Ballyroan ICA would like to notify members that the date of our next meeting has been changed to October 15 due to parishes of Abbeyleix, Raheen and Ballinakill ‘Gathering in Faith’ prayer service.

The meeting is in Sue Ryder house, with a visit and talk from Helen Gee. Hostesses for the night are Maureen Cahill and Evelyn Mulhall.


Laois Friends invite members of the community to a celebration in the Rambling House on Tuesday October 15, 11am to 1pm, to mark the upgrading of the Chaff Rd. Having made a strong case to Laois County Council on the dangerous condition of the road, Laois Friends are delighted with the outcome. It will be a significant benefit to visitors to the Rockview Walkways and all users of the road. The celebration will consist of music, dancing and light refreshments. Donations welcome.


A fancy dress party will take place in Eamon A’Chnoics Raheen on Saturday October 19 in aid of the Irish Cancer Society. Spot prizes for best costume and a raffle will be held. Admission €5, all proceeds to Cancer Society. Contact Geraldine at 086 3726565.


Memorabilia for a book to celebrate this major anniversary is being sought. Everyone with connections with the club who has any old photos is invited to get in contact. All photos will be returned. They don’t have to be team photos, family photos of players of times gone by are very welcome. Newspaper clippings, medals or old programmes also greatly appreciated. The committee headed up by chairman Eamon Mulhall have been very busy collecting and would not wish to leave anyone out. Message the Club on FB or contact Eamon directly.