STRADBALLY FLOWER AND GARDEN CLUB
Stradbally Flower and Garden Club Easter demonstration will take place on Wednesday, April 16 in St Joseph’s Hall, Stradbally at 8pm.
The demonstrator on this occasion will be Christine from Floral Essence, Dublin Rd, Portlaoise. Christine will create five arrangements for Easter and will give help and advice throughout the evening. All arrangements will be raffled at the end of evening and tea and biscuits will be served. All are welcome.
STRADBALLY ANGLERS MEETING
A meeting of Stradbally and District Anglers Association will be held in St Mary’s Hall on Monday, April 14 commencing at 8pm and all are welcome.
LAOIS HUNT DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Saturday, April 9 (Easter Saturday) Laois Hunt Hunter Trials will be held in Stradbally Hall and the next day Sunday, April 20 (Easter Sunday). Laois Hunt Point to Point races will also be held at Stradbally Hall Sunday, May18 also at Stradbally Hall.
A Chrism Mass will be held in the Cathedral of the Assumption, Carlow on Monday, April 14 and all invited to come along, commencing at 7.30pm.
Timahoe ICA guild meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 9 in St Brigids Hall, Timahoe commencing at 8pm.
PARK RATHENISKA TABLE QUIZ
Park Ratheniska GAA Club will host a table quiz in aid of Motor Neurone on Friday, April 11 in the Rock Inn commencing at 8.30pm. Tables are €40 for a team of four. There will also be a raffle held on the night will all monies raised going to the Motor Neurone Association. A good turnout on the night would be much appreciated.
Please note the April whist is changed from the third Friday to the fourth owing to the third Friday being Good Friday, so next whist will be held on April 25. Thank you for your continued support.
STRADBALLY PARISH ST VINCENT DE PAUL
The are looking for unwanted good quality clothes for the shop on Main Street and you can drop them into the shop. Opening hours are Tuesday to Friday 10am - 4pm and Saturday 10am - 1pm. Also if you have any unwanted good quality furniture just give Paschal a ring 087 1359382 or Breda 085 7573468. Confidential line 086 3384055.
STRADBALLY COUNTRY MARKETS
A reminder to support your local community – Stradbally Country Markets are held every Saturday in St Patrick’s Hall, Stradbally from 10.30am until 1pm. The best of home produce straight from our kitchens and gardens to your table.
STRADBALLY COMMUNITY ALLOTMENTS
The Stradbally Community Allotments are now available to lease for 2014. €100. For more details please contact Noel 087 6577188 or Siobhan 086 3300943.
COMMUNITY GAMES UPDATE
Anyone interested in entering the talent competition, or the model making competition please call Kathleen at 086 0815674.
The Irish Cancer Society’s Care to Drive service is currently seeking volunteer drivers to drive patients from Laois to and from their chemotherapy treatments in the Dublin hospitals. They are looking for volunteers to pick patients up at their homes, drive them to the door of the hospital, pick them up again when they are finished their treatment and bring them home. The service is free to the patients and all dreivers expenses are paid. Phone Gail 01 2310566 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stradbally Youth Theatre/Portlaoise Youth Theatre will perform Chatroom in the Dunamaise Arts Centre on Saturday April 12, at 3pm.