Rally takes place on July 11, 12, 13. Any enquiries to 087 9614235.


Results of annual draw. First prize Ann Sheils, Ballycarroll, second Heather Mortimer, Mountrath, third mick Cruite, Ballyroan, fourth, Patrica Connolly, Dublin, fifth Austin Lanham, Ballyfin, sixth Colm Doheny, Mountrath, seventh Eamon Browne, Stradbally and eighth Alison Dalton, Portlaoise. Thanks to all who supported.


July meeting was held on Tuesday July 1. Pat O Halloran, president presided. Alice Reilly, secretarty read minutes of June meeting and informed members of up coming events. Catherine Smith, treasurer gave financial report.

Yvonne Porter, Pat O’Halloran and Catherine Smith took part in the walk for Cuisle Centre, it was very succesful day.

Three members attended Laois week in An Grianian, a very enjoyable week was had by all. Supper was served by Bernie Carroll. No meeting in August. Next meeting is on September 2 at 8pm. Competition 1 Pat O’Halloran, 2 Alice Reilly and 3 Kathleen Cass. Raffle 1 Mary Coffee and 2 Catherine Smith.

Golf Classic

Ballypickas GAA golf classic takes place on Saturday July 19 in Portlaoise Golf Club. Only €80 per team, and light refreshments will be provided. Your support of this fundraising event is much appreciated. Non-GUI teams welcomed

Dove House Garden Fete

On behalf of Dove House Support Group we would like to thank everyone who supported and attended our recent fete on the grounds of Abbey Sense Gardens. It was a great day and we appreciate all the kind donations and contributions. Looking forward to seeing you next year.


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