The May meeting of Ballyroan ICA. was held on Tuesday May 8, presided over by Kathleen Scully. Kathleen congratulated Kathleen Gorman on behalf of the members of the Ballyroan guild on her recent election as regional president of the Border, Midlands and West region.

The annual mass for deceased members families and friends was celebrated by Fr Ahern PP, with a special mention for Mrs Josie McEvoy who died during the past year. Josie was a founder and life long member of Ballyroan ICA.

Votes of sympathy were extended to the families of Peg Breen, Abbeyleix and Timmie Costigan, Spink, on their recent bereavements.

Raffle winners on the night were Frances Fitzgibbon, Kathleen Kavanagh,Kathleen Scully and Carmel McEnery.

Next meeting will be on Tuesday June 12 at 8pm in the Sue Ryder House. Hostesses for the night are Kathleen Kavanagh and Anne Lawlor.