Enrolment for St Joseph’s N.S. will take place from Monday February 3 to Friday February 7. Enrolment forms can be obtained from the school or by ringing 0505 41331.
TIR NA nOG PRESCHOOL
Enrolment for the Free Preschool Year September 2013 to June 2014 will take place from Monday February 3 to Friday February 7. Enrolment forms are available from the school on 0505 41331 or Lillie Ward at 086-1993984
The Gardening Group are starting 2014 with a special night to make St Bridget’s Crosses. This will take place on Thursday January 30 from 7-8 in St Canice’s Hall, just in time for St Bridget’s Day. Rushes and willow will be used. Come along for a fun filled night.
Set Dancing classes have started again on Monday nights in St Canice’s Hall at 8.30pm. The cost is €5 per night.
WOMENS WALKING GROUP
The Womens Walking Group held their AGM on Wednesday February 22. The following committee was elected for 2014: Chairperson Laura Sinnott, Vice Chairperson Jennifer Keeshan, Secretary Denise Origan, Ass. Secretary Kay Dowling, Treasurer Sharon Delaney, Ass. Treasurer Máiread Brophy, PRO Grace Fitzpatrick, Committee Geraldine Hough, Frances Fogarty, Dolores Sheridan.
We are currently planning fundraising events for Alopecia, our chosen charity for 2014. New members welcome.
Laois and Tipperary Wheelchair Basketball Clubs are hosting a Fundraising Dance in Racket Hall Country House Hotel, Roscrea on Friday February 7 from 9 ’til late. Music by Outa Diesel & Many Local Friends. MC Kevin Lalor-Fitzpatrick from Midlands 103. Admission €10. Door prize €50 sponsored by Rosie O Gradys. For all queries contact Denise Origan 087-6364648, Jimmy Quinlan 087-7957978 or Edel Carey 087-6921422.
Dancing for Fun with Maureen Culleton takes place each Thursday in St Canice’s Hall from 2pm-4pm. All welcome.
Camógie & Hurling
St Brigids Camógie Club and Rathdowney/Errill Hurling Club are hosting Strictly Come Dancing in the Templemore Arms on Saturday March 1. Preparations well underway for what guarantees to be an enjoyable night. Tickets cost €20 and can be purchased from Justin Kavanagh 086-8397170, Breda Bergin 086-8932147, Paula Loughman 087-2947669, Berna Moynan 086-3125567, Noreen Whelan 087-6868511, Eileen Sweeney 087-2929381.
Computer classes take place in Ballaghmore Hall every Monday night at 7.30pm. Please bring laptop or tablet. For more information contact Grant 087-7721424.
SEAN NOS DANCING
Sean Nos Dancing lessons for beginners will commence on Wednesday January 29 in St Canice’s Hall from 7.15pm to 8.15pm. If you are interested, contact Mary 087-6613321.
The final of the 27 Nines was played recently in the O’Brien Hall. Winners: Michael Muldowney, Tony O’Sullivan and Michael Higgins. Runners-up: Michael Muldowney, Mick Higgins, P.J.Holohan, Tom Lalor, Michael Muldowney & Joe Dooley.
John Delaney, former chairman, thanks everyone who made it a success. Special thanks to Marie Quinn and Murt Ryan for all their dedication & hard work.
The annual 25 card game in aid of Multiple Sclerosis will take place on Thursday March 6 in the O’Brien Hall at 9pm. Support the cause by coming along on the night, buying a ticket, giving a donation or sponsoring a raffle prize. Tickets €10.
PROGRESSIVE 25 DRIVE
The Progressive 25 Drive is on every Thursday in the O’Brien Hall at 9pm. All welcome.