MOUNTRATH

HOMEMADE JAM

HOMEMADE JAM

The sale of homemade jam continues in Costcutters and in Phelan’s shop in Castletown. The proceeds of this goes to the Laois Hospice Portlaoise. Your support is greatly needed. Thanks to all who have supported.

ST FINTAN’S GAA CLUB

This week’s winning numbers were 03, 05, 13, 27. There was no jackpot winner. The house prize was won by M. Phelan. The promoters prize was won by B. Phelan, K. Ryan. Next week’s jackpot stands at €11,000. The draw will be in Tom’s.

MOUNTRATH HIGH NELLIEs

Ring or text 087 2859651 or 087 0567918.

MOUNTRATH LIBRARY

The summer reading challenge is underway and will continue until August 31. To complete the challenge children must read 6 books before the end date and collect stickers along the way. At the end of the summer successful readers will be presented with a gold medal. Register at the library desk.

The book chosen for the August meeting of the Adult Book Club is The Orange Mocha-Chip Frappuccino Years by Ross O’Carroll-Kelly. The club meets on the 1st Thursday of every month and new members are always welcome.

The knitting club meets every Friday morning, new members very welcome. For more information on any of the activities call Aoife at 057 8756378

WEEKLY CLEANUP

Various members and volunteers of Mountrath Tidy Towns committee, which is a sub-committee of Mountrath Development Association, will be meeting every Thursday evening at the car park on Main Street at 7pm, weather permitting, for a quick tidy up of the town. This usually involves picking up litter and keeping an eye on areas which might need a more thorough cleanup by our local Fás scheme participants. All are welcome to come along for the odd half hour or so from 7pm to 8pm.

OLD TIME DANCING

Every Sunday night in Portlaoise GAA Centre from 9.30pm to 11.30pm for only €7. Music will be supplied by Checkers this coming Sunday night, July 29.

OUTDOOR GYM

The outdoor gym in the local amenity park can be used by all ages. We would encourage all local clubs and groups to use this facility.

COUNTRY MARKETS

Mountrath Country Markets is open every Friday from 9am to 12 noon in The Macra Hall on Main Street. Come and see for yourself. To place an order phone 87 32510 or 8735368.