Mountrath news

O WHAT A NIGHT”

O WHAT A NIGHT”

Is the official name of a fun

draiser in aid of St. Vincent ’s Hospital Mountmellick. This will be held in a marquee in Eddie Kirwan’s Mountrath on May 17. It will begin at 8.30pm sharp. On the night a host of local talented singers will take to the stage in the marquee to display their wonderful talent. Also appearing will be the Super Midlife Crisis. Admission to the marquee is €5.00. Why not come along to a fantastic show for a worthy cause.

MOUNTRATH GAA

A race night will be held in Newbridge greyhound track on Saturday May 4 tickets now available at €20 for family, €10 for a adult and €5 for students. A new Face book page for the club is now up and running. Please search for Mountrath Saint Fintan’s and become a friend to get instant updates on all club activity.

LAOIS HOSPICE

The sale of jam continues in Costcutters and Phelan’s Shop Castletown. We would like to thank everyone for their support for this worthy cause buying jam donating fruit and jars. ,

LADIES FOOTBALL

Training for girls Gaelic football has resumed and will be held every Friday in St Aengus Soccer Pitch on The New Line Road from 4pm-5.15 pm. All girls aged 5yrs - 14 yrs are very welcome. We are delighted to welcome back our existing members and are keen to encourage new members from Mountrath & the surrounding areas to join our Ladies Football Club. It is a great way to get fit & to have fun and learn a new skill.

LIBRARY NEWS

The knitting club continues to meet every Friday morning 10:30-12:30pm all welcome.

KNUCKLES BOXING

Under 11years Mon, Wed and Fri 5.30 to 6.30pm over 11years beginners Mon ,Wed and Fri 6.30 to 7.30pm over 11years advanced Mon, Wed and Fri 7.30 to 9pm Girls over 11years Tues and Thurs 7 to 8 and Sat 1 to 2pm. Adults Fitness classes Tues and Thurs at 8pm and Sat 10.30am Ladies Fitness classes Mon to Fri mornings 9.30am, and 11.30am. Any enquiries contact Noel on 0851981551.

OUTDOOR GYM

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

COUNTRY MARKETS

Mountrath Country Markets is open every Friday from 9:00am to 12 noon in The Macra Hall on Main Street . To place an order phone 87 32510 or 8735368.

DOG FOULING

Dog fouling is a growing litter problem. Local awareness to identify the dog owners is required. Please contact the Council’s free phone litter hotline @ 1800 323230 with specific details if witnessed i.e. name and address of dog owner, location, time and date.

LAOIS HEART SUPPORT GROUP

The Mountrath group will hold its next meeting on Wednesday May18 in the Cosy Cafe Mountrath at 8pm. New members welcome.