A mission given by St Patrick’s Community will be on this Monday May 19 to Friday May 23 in St Manman’s Church. Mass will be Monday to Thursday at 10 am and evening sessions Monday to Friday at 8 pm. John Pridemore ex-gangster and international bestselling author of ‘From Gangland to Promised Land’ will be speaking on Monday night. It is hoped that as many people as possible will attend one or all the nights. Bishop Nulty will be here on Monday to join us for the first night of the mission.
New opening hours for the Heritage Centre starting from Monday May 19 are as follows: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm and closed on Friday.
The library will be open during those hours.
Work evenings on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting at the Heritage Centre at 6 pm each week so if anyone has an hour to spare please come along. There is a lot to be done before June 1 when judging starts. National entry has been completed and sent in, good luck to Clonaslee.
Thanks to Fr Tommy O’Reilly for his kind donation of €2,770 from the sale of his book ‘Talking Memories’ to the Clonaslee Community Development Association. This book is still available for €10 in the Heritage Centre, Hogan’s Shop, Flynn’s Post Office, Ger Kelly Butchers and Clonaslee Pharmacy.
Clonaslee Parish will be joining the Kildare and Leighlin Pilgrimage to Knock on Sunday June 1. A 17 seater bus will leave the Post Office at 8:30 am. To book your seat phone Maura on 057-864-8065 or 087-212-2766. Fare is €15 per person.
There have been recent break in’s and other incidents so please be vigilant and don’t entertain strangers. Phone the number on the Community Alert signs if you are worried about anything or see any suspicious. Text alert is up and running, you can still sign up by contacting chairperson Matt Barrett. Be vigilant and check on your elderly neighbours.
Thank you all who supported Clonaslee St Mamman’s Rounder’s Club table quiz. Much appreciated.
Bingo for all the family on Sunday May 25 at 2:30 pm in the Parochial Hall. All welcome to join in the fun.
All masses will be at 8 pm as follows: June 6 - Clonaslee cemetery; June 20 – Corrigeen cemetery; June 27 – Kilmanman cemetery.
SOCIAL SERVICES BINGO
The Social Services bingo is on Wednesdays from 2 – 4 pm in the Heritage Centre. Come along for bingo, chat and a cuppa.
Whist every Sunday night starting at 9 pm sharp in the Parochial Hall. All welcome.
RESULTS Sunday May 11: Top score: Mary Gowing, MartinRigney. Gents: 1 Tom Gowing 2 Jim
O’Brien. Ladies: 1 Patricia Quinn 2 Lucy O’Brien. Quarters: 1 Dolores Murray 2 Matt Barrett 3 Teresa Byrne 4 Kathleen Kennedy. Lowest score: Sean Kennedy . Raffle: Heather Kelly, Tom Jacob, Mary Gowing, Martin Delaney, Lucy O’Brien, PJ Connolly, Annie Parnell.
Jackpot not won. Winning no: 24-2-3. €30 winners: Mary Costello, Ballykaneen; Jim Multany, Castlecuffe; E. Conroy, Graigue; John O’Brien, Reary; Tony Mahon Graigue; Gráinne Fenlon, Hillview. Promoter’s prize: Kathleen Blake, Imelda Cusack, Chris Horan. Next week’s Jackpot: €950.
CLONASLEE ST MANMANS GAA LOTTO
Jackpot not won. Winning no: 13-3-1-26. €40 winners: Louise Hilliard, Eamonn Conroy, Mum Hilliard, Marie Fenlon, Pat Dooley. Promoter’s prize: Pat Carroll. Next week’s Jackpot: €2,200.
Festival of the Mountain
The Festival of the Mountain is on June 29 at 1.30pm. Anyone interested in volunteering on the day is welcome along to the next committee meeting on June 5 at 9pm in Rosenallis. New ideas for the festival are welcome.