Raheen Community Alert are holding a meeting on Monday 19 November at 8.30 pm in the ICA hall. Committee members please attend.


Heywood Community school Ballinakill will host David Coleman. David is a child psychologist and presenter of the new series on RTÉ ‘Bullyproof’. #

He will give a presentation on ‘Dealing with challenging adolescents’ and it will take place on Thursday, December 6. Tickets are €10 and are on sale from the school office 057 87 33333 and Eason’s bookshop Portlaoise.


Winning Numbers: 4 – 10 - 17. One winner: Mary McGill. 4 x €20 winners: Mick Dalton, John Galvin, Leah Moffitt & Helen Kennedy. This week’s jackpot: €300.


Top score: Nancy Dowling .  First lady: Sheila Fogarty.  Second lady: Nora Breen. First gent: Frank Fogarty.  Second gent: Mary Doheny.  First half: Lil Bennett. Second half: Michael O’Sullivan. Raffle: Anne Sinnott, Noreen Uí Naighin & Mary Doheny.


Top score: Kathleen Kennedy. First lady: Brigid O’Brien. Second lady: Mary Gowing. First gent: Dennis Carter. Second gent: Damien Carter. First quarter: Mary Quigley. Second quarter: Donal Bowe. Third quarter: John Fitzpatrick. Fourth quarter: Elizabeth Coffey. Best of 3: Mollie Bates. Raffle: Dennis Whelan, Elizabeth Coffey, Doireann Tiernan & Tom Lalor.


The Mountrath & District Business Association are compiling a list of local accommodation available in the area to cater for upcoming events to be organised in 2013.

We are interested in hearing from B&B owners and people who would be in a position to offer visitors short term lettings.

If you are in a position to offer this service please contact us on mountrathdba@gmail.com leaving your name, property details and contact number.


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