A table quiz in aid of Fr Eddie Lalor missionary fund will be held in the Manor Hotel, Abbeyleix on Thursday November 29 at 9.30pm sharp. Table of four is €20. Raffle prizes on the night also special draw for hampers. All welcome.
HONOURS FOR TY STUDENTS
Five transition year students from the Abbeyleix Hockey club completed the IHA stepping stones hockey coaching course for u10/u12 in the CWCWE in
Enniscorthy recently along with two parents Jackie and Marie. Well done to Alison Harvey, Isobel Black, Susan Sherman, Alanna Phelan and Aoife Luttrell.
LAOIS COMMUNITY and VOLUNTARY AWARDS 2012
Well one to the Abbeyleix Hockey Club and coming second in the Local Community section. The award is in recognition of the progress made by
the Hockey club in the last year with their involvement in promoting sport, St Patricks Day Parade and their part in Abbeyleix winning the
Pride Of Place last year. Jackie O Connell and Ann Cantwell were present to accept the award. Overall winners were the organisers of the
Abbeyfest festival in Abbeyleix in the Arts and Culture section while Abbeyleix Tidy Towns won out in the Heritage and Environment category. Other groups recognised included Abbeyleix Tidy Towns, Abbeyleix Tennis Club, Spink Comhaltas, South Laois Tourism, Open Door Theatre Group and Yvonne Porter.
BALLYFIN CHRISTMAS BAZAAR
The Ballyfin Chruistmas Bazaar (in aid of Ballyfin NS) will take place in the community centre on Sunday December 2 from 10.30am to 4pm. There will be a variety of stalls displaying handmade crafts/gifts, food, lots of games, wheel of fortune and monster raffle (first prize Dinner for 2 in the exclusive Ballyfin house). A fun day out for all the Family. Entrance €2 for adults kids go free. HEYWOOD SCHOOL
Heywood Community School, Ballinakill, open night for prospective first year students and their parents on Thursday November 29 from 7pm to 9pm. All are welcome.