Parish Lotto.

Parish Lotto.

Numbers 2, 5, 7, 25. No winner. €20 each to Declan Kennedy, Alo Corcoran, Elizabeth Bergin, Sam Young, Joe Carter, Brendan O Beirne, Oonagh Duggan, Leona & Jamie Delaney, The Lacey Grandchildren, Joseph Cass. Next week’s jackpot €9,200.


There was eight tables. Winners on 11 games were Paddy and Tony Walsh. Runners up on ten games were Paddy Pendergast and Tom Reilly, Ann and John Maher. Raffle winners were Paddy Sheeran, Willie Gorman, Mary Kelly, Mem Dunphy. Ballinakill jackpot is €370. Whist drive in Knock hall on Sunday at 3pm.

Youth Club

New leaders required to help committee. Contact Patrick Moore on 086 0645202 or Elizabeth Bergin on 087 9909631. The club also require board games, jigsaws etc. The committee would also like to remind parents/guardians that for insurance purposes children cannot enter the youth club without your signature. Please co-operate with the hard working committee on this matter.

Walks Festival

Get into walking workshop as part of the Laois Walks Festival takes place on at the community hall in Ballinakill on Friday, July 25 at 6.30pm Contact Ann 087 7749281. The workshop will be followed by a 5km family walk starting at the Square by Masslough and through Heywood Estate. Starts 7.30pm. There are walks in Spink and Abbeyleix during the festival.


Friends of Fr Kevin Doheny are celebrating 25 years of Vita (originally Refugee Trust) with a mass at the Doheny Homestead, Ballinalacken, Ballinakill on Sunday July 13 at 3pm. Please join us in celebrating Fr Kevin’s life and his legacy.