A sponsored mid-summer night walk for Concern Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund will take place in Oakvale Woods on Saturday, June 21. Distance 5k and starts at midnight. Torch required. For more information contact Billy O’Neill 086 3392627.
LATE TOMMY GIBBONS
The death occurred on Monday, May 18 of Tommy Gibbons, Kilmurry, Stradbally, Co Laois and formerly Rathnally, Trim, Co Meath, unexpectedly at his home. Deeply regretted by his loving family, partner Oliver, parents Tommy and Bernie, brother Ryan, sisters Sarah and Ruth, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives & friends. Reposing at Heffernans Funeral Home, High Street, Trim with removal to St Patrick’s Church, Trim for funeral mass. Burial in St Loman’s Cemetery, Trim.
TIDY TOWNS WHIST
Top score Betty Conway, 1st lady Molly Kavanagh, 2nd lady Molly O’Brien, 1st gent Michael O’Brien, 2nd gent Nora Fisher, 1st half lady Dawn Stanley, 2nd half lady Mary Gowing, 1st half gent Billy Ransome, 2nd half gent Sean Langton, lowest score (lady) Angela Brennan, lowest score (gent)| Mai Hendy, hatching (lady) Birdie Langton, hatching (gent) Christina Browne, raffles John Harrison, Dawn Stanley, Kit Farrell, Maree Fennin, Lily Pearson, Kit Farrell. Next whist drive will be on June 20 (Friday) at 8.30pm.
A table quiz to raise funds for Active Retirement Stradbally will be held in Dunne’s Lounge on Friday, June 5 commencing at 8.30pm. Table of four €40 euro. Next meeting of Active Retirement in Stradbally will be held on Wednesday, June 3 in St Mary’s Hall at 10.30am.
Active Retirement Stradbally travel to Dublin to visit Croke Park with a guided tour, and have lunch in Croke Park. Visit Guinness Store house with guided tour and stop at Poitin Still on the way home.
The Cuisle cancer Support Centre church gate collection takes place at Stradbally, Timahoe and Vicarstown churches on Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 May.
A general meeting of the Stradbally & District Anglers Association will be held on Tuesday (tonight) May 26 at 8.30pm in St Mary’s Hall. All members are asked to attend. Membership fees for 2015, adults €20, juveniles and OAP €10. Cards available at the Lake Office.
The Stradbally Country Market will hold a coffee morning on Saturday, May 30 at their weekly market (10.30am to 1pm, St Patrick’s Hall, opposite Napper Tandys) to raise funds for the earthquake-stricken people of Nepal.
Are you interested in joining the Men’s Shed? If so please give name and phone number to either John Harrison 086 4076629 or Joe O’Keeffe 087 2107946.
A reminder that the Stradbally Vintage Club Rally will be held this year on Sunday, June 21 at the Lawn. Admission €5, children free.
Confirmation Class wishing to become pioneers please return your application form to the school this week. Anyone requiring full pins should contact 057 8625321.
SANTA MARGARITA CHOIR USA
On Tuesday, June 16 at 7.30pm in St Michael’s Church, Timahoe, 65 young people from California USA will perform in St Michael’s Church, Timahoe. Admission to the event is €5 with children free with all monies raised going towards the parents council of the local school. Everyone is invited to attend and enjoy the splendid talent from the USA whilst also supporting the school.