Bagatelle are on their final tour and in association with St. Vincent De Paul will play at the Wheel Inn, Ballyouskill on Friday, 1st May 2015 from 9.30 p.m onwards. Tickets are €20.00 and there are a limited number left.

All proceeds will go to St. Vincent De Paul. There will also be a tent in the beer garden where the concert will be relayed on big screen. A great night is guaranteed in aid of a good cause.

25 Progressive Card Games

There were six tables at last Friday night’s (17th April) 25 Progressive Card Games in Ballyouskill. The winners were Margaret Doheny and Vera Brennan (11 games); Tom Moore and Eugene Murphy (9 games). The last game of the season will take place on Friday evening the 1st May. Many thanks for all your support.

Local Poet

Mr. Liam Ryan, Attanagh is celebrating the completion of another book of poems straight from his own pen called Whats happening in the Shade. This latest publication will be launched this Thursday, 30th April in the Manor Hotel, Abbeyleix by esteemed poet Thomas McCarthy who originally hails from Cappoquin, Waterford but has spent most of his life working as a librarian in Cork city.

To date he has published eight collections of poetry and two novels.