School musical

School musical

Heywood Community School, Ballinakill, Co. Laois, Staff and Students present “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” to Wednesday to Friday 25-27 at 8pm . Adults €12 / Students €10. Tickets available at The School and in Moran’s Newsagent, Abbeyleix. See Schools Express.

Parish Lotto

Numbers 12, 14, 21, 28. No winner. €20 each to Maureen Kennedy, Mary O Dea, Marney Egan, Lucy Hickey, Margaret Ivory, Derek Barnett, Edmoyn Siney, Mattie Lyons, Martin Carroll, Joe Cass. Next weeks jackpot €3,400.


There was 7 tables. Winners on 11 games were Walshes. Runners up on 9 games were Larry Dunne and Willie Reilly. Raffle winners were Phil Doheny, Eugene Murphy, Paddy Delaney, Mary Kelly.

Snooker and Table Tennis Club

Ballinakill Snooker and Table Tennis Club is now open to new members. Club is open on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 7 til 10pm. Membership is €30 and is open to people aged 18 years and over. Contact Seamus Drury, Dermot Duggan or Micheal Fenelon for more information or to join up.

GAA Juvenile

Juvenile training is on Monday nights in Heywood Community School Gym. U6, U8 at 6pm until 6.45pm. U10, U12, U14 at 7pm until 8pm. All are welcome.

Active Retirement Group

Ballinakill Active Retirement Group are back for the new year. New members always welcome. We meet in the Old School Community Hall at 1pm every Wednesday.

Public participaiton

All groups in this area are reminded to register immediately with the new Laois Public Participation Network so that you will receive your nomination papers which have to be returned by Feb. 20th. For further information, contact Georgina @057 8664074

GAA building

Work continues on the new gym, ball alley, parents/meeting room. If you have some time to spare to help call Adrian 085 1197698.