Second Chance Debs Charity night, Muisc, dinner and a great night out at the 

Talbot Hotel, Carlow on Friday 08 August 7pm. Tickets are on sale now and moving fast so please contact Cathy Doyle on 0879817092 for all queries. They are eager to have a full house on the night and raise much needed funds for Éist Cancer Support Centre Carlow and SOCK.


As part of the Laois Walk’s Festival an 8k walk through Rossmore Forest will take place on Sunday July 27 at 2.30pm.  The walk will be starting and finishing at Oisín Park. Entry Fee €2.


New Cycling Club starting Killeshin and surrounding areas. Meeting to be held in prefab at back of old school Killeshin on this Friday 11 July at 8pm. Everyone welcome, all over 18. All standards welcome, new or old to sport, organized spins short and long. Please contact Dick 0851743381


Whist every Wednesday night in Old Den beside Killeshin Hall at 8.30pm, beginners at 7.30pm and it’s all in aid of Killeshin Soccer Club. Contact Antoinette for details 085 7483893.


Bingo every Tuesday night at 8.30pm in St Fiacc’s Hall. Great money to be won on the night. Jackpot €1,870 in 49 numbers. Check on double number and win €810


New Oak Boys FC will be hosting their very first FAI Summer Soccer School this July in Carlow Town from Monday 21 to Friday 25 July inclusive for girls and boys six to fourteen years of age. This year’s camps are priced at €65, €55 for additional siblings, continuing on from last year’s camps, which were more than a third off 2012’s prices. They come with the same high standards of coaching and care delivered by Garda vetted FAI Qualified coaches as well as a brand new full kit, ball and back pack, all exclusive to the eFlow FAI Summer Soccer Schools. The focus on each camp is for fun and development rather than competition and are open to boys and girls of all abilities from the ages of six to fourteen, Monday through to Friday, 10.30am to 3pm each day in a safe and professional environment. To find out more on the programme or to book a place, call 1890653653 or go to and follow us on Facebook


Young Adult Pilgrimage open to any young people aged 18 and upwards. They will be travelling to Glendalough for an overnight stay on Monday August 11 and returning on Tuesday 12 August. Contact Catriona in the Parish Centre to save your place.

Overnight Retreat open to all Gold and Papal Cross participants of Pope John Paul Award 2013/2014 from Graiguecullen/Killeshin Parish. A special trip for our JPII’s to reflect on the year gone by. Date and destination to be announced later.

Youth Pilgrimage, Day Trip open to all young people in First to Sixth Year of secondary school. Date and destination will be announced later


Athletics training takes place on Tuesday and Thursday evenings in St Fiacc’s School at 6.30pm.


Camp 4, 21 July to 25 July; Camp 5, 28 July to 01 August, Camp 6, 04 August to 08 August. The camps are on Monday to Friday inclusive from 6pm to 6.45pm and costs €35 per child. Bookings are being taken in the pool office and a deposit of €20 is required to secure a place. Summer Courses at Swimming Pool: Teacher course 28 July to 01 August; First aid course 22 to 24 July; First aid refresher 26 July and CPD seminars 29 June. Also July lunchtime special, only €3 Mon to Fri 1-2pm and 2-3pm.


The next meeting for parents who are presenting their child for Baptism will be held on Monday 28 July at 7pm in the Parish Centre.


Carlow Special Olympics Club is continuously looking for volunteers. Do you have an hour or two to spare, once a week or once a month or even just occasionally, then they would love to hear from you. If you are over 16 years and would like more information on becoming a volunteer please contact the Volunteer Co-Ordinator, Tess Fitzpatrick at 086 3366054. It is a very rewarding pastime and a great way to make friends!


Graiguecullen and District Indoor Bowls plays on Mondays and Wednesdays, 2pm to 4pm in St Fiacc’s Hall. All ages welcome.