Farewell to Dean Seamus McEvoy PE as he leaves to take up pastoral duties in Seir Kieran Parish. We wish him happiness & health in his new residence in Clareen.


Enrolment for 2014/15 is currently taking place. Contact 0505 44228 for further information.

Congratulations to teacher Bríd Walsh on receiving a National Leadership Award with Macra na Feirme.


Lotto results Monday February 17: No jackpot winner. Three match three winners Ann Cosgrove c/o Kelly’s, Michéal Cleary and Jim Cassin. Numbers drawn 1, 4, 5, 22. Jackpot on February 24 will be €2,600. Tickets available in Post Office, Dowlings Bar, Ray’s Bar & local promoters.

The Laois GAA All County Clubs Members Draw takes place on March 6. 20 prizes with a total prize value of €29,000 to be won each month. For more info contact Ray Kelly 087 6467591.

hurling & camógie

Rathdowney/Errill GAA & St Brigid’s Camogie club will host Strictly Come Dancing on Saturday March 1 in Templemore Arms. Doors 7.30. Tickets €20. A lot of hard work has gone into the organising for this event from both committees and dancers so support would be very much appreciated.