Sympathy is extended to the following families on recent bereavements: The Purcell and Keane families on the death of Eddie Purcell, Cascade St, Rathdowney which occurred on June 18. Nolan family, Village View on the death of John’s mother Frances Nolan (nee Nolan) formerly of Mooreville , Rathdowney which occurred on June 16 and to Mary Delaney and Dolores Cummins Errill on the death of their aunt Margaret Ryan, Newpark, Portlaoise on June 18. May their souls rest in peace.


The July social will be held on Friday night next July 11 in St Bernadette’s Hall starting at 9.30pm. Music this month is by J & S Sound. Supper served during social and all are welcome to attend.


The Errill GAA jackpot was not won last week. There were two match three winners, Tom O’Shea, Templequain and Jack O’Shea, Templequain. The jackpot on July 7 will be €4,950. Numbers drawn were 2-5-25 and 26. Tickets for draw are available in Post Office, Dowling’s Bar, Ray’s Bar and from local promoters.


Local cemetery Rathdowney, Friday July 11. Errill Cemetery, Friday July 18. Mass will be held on July 25 in Grogan Church Grounds for Grogan and closed cemeteries.