RATHDOWNEY

CHESS

CHESS

For adults on every Wednesday night at 8pm in the Golf club. Contact 087 2388046 for more information.

CAROL SERVICE

There will be two practice nights for the Christmas Carol Service on Wednesday December 11 and Wednesday, 18 at 8pm in the church. Anyone who wishes to join in this celebration, are more than welcome to join the choir on these dates. The Carol Service will take place on Friday December 20, in the church of the Holy Trinity Rathdowney. We look forward to seeing you there.

SCHOOL REUNION

There will be a school reunion of Cullohill and Gurteen school in September 2014. Photographs are urgently required for the commemorative school book. If you have any school, class or family photographs that the committee could borrow, (they will be returned to the owners) it would be much appreciated.

SCOUTS

2nd Laois Rathdowney Beavers and Cubs would like to thank everyone who supported their very successful 12 days of Christmas Draw at Supervalu last Friday. Thank you to the parents and leaders who helped out selling tickets and to all the parents and community for their continued support.

BINGO

A great Bingo is held every Tuesday Night at 8.30 in the Rathdowney Community Centre. Your support would be greatly appreciated. Bingo is run by the Community Centre Group.

THANK YOU

From the Men’s Shed to the Easyriders Chartity Cycle committee who presented them with a huge cheque for €1,000. Thank you to the committee and to all the cyclist, this money will be put to good use and we are entirely grateful.

OSSORY CYCLING CLUB

The annual general of the club will be held on Thursday 28th November in O’Reilly’s lounge at 8.30pm. It is hoped to see many club members in attendance.

RATHDOWNEY GAA LOTTO

There was no winner of this week’s lotto which was €10,750. The numbers drawn were 7, 13, 22, 26. The 10 winners of €15 were Jason Phelan, Mary Fitzgerald, John Finn, ACABP, Noreen Whelan, Mary Bergin, Rebecca Hickey, John Kennny, M. Brennan, John Kavanangh. Next week’s Jackpot will be €10,900. Tickets can be purchased from all shops or any local promoters

BOOK CLUB

This month’s book is this Wednesday December 4, in Rathdowney Library at 8pm. This month’s book was Chocolat by Joanne Harris.

PARENT & TODDLER GROUP

Meet on Friday mornings 10am to 12noon in the Marion Centre. All welcome parents and minders with children from new born to pre-school.

Classes

Computer classes for men are on every Wednesday morning from 11am to 1pm in the old convent school, catering for all skill levels from beginners.

Art Classes take place in the Men’s Shed is open every Thursday morning from 10am to 12pm in the old convent school, the new heating system is up and running so a nice warm welcome will greet you on arrival. New members welcome every week.

RATHDOWNEY NOTES

If you wish to put a note in the Leinster Express please leave it into the Card Stand by Thursday by 5pm.