The Rathdowney playground and MUGA is now open to all during daylight hours. There is no hurling allowed on the MUGA pitch as it will damage the surface, other games allowed football, tennis, basketball, Frisbee. There is no smoking nor dogs allowed in the Playground nor MUGA. The Playground is designed for children aged 12 and under.


Urgent appeal for drivers to deliver meals on wheels, only 20 hours in the year so hopefully you can help us, we would hate to have to give up this service. Thank you to all our wonderful drivers some who have been with us for more than 20 years. Contact Gina on 087 2454722.


A set dance workshop, Ceili and old-time waltzing will take place in the community centre on Saturday, September 15. The set dancing teacher is Maureen Culliton who is well known for her dance classes throughout the county. Music for the Ceili and old-time waltzing will be supplied by Danny Webster who is also well known for his music. Times for the set dancing are 11am to 4pm. Ceili and old-time waltzing from 8.30pm to 11.30pm. Both sessions suitable for adults and children over 8 years old. The above program is a fundraiser for the community centre so please support. It’s something different for young and old. Admission Adults €10, Children €5. For further details contact Pauline Begadon at 087 6572701 or 0505 46879.


A great Bingo is held every Tuesday Night at 8.30 in the Rathdowney Community Centre. Your support would be greatly appreciated this Bingo is run by the Community Centre Group.


Charity cyclist reminder to try and fill your sponsorship cards and hand them back in as soon as possible.


If you wish to put a note in the Leinster Express please leave it into the Card Stand by Sunday at 5pm.