Fun soccer day on April 26 from 10am to 2pm organised by Damian Locke, current A team manager and FAI soccer developer. All kids welcome. Bonus ball week 17 no. 65, Willie Hackett. Golden goal week 15 winner John Whelan, Ardenteggle.


Top score at Newtown whist on Saturday last was won by Margaret Brennan, Doonane. Ladies: 1. Maureen Coady/Mary Gowing. 2. Mary Warren. Gents: 1. William Carroll. 2. Sean Langton/Tom Gowing. Halves: 1. Kay Chase. 2. Fr D. Murphy. Quarters: 1. Paul Kavanagh. 2. Ena Wallace/Veronica Muldowney. Raffle winners were Michael Mooney, Mary Wheatley, Kathleen Mooney, Theresa Mulhare and Fergus Hutton. Whist continues as usual on Saturday next.


Set dancing classes continue in Behans of Tolerton on Thursdays at 8.30pm.


The Rosary is recited at Our Lady’s Shrine, Rossmore, each Sunday at 3pm.


Last week’s winners in the Crettyard Footballers Lotto were Dara Kelly, Tolerton, Bridget O’Neill, 154 Crettyard, Luke and Alannah, c/oT Brennan, Newtown Bog. The winning numbers were 11-17-19-21.


The Aware Support Group for people experiencing depression, anxiety, stress and other mood related conditions meets every Tuesday at 7.30pm in St Peter and Pauls Parish Centre, Portlaoise. This service is free of charge, no referral is required and you do not need to book. f you require further information contact 016617211 or or the locall Helpline 1890303302.




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