Mountrath

PADDOCK NS FUNDRAISER

PADDOCK NS FUNDRAISER

The Paddock NS Parents Committee are holding their Annual Fundraiser in Mountrath Golf Club on Saturday, December 15 at 9.30pm. There will be live music, prize draw and food served on the night. Tickets are €10 and are available at the school. All donations for the prize draw hampers and any other items are welcome and are currently being collected at the school. We appreciate your support.

MOUNTRATH COMMUNITY SCHOOL PARENTS ASSOC

Many thanks to all concerned on the successful evening held at the school last Tuesday night. Many thanks to the parents who attended and sent their apologies. Principal Martin Gleeson, Vice Principal Siobhan McCarthy and the Committee appreciated you all taking time out to come. It was a very informative and interesting evening and we hope to schedule a follow up event shortly after Christmas as we ran out of time to cover all aspects. A new Committee was elected on the night and more details of this election can be found on the school Website or Face book. Best wishes to the new committee for the coming year. We as the Parents Ass. aim to have an active Association. Parents are invited to participate in the Association to enhance our children’s educational experiences and life long skills. Please support the events organised during the coming year. We need every parents support to make our school a success.

SENIOR CITZENS

Mountrath Senior Citizens Christmas Party 2012 invites have been sent out, please reply before Wednesday, December 5, if you have not received your invite and are eligible to come contact Frances on 086 8414059. This years party will be held in Mountrath Community School and not St. Fintan’s Hall as per ticket.

Alf’s photo class

‘Christmas Gift Exhibition’ by Alf’s METAC Photography Classes will be opened in Eddie Phelan’s Restaurant, Mountrath on Monday 10th December next at 7pm. Up to 30 participants will put their work on show in this unique exhibition format. A great meeting/social gathering was held this evening in Phelan’s and more information will follow.

Knitting Club

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

ST FINTAN’S GAA LOTTO

The numbers of this week’s lotto were 13/20/22/26. There was no jackpot winner. Next week’s jackpot stands at €14,800. Tickets can be bought from any promoters.

KNUCKLES BOXING

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.

OUTDOOR GYM

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.

CLONEAGH NATIONAL SCHOOL

Clonenagh National School will be holding its annual Christmas fair, to be held on Saturday December 8 10am-4pm. Cake stall, bottle stand,brick-a-brack, gifts, wreaths, christmas logs. Special Childrens christmas gift shop. Come and join us for a hot chocolate, and support the school.

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 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

LAOIS HOSPICE

Mary Doheny donated €600 to the Laois hospice from the sale of jam.T he sale of jam continues in Costcutters Mountrath and Phelans Castletown. Thank you for your continued support.

ST VINCENT DE PAUL

Mountrath Conference of St. Vincent de Paul are holding their annual Church Gate collection at all Masses over the weekend of December 8 and 9. Your continued support would be greatly appreciated.

MOUNTRATH & DISTRICT BUSINESS ASSOCIATION

The Mountrath & District Business Association are compiling a list of local accommodation available in the area to cater for upcoming events to be organised in 2013. We are interested in hearing from B&B owners and people who would be in a position to offer visitors short term lettings. If you are in a position to offer this service please contact us on mountrathdba@gmail.com leaving your name, property details and contact number.