MOUNTRATH

MOUNTRATH GAA CLUB

MOUNTRATH GAA CLUB

The GAA club are running a table quiz in Eddie’s Friday ay 25 to raise funds for the under 14 footballers who are taking part in a feile later on in the year. A table of four people will cost €20. All support is greatly needed.

APOSTOLIC WORK SOCIETY

Apostolic Work Society will hold their annual display of vestments on Sunday June 3. It will begin with Sunday mass at 3pm in St Fintan’s Church followed by sale and light refreshments in St Fintan’s Hall Mountrath. Your support would be greatly appreciated. All in aid of the missions.

PARISH LOTTO

The numbers drawn for May 17 were 01,05,25,29. There was no winner. There were 11 match 3s who won €91. Next week’s jackpot is €19,000.

MOUNTRATH 6th LAOIS SCOUTS

The Mountrath 6th Laois Scouts troop held their investiture night in St Fintan’s Hall on Friday May 18. There was a great attendance and a lot of new cubs, scouts, leaders were investited on the night. Congratulations to Anne-Marie on accepting her fifth year award. Thanks to all the visiting leaders for attending the ceremony. A special thanks has to go to Mai Dunne for all her hard work and years of service.

THE MOLLY MAGUIRES

Adults interested in cycling for a bit of fun during the long hot summer evenings, dust-down your old bike (it doesnt have to be a High Nelly) and come along. Short cycles at your own pace around the locality with a bit of fun. All welcome. Ring or text PJ at 087 2859651 or Donal at 087 0567918.

OLD TIME DANCING

Every Sunday night in Portlaoise GAA centre from 9.30pm to 11.30pm for only €7. Music will be supplied by Checkers this coming Sunday night, May 27.

ST AENGUS LOTTO

The numbers drawn for the March 27 draw were 09.12,17,27. The jackpot was not won. Next’s week’s jackpot for the April 2 draw will be for €19,200. Tickets are available from any promoter. House prize Ray Massey. Promoters prize D. Tobin, G. Fitzpatrick.

TIDY TOWNS

Call up to the bank car park any Thursday evening around 7pm if you want to help.

COUNTRY MARKETS

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

LOURDES POLGRIMAGE

July 17-24 staying at Hotel Solitude €770pps. Bus transfers included. Accompanied by Fr Pat Hennessy. Contact Eleanor 087 7670915 or 057 8624216.

MEDJUGORJE PILGRIMAGE

August 15-22 €639pps. Accompanied by Fr Pat Hennessy. Contact Eleanor 087 7670915/057 8624216 or Rena 087 7670915/057 8624379.

MOUNRATH LIBRARY OPENING HOURS

As from the week starting May 28 we will be suspending Saturday services. It is hoped that we will be able to reinstate these hours at a future date. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.