Congratulations to Donal and Liam Fitzpatrick, owners of Spar Express Junction 14, Monasterevin on winning Forecourt Retailer of the year for the third consecutive year. Manager Gavin Moran received the Best Manager award. Well done to all the team at Junction 14.


Red Hurley Concert on Friday, October 17 at 8pm in St Peter & Pauls Church, Monasterevin. Tickets still available at Parish office 045525346, and Earleys Fashion Shop 045 525395.


Card Making Workshop on Thursday, October 16 from 8 to 10pm and on Saturday, October 18 from 2 to 5pm in Mount St Annes, Killenard, Portarlington. Learn how to make your own unique cards for that special occasion and allow your creative self to emerge. All materials supplied. Facilitated by Sr Roisin Gannon. Cost for full course €40.

open night

St Pauls Secondary School, Monasterevin invites the parents/guardians and 6th class pupils to their open night for incoming first years 2015 on Thursday, October 16 at 7pm. For further details contact the school phone 045525601 or email

gfc draw

Monasterevin GFC Weekly draw October 8, €150 Lucy Brereton, €50 Pat O’Brien, Peg Morrissey, Paul Lawlor. Sellers prize Jenny Gleeson.

parish lotto

Parish Lotto. Numbers drawn on October 7 were 05,14,20,24. Jackpot not won. Winners of €20 C.Cullen, T.McDonnell, C.Curtin, Brereton grandchildren, M.Miller. Jackpot now €3,400.

ballykelly lotto

Ballykelly G F C Lotto Draw October 6 were 05,07,18,20. Jackpot not won. Winners of € 20 J.Behan, L.McDonnell, M. Connolly, M.Loneregan, P.Behan. Jackpot now €15,000.

International Credit Union Day will be on Thursday, October 17.

This year’s theme Credit Unions Unite for Good , A Better Way.

Monasterevan Credit Union are having an open day for members and non-members. All welcome. Refreshments and draws during the day.