st joseph’s ns

st joseph’s ns

St Joseph’s NS will hold an official opening day on May 2nd. We are making a display of photographs for the day. If anyone has any old photos of the school they would like to include, handed them in to Pauline Gardiner or Kathryn Bergin. Please put your name and number on the back so that they can be returned.

Enrolment for St Joseph’s NS will take place from Monday February 3 to Friday February 7. Enrolment forms can be obtained from the school or by ringing 0505 41331.

Enrolment for Tír na nOg Preschool will take place from Monday February 3 to Friday February 7. Enrolment forms are available from the school on 0505 41331 or Lillie Ward at 0861993984


Set Dancing classes continue on Monday nights in St Canice’s Hall at 8.30pm. Cost €5.


Laois and Tipperary Wheelchair Basketball Clubs are hosting a Fundraising Dance in Racket Hall Country House Hotel, Roscrea on Friday February at 9pm. Admission €10. For more information contact Denise Origan 087-6364648, Jimmy Quinlan 087-7957978 or Edel Carey 087-6921422.


Dancing for Fun with Maureen Culleton takes place each Thursday in St Canice’s Hall from 2-4pm. All welcome.

camógie & Hurling

St Brigids Camogie Club and Rathdowney/Errill Hurling Club are hosting Strictly Come Dancing in the Templemore Arms on Saturday March 1. Tickets €20 & can be purchased from Justin Kavanagh (086)8397170, Breda Bergin (086)8932147, Paula Loughman (087)2947669, Berna Moynan (086)3125567, Noreen Whelan (087)6868511, Eileen Sweeney (087)2929381.


Computer classes take place in Ballaghmore Hall every Monday night at 7.30pm. Suitable for beginners/mature students. Please bring laptop or tablet. For more information phone (089)4646673.


Free Irish classes will take place in Gaelscoil Ballaghmore on Tuesday evenings at 7.30pm. Suitable for adult beginners. For more information please phone 0505-46546


Sean Nos Dancing lessons for beginners will commence on Wednesday January 29 in St Canice’s Hall from 7.15-8.15pm. Contact Mary 087-6613321.

25 drive

The annual 25 card game in aid of Multiple Sclerosis will take place on Thursday March 6 in the O’Brien Hall at 9pm. Tickets €10.

The Progressive 25 Drive continues every Thursday night in the O’Brien Hall at 9pm. The monthly €10 game will take place this Thursday. All welcome.

Membership Fees for the club now due. Only paid up members will be allowed into the hall. Parents asked to ensure that their child is paid up. Adults €20, students and under 14’s €10.


Triple P are organising free monthly workshops in Borris in Ossory Health Centre for parents of children from 0–7yrs. Topics include Dealing with Disobedience, Managing Fighting and Aggression, Developing Good Bedtime Routines. To book contact 090 6434070 or Fiona McHugh on 086 8103958.


We are having a meeting in St Canice’s Hall on Thursday February 13 at 8pm. Come along to get tips and advice on how to prepare your garden for sowing in the Spring.

GAA lotto

Results for January 21 were: Jackpot €3,400. Numbers 8, 9, 17, 18. No Winner. 10 prizes of €20: Eoin Phelan c/o Direct Debit, Una Dooley c/o Josie Keenan, Alma Moore c/o Kitty Moore, Jarleth Sinnott c/o Abe Kavanagh, Jimmy Conroy c/o Caroline Costigan, Ann Barry c/o Denise Origan, Mary Sinnott c/o Abe Kavanagh, Saoirse Fahy c/o Edmund Sheeran, Mick Fox c/o Damien Fox, Brid Hally c/o Mary O’Donnell. Next week’s jackpot will be €3,600.