Charity match

Charity match

All-Ireland Hurling Champions Clare take on Wexford in a charity hurling match in aid of the Robbie Phelan fund on Sunday, April 13 at 6pm in Rathdowney. Admission €5. Raffles: Tickets to Garth Brooks and One Direction.


Bus to Knock for Divine Mercy leaves the Square Rathdowney at 8.10am on Sunday, April 27 and from Borris-in-Ossory at 8.30am. Contact 089 462 0860.


A great Bingo is held every Tuesday Night at 8.30 in the Rathdowney Community Centre. Your support would be greatly appreciated. Bingo is run by the Community Centre Group.


The Museum is open Monday to Friday 11am to 5pm. Come and see for yourself what life was like in a real workhouse. Group tours are also very welcome here, if you wish to book a group tour please ring Trevor on 086 829 6685. We are also available on Facebook and Twitter.


Rehearsals for the 2014 Rathdowney pantomime Time of our Lives are at an advanced stage with the opening night Thursday April 10 fast approaching. The show which has a cast of 130 men, women and children will be staged for four nights in the Community Centre, April 10-13, with an afternoon matinee on Sunday April 13. Booking in the Card Stand. The new Rathdowney Panto, penned by Michael Creagh and Niall O Doherty is full of music and drama with a special storyIt will be well worth seeing.


Charity Cycle Group have started a bonus ball in Ian’s, the draw takes place every Saturday night only 2 euro per line, please support.


Take place in the community centre on Tuesday April 1 and 8, from 10am to 12. Contact Pauline on 087 6572701 for more details.


There was no winner in this week’s Jackpot which was €1,600. The numbers drawn were 1, 14, 23, 28. The 10 winners of €15 were Matt Bergin, Trish Meagher, Robert Purcell, John Holohan, Shane Keegan, Michael Dowling, Jean Behan, S. Quigley, Ollie McNamara, Ray Kelly. Next week’s Jackpot will be €1,750. Tickets can be purchased in all shops or from any local promoter.


The group would like to thank everyone who supported our recent coffee morning, in aid of the Laura Lynn House, which raised €265. Thanks to all who helped us celebrate our 10 year anniversary. The group meets on Friday mornings 10-12 in the Marion Centre.


The total amount raised for the Irish Cancer Society on Daffodil Day in the Rathdowney/Errill area amounted to €4,382.64 a huge Thank You to all who helped.


The winners of the Patrick White Perpetual Cup were: 3rd John Hogan 695g, 2nd Pat Noonan 750g, 1st John Murphy 1025g. No Juniors placed. The next competition will take place Sunday April 13, entries taken in the square 9-10am. Usual rules apply. There will be Fly fishing instruction for both junior and senior will be on April 26, details will be in the Leinster and on Facebook nearer the date. All welcome.


Thanks to all those who turned up last Saturday for the launch of this year’s Easyriders Charity Cycle in Aid of Pieta House and local organisations. Those still wishing to sign up can get their pack in Ian Maher’s or via any committee member (don’t forget your 20 euro deposit). Those who want to sign up please do so soon, as we need to know numbers for hotels etc...


A fundraising night,“Here Comes The Girls”, in aid of Cuisle Centre Cancer Service Saturday April 12, in Rosie O Grady’s, Borris in Ossory at 9pm. Free cocktail for the Girls before 10pm. Ladettes are welcome. Prize for the best dressed Lady/Ladette on the night, sponsored by Annie Apple. Tickets €5, from Rosie O Grady’s/Paula Delaney 087 6349527. Please Support..