Christmas Lights

Christmas Lights

Committee are holding a race night in the Bellyard Pub on Friday 1 November at 9pm. DJ music auction race. Please support this fund raising event as lighting of the town for Christmas takes money and the committee have to raise the money for insurance, ESB ect.


St Pauls Secondary School are hosting an open night for parents dealing with the challenge of the teenage years. Presented by Mary Briody, parent mentor on Tuesday 12 November from 7.30-9pm.

Halloween Party

at Junction 14 on Thursday 31 October from 1 to 6pm. Face painting, party games and competitions. Prizes for best fancy dress costume including vouchers, teddy bears and scooters. Adults and children welcome.

Turbine Community Meeting

Laois Wind Energy Awareness Group are hosting a community meeting in Rath Community Hall, Ballybrittas on Wednesday, October 30 at 8pm. The purpose of this meeting is as usual to raise awareness and to inform people on events to date.

Guest speakers are spokesperson from LOFFA (Laois/Offaly Friends and Families of Autism). There will be signs for sale on the night. All welcome.


Weekly draw €150 Pat ConnolLy, €50 Jenny McHale, Sandra Dempsey,Steven Kelly. Sellers prize Alfie. Bingo every Wednesday night at 8.30pm. €1,300 in prizes. Good Luck to Monasterevin Senior Ladies team who play in Leinster final next weekend. Thanks to all sponsors and all who played in Golf Classic.

Parish Lotto

Jackpot not won. Winners of €20 P. Keogh, G. McEvoy, C. Moran, B. Fahy, F. Kearney. Jackpot now €7,400.

Yew Tree Cemetery

Mass will be offered for those interred in the Yew Tree on Friday 1 November at 7.30pm in the Parish Church.

A public meeting will be held in the Parish Centre regarding the cemetery after mass.