Caoimin O’Brien from Offaly Heritage/ Archaeology Committee is giving a talk and slide show on the history of Kilmanman in the Parochial Hall on Tuesday March 8 at 7:30 pm. Everyone is welcome.
Clonaslee College Parents Association is holding a meeting on Wednesday March 9 at 8.30 pm in the college. All parents are asked to attend.
The Clonaslee Show Society Table Quiz is reorganized for Saturday March 12 at 9:30 pm in Swans. The first of the 2016 fundraisers, a great night promised.
BUS TO GOREY
Anyone interested in traveling to Gorey, Wexford on Friday March 11 to support the Clodiagh Players performance of ‘I Do Not Like Thee Dr Fell’ in the Festival please call Maura on 087-212-2766 by this evening, Tuesday March 8.
All at 8 pm: June 3 – Clonaslee; June 24 - Corrigeen; July 1 – Kilmanman.
The Rounders team are looking for new members, contact Aine Dunne on 087-260-2075
CLON/ ST MANMANS
Membership is due. Players membership has to be paid as league games will be
starting for Senior and Junior teams in March. Adult membership is tiered, Juvenile membership €10.
1916 at Dunamaise
Portlaoise active retirement association in conjunction with students of CBS Transition year and Gaelscoil Phortlaoise will commemorate and re-enact the 1916 Easter Rising, the life and times of that era through words, music, song and dance. Artists include Vocalese, MGL harp ensemble and well-known local personalities. On Wednesday March 9 at 2pm in the Dunamaise Arts Centre. Tickets €5 and family of 4 is €15. Bookings directly with The Dunamaise Arts Centre on 057-866-3355.
SCOIL BHRÍDE NS
The village primary school is taking names for September 2016 - 2017 year. Will parents / guardians of all new Junior infants write in with your child's name, address, date of birth, PPS number if known, and a contact number. Enrolment forms shall be provided by the Board of Management later in the school year for all who contact now. Call 057-8648334 (2pm - 4pm) for further details.
Contact Castlecuffe NS on 057-864-8238 if you wish to enrol your child for September 2016. Enrolment forms and information will be given to parents.
The local Country Market is in the Heritage Centre on Saturday from 10 am – 1 pm.
Fresh produce, arts and crafts. Free tea and coffee.
Spectacular show on Wednesday March 9 at 2pm in Dunamaise Arts Centre where Maureen Culleton's latest dance creations will be presented. Music and singing, an enjoyable evening promised.
Special Olympics Ireland urgently requires volunteers in the Clonaslee area to help with its charity collection day on Friday April 22. To commit to the full day or even an hour, contact Louise Duffy on 01-869-1626
BABY & PARENT
The Baby, Toddler and parent/ Minder group meets every Tuesday morning from 9:30 am to 11:30 am during the school term in the Community Centre. All welcome. For more, contact Elaine on 087-236-2723.
Sunday February 28: Top score: Annie Parnell plus ongoing jackpot. Gents: 1 Jim O’Brien 2 Norman Alexander. Ladies: 1 Tom Gowing 2 B O’Brien. Quarters: 1 Jerry Connolly 2 Martin Delaney 3 Martin Rigney 4 Matt Barrett. Raffle: Mick Kelly, B O’Brien, Annie Parnell, Becky Thompson, Martin Delaney, Liam White.
Jackpot not won. Winning no: 22-24-2. €30 winners: Jackie Hyland, Tinnahinch; Weldon Finnamore, 37 Hillside; Noel Foynes, c/o Hogans; Finbar Rosney, Larrigan; Kathleen and John Jnr Blake, Barradoo; Tricia Bracken, Capparogan. Promoter’s prize: Imelda Cusack, Mary Rose Corbet, Mary O’Gorman. Next week’s Jackpot: €950.