Raheen ICA held their September meeting recently. President Mary Delaney welcomed members back after the summer break. Votes of sympathy were passed with any family who had suffered a bereavement since the last meeting. Three members agreed to travel to Borris-in-Ossory for the next Federation meeting. The raffle was won by Millie Lalor- Fitzpatrick. Next meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 16. Please note change of date!
ST. FINTAN’S GAELS
Orders are now being taken for the new St. Fintan’s Gaels gear – tracksuits, training tops, gear bags and replica jersey’s. For further information phone Martina on 087 6550176, Louise on 087 6598381 or Seamus on 087 3140284.
Winning Numbers: 12,15,20 – No winner. 4x €20: Pat Connor, Tony Ryan (jnr), Sonya Ryan & Chris Murray.
Top score: Mary Delaney. First lady: Rose Cunningham. Second lady: Mary McCabe. First gent: Billy Carter. Second gent: Tom Carter. First half: Nancy Kehoe. Second half: Lena McEvoy. Consolation: PJ Cahill. Raffle: Anne Sinnott, Andy Doogue, Sheila Fogarty, Nancy Kehoe & PJ Cahill.
Top score: Louise Kavanagh. First lady: Margaret Malone. Second lady: Katie Bennett. First gent: Mollie Bates. Second gent: John Fitzpatrick. First quarter: Dinny Whelan. Second quarter: Sean Kennedy & Padraig Dowling. Third quarter: Nora Breen. Fourth quarter: Bernie: Damien Carter. Best of 3: PJ Cahill. Juvenile: Ciarán Breen. Raffle: Sean Kennedy, Mary Fennelly & Catherine Dalton.
SCÓR NA NÓG
Scór na nÓg contestants must be born in 1995 or later i.e. under 17. This year’s competition is fixed for 3 November in Timahoe. Winners go on to represent Laois at the Leinster competitions. Categories include: figure dancing, solo song, instrumental music, recitation, ballad group, novelty act, quiz and set dancing. Anyone interested in representing Colt or St. Fintan’s Gaels in any of these categories please contact Kevin Lalor-Fitzpatrick on 087 9614235.
Charity fundraising dance will be held in the Manor Hotel, Abbeyleix on Tuesday 23 October at 9 pm. Artists include Damien Bowe, Solitaire, Noel Glynn, Billy Kirwan, Sarah Hogan, Mary O’Connor and many more. Tickets €10 available at the door.
OPEN DOOR THEATRE
Laois Open Door Theatre present Keane and Scream – excerpts from some of John B. Keane plays and scream and horror from films and musicals. Playing Athy, Abbeyleix, Rathdowney and Portlaoise during November. Enquiries to 087 9614235.