The Parish lotto with a jackpot of €1,600 was not won. Winner of €30 Mary T Delaney, €25 Michael Monahan, and €20 Sheila McEvoy. The Lotto will be held on June 02 in Castle Arms Hotel, Durrow with a possible jackpot of €1,900. All tickets must be handed in before 9.30 pm on the night of the draw to be included in that jackpot.

Cuisle Collection

The Cuisle Cancer Support Centre church gate collection takes place at Durrow and Cullohill churchs on Saturday/Sunday, May 30 and 31.

Support appreciated.


Durrow/Cullohill Parish Anglers will hold on May 31 a pike fishing competition for the C. J. Finnegan Memorial Cup. All members will receive text alerts about each competition in the week prior to the event.

Save The Date

The Rower Inistioge GAA Club invite you to the Official Opening of the GAA Complex & Grounds in Inistioge on Sunday 31st at 5.30pm followed by Inter County Senior Hurling Challenge Kilkenny V Limerick at 7pm.


Durrow & District Befriending Group offers a free, confidential, friendly, voluntary, dedicated, practical, reliable and often fun home visiting service. Befriending is all about building one-to-one relationships based upon trust, confidentiality and support. Our aim is to reduce social isolation and enhance quality of life in Durrow and surrounding communities. We need more volunteers to consider giving ONE HOUR of their time per week to this worthy service. Any interested person please contacts Patricia Young on (086) 8096693.


A new Facebook page: “Strictly DDF & Harps Dancing” has been setup where you can keep up-to-date on the buildup to the show - make sure you like the page and invite your friends to like it too! www.facebook.com/strictlyddfharps for laptops and PCs Finally, we are still looking for more people to join and become contestants - if you are shy about joining, have a look at the Facebook page to see a list of active contestants, you may know a few there who would help you feel right at home in the group. For more information on the event please contact Daniel Dunne (087) 4103520 or Evelyn Clancy on (087) 9194428.


We will be hosting our annual FAI Summer Soccer School from 6th to 10th July. It’s for both boys and girls aged 6 to 14 years of age. Booking online is at www.summersoccerschools.ie presently. The camp booked out last year so book early to avoid disappointment. This is a great opportunity for boy and girls to receive coaching from FAI accredited staff. Any queries to lionsafc@gmail.com by email. Lions AFC training/match tops and beanie hats are currently on sale. Contact lionsafc@gmail.com or on Facebook at lionsafcshoolboys/girls for details.

Laois Hospice

Laois Hospice Sunflower Day 2015 will take place on Friday, June 5 throughout the county. To volunteer an hour for Sunflower Day please contact Mary Delaney, Secretary Laois Hospice Foundation at 086 8157280.

Congrats Pat

Big congrats to Pat Walshe, Cork Rd, who won €3,000 in the Laois County Board Draw and to Pat Barnaville, Cullohill Village who won €500. A very deserving duo for all their commitment to the club down through the years.