HOLY LAND PILGRIMAGE
A 13 day pilgrimage to the Holy Land will take place form 1 to 13 March 2014. The trip will take in Bethlehem, Nazareth, and other holy sites. The spiritual director will be Fr Brian Kavanagh and the leader of the trip is Maureen Ahern, phone 087 2319639. Tour operators - Pilgrimages Abroad, Dublin. Phone 01 6359300.
Raheen Panto present “A Feast of Christmas Cooking” with Pat Carey from Doon House Cookery School in Eamon A’Chnoic, Raheen on Tuesday 3 December at 7.30 pm. Door prize and raffle on the night. Please support!
Raheen Parish Council and Colt GAA Club are hosting a Goose Club on Sunday 22 December at 6pm in the James Fintan Lalor Hall. We will be seeking a donation or gift from all homes in the parish to make this event a success and an enjoyable evening for the community. We will have collection points in the next few weeks so please keep us in mind when you do your shopping.
OPEN DOOR THEATRE
Laois Open Door Theatre present a variety show with music, song, dance and comedy, something to suit all ages on Thursday 5 December in The Manor Hotel Abbeyleix, Friday 13 December in Athy Arts Centre, Saturday 14 December in Shanahoe and Sunday 15 December Portlaoise Parochial Hall. All shows at 8 pm. Enquiries to 087 9614235. Top talent with local and visiting artists. A night not to be missed at a venue near you.
Numbers drawn: 13 - 15 – 22. No winner. 4 x €20: Rose Walsh, Eilish Hearns, Noel Brennan & Aisling Hegarty. This week’s jackpot: €2,100.
Top score: PJ Cahill & Mary McCabe. First lady: Sheila Fogarty. Second lady: Maura McQuillan. First gent: Billy Carter. Second gent: John Culleton. First half: Frank Fogarty. Second half: Bernie Cahill. Consolation: Rose Cunningham & Nancy Kehoe. Raffle: Mary Morris, Billy Carter, Maura McQuillan, Noreen Ní Naighin, PJ Cahill & Séan Fitzpatrick.