There was no winner of the jackpot in the club lotto draw which took place on October 22. There were four match three winners who received €25 each. The numbers drawn were 19, 20, 21 and 26. The jackpot on October 29 will be €14,400. Tickets can be purchased in Walsh’s shop, in Ray’s Bar, in Dowling’s Bar and from local promoters.


The November social in St Bernadette’s Hall will take place on Friday, November 9 starting at 9.30pm. Music is provided by Dermot Lyons. Supper served during social and all are welcome to attend.


Laois GAA will host a Gala Fashion Show in the Portlaoise Heritage Hotel on Friday, November 9. A pre champagne reception will take place in Sally Gardens, Portlaoise from 6pm until 8pm with the Fashion Show then kicking off at 9pm.

Tickets priced at €20 are available from Laois GAA Offices 057-86 60674, Sally Gardens, The Pantry, Portlaoise and The Heritage Hotel. They are also available from participating shops which include Kearns & Cuddy Menswear Ltd, Annie Apple, Bridal Hall and Hat Hire Portlaoise.