Arles ICA are holding a gardening evening in Arles Hall on Wednesday May 23 at 8pm. Talk and demonstration will be given by Robbie Dempsey from Dunnes Garden Centre, Durrow. There will be a raffle and sale of plants on the night. Admission including refreshments €8. Everybody welcome.
Arles ICA annual outing will take place on Tuesday June 26. There will be a visit to Cobh to view the heritage centre which commemorates the last port of call of the ill fated Titanic on its first and last voyage to America in 1912. There will also be a visit to Cork city with time for shopping and the day will conclude with an evening meal in the Gandon Inn followed by entertainment. Further details from Peggy Byrne 059 8625107 or Annemai Brennan 059 8625520.
South East Laois Arts Network in association with the Arts Office will host a poetry workshop with Patrick Carton on Wednesday May 16 at 3.30pm in Flemings Lounge, Ballylinan. Patrick is a performance poet and storyteller from Horseleap on the Westmeath/Offaly border. He has performed at numerous events nationally and internationally. He celebrates the minor and major mysteries of life with poetry. So come along and hear for yourself. Contact 087 6729953.
KILLEEN NS OPEN DAY
Open day May 17 from 1-3pm and 7-9pm. All are welcome to visit the school.
ARLES/KILCRUISE FUN NIGHT AT THE DOGS
Arles/Kilcruise fun night out at the dogs takes place May 26 at 7pm in Newbridge Greyhound Stadium. Auction race and music on the night. Tickets €10 each which includes entry into a draw. Anyone interested in placing an advert in our race card please contact any committee or club member.
BUS TO CLONFERT
Bus to Clonfert for a day of healing on Saturday 26 of May. Bus leaving Athy 8am, Ballylinan 8.15am and Stradbally 8.30am. Phone Eileen on 059 8625215/8625902.
ARLES/KILLEEN GAA LOTTO RESULTS
Draw took place on May 7. Numbers drawn were 7, 8, 13, 21. Jackpot €400 not won. 3 prizes of €20 went to Carmel Behan, Pat Proctor and Mary Walsh. Next draw takes place on May 14. Jackpot €500.
Whist continues in St Anne’s Hall every Monday evening and in The Rushes Hall every Thursday at 9pm. There are two jackpots to be won at Ballylinan bingo every Wednesday night, come along and enjoy a great night’s entertainment.