Graiguecullen/killeshin

DOCUMENTARY ON MEDJUGORJE

DOCUMENTARY ON MEDJUGORJE

On Wednesday September 5, Fr Liam will present a new documentary on Medjugorje ‘The Queen of Peace’ at 7.30pm at the parish centre, Graiguecullen.

SCHOOLS REOPENING

St Fiacc’s NS reopens on Thursday August 29. Junior infants and parents to arrive in school at 9.15am. Classes for junior infants will finish at 12.30pm for the first two weeks. All other students are asked to line up at their room numbers from last year and await instructions. Killeshin NS reopens on Thursday August 29. New junior infants finish at 12.30pm for the first two weeks.

MONTHLY MARKET

If you have something to sell and would like to take part in a monthly market in the old school in Killeshin, contact 086 3629516.

KILLESHIN FC

Training and registration for under 14s soccer will take place on Wednesday night August 28 at 7pm in Killeshin soccer pitch.

Killeshin FC lotto results for August 18. Numbers drawn were 1, 3, 9 and 25. There was no jackpot winner. €25 lucky dip winners were Edel and Eddie Brennan, Mick Somers, Darren Fitzpatrick and Luke Ramsbottom. Seller’s prize went to Hayley Ryan. Jackpot is now €10,900.

FIACC’S FOLK

Please submit any articles, stories or photographs that you would like to be considered for inclusion in this year’s annual. They can be emailed to fiaccsfolk@gmail.com or left at parish office. Deadline Friday September 20.

SWIMMING POOL

Sunday morning swimming lessons starts back in September. Contact Paul 087 6121666. Monday children group lessons start Monday September 2 at 6pm. Easy payment options for block bookings. Children’s swimming lessons resume on Tuesday September 3 and on Saturday September 7.

YOUTH MINISTRY

Our 50 Pope John Paul II Award participants should be finishing up their award. We are very grateful for the time they have given to our church and wider community. Cathriona will lead award reflection sessions throughout the next few weeks.

Our second Youth Pilgrimage to Our Lady’s Island, Wexford was a great success. We walked around the island reciting and learning about the Holy Rosary and we also had a reflective coastal walk near Carnsore Point. Special thanks to Michael Brennan our bus driver and Fr Dunphy for leading us so well.

BINGO

Bingo every Tuesday night at 8.30pm in Graiguecullen Hall.

GOVERNEY PARK

The residents association would like to thank all who attended their recent estate mass. A special word of thanks to Fr Dunphy who celebrated and Mary Hurley for organising refreshments. They would also like to thank all residents who contributed to their recent collection. If you would still like to contribute please do so by leaving an envelope with your contribution into either 33 or 34 Pacelli Ave or to any member of the committee.

BOCCIA PROGRAMME

Thursdays in St Fiacc’s Hall from 5 to 6pm for 10 to 18 year olds. Costs are €2 per week. Contact Tracey or Siobhan, 085 7897288, 085 7897339, or Joanne, 087 2568189

SENIOR HELP LINE

Open daily from 10 am to 10pm. LoCall 1850 440 444.

INDOOR BOWLS

Mondays and Wednesdays from 2pm to 4pm in St Fiacc’s Hall.

GRAIGUECULLEN GAA

There was no jackpot winner in the recent draw. Numbers drawn 22, 27, 29 and 30. There was no winner so the next jackpot will be €10,000, reserve €10,000. There was one match 3 winner of €200; John and Iris c/o John Corcoran. Sellers prize of €20 each went to Jimmy Hurley Snr, Pattie Doogue and Martin Power.

BRIDGE CLASSES

Classes for beginners to commence in October. Numbers limited so contact Anne 9131992 or 0879914682.

MONITORED ALARMS

Applications are still been taken for socially monitored alarms in St Catherine’s Community Services Centre. Contact Edel or Pamela on 059 9138700.

LEGION OF MARY

Pilgrimage to Our Lady’s Island on September 8. Contact 0894430995, 0861577190, 0857729344 or 9131830.

CARE TO DRIVE

Patients in need of transport to and from their chemotherapy treatments, including bloods, consultant appointments, follow-ups etc, can avail of ‘Care to Drive’, a free transport service to the following hospitals: St Vincent’s, St James’s, Mater, Tallaght and Blanchardstown. Contact your hospital team or the Irish Cancer Society on 012310566 for more details.

TALK IT OVER

Talk It Over, Carlow, will shortly commence training a new group of listeners approximately in October, for their voluntary service in Carlow. If you are interested kindly forward your full name, address and telephone number to Talk It Over, Castle Hill, House, Carlow before August 31. Kindly include a brief note setting out why you would like to be involved with Talk It Over.

ÉIST CANCER SUPPORT

Éist Cancer Support Centre opens Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9.30am to 4pm and provides a range of services which supports anyone coping with a cancer diagnosis, their families and carers. Our qualified nurses, counsellors and reflexologists form part of the team which provides practical help and emotional support to all who visit the centre. The centre’s doors are open during these hours without appointment. Contact Mary or Ann at 059 91 39684 or 085 8661499.