Ballacolla news

Summer Camp

Summer Camp

Multi Activity Camp for example Mini Games, Relays, Arts & Crafts, etc. Camp begins at 10am and ends at 2pm each day. Ballacolla Community Centre 15th - 19th July. Camps will be fully supervised. Info. 0872395357

Canoe Marathon

The Woodenbridge Paddlers will hold their annual sponsored charity event in mid August. This years will will thaverse the Boston - New York route.

Walks fest

Wednesday July 17 Ballacolla will welcome festival meeting at Hayes Shop at 7.30pm. Refreshments afterwards.


Condolences to the family of the late Bernard ‘Ben’ Kavanagh of Park, Ballacolla who died on July 9 peacefully at the Regional Hospital, Portlaoise, Beloved husband of Bridie and dearly loved father to Ben and Pat also deeply regretted by extended family relatives and friends. Reposed at his residence followed by removal to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ballacolla for Requiem Mass. Interment afterwards in the adjoining churchyard.


Condolences the family of the late Aloysius ‘Alo’ Dobbyn of Garryduff House, Clough and Cambridge, England who died on July 5. Deeply regretted by his sister Bonnie (Veronica) Gray, extended family, relatives and friends. Reposed at his sister-in-law Maureen’s residence Garryduff House with removal to St. Canice’s Church, Clough for Funeral Mass followed by Cremation at Newland’s Cross Crematorium, Dublin.