FIACC’S FOLK MAGAZINE
We are now accepting items for the Fiacc’s Folk. Please submit any articles or photographs that you would like to be considered for inclusion in the next edition of our parish magazine. They can be emailed to email@example.com or left at parish office for the attention of editorial committee, Fiacc’s Folk.
THE SEARCH FOR IRELAND’S UNSUNG HEROES
Calor Community Champion 2012. For information and to nominate your local champion, please visit and ‘like’ at www.facebook.com/calorireland or call 1850 812 450 for an application form to be sent by post. Calor will provide €500 for the person or organisation that nominated them. Nominations to crown this year’s champion volunteer will close at the end of July.
KILLESHIN SOCCER CAMP
Killeshin soccer club are holding a fun weekend soccer camp for juvenile players from under 8 to under 13 years. The camp will take place on Saturday July 28 from 11am to 3.30pm and Sunday July 29 from 2pm to 5pm. The camp will be provided free of charge by the club, but players need to bring a sandwich and drink along with playing gear. The camp is open to all, members and non-members. If anyone needs more information please contact 0851415791 or 0857371206.
YOUTH PILGRIMAGE 2012
This year’s pilgrimage will take place on Monday and Tuesday, August 13 and 14 and the group will be travelling to Spiddal and Galway. The cost of the pilgrimage is €50 which includes, bus, accommodation in the hostel in Galway, entrance to Leisureland, Salthill, evening meal, breakfast and lunch. We will be celebrating mass in the Poor Clare Convent in Galway. All young people secondary school age and upwards are welcome to join in what we hope will again be a fun filled, rewarding and spiritual experience. If interested please give your name and €20, which is a non-refundable deposit to the parish office as places are limited.
KILLESHIN FC LOTTO
There was no winner of the recent lotto jackpot. The numbers drawn were 13, 16, 18 and 24. The four lucky dip winners were Seamus Brett, Eugene O’Rourke, Edel Nolan and Neil Ryan and each will receive €25. The seller’s prize of €25 was won by Joe Whelan. The jackpot for next week stands at €5,200 and tickets cost €2 and are available from any club member or in the local shop and public houses.
ST FIACC’S HOUSE
St Fiacc’s House proudly announce the opening of their new Café on Monday July 23. The café will open on Mondays to Fridays from 9am to 5pm. Why not meet your friends for coffee and a chat?
CHILDREN’S LITURGY OF THE WORD
Sunday school finished last Sunday and will resume on Sunday September 9.
ST PATS BOYS AFC
Junior (adults – men) and youth teams have commenced training for the forthcoming season. Training sessions take place at the Meadows, Graiguecullen on Sundays at 11am and on Wednesdays and Fridays at 7pm. For further information, please contact Ger Cuddihy at 085 1571575. New players always very welcome.
Every Tuesday night at 8.30pm in Graiguecullen Hall. This Week’s jackpot is €830 in 41 numbers.
DAY OF RETREAT
Evergreens day of retreat in St Fiacc’s House on Thursday August 16 from 10.30am to 3.30pm. The cost, €10 includes lunch. Names to be given to the parish office on or before Friday August 10.
SENIOR HELP LINE
Senior Help Line is a confidential listening service for older people by older people for the price of a local call anywhere in Ireland, LoCall 1850 440 444. Senior Help Line is open from 10am until 10pm, 365 days a year.
GRAIGUECULLEN GAA LOTTO RESULTS
Numbers drawn were 15, 16, 17 and 32. There was no jackpot winner so the next jackpot will be €10,000, reserve €9,200. There were no match 3 winners. There were five lucky dip winners and each received €40: Paddy Hayden c/o Paul Hayden, Tom Burke c/o Tony O’Sullivan, Mark Corcoran c/o Mark Corcoran, Pat Craddock c/o Johnny Dooley and Little Jim Jim c/o The Thatch. The seller’s prize of €20 each went to Tony O’Sullivan, Pat Abbey and Rúraí Corcoran.
Swim camp 2 from July 23 to 27, 1pm to 2pm, and swim camp 3, July 30 to August 03, 1pm to 2pm. Contact 05991 40330
COUNTY CARLOW HOSPICE COMMITTEE
Wish to express their sincere thanks to everybody who contributed to our church gate collection and to all who helped with the collection.
OISÍN HOUSE NEWS
Garda vetted volunteers needed to help with children’s workshops at Oisin Park this summer. Contact John at 086 8340387. Social dancing at Oisin Park takes a break until mid-September.
TALK IT OVER
Talk It Over the free and confidential bereavement service wish to announce their new walk in service which is now available at their premises at Talk It Over House Castlehill, Carlow, formerly HSE Offices. This is a free confidential service available to those in need. Contact us on 086 3364961 for further details
Graiguecullen Parish Childcare Centre is taking enrolments for the free ECCE preschool year for September 2012. There are also reduced rate and sub vented places, (CCS and GETS), in their preschool for the year prior to the ECCE Preschool year. Enrolment forms for Graiguecullen Parish Childcare Centre are now available in the office or can be downloaded from the website.
Bridge club on Wednesday afternoons in Graiguecullen Parish Centre at 1.45pm. All welcome. Bridge classes for beginners, enquiries to Ann 087 9914682.
Do you have handbags in your wardrobe that you do not use anymore and are still in good condition. We would be delighted to take them off your hands and recycle them at our fundraising for Rehab Care which we will be holding shortly. Please drop them in to Rehab Care Killeshin Road, Carlow 059 9132266 or contact Hugh Maddock 087 8261925.