Shave or Dye

Shave or Dye

There is a shave & dye fundraiser in Eamon A’ Chnoic on Saturday 19 July in aid of the Irish Cancer Society. Please support this worthy cause. Lotto bonus ball was won by Bosco Grant who won €158. The winning number was 13.


Warmest congratulations to Mr Joe Butler on the celebration of his 100th birthday on Thursday last. Best wishes from Raheen PTAA.


Top score Mary Doheny. First lady: Eithne Moran. Second lady: Sheila Fogarty. First gent M. Kennedy. Second gent Noreen Ní Naighin & Tom Lalor. First half M. Morris & Anne Sinnott. Second half Louise Kavanagh & Andy Doogue. Consolation Mary Delaney. Raffle Michael Kelly, Louise Kavanagh, Noreen Ní Naighin, Maura McQuillan & Tom Lalor.


Numbers drawn 3–13-20. No winner. 4 x €20: Mary Murphy, Josie McGill, Sean De Burca & Majella Kavanagh. This week’s jackpot €2,900.


Shanahoe Parents Association are running a skittle tournament in Shanahoe school on July 26/27 as a fundraiser for the school. Teams of four €20. There will be three categories - children, ladies and gents. Please support.


A whist drive will take place in Raheen ICA hall at 9pm during the months of July & August. The first one took place on Friday last 4 July and the results were: Top score Louise Kavanagh. First lady Shiela Duff. Second lady Mary McCabe. First gent Tom Gowing. Second gent Andy Doogue. First half Mary Gowing. Second half Mary Delaney. Juvenile Damien Carter. Best of three Bride Reilly and Dickie Byrne.

Raffle: Eithne Moran, Bride Reilly, Sadie Chester and Nancy Kehoe. Thanks to everyone for their wonderful support.

James fintan lalor

This year’s James Fintan Lalor School takes place on October 17/18 at the Dunamaise Arts Centre in Portlaoise. Speakers confirmed so far include John Lonergan, Micheál Martin, and Sean O’Rourke.