuppa and chat. We welcome everyone. It’s a nice way to get out of the house for a couple of hours.

DRAMA

Tullamore Amateur Dramatic Society is performing “When The Gods” joined by Danna Davis performing some well-known cabaret songs in the Clonaslee Heritage Centre on Saturday October 18 at 8:45 pm. Admission €10.

MUSIC CLASSES 

Clonaslee Comhaltas music classes are on Thursdays from 4:15 pm to 8 pm in the Community Centre. Instruments being taught are tin whistle, fiddle, button accordion, piano accordion, flute, banjo and keyboard. Classes cost €6 per week and are open to beginners and advanced, children and adults. All are welcome to join these classes. If you require further information contact John Conway on 085-285-1772.

BABY PARENT AND TODDLER GROUP

We meet every Tuesday morning from 9:30 am to 11:30 am during the school term in the Community Centre. Starting back from Tuesday September 9. All welcome. For more information contact Elaine on 087-236-2723.

LINE DANCING

Line dancing commences on Tuesday October 7 at An Sean Chistin, Irey, Ballyfin and continues each Tuesday from 11 am – 12 noon. All abilities welcome. Cost is €5 per lesson. Further details from Maureen on 087-648-2038.

IRISH DANCING

Siobhan Dormer will be attending the Parochial Hall every Tuesday from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm. This is a great way for our youth to learn Irish dancing. All ages and levels welcome.

HOLY CROSS ABBEY TIPPERARY

The bus is full for the trip to Holy Cross Abbey. Thank you to all who are joining us on this trip.

CIRCUIT TRAINING

Circuit training is on Thursdays from 7-8 pm and Saturdays in the Community Centre from 10 – 11 am. This training is suitable for male or females and caters for all levels of fitness, from beginners to the advances. Cost is €7 and all welcome to join in.

TEXT ALERT

The text alert system is going very well. If you notice someone suspicious call 057-867-4100. You may still sign up by contacting Matt Barrett on 087-672-6290. Those with monitor alarms press your panic button if worried or frightened. Teresa Maloney of Task is always on hand if anything goes wrong with alarm on 087-970-5651.

WHIST

Whist every Sunday night starting at 9 pm sharp in the Parochial Hall. All welcome. RESULTS

Sunday September 21: Top score: Norman Alexander. Gents: 1 Jim O’Brien 2 Thomas Casey. Ladies: 1 V Kearns 2 Matt Barrett. Quarters: 1 Mick Kelly, Mary Gowing 2 B Daly 3 Lucy O’Brien 4 Dinny Whelan. Hatching: Tom Gowing, Teresa Byrne. Lowest score: John Fitzpatrick. Raffle: Heather Kelly, Norman Alexander, Teresa Byrne, Norman Alexander, Thomas Casey, John Fitzpatrick, Dolores Murray.

CLONASLEE PARISH LOTTO

Congratulations, the jackpot was won by John and Imelda Cusack, €1,100. Winning no: 10-17-11. €30 winners: Tom Foynes, Ballykaneen; Susan Foynes, The Green; John Callaghan, Centre; Seamus Barrett, Bellair; John O’Brien, Reary; Coln Snell, Brittas. Promoter’s prize: PV Dunne, N Dunne, N Dunne. Next week’s Jackpot: €500.

CLONASLEE ST MANMANS GAA LOTTO

Jackpot not won. Winning no: 27-13-14-1. €40 winners: Peter Costello, Paddy Dunne SBP, Liz Carroll, Shracullen, Peter Casey, Mick Grant. Promoter’s prize: Sean Conroy. Next week’s Jackpot: €3,400.

storytelling festival

The Slieve Bloom Storytelling festival, October 8 to 11, features storytellers Pat Speight (Cork) and Jim Maher (Kilkenny), accompanied by local storytellers, singers and musicians.

Wednesday October 8 : The Slieve Bloom Bar, Kinnitty. Launch night with open session. Admission free. Thursday: Roundwood House, Mountrath. 7pm Meal and Show €35, call 057-8732120. Friday: Leap Castle, Roscrea. 8pm Show €10 and Saturday: Community Centre, Aghancon, 8pm Show €10. For info call Frank at 087-2857271