Killeshin Pipe Band are taking part in a celebration mass on Sunday 07 September at 10.15am in Holy Cross Church followed by the official opening of the new band room. Various other activities will take place during the following week and all welcome. The band will also participate at the 6.30pm mass in St Clare’s Church on Saturday 13 September.


St Fiacc’s NS on Thursday 28 August and Killeshin NS also on Thursday 28 August

Welcome back to everyone.


Items are now been accepted for the Fiacc’s Folk. Please submit any articles, stories or photographs that you would like to be considered for inclusion in this year’s annual. They can be emailed to or left at Parish Office. All items must be handed in no later than Friday 26 September.


Killeshin FC recent lotto results. Numbers drawn were 02, 06, 21 and 26. There was no winner. €25 lucky dip winners were Danny Doyle, Tom, Paul, Lisa, The 3 Amigos and Finbar Brennan. The seller’s prize went to Liam Dempsey of Clonmore. Jackpot is now stands at €7,000

It’s the start of the new season and training for ‘A’ and ‘B’ teams has commenced on Monday nights at 7.30pm and new players are very welcome. Whist night that runs on Wednesdays will take a summer break until early September and they would like to take this opportunity to thank all those who supported the whist.


Bingo every Tuesday night at 8.30pm in St Fiacc’s Hall. Great money to be won on the night. Jackpot €2,650 in 50 numbers. Check on double number and win €1230.


Car boot sale in aid of County Carlow Hospice at Carlow Cattle Mart, Killeshin Road, Carlow, held on the first Saturday of every month from 11am to 4pm. €10 per car, trailers €5. Prices for larger vehicles available on request at 087 7673240. Turn your clutter into cash for a good cause. No traders please.


The retreat will take place on Thursday 28 August in St Fiacc’s House from 10.30am to 3.30pm. The cost is €10 and this includes lunch and afternoon tea. Names and money should be handed into the Parish Centre.


We are going to celebrate our 40th anniversary of the Graiguecullen/Killeshin Lourdes Invalid Fund in 2016. In order to make it special in 2016 there will be no parish pilgrimage in 2015. As there is a lot of interest in travelling in 2016 and there are only going to be a certain number of places available, we are asking that anyone who is planning to travel please give their name and a €20 deposit to Parish Office or Ursula Hayden at the Thatch Bar.


Athletics training takes place on Tuesday and Thursday evenings in St Fiacc’s School at 6.30pm.


The Food Kitchen still giving out 120 food parcels each week. They would like to thank everyone for their continuous support through food and donations. All food donations can still be left in the food barrels at the church doors or in the parish centre.


Have you suffered a loss such as relationship, job, family member, pet etc. whatever loss means to you in your life. Would you like to meet others dealing with loss? Talk it Over will facilitate a group to meet every Tuesday night from 8pm to 10pm in their premises at Castle Hill, Carlow running six weeks commencing 06 May until and including the 10 June. For further information call 0863364961


Carlow Special Olympics Club is continuously looking for volunteers. Do you have an hour or two to spare, once a week or once a month or even just occasionally, then they would love to hear from you. If you are over 16 years and would like more information on becoming a volunteer please contact the volunteer co-ordinator, Tess Fitzpatrick at 086 3366054. It is a very rewarding pastime and a great way to make friends.


Éist Cancer Support Centre, The Waterfront, Mill Lane, Carlow, opens Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 10am to 4pm. They provide counselling, reflexology services, support groups, meditation, yoga and a host of activities free of charge to those diagnosed and their families and carers affected by cancer. 059 9139684 or visit their web site


Hours available for indoor soccer, volleyball, basketball and badminton. Call 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 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.


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