LATE BREDA HOLOHAN
The death occurred peacefully on Wednesday, March 19 of Breda Holohan (nee Doogue) Killeen, Stradbally after a long illness, bravely bourne at Portlaoise Regional Hospital, surrounded by her loving family and friends. Sadly missed by her loving husband Michael, sisters Mary and Betty, brother Pat, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, neighbours and friends. Her remains were reposing last Thursday in the Hospital Chapel, Portlaoise until removal on Thursday evening to the Church of The Assumption, The Heath and following requiem mass on Friday morning at 11am interment took place in adjoining cemetery.
A reminder that confirmation will be held in the Sacred Heart Church, Stradbally on this Thursday, March 27.
BUS TO CLONFERT
Bus to Clonfert for a day of prayer and healing on Saturday, March 29 leaving Stradbally at 8.30pm. Phone Eileen 059 8625215/25902.
Stradbally Youth Centre members thank every and everyone who supported their rundraising flag day and collection held recently. Much appreciated.
GROW MENTAL HEALTH
GROW community mental health and the HSE, present a Gatekeepers Course for five Tuesday nights starting on tonight, March 25 at 7.30pm in St Annes Community Hall, Ballylinan. The course is free and all welcome. The theme of the course is promoting positive mental health. Phone 086 8033126.
ST VINCENT DE PAUL
The are looking for unwanted good quality clothes for the shop on Main Street and you can drop them into the shop. Opening hours are Tuesday to Friday 10am-4pm and Saturday 10am-1pm. Also if you have any unwanted good quality furniture just give Paschal a ring 087 1359382 or Breda 085 7573468. Confidential line 086-3384055.
Support your local community, Stradbally Country Markets are held every Saturday in St Patrick’s Hall, from 10.30am until 1pm. The best produce straight from our kitchens and gardens to your table.
The Stradbally Community Allotments are now available to lease for 2014. €100. For more details please contact Noel 087 6577188 or Siobhan 086 3300943.
Anyone interested in entering the talent competition, i.e. Singing, dancing, drama, music and recreation or the model making competition please call Kathleen at 086-0815674.
All roads lead to Vicarstown Community Centre on Wednesday, March 26 for the winter indoor bowling finals sponsored by Gings Homevalue. From 8pm sharp.
VICARSTOWN FF AGM
The AGM of Vicarstown Fianna Fail Cumann will be held on tonight, Tuesday, March 25 commencing at 8.20pm in the old school. TD, councillor and election candidates will attend and old and new members welcome.
THE GREEN update
Toilets and floodlighting are now operational at the playground and activity park, The Green, Stradbally with the opening hours 10am-9pm, seven days a week. Official opening to take place later in the spring.