MOUNTRATH & Ballyfin



A bucket collection will be held on the streets of Mountrath on Friday and Saturday, the 26th and 27th of September, for the Christmas Lights. Your support would be greatly appreciated.


Ballyfin lotto results Sept 10. Nos drawn 14, 19, 20, 26. No jackpot winner, 19 match 3,s get €53 each. Ballyfin had one match 3 Andrew Kelly, promoter Ann Dunne. Next week’s jackpot €11,000. Thank you for your support.


Benefit Night at the Dogs. On Friday October 24 the club will be holding a “Family Fun Filled Night at the Dogs “ at Newbridge Greyhound Stadium. Tickets are €10 per adult with children under 16 Free. Doors open 7pm with first race 8pm. A great night’s entertainment. Tickets from usual outlets. Lotto. The Lotto jackpot worth €5400 held in Kellys Pub winning numbers 8,9,17,21 was not won. Next jackpot is worth €5600 in Bennetts. The club would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the Joyce Family Madaboy, Monroe Co Limerick on the death of Marie Joyce (nee Moore) formally Woodbrook Mountrath. To Husband PJ and daughters Ciara and Aideen and to the Moore family Mountrath. To brothers Stephen, John, Ger, Ian, and Noel and Sisters Ann, Barbara, Michelle Patricia and Yvonne. Our most sincere condolences.

BEnefit night

Tickets are sale for a major benefit night for the family of the late David Fitzgerald formerly of the Laois Ambulance Service. The event takes place in the Portlaoise Heritage Hotel on Friday, September 26. The night features entertainment by Brendan McCahey, Voice of Ireland Winner and Jay Boland Voice finalist. The night also features performances from the The National Ambulance Service Pipe Band and the Tullamore Pipe Band. Comedian Bernard O’Shea from Durrow hosts the night. Many sponsors have got on board donating prizes for a draw on the night.


The Mountrath branch of this group will hold there monthly meeting in the Cosy Café on Wednesday 17 September at All members are asked to attend. New members are always welcome.


Themes set for the following months; October Clouds, November Halloween, December Humour. We meet every Tuesday, usually in METAC and if not there then Phelan’s Restaurant. New members always welcome.

Late Marie JOYCE

Condolences to the family of the late Marie Joyce (nee Moore) of Murroe, Co Limerick and formerly of Mountrath (ex Garda Siochána) who died peacefully on September 6 at Milford Hospice. Sadly missed by her loving husband PJ daughters Ciara and Aideen, brothers, sisters, extended family relatives and friends. Reposed at her residence. Requiem Mass in Murroe Church burial afterwards in Abington Cemetery. Donations to Milford Hospice.