Congratulations to Scoil Bhríde past pupils Mark Duggan, Brendan Duggan, and Enda McEvoy who were all part of the Na Fianna team that won the Laois Minor Hurling A Final on Sunday September 28.


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.


Tullamore Amateur Dramatic Society is performing “When The Gods” joined by Danna Davis performing some well-known cabaret songs in the Clonaslee Heritage Centre on Saturday October 18 at 8:45 pm. Admission €10.


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.


Meet on Tuesday mornings 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 continues each Tuesday 11 am – 12 noon. All abilities welcome. €5 per lesson. Further details from Maureen on 087-648-2038.


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.


Circuit training is on Thursdays from 7-8 pm and Saturdays in the Community Centre from 10 – 11 am. This training is suitable for male or females and caters for all levels of fitness, from beginners to the advances. Cost is €7 and all welcome to join in.


Whist every Sunday night starting at 8:45 pm sharp in the Parochial Hall. All welcome. RESULTS Sunday September 28: Top score: Becky Thompson. Gents: 1 Tom Kearns 2 Jim O’Brien. Ladies: 1 Annie Parnell 2 Heather Kelly, C Casey. Quarters: 1 PJ Connelly 2 Lucy O’Brien, D Kelly 3 Sean Kennedy 4 Teresa Muldowney. Hatching: M Muldowney, Matt Barrett, Sister Mary. Lowest score: Thomas Casey. Raffle: Kathleen Kennedy, Becky Thompson, Teresa Muldowney, Dinny Kelly, B Daly, Martin Rigney.


Jackpot not won. Winning no: 11-23-17. €30 winners: Bill and Eilish Dunne, Broughla; Oisin Delaney, Coolnabanch; Ciara O’Donovan, Clonaslee; Tara Kelly, Riverview; Patricia Costello, c/o Fallons; Oisin and T Casey, Clonaslee. Promoter’s prize: Ann Rigney, Matt Barrett, Larry Costello. Next week’s Jackpot: €650.


Jackpot won congratulations to Tadgh Bryan, Gracefield on winning €3,400. Winning no: 9-16-17-19. €40 winners: Aidan Hogan, O’Connell Chaps, Buster Dunne, Emma Hogan, Pat Maher. Promoter’s prize: Tommy Smith. Next week’s Jackpot: €1,300.

show results

For results of the Clonaslee Show see pages 56 and 57.

storytelling time

The Slieve Bloom storytelling festival begins in the Slieve Bloom Bar in Kinnitty with a Rambling House session on Wednesday, October 8, followed by a night of story, song and delicious food at Roundwood House on Thursday October 9, and the haunted Leap Castle on Friday 9. See or contact Mick Creagh at 087-9407573