Vintage Club

Vintage Club

Ballinakill Vintage Club meeting on Wednesday, July 9 at 8.30pm in the bingo hall on the square. All members are asked to attend this important meeting.

Parish Lotto

No 18, 21, 22, 28. No winner. €20 each to Paula Doyle, John Rowe, Sarah Mc Evoy, Bern Gannon, Joe Cass, Frances Murphy, Kathleen Doyle, Sinead Clifford, Brian and Sarah Kennedy, Tresea Muldowney. Next week’s jackpot €2,400.


Bingo is held every Monday night in the hall in the square starting at 8.30pm. Over €1,200 in prizes every week and there is also a raffle. More local support would be appreciated. Come and enjoy.


There was eight tables. Winners on 11 games were Mary Kelly and Noreen Ryan. Runners up on 10 games were The Dunnes, The Daltons, Eugene Murphy and Josie Garrett. Raffle winners Mary Kelly, Mary Kelly, Josie Garrett, Mem Dunphy.

Golf Classic

Ballypickas GAA Golf Classic takes place on Saturday, July 19 in Portlaoise Golf Club. Team costs €80. Light refreshments will be provided. Your support of this fundraising event is much appreciated. Non-GUI teams welcomed.


Vita is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its founding by Fr Kevin Doheny on Sunday July 13 with mass at 3pm in the Doheny Homested, Ballinalacken, Ballinakill.

swimming pool

Ballinakill swimming pool will reopen on Sunday, July 6, with an opening day party from 1pm. All are welcome to come along. Times are yet to be confirmed and people can check the Ballinakill Facebook page to keep updated on swimming times.

Walks Festival

Get into walking workshop as part of the Laois Walks Festival takes place on at the community hall in Ballinakill on Friday, July 25 at 6.30pm. Call Ann 087 7749281. The workshop is followed by a 5km family walk starting at the Square by Masslough and through Heywood Estate. Starts 7.30pm.