Raheen news



PTAA whist drives during August in the ICA Hall, from at 9pm sharp. Top score €50 and lots more. Drives start on Friday August 2.


Raheen Community Alert social evening & sing-a-long in Eamon A’Chnoic on Saturday 3 August at 9 pm. Free! Snacks will be served and there will also be a raffle on the night. All welcome. Singers & musicians very welcome to come along and join us! Anyone interested in joining our TEXT ALERT notification scheme may do so on the night.


Top score: Mary Delaney Clonad. First lady: Louise Kavanagh. Second lady: Sadie Delaney. First gent: Paddy Carter. Second gent: Nora Breen. First half: Ciarán Breen. Second half: Mary McCabe. Best of 3: John Domoney. Juvenile: Damien Carter. Consolation: Lil Bennett, John Fitzpatrick & Tom Lalor. Raffle: Sadie Chester, Sean Kennedy & John Fitzpatrick. Thanks for your continued support. Whist continues in Raheen ICA hall on Friday nights at 9 pm for July & August.


Numbers drawn: 1, 6, 15. No winner. 4 x €20: Mairead Holland, Anthony Dunne, Breda Stackpool & Matt McDonald. Next week’s jackpot: €700. Special draw for all buyers of annual county board tickets. Winners receive €130 refund on ticket. 3 x €130: Barry McGill, Mary Stackpool & Paul Hearns. Colt lotto celebrates its 20th birthday this week and all who have been selling lotto tickets for the last 20 years were entered into draw. Seamus Morgan, Willie Stackpool, Dan Sinnott & Paddy Dunne received €50 each.


Ballypickas Golf Classic will take place on Saturday 3 August, in Portlaoise Golf Club. We have plenty of great prizes, including a prize for the highest scoring non-GUI team – so non-golfers are most welcome. Its only €80 for a team of at 057-8661557. You can sponsor a tee box for €50, or half box €25. All welcome.


Many thanks to all who supported & helped with the Ballypickas Field Day on Sunday 21 July in the GAA grounds.