The results of the recent draw are as follows: 1st prize – Ann Shiels, Ballycarroll, 2nd - Heather Mortimer, Mountrath. 3rd – Mick Cruite, Ballyroan. 4th – Patricia Connelly, Dublin. 5th – Austin Lanham senior, Ballyfin. 6th – Colm Doheny, Mountrath. 7th - Eamon Browne, Stradbally. 8th – Alison Dalton, Portlaoise. Thanks to all who supported the draw.


Numbers drawn: 16– 21 - 24. No winner. 4 x €20: William Tynan, Timmy Keegan, Helen Kennedy & Bosco Lalor. This week’s Jackpot: €2,700.


The Ó Leathlobhair clan rally takes place from 11 – 13 July 2014. The weekend begins on Friday 11 with the AGM in the Manor Hotel Abbeyleix at 8 pm sharp and this will be followed by musical entertainment and refreshments. The annual clan tour takes place on Saturday 12. The bus will leave the Manor Hotel at 10 am and will travel to Shane Hospital which was once the Kennis Estate. It will also take in Coolbanagher monastic site, lunch at the Gandon Inn, Rathdaire and Morette Castle. The bus will return to the Manor hotel where the clan banquet will take place at 9 pm. Music will be provided by Twice Shy and cost of banquet is €25 per person. The weekend will conclude with an ecumenical service in the Church of the Holy Trinity, Rock of Dunamaise followed by farewell lunch in Tracey’s the Heath. A reminder to all that the annual membership of €10 can be given at any time over the weekend.


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