A new text alert system for Graigue launched Wednesday 12 February at 7.30pm in the Parish Centre. Details call Kevin on 086 0221840
Annual Draw on Saturday 15 March and draw cards available from this Wednesday next. Small changes: Each line will be €5 with 20 lines on each card and four free lines for the seller. Looking forward to Lourdes Pilgrimage in July.
Staying at Dromaland Inn, Co Clare. Five days and four nights. €285 pps. Single supplement of €15 per night. Names & €100 deposit before February 21 to Parish Swimming Pool office.
Takes place on Friday 28 February in St Fiacc’s Hall. Supper followed by a cabaret and dance with Fr Liam and an array of local artists taking part in aid of St Fiacc’s House, the parish welfare, day care centre and meals on wheels. Call 0599141833.
Recent Lotto results, numbers drawn were 10, 16, 17 and 25. There was no winner. €25 lucky dip winners were John Joe Byrne, Juliette McDonald, Jim and Dora and Dempsey Gang. Seller’s prize went to Dick Farrell. Whist every Wednesday night in Old Den beside Killeshin Hall at 8.30pm, beginners at 7.30pm. Call Antoinette 085 7483893.
Valentines Disco in aid of Éist Cancer Support Centre Carlow and Suicide and General bereavement group - Talk it over in Talbot Hotel on Friday 14 February at 9pm. Tickets €10.
‘Keep Your Head Up’ benefit in memory of Liam Behan on Valentine’s Night at 8pm in Graigue GAA. Tickets €5.
No Jackpot winner in the recent draw. Numbers: 04, 11, 22, 26, Jackpot not won. Next Jackpot €10,000, Reserve €10,000. There were four Match 3 Winners of €50 each; Michael Hennessey c/o Pat Abbey, Gillian Coonan c/o The Lazy River, Emily Jane Nolan c/o Seamus Nolan and Sheila Nolan c/o Eileen Shannon. Sellers prize €20 went to Joe Brennan (PC), Mary Forbes and Eric Ryan.
Killeshin social & awards night on Friday, March7 in Seven Oaks hotel at 8.30pm. €10 and food served. Contact Pascal 085 2109353 for details.
Food can still be placed in the barrel at the end of the Church for St Clare’s food appeal.
Bingo Tuesdays at 8.30pm, St Fiacc’s Hall. Jackpot €700 in 40 numbers. Check on double number & win €1,790.
The Poor Clare Monastery Graigue invites young women over 18 years to a Monastic Experience Day on Saturday 22 February from 10.30am to 5pm. For information firstname.lastname@example.org
TALK IT OVER AGM
Talk it Over support service AGM in Castle Hill House, Carlow on February 25 at 8pm.
Graigue Community Development Group newsletter to be distributed listing local activities and facilities. To be listed, contact Joanne on 0863843361
Any child interested in gymnastics, art or talent competition in the area but does not attend St Fiacc’s NS, contact Bernie 086 1593994
Next meeting for parents on Monday 24 February from 7 to 8.30pm in the Parish Centre.
ST FIACC’S NS
Enrolments for September 2014. Forms from school office during school hours. Call 059 9132444
Congrats to all 42 recipients of the Pope John Paul II Award. To be acknowledged at 6.30pm Mass on Saturday 22 February in St Clare’s Church. The Parish Centre Mass for February on Sunday 16 at 6pm. Sunday School; Group 4 are on next Sun 16 February. On Tuesday 18 February there will be a Youth Mid Term Break Retreat in the parish centre for all secondary school students. Please rsvp with Cathriona via text/Facebook, 085 1450321
ST VALENTINE’S DAY
All couples are invited to a special Mass in St Clare’s Church at 7pm on that day, 14 February. Any couple who is celebrating a special milestone anniversary this year and would like it celebrated at the Mass are asked to contact the Parish Centre.
Every Tuesday night at 8.30pm in Graiguecullen Hall. Great money to be won on the night. Jackpot €1,870 in 49 numbers. Check on double number and win €1,580.
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
PARISH PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES
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).
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.