The Chiropodist will be in attendance in Borris in Ossory on Thursday April 10, commencing at 10.30am.

For appointment please contact 086-3615701.


A Fun Fundraising night is being held in aid of Cuisle Centre Cancer Support. ‘Here Comes The Girls’ is on Saturday night April 12 in Rosie O’Grady’s Pub 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. Music by TMC. Spot prizes and raffle on the night.

Tickets are €5 and are available from Rosie O’Grady’s Pub and Paula Delaney 087 6349527. Please Support.


Now that Spring is here and the ground is starting to warm up, this is the time to get the best advice and help for your garden.

The best place for advice is St Canice’s Hall on Thursday April 10 at 8pm with the local Gardening Group.

Everyone is most welcome to drop in and see what’s going on.


Badminton Ireland National Coach Daniel Magee visited the club last Wednesday night.

One of the top Irish players and coach to Ireland’s Olympians, he took the members through some drills and tactics to help improve their game. He then joined in a few games and treated all present to some of the moves of a first class premier player.

Daniel’s all inclusive coaching technique, his willingness to get involved and answer questions ensured that everyone had a great night.

Badminton continues every Monday and Wednesday evening in the hall at St Joseph’s Primary School, Borris in Ossory starting at 7.30pm.


The Annual General Meeting of Borris in Ossory ICA Guild will take place this Wednesday night April 2 at 8pm.

Information Officer Noreen Byrne will be in attendance.

All members are requested to attend the AGM. New members are welcome.

Laois week in An Grianán takes place from June 16-20. Courses available include cookery, dancing, fabric boxes, Assissi Embroidery, bets & bits, photography, pamper me, aromatherapy and encaustic art. Places are open to members and non members.

If you are interested in any of the courses please contact Anne Sinnott on 057 8622176 for more details.


At a recent meeting of Borris in Ossory Bridge Club, a vote of sympathy was passed with the family of the late Mollie Bates.

The late Mollie was a long standing member who will be sadly missed by all.


Fr Robinson will give a talk to the Parents and Guardians of children who are receiving their First Communion after Mass at 8pm in Borris-in-Ossory Church on Tuesday April 8.

GAA lotto

The results of the Borris-in-Ossory GAA Lotto Draw Results for March 25 were:

The jackpot was €5200. There was no winner this week. The numbers drawn were 1, 2, 5 and 11.

There was 10 winners of €20:

Ivan Jestin BIO c/o Johnny Kealy, Con Teehan Roscrea c/o Esso, John Gaffney BIO c/o Sean Egan, Frankie Cullinan Portlaoise c/o Direct Debit, Agnes Geoghegan BIO c/o Noel Meade, Chloe Doran BIO c/o Alma Moore, Arthur Buckley Coolrain c/o Finty Kealy, Paul Dollard BIO c/o Darren Abraham, Red Murray BIO c/o Kellys Bar, and Breda Corrigan Rathdowney c/o Edmund.

Next week’s jackpot will be €5,400.


The Aware Support Group for people experiencing depression, anxiety, stress and other mood related conditions meets every Tuesday at 7.30pm in St Peter and Pauls Parish Centre, Portlaoise.

This service is free of charge. There is no referral required and you do not need to book a place.

If you require further information contact 016617211, or the local helpline 1890303302.