Clonaslee St Manman’s rounders training for Senior Ladies and Mixed team on Thursday Feb 19, 8-9 pm, Community Centre. New players welcome.
Clonaslee Utd 25th Anniversary Dinner Dance on Friday March 6. Tickets €40 from Flynn’s Post Office.
Castlecuffe Parents Association table quiz in Swan’s Bar on Saturday Feb 21 at 9pm. Table of 4 €20. Please support.
Next class on Thursday Feb 26. Clonaslee Comhaltas beginners classes from 6 pm in the Community Centre. Learn tin whistle, banjo, fiddle etc. €6 weekly. Call 085-285-1772.
Clonaslee College Parents Assoc. meeting in the college on Tuesday Feb 24 at 8 pm. Will parents of 6th years attend as Debs will be discussed.
SCOIL BHRÍDE NEWS
Congrats to Martina Daly in Third Class on her black belt in Kickboxing. The school are supporting the GAA Club family 5 km Fun Run on Sunday March 8. Sponsorship cards available, 3rd to 6th class only.
TALK ON HEN RESCUE
Karen Rogers of Laois Hen Rescue will give a talk on re-homing caged hens, in the MDA Mountmellick, Monday March 7, 7.30pm. All welcome.
Rambling House Session on Thursday February 19 at 8 pm at An Sean Chistin, Ballyfin. A night of music, dance & stories. Call 087-648-2038.
CÓR AN EARRAIGH
All invited to join a sing-along of traditional childrens’ songs eg Trasna na dTonnta, Báidín Fheidhlimidh. Rehearsal in Portlaoise Library on Weds Feb 18 at 6:30pm. The group will sing for Seachtain na Gaeilge in the Library on Weds March 4. Call 087-648-2038 Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tidy towns volunteers start in May, two evenings a week. New ideas & people welcome.
Friends of St Vincent’s CNU, Mountmellick fundraiser Feb 20 in the Heritage, Portlaoise. Music by Shawn Cuddy. Doors open at 9 pm. Tickets €15 from Jackie, 087-277-0625.
KNIT/CROCHET & CHAT
Knitting & crochet Mondays , the Heritage Centre, 10:30 am – 12 noon. All welcome!
Call Castlecuffe NS 8648238 if you wish to enrol your child for the school term starting in September. Enrolment forms and information will be given.
To enrol your child for junior infants 2015, please write to Scoil Bhríde NS with child’s name, address, date of birth, PPSN and a contact number. Forms given later in year. Call 057-8648334, 2 - 4pm for more.
Community and voluntary groups must register with the PPN – Public Participation Network by February 20. Forms online at www.laois.ie
Be vigilant as a lot of strange people, vans and cars about. Report anything suspicious to 057-867-4100. Join Text alert scheme by calling Matt Barrett on 087-672-6290. Do not entertain callers without ID. Elderly people keep your panic button to hand. Call Teresa Maloney if problems on 087-970-5651.
Sunday February 8: Top score: Jim O’Brien. Gents: 1 Dinny Whelan 2 Tom Delaney. Ladies: 1 B Daly 2 Teresa Byrne. Quarters: 1 V Kearns 2 Tom Gowing 3 Heather Kelly 4 Martin Delaney. Lowest score: Patricia Quinn. Hatching: Tom Kearns. Raffle: Heather Kelly, Teresa Byrne, Tom Gowing, Heather Kelly, Teresa Byrne, Martin Delaney.
Jackpot not won. Winning no: 21-10-17. €30 winners: Conway Children, Coolagh; Ciara & Aoife Nolan, Cadamstown; Patricia Barrett, Bellair; Ann Maher, Clonaslee; A & E Rigney, Brocca; Brian Multany, Coolagh. Promoter’s prize: Mairead McRedmond, Chris Horan, S Fitzpatrick. Next week’s Jackpot: €650.
CLONASLEE ST MANMANS GAA LOTTO
Jackpot not won. Winning no: 28-1-5-9. €40 winners: Brian Harding, Mary Dunne, John Bates, Fr. O’Reilly, John Kirwan. Promoter’s prize: Tommy Smith. Next week’s Jackpot: €2,350.