A coffee morning In aid of Pieta house will be held on Saturday October 4, in the Marion Centre 11am – 1pm. All welcome.


The 30th edition of the Rathdowney Review is currently being compiled and will on sale from December 1. Anyone who has anything they wish to be published in the review should contact Betty O Brien, Maureen Guilfoyle or Niall O Doherty. The closing date is the end of October but the committee would appreciate any material to be submitted as soon as possible. The review especially welcomes weddings, anniversaries, graduations, sporting achievements, family profiles, poems etc. The 30th edition is expected to fill up very quickly. The committee wish to thank everyone who was involved with the Rathdowney Review in any way over the past 30 years.

CYMS Rathdowney

CYMS snooker and billard hall will re-open for the winter on September 29, we hope to see all of last year’s members and some new members also. Membership will be due from September 29, adults €20 juveniles €10, family €30. We look forward to meeting everyone again and for your valued support.


Painting lessons every Wednesday from 10 to 12 noon, Set dancing for those aged 8 and over, adult or child on Wednesday from 7 to 8pm €5 per session, minimum of 10 required for classes to commence. For more details on above please contact Pauline on 087 6572701.


There was no winner in this week’s Jackpot which was €5,350. The numbers drawn were 3, 5, 6, 16. The 10 winners of €15 were Joe Leahy, Tom Carroll, Alma Campion, Mgt Delaney, Declan Brophy, Alan Delaney, Elizabeth Hickey, Margaret Bowe, Johnny Bowe, Mary Campion. Next week’s Jackpot will be €5,500. Tickets can be purchased in all shops or from any local promoter.


Grow Community Mental Health Movement meets every Thursday at 2.30pm in Mooreville Day Centre, Rathdowney. If you feel anxious, isolated or depressed why not join us and learn a practical psychology of mental health. Contact John on 086 - 8033126. Website: www.grow.ie Infoline: 1890 474 474


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

Snooker & Billiards

CYMS Rathdowney CYMS snooker & billard hall held their AGM on September 24. The hall re-opened for the winter on September 29, with all of last year’s members and some new members welcome. Membership was due from September 29 - adults €20 juveniles €10, family €30.

County Final

Congratulations to Rathdowney-Errill on contesting another county final against Camross on Sunday.

It was a repeat of the 2010 final and the parish can be proud of the team’s championship campaign in 2014.

See coverage of the final in the sports section of the Leinster Express .


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