The association would like to thank everyone for their kind generosity with their church gate collection. This annual fundraiser is distributed to various charities, and raised €465.00. Thank you for your continued support.
Summer Harvest Dance
Summer Harvest Dance is in St Mary’s Hall, Clonaghadoo on Thursday August 21 at 9pm.
The Slieve Bloom Association annual sponsored walk takes place on Sunday, August 24. Meet in Clonaslee at 2pm for a walk around Brittas Lake. Everyone is welcome to join us for the walk and the craic afterwards in the Swan Bar for refreshments. For more information, please phone Mick Dowling @ 0874106493.
SLIEVE BLOOM ASSOC ANNUAL TOUR
Bus tour is on Saturday August 30 leaving Portlaoise at 7.30am via Mountmellick, Rosenallis, Clonaslee, Cadamstown and Kinnitty. Visiting Portumna Castle then Clonmacnoise where refreshments are served, then on to Athlone Castle followed by a Viking tour on the Shannon. Finishing with dinner in the Hudson Bay Hotel. Cost €60 pp. Call Matt Barrett 087 6726290 or Carol 087 1350555.
Slieve Bloom walk
As part of National Heritage Week, a wildlife walk takes place in the Ridge of Capard with ranger Jason Monaghan, on August 26, from 2 to 4pm. Call 9368878 for more details or see www.npws.ie.
Rounders continues each Sunday at the GAA pitch at 11.40am. All members welcome. Looking to organise a friendly game in August.