ABBEYLEIX SOCCER CLUB
The club are holding a summer camp in Fr Breen park, Abbeyleix from July 16 to July 20, Monday to Friday 10am to 1pm daily. Top coaches and boys and girls welcome from 6 – 13 years. Enquiries to 087 2765871.
Bridge lessons fro beginners or improvers will commence on Tuesday August 7 at 7pm. Contact Catherine Brennan at 087 4121913.
Outing to Bunnratty Castle on Thursday July 19. Bus leaving square at 11am. Return back home at 6.30. Dinner in golf club for 7pm. Cost per person travelleing is €10. Contact any member of the Social Services or Breda Whelan at 057 87 31613.
July meeting was held on Tuesday July 3 with president Pat o Halloran presideing. Meeting opened with prayer and my land. Votes of sympathy with Lawler, Rohan and Fitzpatrick family on recent bereavements. Alice Reilly read minutes of June meeting. Catherine Smith, treasurer gave report on financies. A letter was written to Bus Eireann headquarters re withdrawl of bus services through Abbeyleix, also one to Health Board re hospital closure. Catherine Smith gave report on federation meeting in Ballyroan. Lions Club are holding an open day in De Vesci estate on July 29 in aid of guide dogs, members will provide cakes. Best wishes was extended to Bride Reilly on her special bithday. Annual outing takes place August 7-8 with an overnight stay at An Grianan and a visit to Titanic Museum in Belfast. President wished all members an enjoyable holiday. Supper was served by Yvonne Porter, hostess for September meeting is Maureen Keffe. Next meeting September 4 at 8pm.
ST VINCENT DE PAUL
The group would like to thank all who supported the recent church gate collection, a big thank you must also go to all collectors.