Monster Parish Bingo on this Tuesday 07 January at 8.30pm. Over €5,500 in prize money. All lines checks €50, Double lines €60, All full house’s €150 to €200, plus Jackpot, Interval and Flyer on the night. There are also prizes left and right of winners. All welcome and bring a friend.
Our Parish 2013 Annual is currently on sale in the Parish office and local shops, price just €5.
Recent Lotto results, numbers drawn were 03, 23, 24 and 29. There was no winner. €25 lucky dip winners were won by Paul Hurley, Alison Gibson, John McDonald and Chris O’Donoghue. Seller’s prize went to Darragh McDonald. Next Jackpot now stands at €3,600 Killeshin Whist every Wednesday night in Old Den beside Killeshin Hall at 8.30pm, beginners at 7.30pm and its all in aid of Killeshin Soccer Club. Contact Antoinette for details 085 7483893.
Meeting of all volunteers this Tuesday 07 January at 8pm.
KILLESHIN COMMUNITY CENTRE
Killeshin Community Centre Committee will hold their A.G.M. on Friday 10 January at 8pm in the Community Centre. All are welcome.
KILLESHIN PIPE BAND
Killeshin Pipe Band is celebrating 50 years in 2014. If anyone has old photographs, articles or any information on the band they would love to see them. Contact Amy 0857213090 or drop them into Killeshin shop. Many thanks.
Graiguecullen/Killeshin Parish Pilgrimage to the Holy Land will take place from 23 April 2014 for 8 nights and the Leader will be Fr John Dunphy. Four nights in Tiberias and four nights in Jerusalem. Cost €1,475 per person sharing, travel insurance €35 extra. To book contact Tully’s Travel Ltd 0599136100.
COMMUNION TO SICK
Fathers John and Brian will bring Holy Communion to the sick and housebound this Tuesday and Wednesday, 07 and 08 January.
St Abban’s Athletic Club hold their Sixth Annual Senior Table Quiz in Behan’s of Tolerton on Thursday January 23 at 8.30 sharp. Entry is €40 per table of four. Cash prizes to top three teams, plus numerous spot prizes. Further details from Pat Whelan at 059 9147868
Pilates continue in Oisín House every Thursday at 7pm. Join in anytime and its ideal for anyone with back problems or post natal. Call 0868596607 for details.
The fifth week of the First Communion and Confirmation Programme for Graiguecullen takes place at the 6.30pm Mass next Saturday 11 January. The First Communion Programme for Killeshin takes place next Sunday 12 January at 10.15am in Holy Cross.
Every Tuesday night at 8.30pm in Graiguecullen Hall. Great money to be won on the night. Jackpot €1,610 in 47 numbers. Check on double number and win €1,440.
The next Pre-Marriage Course takes place on Friday and Saturday 10 and 11 of January 2014 in St Catherine’s Community Service Centre, Carlow. Booking can be made on line at www.accord.ie. For further information please contact Mary at 059 9138738
THURSDAY MORNING CLUB
Thursday Morning Club resumes on Thursday 09 January after the 10am Mass in St. Clare’s.
Killeshin Badminton Club has resumed on Thursdays at 8.30pm in Killeshin Hall. All new members welcome. For further information, contact Siobhan 086 0703491
Boccia is a competitive sport similar to bowls. It is an inclusive sport that may be enjoyed by people of all abilities. It’s on Thursdays in St Fiacc’s Hall from 5 to 6pm for 10 to 18 year olds. Costs are €2 per week. Contact Tracey or Siobhan at Carlow Youth Service 085 7897288 or 085 7897339 or Joanne County Carlow Sports Partnership 087 2568189
2014 Pilgrimage will take place from 06 to 11 July. Cost €739 per person. Anyone interested contact Tully’s Travel.
SENIOR HELP LINE
Ireland’s only confidential listening service for older people provided by older volunteers is open 365 days of the year. The help line is open every day of the Christmas holiday and New Year season from 10am till 10pm. So don’t be alone. We are there. Phone Senior Help Line LoCall 1850 440 444, (no call costing more than 30 cent).
There was no Jackpot winner in the recent draw. The numbers drawn were 04, 08 14 and 24, there was no Jackpot winner. Next Jackpot €10,000, Reserve €10,000. There were three Match 3 Winners of €70 each; Noel Hurley c/o Noel Hurley, Danny Doogue Jnr. c/o Kathleen Doogue and Jim Nelson c/o Jim Nelson. The seller’s prize of €20 each went to Noel Hurley, Seamus Nolan and John Corcoran.
ST FIACC’S HALL
Hours available for Indoor Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball and Badminton. Contact 059 9140330 for further information or call to the hall on Monday to Wednesday evenings from 9am to 10pm. Training for basketball and indoor soccer on every Friday night for under 10 and 13 girls at 5pm to 6pm, under 10 boys, 6pm to 7pm and under 13 boys, 7pm to 8pm
Graiguecullen and District Indoor Bowls now playing on Mondays and Wednesdays from 2pm to 4pm in St Fiacc’s Hall. All ages welcome.
CARLOW ASD SUPPORT
Carlow ASD Support Group will hold their next monthly Group Meeting in The Dolmen Hotel on Tuesday January 14 at 7.30pm. The guest speaker on the night will be Keith Lennon from Ninja Typers.
Abusive behaviour cause difficulties in relationship with your partner. MEND programme is a free service operating in Carlow offering a weekly programme for men.
A new programme starts shortly for detail contact: 086-8751131. www.mend.ie , limited places.