Pony ride success

Pony ride success

The Easter Pony Ride was a great success again this year raising €3,250.00. A cheque was presented to representatives of AWARE on Friday, 15th May last in the Wheel Inn. The organisers would like to thank all those who took part in the pony ride this year and supported the event in any way. It was greatly appreciated.


Attanagh Residents Association will hold a cabaret on Saturday, 13th June 2015 in the Wheel Inn, Ballyouskill. Tickets can be bought from Julie Dorgan, Attanagh.

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.

1916 RISING Grants

Grants are available for community groups and organisations planning to organise events or projects relating to the Centenary of the 1916 Rising. The Ireland 2016 Laois Community Grants are being administered by Laois County Council, with funding and support from Ireland 2016, part of the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. Detail of grants including application forms and criteria are on June 12 is the closing date for receipt of completed applications.