Juvenile training is on Monday nights in Heywood Community School Gym. U6, U8 at 6pm until 6.45pm. U10, U12, U14 at 7pm until 8pm. All are welcome.

Table Quiz

Table Quiz in aid of Rowanberry Day Services for young adults with special needs is being held in Drury’s Bar & Lounge on Friday the 30th of January at 9pm. Table of 4 only €20. There will also be a raffle on the night with lots of prizes. All enquires to Dinah Mansfield on 087 231 0522.

Active Retired

Ballinakill Active Retirement Group are back for the new year. New members always welcome. We meet in the Old School Community Hall at 1pm every Wednesday.

Senior Citizens

Ballinakill/Knock senior citizens party is now being held on Sunday the 8th of February in Knock Community Hall. Mass is at 1.30pm in Knock Church. Dinner and party is from 2pm to 5.30pm.

St VdeP Shop

Abbeyleix St. Vincent de Paul would be delighted to accept donations of good quality men’s, women’s, and children’s clean clothing, toys and games and quality homeware.

Parish Lotto

Numbers 1, 13, 15, 25. No Winner. €20 each to Richard Costigan, Gary Costigan, Bernard Wheatley, B Conroy, Kevin Nichola & Harry Doyle, Donal Walsh, Richard Costigan, Michael Walsh, Tim Mehign, Ned Moore.


There was 9 tables. Winners on 11 games were Paddy Delaney and W. Gorman, Phil Doheny & Sean O’Shea. Runners up on 10 games The Daltons, Michael Carter & Elis Phelan. Raffle winners were Sean O Shea, Edmund Kenny, Noreen Ryan, Mary Kelly, Michael Carter. Big game next week Wednesday, January 28. Please support.

Snooker & Table Tennis Club

Ballinakill Snooker and Table Tennis Club is now up and running. The club will be open every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evening from 7pm until 10pm. Membership fee is €30 per year and use of the tables are €4 per person per hour. You must be over 18 years of age to join. The newly elected are Seamus Drury Chairperson, Eamon Delaney Vice Chairperson, Darren O Shaughnessy Secretary, Micheal Fenelon and Dermot Duggan Treasurers, Hughie Clifford PRO. If you are interested in joining the club please contact Micheal Fenelon on 087 994538 or Dermot Duggan on 087 679 4995. The committee look forward to welcoming you to the club.