Abbeyleix Hockey

Abbeyleix Hockey

Players and coaches can now enjoy a well-deserved Christmas/New Year break after a hectic half season. Abbeyleix have exceeded expectationsacross all age groups from u8s to u16 age groups. The club had a very successfull Christmas Coffee morning and raffle to raise funds to ensure continued growth of the club. See more in Express Sport.

Sue Ryder Shop

The Sue Ryder shop in Abbeyleix are always looking for donations of ladies, gents and childrens clothing. Bric a brac, bed linen, gift sets, jewellery and furniture. Any queries please contact Mairead or Marguerite.

St Vincent de Paul

Support the Abbeyleix St Vincent De Paul Church gate collection on Saturday/Sunday Dec 20 &21. Food & Toy Appeal collection Points are located at Supervalu (Abbeyleix), Clelands (Abbeyleix) and Ryans Gala (Ballyroan).


The library is taking names of adults interested in learning Spanish. Price €50 for 8 weeks.’ Hoping to commence in early 2015. On Thursday, December 18 at 6pm the library will host an evening of Christmas carols and pop songs. Spink Comhaltas and Knock NS will be performing. Refreshments will be served. Storytelling with Lesley for 3-6 year olds each Saturday at 11.30am.