Colt GAA & Raheen Parish Council is hosting a Goose Club in the James Fintan Lalor Hall, Raheen on Sunday, December 21 at 6 pm. Once again we are looking for your support by giving donations of sweets, biscuits, wines & spirits, minerals or anything else you wish to donate. Looking for good quality toys for the children’s draw. Donations can be given to: Fr Kelly 057 8731182, Padraig Dunne 085 1498662, David Goode 087 2369887, Anne Sinnott 087 7750762, Teresa McEvoy 087 2712766 or Jimmy Ryan 086 8275785.
OPEN DOOR THEATRE
Coming to the Dunamaise Arts Centre, Portlaoise on Friday and Saturday 20 & 21 February a play by Jimmy Murphy – The Hen Night Epiphany and on May 22 & 23 John B. Keane’s The Year of The Hiker with Laois Open Door Theatre. Enquiries to 087 9614235.
POST CHRISTMAS DANCE
Dancing on Friday 29 December in the Manor Hotel, Abbeyleix to Paddy O’Brien, Chris Loughrey, Mary Prendergast, Camillus Egerton & Dave Lawlor. Admission €15.
Numbers drawn: 2 – 9 – 19. No winner: 4 x €20: Séan O’Dea, Anthony Dunne, Timmy Keegan & Frances Dowling. This week’s Jackpot: €1,100
ICA WHIST DRIVE
Top score: Kathleen Kavanagh & Bride Reilly. First lady: Maura McQuillan. Second lady: Nancy Kehoe. First gent: Nora Breen. Second gent: Frank Fogarty. First half: M. Kennedy. Second half: Michael Kelly. Consolation: Lena McEvoy. Raffle: Maura McQuillan, Bernie Cahill, Michael Kelly, Frank Fogarty, M. Kennedy & Tom Lalor.