Be very alert for any suspicious activity with the dark evenings upon us. Check on your elderly neighbours.
If you are interested in teaching others how to knit or if learning how to knit, or joining a group of knitters on a weekly basis please contact Dolores on 087-414-8093 with a view to starting up a club.
Membership of Clonaslee branch is now due, cost is juniors €6, seniors €12 and family membership €20 payable to John Conway or Jimmy Casey.
HOLY CROSS ABBEY
Bus arranged for the next trip to Holy Cross Abbey on Thursday November 6. Bus will leave Clonaslee at 5:45pm with collection in Rosenallis and Mountmellick.
Cost is €15 return. If you require tea and sandwiches cost is €5.
Last day to book your seat is Monday November 3 by ringing 087-212-2766.
Bingo is on Wednesdays from 2 pm to 4 pm in the Heritage Centre. Please come along and have a cuppa and chat. We welcome everyone. It’s a nice way to get out of the house for a couple of hours.
RAMBLING HOUSE SESSION
A Rambling House session at Sean Chistin, Irey, Ballyfin on Thursday October 23 at 8 pm. Music, dance, songs, stories, chat, and cuppa. All welcome.
Clonaslee Comhaltas music classes are on Thursdays from 4:15 pm to 8 pm in the Community Centre. Instruments being taught are tin whistle, fiddle, button accordion, piano accordion, flute, banjo and keyboard.
Classes cost €6 per week and are open to beginners and advanced, children and adults. All are welcome to join these classes. If you require further information contact John Conway on 085-285-1772.
BABY PARENT AND TODDLER GROUP
We meet every Tuesday morning from 9:30 am to 11:30 am during the school term in the Community Centre. All welcome. For more information contact Elaine on 087-236-2723.
Line dancing at An Sean Chistin, Irey, Ballyfin and continues each Tuesday from 11 am – 12 noon. All abilities welcome. Cost is €5 per lesson. Further details from Maureen on 087-648-2038.
Irish dancing teacher Siobhan Dormer will be attending the Parochial Hall every Tuesday from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm. This is a great way for our youth to learn Irish dancing. All ages and levels welcome.
The text alert system is going very well. If you notice someone suspicious call 057-867-4100.
You may still sign up by contacting Matt Barrett on 087-672-6290.
Those with monitor alarms press your panic button if worried or frightened.
Teresa Maloney of Task is always on hand if anything goes wrong with alarm on 087-970-5651.
Whist every Sunday night starting at 8:45 pm sharp in the Parochial Hall. All welcome.
RESULTS: Sunday October 12: Top score: Matt Barrett including jackpot of €150. Gents: 1 Frank Keenan 2 Dinny Kelly. Ladies: 1 C Casey 2 Annie Parnell. Quarters: 1 Kathleen Kennedy 2 Sean Kennedy, Martin Delaney 3 Thomas Casey 4 PJ Connolly. Hatching: Paddy O’Donovan, Tom Dunne. Lowest score: Patricia Quinn, Heather Kelly. Raffle: B Daly, C Casey, Patricia Quinn, Teresa Byrne, Dolores Murray, Becky Thompson, Tom Kearns.
Jackpot not won. Winning no: 6-21-3.
€30 winners: Anne O’Keeffe, Mountrath; Larry Costello, Coolnabanch; Maureen Dunne, Castlecuffe; Joe O’Meara, Ballinahemmy; Mary Murphy, Kilmanman; Mary Dunne, Cloonaghmore. Promoter’s prize: Mairead McRedmond, Kathleen Blake, Maura O’Gorman.
Next week’s Jackpot: €650.
CLONASLEE ST MANMANS GAA LOTTO
Jackpot not won. Winning no: 12-20-16-6.
€40 winners: K Hilliard, Theresa Feery, Seamus Murphy, Mary Campbell, Tara Kelly. Promoter’s prize: Pat Carroll. Next week’s Jackpot: €1,600.