Mountrath

RED CROSS

RED CROSS

The Irish Red Cross will be providing first aid course in the coming weeks in your area. If you are interested in taking part in a first aid course or defribulator course, please contact Monica Middleton for further details on 0879513344.

GROTTO RESTORATION COMMITTEE

The committee would like to thank everyone for there support and attendance at the mass which was held in the grotto last Sunday. There was a great attendance there. We would also like to thank all who contributed to the restoration. Thanks also to Fr J. Brophy who celebrated the mass and all those who helped out on the night.

LAOIS HEART SUPPORT GROUP

The monthly meeting of the Laois Heart Support Group will be held on tonight Wednesday September 19 in St Fintan’s Hall at 8pm. All are welcome.

GAA LOTTO RESULTS

The winning numbers in last week’s jackpot were 01,16,19,25. There was no jackpot winner. The jackpot now stands at €12,600.

MOUNTRATH CHRISTMAS LIGHTS COMMITTEE

Mountrath Christmas Lights Committee would gladly welcome new members. If you are interested contact one of the committee: Colette Phelan, Catherine Burke, Lynda Deegan, Celine Cripps, Carol Boyhan or John Joe Fennelly.

LIBRARY NEWS

Adult book club meeting will take place on Thursday October 8 6.30 - 7.30pm. We will be discussing ‘Tom Crean - An Unsung Hero’ by Michael Smith, copies are available at the library and new members are always welcome.

The knitting club continues to meet every Friday morning 10.30 - 12.30pm, all welcome.

Application forms for the national MS Readathon, which gets underway in October, are now available.

HOMEMADE JAM

The sale of homemade jam continues in Costcutters and in Phelan’s shop in Castletown. The proceeds of this goes to the Laois Hospice Portlaoise. Your support is greatly needed. Thanks to all who have supported.

OLD TIME DANCING

Every Sunday night in Portlaoise GAA centre from 9.30pm to 11.30pm for only €7. Music will be supplied by John & Terry this coming Sunday night, September 23.

WEEKLY CLEANUP

Every Thursday evening at the car park on Main Street at 7pm.

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.

KNUCKLES BOXING CLUB

Any enquires contact Noel on 085 1981551.

SCOUTS

Beavers (6 - 9 yrs) are resuming on Thursday September 27, 7 - 8pm. Cubs (9 - 12 yrs) are resuming on Tuesday September 25 at 7 - 8pm. Scouts (12 - 16 yrs) are resuming on Saturday September 29 10.30 - 11.30am. All sections are meeting on a weekly basis instead of fortnightly. We will now be holding our meetings in The Community Hall, Kiln Lane. Contact Mai Dunne or any scout leader.