Parish Lotto

Parish Lotto

Numbers 6, 15, 20, 26. No winner. €20 each to Bridie Duggan, Martin Carroll, Fergal Shaughnessy, Frank Brennan, Paddy Peppard, Edwin Siney, Teresa Byrne, Bridgid Jones, John & E Bergin, Dora Gorman. Next week’s jackpot €4,000.

Swimming Pool

Ballinakill Swimming Pool is now open daily. Congratulations to all involved.

More support needed

Bingo is held every Monday night in the hall on the square starting at 8.30pm. Over €1,200 in prizes every week. There is also a raffle. More local support would be appreciated as crowds have dropped recently. Come and enjoy and you might be lucky.

Knock Threshing

A public meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 3 at 8pm in Knock Community Hall. This meeting is open to everyone in the community to get involved in organising the activities for the Threshing. All welcome.

Abbeyleix Golf Club

Abbeyleix Golf Club are holding an open festival of golf September 3-8.

There will be an autumn festival of golf at Abbeyleix Golf Club commencing on Wednesday 3 with an open two person team event.

The festival continues until Sunday 7. with a variety of open competitions to suit visitor and member alike. Thanks to our sponsors for their kind support.

For bookings please phone 057 8731450.

Strictly come Dancing

Dance classes have commenced at the clubhouse on Wednesdays at 8pm. A few male dancers required. The show will be in the Heritage Hotel on October 4. For further details please phone 0868180153.


There was 9 tables. Winners on 11 games were Theresa Delahunty and Mem Dunphy. Runners up on 10 games were Tom Reilly and P Pendergast, Jim Walsh and Patsy Sheehy, Josie Garret and Eugene Murphy. Raffle winners were €50 Tommy White, €20 Kathleen Hickey, €10 Noreen Ryan, €10 Willie Reilly.