Mountmellick Comhaltas

Mountmellick Comhaltas

Trip to Brú Ború in Cashel on July 1 departing Mountmellick at 6.30pm. Show starts at 9pm and Seisiún at 10pm so bring your instrument or dancing shoes. €10 adults, €5 children. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No charge for the bus but places are limited, book at the the classes. Closing date for payment is June 10. The Annual Junior Feis is in the ICA Hall on June 10 from 6.30pm. Seisiun follows at 8pm. All welcome. Best of luck to participants in Fleadh Laoise next weekend. NB Senior competitions on the Saturday evening. Call 085 713 8940 for all details.

Rosenallis/Kilcavan AC

Laois Track and Field Rosenallis/Kilcavan had a wonderful turn out competing in St Abbans on May 9 for Day 1 of Laois Track and Field competition. In 2013 the club had one athlete competing, this year 29 competitors brought home 9 medals. The wet and cold night did not dampen spirits of the athletes and supporters as they put on their new jerseys. Competing were Ellen and Lucy Conroy, Jimmy Hyland, Caoimhe Egan, Martha Anna Dooley, Emma Wren Bennett, David, Shane and Diarmuid Dooley, Aerin, Evanna and Cian Ryle, Grainne, Rory and Niall Lalor, Aoife, John and Carol Hughes, Cathal and Colin Grennan, Darragh McEvoy, Cathal and Siobhan McEvoy, Odhran Davis, Cian Law, Saoirse Guinan, Shane and Joe Kirwan. Thanks to David Goodwin for his kind sponsership of the jerseys his continued support is vital to both communities. Thanks to Jane Conroy who sourced and ordered the jerseys. Training Monday Evenings 7-8pm Kilcavan GAA field and Thursday evenings Rosenallis Johns Grove 7-8pm. All welcome

Deepest Sympathy

Sympathy is expressed to the Leech and Goodwin families on the sad passing of Sylvia Leech who died on April 30 surrounded by her loving family. Our thoughts are with Alfred and family at this sad time.

Deepest sympathy to the Dunne family on the passing of Matt Dunne who died on May 2 peacefully, surrounded by his loving family. Matt worked in the forestry for many years at Capard House and was in Rosenallis Gun Club, a great family man. Our thoughts and prayers are with Catherine and family.

5K Run

On Sunday June 29 Rosenallis/Kilcavan AC will have a 5K Run in Rosenallis at 12 noon.

Slieve Bloom Society

Meeting of the Slieve Bloom Rural Development Society in Clonaslee at the heritage centre on June 4. New members welcome.

Festival volunteers

Festival of the Mountain is on June 29 at 1.30pm. Anyone interested in volunteering for the day please come along to our next meeting on June 5 at 9pm. New ideas for the festival are welcomed.