Late Patrick BERGIN

Late Patrick BERGIN

Condolences to the family of the late Patrick Bergin of Clonsilla, Dublin and formerly of Abbeyleix who died on March 6 peacefully at home. Beloved husband of Joan and dear father of Martina, Richard and Ian. Sadly missed by extended family, relatives, Irish Rail staff and friends. Reposing at Cunningham’s Funeral Home, Clonsilla. Removal to St. Brigid’s Church, Blanchardstown followed by burial in Mulhuddart Cemetery. Donations, if desired, to Merchant’s Quay Ireland.


Abbeyleix Meals on Wheels will be celebrating their 40th Birthday party which will take place in the Manor Hotel in Abbeyleix on Sunday March 23 from 1.30pm – 5pm. See Express Lifestyle


There will be a Brigidine Past Pupils’ Lunch on Sunday April 6 at 1pm in the Kaedeen Hotel, Newbridge. If interested, please contact Maeve at 087 6569975.

Abbeyleix Library

Juvenile Chess Club meets every Saturday morning at 10am. Storytelling on Saturdays will not take place until further notice. Eadrom Art class for 6 to 12 year olds takes place again soon. Booking essential. Ring the library at 057-8730020 for more details. Note: Storytelling will not take place on the date Eadrom takes place. Our Knitting Club takes place each Wednesday between 10.30 and 12.30pm. From March 4 to April 1 Trudi Killeen will display a millinery exhibition. For more information on any of the events taking place at the library, people can drop in.


Ballyroan Abbeyleix & District AC are beginning their popular fitness series of fun run/walks. The first one, a 5k, takes place in Ballyroan on Wed April 9 at 7:30pm and will take place every 2nd Wed following in Ballinakill, Cullohill, Abbeyleix and the final one a 10k in Ballyroan on Wednesday June 4. The fun runs will increase by 1k each run to help people reach the 10k goal. More info will be available on our Facebook page.