MOUNTRATH Ballyfin

LAOIS HEART FOUNDATION

LAOIS HEART FOUNDATION

The Mountrath branch of Laois Heart Foundation will hold its AGM in the Cosy Cafe at 8pm on Wednesday October 16. All new members are welcome.

MOUNTRATH DOES STRICLY

All the dancers who are involved in strictly are busy fitting dance rehearsals into their busy schedules alot of hard work is going into the preparation for the big night, so your support is needed. Tickets on sale €20 each in Costcutters, the Cosy Cafe, Centra, Tots & Co Playschool and Lynda Deegan Main Street.

MOUNTRATH GAA

The heifer competition is now over the winner was Mr Chris Henry, Cortown, Kells, Co. Meath. Many thanks to all who entered.

MOUNTRATH FOROIGE- (youth club)

Mountrath Foroige resumes on the Thursday October 10 at 7.30pm - 8.30pm (for the first night) in the girls old school, Patrick Street, Mountrath. Thereafter meetings will be from 7.30 - 9pm each Thursday night. We look forward to the great year ahead, after a very busy and enjoyable year last year. We undertook lots of interesting projects in the past 12 months, with many more to look forward to.

We look forward to new members joining. In order to join, members must be in secondary school. All are welcome.

MOUNTRATH LIBRARY

The knitting group continues to meet every Friday morning 10.30am - 12.30pm. New members always welcome.

LAOIS HOSPICE

The sale of jam continues in Costcutters and Phelan’s Shop Castletown. We would like to Monday thank everyone for their support for this worthy cause buying jam donating fruit and jars. The sale of jam continues in these shops,

Ballyfin Bridge

Bridge results October 1 1st. Noeleen Carroll & Phil Duff. 2nd. Bernie Fitzpatrick & Frances Phelan. September 24 1st Sheila Fitzpatrick & Margaret Wren; 2nd Nora Lowry & Mary Doheny

Play continues every Tuesday at 8pm. New members are always welcome.

Contact Bernie at 87 55255 for details. There is no membership fee.

Gospel Concert

Irish Wheelchair Association Laois are holding a concert featuring Portlaoise Gospel choir with special guest appearance by the IWA ROC Misfits choir at the Abbeyleix Manor Hotel on Friday October October 18 at 8pm.

Tickets €10, available at the door or at IWA Laois, 0578694030.

KETTLEBELL CLASSES

Classes every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 7-8pm in St Fintan’s Hall Mountrath. Contact Mags on 087 8129149.

BOXING CLUB

Under 11years Mon, Wed and Fri 5.30 to 6.30 p.m. over 11years beginners Mon, Wed and Fri 6.30 to 7.30 p.m. over 11years advanced Mon, Wed and Fri 7.30 to 9 p.m. Girls over 11years Tues and Thurs 7 to 8 and Sat 1 to 2pm. Adults Fitness classes Tues and Thurs at 8pm and Sat 10.30 a.m. Ladies Fitness classes Mon to Fri mornings 9.30 a.m. and 11.30 a.m. Any enquiries contact Noel on 0851981551.

OUTDOOR GYM

The outdoor gym in the local amenity park can be used by all ages. We would encourage all local clubs and groups to use this facility.

COUNTRY MARKETS

Mountrath Country Markets is open every Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon in The Macra Hall on Main Street. Come and see for yourself. To place an order phone 87 32510 or 8735368.

DOG FOULING

Dog fouling is a growing litter problem. Local awareness to identify the dog owners is required. Please contact the Council’s free phone litter hotline @ 1800 323230 with specific