Stradbally Youth Theatre along with Portlaoise Youth Theatre will be performing in the Dunamaise Arts Centre in Portlaoise on Saturday April 12, starting from 3pm. They will be performing a show called ‘Chatroom’. All are welcome to attend.
Congratulations to the boys and girls from St Colmans School who received their confirmation: Adam Byrne, Adrianna Szymanska, Aoibhe McDonald, Alannah Foley, Amy Smith, Calem Lacey, Canice Whearty, Cian Kelly, Chloe Bergin, Clodagh Langton, Conor Donlon, Darragh Carolan, Eamonn Delaney, Eimhin Lynch, Elisha Buggie Sage, Ellen Hanley, Ellen Miller, Heather Crean, Jenny O’Connor Murphy, John Hardy, Jorja Mullen, Jordan Whelan, Kate McDonald, Laurence Lynch, Maja Szymanska, Nathan Harrison, Nicola Kelly, Owen O’Keeffe, Orla Fennelly, Ruairi Coss, Sarah Comerford, Sean Scanell, Sarah Molloy, Sean Lewis, Sophie O’Gorman Tynan, Tammy Wright, Tristan Kelly and William Oxley.
Top score Bea Hendy, 1st lady Molly Kavanagh, 2nd lady Christina Browne, 1st gent Ger Gordon, 2nd gent Leslie Hunter, 1st half Sean Langton, 2nd half Alice Finn, lowest score Peter Stephenson, hatching Nora Fisher and Kit Farrell, no score in any one game Tom Finn and Kay Chase. Raffles 1 Leslie Hunter, 2 Leslie Hunter, 3 Nora Fisher and 4 Tom Finn. Next whist will be held on April 25.
STRADBALLY COUNTRY MARKETS
Stradbally Country Markets are held every Saturday in St. Patrick’s Hall, Stradbally from 10.30am until 1pm. The best of home produce straight from our kitchens and gardens to your table.
STRADBALLY COMMUNITY ALLOTMENTS
The Stradbally Community Allotments are now available to lease for 2014. €100. For more details please contact Noel 087-6577188 or Siobhan 086 3300943.
COMMUNITY GAMES UPDATE
Anyone interested in entering the talent competition, please call Kathleen at 086-0815674.
FIANNA FAIL AGM
The re-scheduled annual general meeting of Vicarstown Fianna Fail Cumann will take place on Friday, April 4 at 8.30pm in the Old School, Vicarstown.
The Vicarstown Winter Indoor Bowling League finals held recently were a great success. The following are the results: 1st Tom Dunne and Pat Miller, 2 Larry Swayne, and Tom Kavanagh, 3 Seamus Lalor and Joe Ging, 4 F Handy and Denis Walsh. New members (ladies and gents) welcome.
The housebound of the parish will be attended to on Friday, April 4.
KOLBE SPECIAL SCHOOL
Kolbe Special School are holding a church gate collection on the weekend of April 5 and 6 at all masses.
VICARSTOWN RECREATIONAL GROUP
The Vicarstown Recreational Group are holding on Wednesday, April 2 commencing at 8.15pm to discuss the annual outing.
The Irish Cancer Society’s Care to Drive service is currently seeking volunteer drivers to drive patients from Laois to and from their chemotherapy treatments in the Dublin hospitals. They are looking for volunteers to pick patients up at their homes, drive them to the door of the hospital, pick them up again when they are finished their treatment and bring them home. The service is free to the patients and all dreivers expenses are paid. Phone Gail 01 2310566 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
STRADBALLY FLOWER AND GARDEN CLUB
Easter demonstration will take place on Wednesday, April 16 in St Joseph’s Hal,l Stradbally at 8pm. The demonstrator on this occasion will be Christine.