The Parish lotto jackpot is now heading for €13,850 and it would be lovely jackpot to win. On March 10 the jackpot was €13,650 and it was not won, small winners were €30 Paul Cashin, €25 Trish Alley, and €20 Mick, Ethel and Kathleen.

The lotto of Monday night March 24 will be in Durrow Inn with a possible jackpot of €14,150. All tickets must be handed in before 9.30pm on the night of the draw to be included in that jackpot

Social Dance

St. Fergal’s College, Rathdowney will host a Social Dance in Templemore Arms on March 21. Doors open 9pm. Music by Pat Costello and the Midnight Dynamoes starting 9:30pm. Tickets €10, available at St. Fergal’s College and on the door on the night.

Proceeds go towards St. Fergal’s College Gym Fund. All support greatly appreciated. More information Tel: 085 2281113.


Durrow/Cullohill Parish Anglers are looking forward to a new season of fishing with trout fishing competitions on St. Patrick’s Day for Mick Walsh Cup and on Sunday March 26 for the Billy Lawlor Memorial Cup.

Entries will be taken at Lawlor’s Flower Shop, Mill Road from 9.30 am. Membership for season 2014 is now due and can be got in Lawlor’s Gala, The Square, Lawlor’s Flower Shop, Daybreak Store, The Square and Michael Walsh, Club secretary.


We extend an invitation to anyone who likes to sing (male and female) to come and join the choir. It’s very enjoyable and rewarding to sing in a choir and be part of the Church celebrations, i.e., Advent, Easter, Christmas and other services throughout the year. Contacts: Vicky Murphy (086) 1000230, Ann Conroy (086) 6079069 or any choir member.


Durrow Community Services are looking for people to work as General Operatives for the scheme. Please contact the local FAS office for details as soon as possible on (057) 8736870.


Durrow Development Forum are holding a fundraising event for the Irish Cancer Society’s Daffodil Day. It will be held on Saturday 29th March after 7pm Mass and also Sunday 30th March after 11am Mass in the Presentation Centre, Durrow.

It would be greatly appreciated if anyone would like to bake or to buy and donate cakes, tarts etc… for this very worthy cause. Contact Evelyn Clancy on (087) 9194428 or Mary Walsh on (086) 3055157. Please support.


Clough/Ballacolla GAA Club are hosting a drama called ‘The Six Mary’s’ by Jean Farrell and Catherine Gallagher on Friday the 21st March at 8pm in the Hawthorn Community Building, Ballacolla. This is a comic look at growing up in Ireland in the 1950’s, appealing to audiences of all ages.  Admission is 10 Euro. Tickets available from Martina 085 7776777 or Avril 087 7501666.  We look forward to your support on the night