The death has occurred, under tragic circumstances in a farming accident, of Adrian Fitzpatrick of Carraig Stud, Ballyouskill. The nineteen year old was working on his grandparents’ farm near Rathangan, Co. Kildare when the accident occurred. He was rushed to a Dublin Hospital but sadly died shortly afterwards. Adrian was a diligent, vibrant young man, an enthusiastic sportsman and was devoted to family and friends. His removal took place on Saturday October 27 to St Bridget’s Church, Ballinakill and burial took place following requiem mass in St Bridget’s Cemetery. Adrian is mourned by his parents Adrian and Margaret; his brothers Jack and Seamus and his sister Marie, grandparents, relatives and a wide circle of friends to whom deepest sympathy is extended.

Book Launch

Philip Lawton, Editor of Country Sport and County Life Magazine will launch the recently published book “Letters of by Brother’s Life in the Klondike” in the Horseshoe Inn, Abbeyleix on Friday, November 9 at 8.30 pm. This publication is a joint venture between Paddy Mooney (Proprietor of the Horseshoe Inn) and the Irish Fly Fishing and Game Shooting Museum, Attanagh. All are welcome on the night and refreshments will be provided. Special thanks is extended to Laois Partnership for their generous sponsorship.

Another Bon Voyage

Emer Dooley of Attanagh has recently set off on a year long world wide trip. We wish her a safe journey and the best of luck in her adventures.

25 Progressive Card Games

The winners of 25 Progressive Card Games on Friday October 26 were Noreen Ryan and Mary Farrell (12 games) and Madge Brennan and Edward Dooley (10 games).

Changes in Mass Times

Due to the Children’s Referendum on Saturday, November 10 it will not be possible to have mass in Ballyouskill Hall that evening. Instead mass will be celebrated the following day Sunday at 9.00 a.m.

Sale of Work

It has been decided to hold the annual Sale of Work for parochial purposes on Sunday, 25th November 2012. All support is greatly appreciated.