Sympathy is extended to Olive and Robert Stanley, Castlegrogan, Errill on the recent death of Olive’s brother Ben Bradish, formerly of Templemore who died in Galway. Sympathy is also extended to his family, friends and relatives. May he rest in peace.


Our annual race night takes place this Saturday the 24th August in Thurles greyhound track. Buster tickets are €10 each which includes admission, draw and race card. Prize on the night is €1,000. Children go free. There will be a free raffle after each race for all children that attend on the night. Prizes include sliotars and hurls signed by your favourite Rathdowney/Errill player. Fitzpatrick bus hire are kindly sponsoring buses free of charge on the night. The bus will leave the square in Rathdowney at 7.00 and on to Errill for 7.15. Those interested in traveling on the bus contact Mick on (087) 2738824. First race starts at 7.45pm so come early to study form. Anyone who has not purchased a ticket yet can do so from any committe member so come along for a great nights entertainment.


A steak Barbecue will be held in Dowlings Errill on Saturday August 24th. Food will be served from 9:00 pm until 11:00 pm. Tickets are €12.50. This event is a fundraiser to the Church of Ireland parish of Rathdowney


There was no winner of the jackpot on the last draw which took place on August 512th. The numbers drawn were 3– 4 – 5 and 16. There were one Match Three winner, Lindsay Whyte Errill, who won €100. The jackpot on August 19th will be €6200. Tickets can be purchased in Walsh’s shop, in Ray’s Bar, in Dowling’s Bar and from local promoters.


Congratulations are extended to the local pupils who received their Leaving Certificate results last week. They are wished every success in

their future careers.