Any child interested in taking part in gymnastics, art or talent competition that lives in the area but does not attend St Fiacc’s NS, please contact Bernie at 086 1593994. The first meeting of Laois Community Games for 2014 will take place on Tuesday 21 January in The Heath hall beside church at 8pm. If you cannot make it please contact Anita Allen at 086 1991376, Laois Development Officer.
Five day holiday Staying at Dromaland Inn, Co Clare. Names and deposit of €100 before February 21 to Parish Swimming Pool office.
Takes place on Friday 28 February in St Fiacc’s Hall. Supper will be followed by a cabaret and dance with Fr Liam and an array of local artists taking part. In aid of St Fiacc’s House, the parish welfare, day care centre and meals on wheels. Contact 0599141833 as soon as possible.
CAR BOOT SALE
St Clare’s Hospitality is hoping to have a car boot sale. Items can be left in the Parish Centre.
Recent Lotto results, numbers drawn were 04, 13, 15 and 22. There was no winner. €25 lucky dip winners were Eileen Fitzgerald, Brigid Ryan, Dan Doyle and Lisa Hickey, Sellers prize went to Mikey Dempsey. Jackpot now stands at €4,000. Killeshin Whist every Wednesday night in Old Den beside Killeshin Hall at 8.30pm, beginners at 7.30pm. In aid of Killeshin Soccer Club. Contact Antoinette 085 7483893.
Barrowvale residents meeting in Sacred Heart Hall on Friday 31 January, at 8pm.
Food can still be placed in the barrel at the end of the Church.
St Fiacc’s NS
The Parents Assoc of St Fiacc’s NS ‘Nearly New Sale’ of boys and girls communion wear on Saturday, February 8 from noon-3pm in school hall. To sell Communion clothes contact by 31 January; Sharon 0858445156, Linda 0872119130, Maria 0876191771 or Mary 086 307 2494.
To enrol for September 2014 contact 059 9132444
TALK IT OVER AGM
Talk it Over suicide and bereavement support service AGM at Castle Hill House, Castle Hill, Carlow on Tuesday, February 25 at 8pm.
Agm of the Carlow Branch of the Irish Wheelchair Association on Sunday, February 9 at 3pm in the IWA, Teach Fáilte, Kilkenny Road, Carlow.
LIONS CLUB QUIZ
Table quiz in the Seven Oaks Hotel, Carlow on Thursday 30 January at 8.30pm in aid of the Annual Lions Club Fundraiser. Tables costs €40 so contact Joe at 087 6384306 to book a table for a good cause.
CATHOLIC SCHOOLS week
Children from St Fiacc’s and students from Knockbeg will attend 10am Mass in St Clare’s and next weekend the school children from Primary and Secondary schools will participate at Masses.
YOUTH MINISTRY SPACE
St Brigid Crosses will be available at all masses next weekend. All donations go directly to the Parish Youth Ministry Fund. Sunday School; Group 3 are on next Sunday, February 2. St Fiacc’s House; Volunteering for Rambling nights take place every Monday night from 8 to 9pm.
ST. VALENTINE’S DAY
All couples are invited to a special Mass in St Clare’s Church at 7pm on that day, 14 February. Any couple who is celebrating a special milestone anniversary this year and would like it celebrated at the Mass are asked to contact the Parish Centre.
Every Tuesday night at 8.30pm in Graiguecullen Hall. Great money to be won on the night. Jackpot €1,870 in 49 numbers. Check on double number and win €1,580.
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS COURSE
A course for new Eucharistic Ministers will start during Lent. Cntact the Parish Office at 0599141833. Holy Hour for all existing Eucharistic Ministers on Monday, February 3 at 8pm in the Parish Centre.
There was no Jackpot winner in the recent draw. The numbers drawn were 04, 11, 22 and 26, there was no Jackpot winner. Next Jackpot €10,000, Reserve €10,000. There were four Match 3 Winners of €50 each; Michael Hennessey c/o Pat Abbey, Gillian Coonan c/o The Lazy River, Emily Jane Nolan c/o Seamus Nolan and Sheila Nolan c/o Eileen Shannon. The sellers prize €20 went to Joe Brennan (PC), Mary Forbes and Eric Ryan.
MEDJUGORJE NIGHT OF PRAYER
Medjugorje Night of Prayer in St Clare’s Church, Rosary, Holy Mass, and Adoration on Wednesday 29 January. Daniella, guide from Medjugorje and friends will join the night. Rosary begins at 7.15pm led by the Poor Clares followed by Mass and Adoration.