Ossory Cycling Club.

Ossory Cycling Club.

OCC caters for leisure and competitive cyclists in Laois, Tipperary and Kilkenny. Sunday morning cycles from the Square Rathdowney at 10am sharp. Contact Seamus Kavanagh, Chairman 0876446792. Events in Rathdowney: Clubs 100k and 35k Sportive May 4 GAA Centre. Ras an Laoighis April 20 The Square Rathdowney; Ballagh Challenge 100k Durrow June 22.


The Committee of Friends of Fr Kevin Doheny extend a heartfelt thanks to all who supported the fundraising concert. Proceeds go directly towards projects in Ethiopia to build sustainable communities


Walkers meet every morning at 9.30am in the square for a walk around the Tea Rooms up to Heywood Gardens.


Bingo in the Old School Community Hall for the foreseeable future due to renovations in the Old Hall. €1,200+ in prize money, Raffle also.

Parents Assoc

Ballinakill Parents Association is holding a Christmas raffle to raise funds. Tickets €2 or €5 a card. First prize: Christmas hamper (on display in the post office). Tickets in the post office & shops. Please support.


There was 7 seven tables. Winners on 12 games were Sean O Shea & Gerry Kelly. Runners up were Josie Garrett & Jim Mahony, Martin Tierney & Patsy Holohan. Raffle winners: Eileen Carroll, Jim Walsh, Mary Kelly & Eileen Carroll. Christmas game this Wednesday and more support appreciated. Starts at 8.30pm sharp. Extra prizes on the night.

Parish Lotto.

Numbers 1,5,24,26. No winner. €100 each to Chloe Mc Donald, Breda Jackman, Sharon Drennan, Ruari & Ciaran Headen, Johnny & Mary Delaney, Liam Walsh, Maeve Dwyer, Nichola Doyle, Mary Phelan, Helen Drennan, Pat & Mary Lalor, Nora Sullivan, Joe Cass, Sarah & James Mc Donald, Niamh Mc Grath, Michael Walsh, Patricia Mc Donald, Noah Carter, Cloe & Taylor Doyle, Paddy Delaney. Next week’s jackpot €2,600.