Late James Delahunty

Late James Delahunty

Condolences to the family of the late James Delahunty of Allworth House, Abbeyleix who died on September 4. Deeply regretted by his sons Tom, Michael & Seamus, brothers Rev. Father Tommy & Daniel, sister Julia, extended family, relatives and friends. Reposed at the District Hospital Mortuary, Abbeyleix removal to the Church of the Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix for Requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in St. Patrick’s Cemetery.


Abbeyleix Community Alert meeting takes place on Tuesday September 10 at 8pm in the Social Service Centre, Mountrath Road, Abbeyleix. New members very welcome.

Spink Comhaltas

Spink Comhaltas registration night on the Friday, September 13 for the coming year. New members are always welcome. Registration starts at 7pm until 8.30pm in Knock Hall SPINK. We will then be starting back to tuition on Friday 20th following the school cycle. Classes for Under 18 members, in Knock Hall, Spink on Friday’s, from 7pm until 9pm (in 3 classes) (September to May). Adult classes in Heritage House, Abbeyleix, on Thursday evenings, at a time which suits participants. The club’s extensive Music Instrument Bank allows members to have access to high quality instruments at a low cost. The music teachers are highly experienced. Instrument taught include: tin whistle, flute, fiddle, acccordion, concertina, banjo, mandolin, bouzouki, uillean pipes, harp, bodhran, drums, and guitar and piano.