Raheen Parish Council and Colt GAA Club are holding a Goose Club on Sunday 22 December in the James Fintan Lalor Hall at 6 pm sharp.

The event can only be a success with the help of all our parishioners.

We need donations of non-perishable items i.e. tinned food, sweets, biscuits, bottles of wine, spirits and good toys. We will have free draws for the kids throughout the evening.

You can drop your donations to Raheen school or to Shanahoe Church before or after mass for the next 2 weekends. You can also call any of the following numbers to arrange to drop off or have your donation collected:

David Goode – 087 2369887, Padraig Dunne – 087 1498662, Anne Sinnott – 057 86 22176, Teresa McEvoy – 087 2712766, Jimmy Ryan - 057 87 39640 or Ger Delaney – 057 87 39655.


A 13 day pilgrimage to the Holy Land will take place form 1 to 13 March 2014.

The trip will take in Bethlehem, Nazareth, The visitation site, Sea of Galilee, Cana, Capernaum, Mount Tabor, Mount of the Beatitudes, Jericho, Bethany, Gethsemane, Mount of Olives, Jerusalem, Masada and the Dead Sea.

The cost of the trip is €1885pps and a single supplement of €290 applies.

The spiritual director for the trip will be Fr. Brian Kavanagh and the leader of the trip is Maureen Ahern, phone 087 2319639.

Tour operators - Pilgrimages Abroad, Dublin. Phone 01 6359300.


Numbers drawn: 7- 17 – 21. Three winners – Paddy Sinnott, Eddie Dunne, Ballyfin & John Kealy.

4 x €20: Annemarie Sinnott, Nora Walsh, Shane Dunne & Catherine Larkin. This week’s jackpot: €300.


Top score: Noreen Ní Naighin. First lady: Pattie Corcoran. Second lady: Mary Morris. First gent: Paddy Carter. Second gent: Michael Kelly.

First half: Eithne Moran. Second half: Mary McCabe. Consolation: Maura McQuillan.

Raffle: Noreen Ní Naighin, Rose Cunningham, Tom Lalor, Lena McEvoy & Pattie Corcoran.