Festival of the Mountain

Festival of the Mountain

The Festival of the Mountain is on this Sunday June 29 at 1.30pm starting with children’s fancy dress. Many family favourite competitions including Queen of the Mountain, King of the Mountain, Bonny Baby U1, U2 & U3, Glamourous Granny, dog show, Wheel of Fortune, entertainment provided by ‘Rock on Paddy’, bouncing castles, children’s athletic races, tug of war competition, art competition and much more family fun.

Rosenallis/Kilcavan Athletics Club 5K

Rosenallis/Kilcavan AC are having a 5K run/walk on Friday June 27 at 7.30pm. Registration at community centre from 6.30pm. AAI approved, cash prizes and complimentary refreshments after in the community centre. Please support.

Senior Citizens

Annual outing is on Wednesday July 9 leaving the village at 8.30am sharp. Trip will include tea and scones in Wineport Lodge, dinner in Cong, cruise on Lough Corrib and The Quiet Man Locations Tour. Our tea will be served in Glasson Hotel on our way home. Cost €30pp. Please confirm with Maureen on 087 9218445, Jacinta on 086 3706854 or Teresa on 086 8513466 or any committee member your attendance by July 2.

Coffee Morning/Cake Sale

In aid of Neurosurgery Fund - Beaumont Hospital Foundation on Saturday July 12 at Macra Hall, Mountmellick from 10am to 3pm. Plenty of home baking and a raffle on the day. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Laois Walks Festival

As part of the Laois Walks Festival in July there will be a grade A walk on Saturday, July 26 through the Ridge of Capard. Meet at the Ridge of Capard carpark at 2.30pm for a 12km walk over 2.5 hours in Ireland’s largest state owned nature reserve. Registration €2, wear comfortable shoes, bring rain gear, no dogs. See or Laois Walks Festival on facebook.

Mountmellick comhaltas

Reminder for all those going on the Brú Ború trip on Tuesday July 1, the group are meeting at the MDA in Mountmellick at 6,30pm for the bus. Call 085 7138940 for further information.


The PTAA Matt Talbot pilgrimage to Knock is on Sunday July 20. Bus leaves Mountrath at 8am and arrived in O’Connell Square Mountmellick at 9am. Contact any Council member.


Wednesday June 25 8pm Dallas Buyers Club. Sunday June 29 3pm Muppet’s Most Wanted.