PLAYGROUND TOILETS AND FLOODLIGHTING AT THE GREEN
The toilets and floodlighting are now operational at the playground and activity park, The Green, Stradbally with the opening hours from 10am-9pm, seven days a week.
A caretaker from the TUS scheme has been appointed to the toilets. Stradbally Community Scheme continues to look after the playground and cut the grass. The committee would like to thank both organisations for their continued support and looks forward to working with all concerned.
An official opening will take place later in the spring.
Enjoy your visit to the park.
The next whist drive is in St Patrick’s Hall on Friday, March 21 at 8.30pm and thank you again for your support.
All welcome on the night.
STRADBALLY PARISH ST VINCENT DE PAUL
The are looking for unwanted good quality clothes for the shop on Main Street and you can drop them into the shop.
Opening hours are Tuesday to Friday 10am-4pm and Saturday 10am-1pm. Also if you have any unwanted good quality furniture just give Paschal a ring 087-1359382 or Breda 085-7573468. Confidential line 086 3384055.
STRADBALLY COUNTRY MARKETS
A reminder to support your local community, Stradbally Country Markets are held every Saturday in St Patrick’s Hall, Stradbally from 10.30am until 1pm.
The best of home produce straight from our kitchens and gardens to your table.
STRADBALLY COMMUNITY ALLOTMENTS
The Stradbally Community Allotments are now available to lease for 2014. €100. For more details please contact Noel 087 6577188 or Siobhan 086 3300943.
COMMUNITY GAMES UPDATE
Anyone interested in entering the talent competition, i.e. singing, dancing, drama, music and recreation or the model making competition please call Kathleen at 086 0815674 for more details.
Under 8, 10 and 12 recommences on Saturday, March 22 at 10am in Stradbally GAA Grounds. Everyone welcome.
A reminder that confirmation will be held in the Sacred Heart Church, Stradbally on Thursday, March 27.
Well done to all the Laois Sprint Squad members who have been training in Vicarstown since last September and who competed in the Leinster Athletics Championships in Athlone Indoor Arena last weekend. Congratulations to the local Oughaval AC athletes Canice Whearty who won the boys u-13 high jump and Fergal Scully who won the boys u/17 high jump.
Brigidine past pupils lunch on Sunday April 6 at 1pm in the Kaedeen Hotel, Newbridge. Contact Maeve at 087 6569975.
Ireland Reaching Out (Ireland XO) ‘Reaching Out Together’ community information sessions for those involved and interested in genealogy on April 9 in Portlaoise Parish Centre at 8pm supported by Laois Partnership Company. firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Irish Cancer Society need the public’s help to support Daffodil Day on Friday March 28. Call 1850 60 60 60 or visitwww.cancer.ie/daffodilday.
Cuisle Cancer Support Centre, Block Road, Portlaoise 057 8681492.
Upcoming events: breast care talk – genetic family risk the Cuisle Centre on Tuesday, March 25 at 8pm. Yvonne Hanhauser ANP. (St James Hospital), all welcome.
Nutrition course for anyone affected with a cancer diagnosis commences Monday, April 28 at 11am for four weeks.
Prosthesis and bra fittings by appointment only on Thursday, April 3.