Social Services party on December 1 at 1pm in the Community Centre. Contact Chairman John Callaghan for tickets on 087 6132044, by Sunday November 24. We hope all come and enjoy the day. Transport available if needed. Music by Rock on Paddy.


Jason Finnerty is launching his debut fantasy novel ‘Fastian’ on Friday November 29 at 8pm in the Heritage Centre. 100 books available at €15, orders taken for Christmas. All welcome.


Thank you to hard working volunteers who served the tea and refreshments to the kids at the recent book launch for ‘Talking Memories’, Nuala Smith, Betty Finnerty, Josephine Callaghan and Kathleen Blake. A special thanks to Nuala Smith for the beautiful cake. Thanks to all who helped in any way on the night.


Monthly meeting on Monday November 18 at 8.30pm in the Community Centre. Do come along to hear about the new text alert system. There is a once off contribution of €10, to pay for signs and texts. Form available at the Post Office, Clonaslee Pharmacy, Ger Kelly Butchers or Community Alert members. Be vigilant as there is alot of unwelcome activity.


Parents Council AGM in the college on Thursday November 21 at 8 pm. Thanks to all the parents who supported and helped over the last year with fundraising. All parents welcome at the AGM.


AGM is on November 29 at 8pm in the Community Centre. Members please attend.

Lotto 3-4-11-13. Jackpot not won. €40 winners Mary O’Donnell, Annette Scully, David McRedmond, Grandkids c/o Rose, Ger Kelly. Promoter’s prize: JJ Carroll. Next week €1,450.


Fr O’Reilly’s book has gone to reprint and will be available in time for Christmas. Pre-order with Fr O’Reilly 057 8648030 or Annette on 087 9881046.


The monthly meeting included discussions on new marquees, texts and emails about meetings, new FAS scheme, fundraising ideas, a knitting and crochet club, computer classes. Congrats to both primary schools on reaching finals, and the U- 21 and U-13 for their matches. Next meeting Dec 9, 8.30pm in Community Centre.


At the AGM the following were elected Patrons: Fr O’Reilly and Rev Ruth Jackson Noble, president Jim Costello, vice presidents Fred Mathews, Bríd Malone, Anna Snell, Michael Dunne, Chris Horan, chairman Niall Bourke, vice chairman Tommy Fitzgerald, secretaries Blathnaid Delaney and Annette Doolan, treasurer Mary Rose Corbet, PRO Annette Doolan, safety officer John Cusack. Also discussed prize money, moving tea room to ground level, sponsorship, linking the field and the centre. Sympathies were extended to all bereaved. 2014 show is on September 7.


Boxing in the Community Centre for 8 – 14 years old Tuesday and Thursday, 7 - 8pm.


Thursdays, music classes in Community Centre, 5pm. All ages. Set dancing in Parochial Hall. Children 7pm - 8pm, adults 8pm - 9.30pm. Singing Saturday 10am to 11am in Parochial Hall.


Social Services bingo every Wednesdays from 2 to 4pm in the Heritage Centre. Family bingo on the second and fourth Sunday of the month at 2.30pm in the Parish Hall. Cost €2.


Sunday night, 9pm in Parochial Hall. Sunday November 10. Top score Becky Thompson. Gents: 1 Mick Kelly 2 Tom Delaney Ladies: 1 B O’Brien 2 Mary Gowing. Quarters: 1 Noel Kelly 2 Martin Delaney 3 Paddy O’Dare 4 Lucy O’Brien. Lowest score Paddy O’Donovan. Raffle: Matt Barrett, Tom Kearns, Padraig Dowling, Eithne Moran, Jim O’Brien.


Jackpot not won. Winning no 17-12-15. €30 winners: Daire and Enda Comerford, Peter Keating, Mary Dunne Cloonaghmore, Rose Smith, Chris Horan Snr, Larry Costello. Promoter’s prize Mary Rose Corbet, Kathleen Blake, Nuala Smith. Next week €2,000.