In conjunction with Laois County Council Clean Up Week, Monday April 16th to 20th, Ratheniska Tidy Towns Litter Pick Up will take place on Saturday March 31 at 9.30am. Clean Up Kits will be available at the car park in Ratheniska on that morning. Your support would be much appreciated. We welcome all Clubs and Associations to come on board and help keep our area clean. Further information is available from Ratheniska Tidy Towns Secretary - 0877602148.
Sympathy is extended to the Mansworth family Grange, Stradbally, on the sad passing of husband and wife, Dick and Breda Mansworth recently. Breda passed away on the Bank Holiday Monday of last week and her husband Dick sadly died just a few short days later on Friday. They are mourned for by their loving family, son Eamon, daughter Paula, son-in-law Tom, grandsons Séamus, Ruaidhrí and Richard, brothers Billy, Joe and Aiden, sisters-in-law Joan and Mary, brother Eddie, nephews, nieces, neighbours and friends. A very popular and friendly couple, their presence will be greatly missed around the area. Internment took place in Ratheniska Cemetery following requiem masses in Stradbally.