Last week’s winners in the Crettyard Footballers Lotto were Aoife O’Shea, Newtown, Bridget O’Neill, Crettyard and Mary O’Shea, Newtown. The winning numbers were 1-11-24-25.

Congratulations to the boxing team who were triumphant at the Fight Night which was held in Killeshin recently. The locals won the overall team event. Well done to all who took part - Rebecca Meaney, Sean O’Reilly, Patrick and James Brennan, Michael Jordan, Patrick O’Reilly, Ciaran Hosey, Philip Brennan and Raymond Buggy.

A special word of thanks to Paddy and Aishling Brennan for all their hard work with the boxers over the last couple of months. There will be a juvenile Christmas disco in the clubhouse on Saturday December 22 from 2-4.30pm with the appearance of a very special guest.


The AGM of the local St Brigid’s Handball Club will be held in the Alley, Monavea on this Wednesday December 19 at 8.30pm. New committee membes are required. All players, juveniles and parents are requested to attend.


Top score at Newtown whist on Saturday was won by Fr Murphy. 1st lady Hannah Moore. 2nd lady Margaret Brennan. 1st Gent Eamon Wheatley 2nd Gent John Graham and Mick Mooney. 1st half Willie Farrell 2nd half: Christy Maher. 1st quarter Rita Brennan 2nd quarter Mary Warren. Raffle winners were Michael Mooney, Owen Salmon, Mick Mooney, Margaret Kealy and Ml. Mooney. Special Christmas whist on Saturday December 22 with top score €50 plus numerous prizes.


Recited at Our Lady’s Shrine, Rossmore, every Sunday at 3pm.