Every Saturday from 10am - 12.30pm, at St Patrick’s Hall Main St.
LATE KATHLEEN LACEY
The death occurred peacefully at her home on June 22 of Kathleen Lacey, (nee Brennan) (Clopook Cross, Luggacurren, Stradbally, Co. Laois). Kathleen, pre-deceased by her husband Pake, deeply regretted by her sons Jerry and Raymond, daughters Olive and Pauline, brother Andy, sister Margaret, daughter-in-law, son-in-law, grandchildren, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends. Her remains were reposing at her home on Saturday and removed at 6.30pm to the Church of the Most Holy Rosary, Luggacurren and following requiem mass on Sunday at 12.30pm, her remains were interred in St Joseph’s Cemetery, Ballyadams.
LATE PATRICK (PADDY) DILLON
The death occurred at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise on Saturday, June 23 of Patrick (Paddy) Dillon, Charter Road, Stradbally. His remains were reposing at his home until removal on Tuesday morning for 12 noon requiem mass following which his remains were interred in Oakvale Cemetery. He is survived by his wife Helan, son Alan, daughter Sarah, brothers, sisters, nephews, nieces, and extended family to whom we tender our deepest sympathy.
STRADBALLY FLOWER AND GARDEN CLUB ANNUAL OUTING
Annual outing of the Stradbally Flower and Garden Club is on Saturday, June 30 to The Altamiont Gardens in Tullow with guided tour of the Walled in Garden then on to Nicholas Mosse Pottery, Kilkenny Castle and winding up the day with a three course meal in River Court Hotel Kilkenny. Names and deposit can be given to either Pauline Harrison Phone 8625359, Vera Donohue at 8625273 or Dorrie Moran at 8625217. Non members are welcome.
Next whist drive will be on Friday, July 20 at 8.30pm sharp. A big thank you to all who help and those who support the whist drives. Your presence and help is greatly appreciated.
Stradbally ICA summer draw takes place on our monthly meeting on July 3 in St Patrick’s Hall. First prize €200, second prize hamper, third prize €75, fourth prize hamper and fifth prize €25. Tickets are only €2 each or book of 3 for €5. Your support would be greatly appreciated.
BUS TO CLONFERT
Bus travelling to Clonfert on Saturday, June 30 for a day of prayer and healing leaving Stradbally at 8.30am. Phone Eileen 059 8625215/25902.
Club Le Cheile are holding a Vintage Run on Sunday, September 16 commencing at 11am in Timahoe. Contact 086 1515325.
MOYANNA CEMETERY COLLECTION
Moyanna cemetery collection realised a sum of €1,259.86. Thanks to everyone who subscribed so generously to the collection.
VICARSTOWN ACTIVE RECREATIONAL
Group night out to the Ivy Restaurant, Feighcullen, Rathangan. BBQ demonstration, 5 course meal and wine, cocktail served on arrival. Total cost €45. Contact 057 8626158. Annual outing will take placed in Ballingarry House Hotel, Tralee on August 13 and 14 returning 15. Cash will be collected for outing end of July. Seats available, contact 057 8626158. Walking from bridge every Wednesday at 8pm.
STRADBALLY CHERNOBYL NEWS
The Stradbally Chernobyl Group wish to thank everyone who gave so generously to the recent annual church gate collection. Amount raised €726. All of this money goes towards paying for the children’s air fares. On Sunday, June 24, 18 children arrived from Belarus to the area to stay with host families for one months rest and recuperation. The group would like to thank everyone who has given support and donations throughout the year.
CAMPA SAMHRAIDH TIG MOCHUA
The Irish speaking summer camp for 12-16 year olds, to hit Timahoe this summer July 23 to August 4 in Timahoe Hall. Fun games, drama, art, sport - all in an Irish speaking environment. Giving your children the chance to improve their Irish. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
LAOIS HUNT FAMILY FAIR
Stradbally Family Fair will be held at The Lawn on Sunday, July 1.
Draw held on June 21, no jackpot winner. Numbers drawn were 2, 4, 20, 21. One match 3s €200. Next week’s jackpot will be €1,400. Tickets available from John Donohue, Paddy Ramsbottom. Seller receives 10% of jackpot winning ticket.
SUMMER ART WORKSHOPS
Fun, creative art and craft workshops for childred aged between 6-12 years old, run by professional artists at the Arthouse and Library, Stradbally during the month of July. The emphasis is on learning art and craft skills, developing confidence and creativity while enjoying the process. €30 per child per workshop (2 hours per day for 4 days). For details contact 057 8641740.