Jigs and reels in Abbeyleix

The Irish Wheelchair Association Celebrity Jigs and Reels Competition will be held on FridayDecember 14 in the Abbeyleix Manor Hotel at 8pm to raise funds for their Resource Outreach Centre in Portlaoise.

The Irish Wheelchair Association Celebrity Jigs and Reels Competition will be held on FridayDecember 14 in the Abbeyleix Manor Hotel at 8pm to raise funds for their Resource Outreach Centre in Portlaoise.

Celebrities includeSean Fleming TD, Cllr Mary Sweeney and Barbara Aldritt owner of Bankz, will be joined by Noel Tuohy Portlaoise Pantomime group, Niamh Bracken the Laois Rose, and Kathleen O’Gorman of Irish Wheelchair Association, Cllr Paul Mitchell Portarlington Independent Councillor and current Cathaoirleach of Laois County Council and Michael English, well known international singer and songwriter. There are also two reserve dancers, Geraldine Phelan and Jean Byrne from IWA. Portlaoise.

The night will be compared by Olan McGowan, RTE Radio 1 and Evelyn Cusack Met Eireann will be one of the judges. It promises to be a great night and tickets are €15 with concessions €10. Ring 057 8694030.