Graiguecullen Killeshin

Parish Novena

Parish Novena

The eighth week of our Solemn Novena to Our Lady of Perpetual Help continues next Monday night 1st June at 7.30pm in St Clare’s Church, Graiguecullen, Carlow. The theme for this year’s Novena is “Knowing Jesus” Our guest speaker this week is Majella O’Donnell (Founder of Donegal Mind Wellness). Majella will speak about her personal Journey to Hope.

Swimming Pool

You are invited to join us for our 21st Birthday celebrations on Monday 1st June 2015. We will have free 1 hour swims, free swimming lessons, sauna & steam room from 9am to 11.30am and 1pm to 5pm. There will be a FREE Aqua Zumba class in the pool @ 5pm with Fusion Fitness Carlow. At 12 noon we will officially acknowledge the commitment of Fr. John Fingleton, Fr. Jim O’Connell and the many volunteers, to the Swimming Pool. If you were a volunteer, worker or customer we would love for you to come along. This will be followed by entertainment, BBQ, Ice-cream, SCATS bouncy castles and much more until 4pm. We hope that you will come along with your family and friends to enjoy the fun.

Exam Mass

A special Mass to pray for all who will be sitting Junior and Leaving Cert. exams in June will be celebrated @ 6.30 pm on Saturday 30th May in St Clare’s. We take this opportunity as a parish community to pray for our students that they will try their best and have peace during the days ahead.

Graiguecullen Evergreens

2015 trip to Westport. Balances can be paid in the Pool Office by Friday 29th May.

Graveyard Masses

Killeshin Friday 5th June at 7.30pm. Sleaty: Friday 12th June at 7.30pm. Leaugh: Monday 22nd June at 7.30pm. St Mary’s: Monday 13th July at 7.30pm.

The Kitchen

‘The Kitchen’ run by St Clare’s Hospitality volunteers opened on Wednesday, May 13. The address of ‘The Kitchen’ is The Waterfront, Mill Lane. Initially the opening hours are from 12.30pm-3.30pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays where a hot lunch will be served. Lunches are free but a donation box is available should anyone wish to donate. Volunteers are essential to keep this service going. If you are interested and feel you could give a few hours per week please call into the centre or contact the parish office 0599141833.


As usual on Tuesday night @ 8.30pm. The Jackpot is €1,870 in 49 nos. Check on DOUBLE Number for the full house and Win or share €1,720.

The Den

Places available for pre-school for Sept 2015. ECCE, non ECCE & CCS spaces available. Drop in for a registration form or phone 05991-47909.

Graiguecullen Community Games

Any Child interested in taking part in the swimming, please contact Paul 087-6121666 before Wed 27th May. The competition will start on Saturday 6th June.

Killeshin fc

lotto results for Sun 17th May numbers were 7,11,17,21. Winner of the €3,300 is Micheal Bolton Congatulations. Jackpot is now €1,000.

Killeshin Cemetery

Pat Whelan is looking for 8 or 10 people to give him a hand to weed the banks in Killeshin cemetery on Thursday evening May 28th around 7pm. All help appreciated.

Holy Cross

Sunday 31st May. Coach leaving Carlow, Bagenalstown. Vera 05997-27313 Brendan 05991-32392.

SVP Tullow Street

If you are freeing up space in your wardrobe in advance of the summer why not donate your good quality clothes, shoes, bags and accessories to the Vincent’s shop 46 Tullow Street Carlow. Donations will be gratefully received in the shop from 10am to 5pm Monday to Saturday.