RATHDOWNEY

OPEN DAY

OPEN DAY

Scoil Bhride National School will hold an open evening for all members of the community to view our beautiful new school on wednesday June 20 from 7.30pm. All are welcome.

BOOK CLUB

The next meeting for the Rathdowney Book Club is on Monday, June 25, in the Library at 8pm. The book for review is The Greatest Gift by Danny Leigh. All welcome

TABLE QUIZ

for Easyriders charity cycle in O’Malley’s on Friday, June 22 at 9pm. Teams of 4 €40, no mobile phones allowed. Raffle on the night with great prizes. All welcome.

NATIONAL BIKE WEEK

The Rathdowney Playground Group are holding a cycle for all on Friday June 22 at 7pm, start and finish St Fergal’s College. Route 6km around the golf links. For all levels of fitness, minors must be accompanied by an adult. Cycling helmets must be worn, some helmets and hi-vis jackets will be available on the night. There is no charge for this event.

WORKING WITH WOOL

is held every Monday, 2 - 4.30pm at the Cuan Bhride Centre, Morrreville, Rathdowney. From complete beginners to experienced knitters, should you, man or woman over the age of 18, feel you would like to join us, you will be made very welcome. There is a small fee of €2 on attendance to cover the cost of insurance, etc. No charge for the chat and laughter.

RATHDOWNEY ANGLERS

will hold a trout fishing competition on Sunday, June 24, seniors and juniors. Entry fees taken in square from 9 – 10am, weigh in Liam Corcoran’s Bar 6pm sharp. Usual rules apply.

PLAYGROUND & MUGA

will be open on Friday June 29, at 12 noon. All welcome, there will be an official opening followed by the cutting of the ribbon. Light refreshments will be served. There will be a blessing of the new playground on Wednesday, July 4 at 7pm.

SCOIL BHRIDE

Cyclethon on this Wednesday June 20, at 6.30pm. Also all members of the community are invited to view the new school building on the same evening, Wednesday June 20, 7.30 to 8.30pm.

EASYRIDERS

A deposit is required from all cyclists by June 25, to secure your hotel rooms. Deposit of €50 to Iano’s, The Card Stand or a committee member. If anyone has a spare bicycle they could lend for training it would be greatly appreciated.

OSSORY AGRICULTURAL SHOW

will be held on Sunday, July 22 at the showgrounds on the Mountrath Road, Rathdowney. For any details or enquiries contact Catherine Fitzgerald 087 9975902/0505 48939, email ossoryshow@eircom.net website www.ossoryshow.com. Chairman Peter Ging 086 2394573, treasurer Irene Newman 086 8402125.

BINGO

A great bingo is held every Tuesday at 8.30pm in the Rathdowney Community Centre.

CEMETERY MASSES

in Bealady, Friday June 29 at 7.30pm. In Errill, Wednesday July 4 at 7.30pm.

RATHDOWNEY NOTES

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