Condolences to the family of the late Josephy (Joey) Downey of Boleybawn, Ballinakill who died suddenly on September 6.Deeply regretted by his heartbroken parents Jackie and Maura, sister Cathy, brothers Michael, James and Sean, extended family, neighbours, relatives and many friends. Reposed at his residence, with removal to St Brigid’s Church, Ballinakill for funeral Mass. Burial afterwards in St Brigid’s Cemetery.


Walkers meet every morning at 9.30 am in the square for a walk around the Tea Rooms up to Heywood Gardens. All Welcome


Bingo in the Old School Community Hall for the foreseeable future due to renovations in the Old Hall. Over €1,200 in prize money, also a raffle . Come and enjoy a great night out and you might be lucky.


VITA, Friends of Fr Doheny would like to sincerely thank all those involved in the annual fund-raising walk/run on August 9th. There was a great turn out of walkers and runners on the night. Local celebrities Mem Dunphy and Miss Kilkeeny kicked off the event and refreshments and entertainment rounded off the evening. Vita continues to support community based sustainable project in Ethiopia, further information can be seen

Lotto Results

Numbers 16, 18, 20, 25. No Winner. €20 each to Peggy Mansfield, P.J Cahill, Dolly Murphy, Paddy Clancy, Catherine P Hamm, Mickey Kenny, Matthew Delaney, Seamus Hamm, Denise Carter and Eamonn Cullinane. Next week’s jackpot €2,600.

Active Retirement

The Ballinakill Active Retirement has resumed after the summer. New members welcome. New volunteers need to help with the lunch, if you think you can spare a few hours once a month and become part of a team, we would be delighted to have you. Call to 057 8631056 / 086 3618365.

Parent & Toddler

Ballinakill Parent and Toddler group has resumed Thursdays from 9.30-11.30am in the Old School Community Hall. New members always welcome.