Pilgrimage to Fatima June, spiritual director Fr Jimmy O’Reilly, also taking part Tom O’Reilly from Clonaslee for further details phone Maura 057 86 61601 mobile 0863344722. €150 discount if paid by Dec 13. €100 if paid by February 3.


November meeting was held on Tuesday November 3. Pat o Halloran, President, opened the meeting with prayer and My Land. Alice Reilly, secretary, read minutes of last meeting, she thanked everyone who helped in any way to make the book launch such a success. Arrangements are in progress for Centenary celebrations in February 2014. There will be a craft display in the library from January 25 until February 15. Also, dinner dance takes place February 28. Catherine Smith, treasurer gave financial report; she also gave report on Federation meeting in Castletown. Four members were drawn to go to An Grianan in june next year. ICA Centenary book now available in Easons and All Books, Portlaoise ICA Federation dance will take place in April 2014 in the Gandon Inn. Four members will take part in a table quiz in Ballyroan on December 14. Next meeting on January 7. Competition winners, 1 Pat o Halloran, 2 Alice Reilly and 3 Sadie Chester.

Hibernian Bridge

Monday 2nd December 7 Table Mitchell, 1st N/S Paddy Prendergast Mark Kirwan, 1st E/W Helen Bergin Lily McDonald, 2nd N/S Paddy Purcell Sam Moore, 2E/W Colin Murphy Ann Doherty

Abbeyleix Bridge

Tuesday 3rd December 8Table Mitchell, 1st Lucy Hyland Frances Stanley, 2nd Larry and Ita Ryder.