Training starts on Tuesday February 4, 8-9pm in astro pitch at Community Centre. Over 16s men and women. Register by Feb 18. New members welcome.


Open Monday to Friday 9.30am to 12.30pm, 6pm to 9pm. Saturday 11am to 1pm. Over 16s.


All the community are encouraged to register with the text alert crime prevention scheme. Forms in local shops, return to Matt Barrett, Chairperson. For details call Matt on 087 6726290.


In the community centre for 8 – 14 years old Tuesday and Thursday from 7 -8pm.


Weekly social dance lessons on Tuesdays from 8 to 9.30pm in the community centre. No partner needed, just come and learn how to dance.


Social Services Bingo Wednesdays, 2 – 4pm, the Heritage Centre. Come for bingo, chat and a cuppa.

Family bingo on the second and fourth Sunday of the month, 2.30pm in parish hall. Cost €2. All welcome.


Tuesdays in the community centre, 9.30am to 11.30am. €3 per family. Parents, grandparents & minders of children up to 5 years welcome. Call Maureen on 087-691-9056.


Parochial Hall Tuesday 4:30pm- 5:30 pm. New members welcome, all levels & ages.


Every Sunday night starting at 9 pm sharp in the Parochial Hall. All welcome.


Clonaslee Church Choir will join with Waterford Cathedral Choir on February 23 at 12 pm to sing The Brittas Mass in the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity, Waterford. A bus will leave on February 22 to stay overnight. Anyone interested in joining the choir for the trip and the mass can contact Eimear on 087-942-2860. Total price for bus, dinner and B& B is €65. Bus leaves at 3 pm on February 22. All are welcome to come along to listen or join in.


Sincere thanks to all who supported this collection, thank you to all who gave private donations. Total amount collected was €1,061.99


Sunday January 12: Top score: Martin Delaney Gents: 1 Tom Delaney 2 Thomas Casey. Ladies: 1 Annie Parnell 2 Catherine Casey, Matt Barrett. Quarters: 1 Tom Kearns, Kathleen Kennedy 2 Becky Thompson, Mary Gowing 3 Paddy Grogan 4 Martin Rigney. Raffle: Paddy Grogan, Annie Parnell, Tom Delaney, Heather Kelly, Kevin Barrett.


Jackpot not won. Winning no: 18-20-16. €30 winners: Pat Harding, c/o Laois Trip; Jos and Amy Digan, Coolagh; James McRedmond, Clonabeg; Jacinta Davis, Gurteen; Geraldine Ryan Dunne, Clonaslee. Promoter’s prize: Imelda Cusack, Ger Kelly, Conroys (Swans Bar). Next week’s Jackpot: €1,400.


Jackpot not won Winning no: 27-24-16-22. €40 winners: Clover Express, Ann Conroy Coolagh Cross, Val Bracken, Paul Maher, Pauric Carroll. Promoter’s prize: John J Carroll. Next week’s Jackpot: €2,650.


Pilgrimage to Fatima June from Portlaoise, spiritual director Fr Jimmy O’Reilly, also taking part Tom O’Reilly from Clonaslee for further details phone Maura 057 86 61601 mobile 0863344722. €100 if paid by February 3.

Tidy Towns

Do you know that there are 32 Tidy Towns Groups in Laois. If you are looking to do something different for the new year why not help out with your local group. Tidy Towns groups work tirelessly to improve the areas in which we live and a few hours a week can make a huge difference. If interested in becoming a volunteer in your community contact a member or check the local newspapers/newsletter to find out what is happening. If you do not have contact details for your local group please contact Siobhan Donoher. Email: or call 057 86 74330.




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