The annual Ladies Night is on Friday April 4 at 8 pm in the Community Centre. Dinner, dancing & craic. Tickets available until Wednesday April 2 from Dolores on 087-414-8093 or Annette on 087-988-1046.
Thanks for donations, prizes and to collectors of the recent Autism collection. Total amount collected, including the Whist proceeds was €581.
CLEAN UP LAOIS comp
Clean up Laois week is on April 7 to 11, run in conjunction with An Taisce’s National Spring Clean, Tidy Towns and communities.
To reward all the hard work, two goodie bags will be given away. To enter, submit your photos taken of clean ups in your area to firstname.lastname@example.org
Clonaslee Tidy Towns will do clean ups on Tuesday April 8 and Thursday April 10 and with students from Scoil Bhríde NS on Wednesday April 9. Please give an hour.
The AGM will be on Monday April 7 at 8:30 pm in the Community Centre. New members most welcome.
In aid of the Irish Guide Dogs For the Blind. Ten prizes including 1st prize of an Easter hamper,. Tickets €2 per strip, 3 strips for €5, available from Edel Dunne, Chapel Street or at local shops.
Text Alert signs are going up. You can still sign up for text alert, cost is €10. Call Matt Barrett on 087-672-6290.
Call the number on the sign if you see any suspicious behaviour and be vigilant. If anyone calls to your door, ask for ID and VAT number or don’t entertain them. Press your monitor alarm if you are worried or phone 057-867-4100. The committee will have a church gate collection on April 19/20 to raise funds for wrist panic buttons etc.
Any sponsorship outstanding for the Hospice walk, please return as soon as possible to Sheila Bourke 087-633-9540 or Michael Dunne 087-227-0753 so we can finalise total.
Work on the construction and upgrade of the existing sewer network in Clonaslee will continue until Friday April 11. The Tullamore Road is closed to through traffic.
Every Friday 10am – 11 am in An Sean Chistin. Please note change of day and time. Call Maureen on 087-648-2038.
Social Services bingo is on Wednesdays, 2 – 4 pm in the Heritage Centre. Come along for bingo, chat and a cuppa.
For Kenya, please support used clothing collection to aid Fr Nicholas Maanzo and his parish of St Augustine’s. Please leave items in bags in church car park on Wednesday April 2, 9am to 12noon.
Whist every Sunday night starting at 9 pm sharp in the Parochial Hall. All welcome.
Results: Sunday March 16: Top score: Annie Parnell. Gents: 1 Sean Kennedy 2 Noel Kelly. Ladies: 1 Patricia Quinn 2 Sister Mary. Quarters: 1 Patsy Smith 2 Daireann Tiernan 3 C Casey 4 K Kennedy. Lowest score: Ray Redmond. Raffle: C Casey, Jim O’Brien, Heather Kelly, V Kearns, Patricia Quinn, Matt Barrett. Sunday March 23: Top score: Matt Barrett. Gents: 1 Tom Gowing 2 Tom Delaney, Liam White. Ladies: 1 Becky Thompson 2 B O’Brien Quarters: 1 Paddy Grogan 2 Mick Kennedy, Noel Kelly 3 PJ Connolly 4 Dinny Kelly, Joe Dooley. Lowest score: Olivia White. Raffle: Sr Mary, Tom Dunne, Liam White, Annie Parnell, Michael Kennedy, Tom Kearns, C Casey, Michael Kennedy, Tom Delaney, John Fitzpatrick, Jim O’Brien, Roseleen Cole, Noel Kelly
Jackpot won! Congrats to James McRedmond, Clonabeg, €2,750. Winning no: 1-15-16. €30 winners: Patricia Barrett, Bellair; Brian Multaney, Clonaslee; Joe Digan, Coolagh; K and C Blake, Barradoo; Beth McEvoy, Slieve Bloom Park; Paddy Farrell, Chapel Street. Promoter’s prize: Ger Kelly, Eamonn Sammon, PO. Next week’s Jackpot: €500.
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Jackpot not won. Winning no: 17-8-23-4. €40 winners: Darragh and Roisin, Conor McEvoy, Ciara and Aoife Nolan, Paul Maher, John Brereton. Promoter’s prize: Tommy Smith. Next week’s Jackpot: €4,150.