Mountmellick Comhaltas

Mountmellick Comhaltas

Mountmellick Comhaltas took part in Cultural Day by playing in St Vincents Hospital on Friday.A large number of Musicians turned up to play music and in turn Comhaltas was entertained by singing from some of the residents. On Saturday Comhaltas took part in the Shaws 150 Years celebrations by providing music. Well done too to our musicians who played with the Flash Mob at the Ploughing Championships on Wednesday. This was well appreciated by the large audience. Remember classes for children and adults have returnedon Tuesday evenings and are in the Sports Complex. Committee members are available at the door to answer any queries you may have about our classes.

Line dancing

Classes will commence on Tuesday October 7 and will continue each Tuesday from 11-12 noon at An Sean Chistin, Irey, Ballyfin. All abilities welcome. Further details from Maureen 0876482038

Derrylamogue N.S

Welcome back to all our pupils after the summer break. We wish each one the best of luck as they begin a new class and a new year.

A special welcome to all our new entrants to Junior Infants: Aoibh Kempster, Ava Lynam Corcoran, Clodagh Hooke, Conor Flanagan, Dermot McEvoy, Holly Hehir, Isobelle Redmond, Michael Burke, Orlaith Dunne, Paidi Peake and Robyn McLoughlin.


Marketing on a shoestring will be held on Tuesday October 7. The aim of this course is to help participants learn practical and actionable ways to market their business both online and offline. Learn tips to save you money on your marketing efforts. Cost: €40

For more information on any of our courses and mentoring service, please contact us on 057 86 61800 or email Book all our courses online


‘It’s ok not to feel ok’ a talk by Cavan footballer Alan O’Mara, on the importance of good mental health for young people, takes place in Mountmellick GAA clubhouse on Monday October at 7pm.

This will be followed by a ‘Sport your Mind’ workshop with information for young people, parents and coaches on the supports available within the community.

The event is one of many being held as part of Laois Connects mental health awareness week, which runs from October 6 to 12.

Contact Laois Sports Partnership on 057 8671248 or John Nelson of Mountmellick GAA 087 3275527. All welcome to this free event.


Deepest sympathy to the Maher & Egan family, Cappeneary, Rosenallis on the sad passing of Bridget Maher nee Egan on September 23. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.