WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY
An Ecumenical Service of Remembrance and Hope is on in the Church of the Assumption, Tullamore on Wednesday September 10 at 7:30 pm, to create awareness of suicide prevention, support the bereaved, and give a message of hope. All welcome to stay for refreshments afterwards.
Clonaslee Comhaltas classes begin on Thursday September 11 from 4:15 pm to 8 pm in the Community Centre. A wide variety of instruments taught. €6 per week, open to beginners and advanced, children and adults. All welcome. Call John Conway on 085-285-1772.
PARENTs & TODDLERs
The Baby, Parent and Toddler group meet Tuesday mornings from 9:30 am to 11:30 am during the school term in the Community Centre. Starts Tuesday Sept 9. All welcome. Call Elaine 087-236-2723.
Frankie McRedmond was chosen to represent Ireland for Sheaf Tossing Ireland for the World Championships to be held in Australia this month. Frankie would like to thank everyone who has sponsored him for his upcoming trip. The community wish the best of luck to Frankie and Paddy Dooley who is also competing.
Siobhan Dormer will teach at the Parochial Hall every Tuesday from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm. All ages and levels welcome.
ST MANMANS CHOIR
The choir wish Tom Conroy the best of luck in his new venture, thanking him for all his help and teaching. The choir note their privilege in being part of the Bicentenary Choir with Tom.
The text alert system is going very well. If you notice someone suspicious call 057-867-4100. To sign up, call Matt Barrett on 087-672-6290. Crime prevention tips: lock doors and windows, three quarter of break ins involving older people have unlocked doors and windows. Ensure your garage door is closed and oil tank locked. Be vigilant as the long nights approach. Those with monitor alarms press your panic button if worried. Teresa Maloney of Task is on hand if anything queries with alarm 087-970-5651.
HOLY CROSS ABBEY
A bus will leave Clonaslee on Thursday Oct 2 at 6 pm for Holy Cross, Tipperary, with pick-up in Rosenallis. Mass will be at 8 pm. Cost is €15 per person. If enough interest, this will be a monthly trip. Names to Máire 087-212-2766.
National results on September 8. Best of luck to Clonaslee. This voluntary committee have worked hard since May. They thank all FÁS participants and supervisor Patricia Sheed for their great help. Also to all the businesses who kept their premises litter and butt free. Sincere thanks to Pat Fenlon for his trojan work every morning and to all who painted and helped in any way.
A lovely day was had by all, with nice weather. Thanks to Laois Trip’s Brian & Frances, and bus driver Pat Harding.
Thursdays 7-8 pm and Saturdays 10 – 11 am in the Community Centre. Suitable for male or females, beginners to advanced. Cost €7, all welcome.
Whist every Sunday night starting at 9 pm sharp in the Parochial Hall. All welcome. RESULTS: Sunday August 31: Top score: Jim O’Brien. Gents: 1 Michael Muldowney 2 Martin Rigney Ladies: 1 Tom Kearns 2 Teresa Byrne. Quarters: 1 N Alexander, Teresa Muldowney 2 PJ Connolly 3 Matt Barrett 4 V Kearns. Hatching: Becky Thompson, B Daly. Lowest score: Tom Gowing. Raffle: Tom Delaney, C Casey, Tom Delaney, PJ Connolly, Matt Barrett, Michael Muldowney.
Jackpot not won. Winning no:4-14-9 . €30 winners: Larry Costello, Clonaslee; A Fitzpatrick, Brittas; Ger O’Gorman, Clonaslee; Teresa Mortimer c/o Maura; Patricia Lowndes, Rosenallis; Pat Maher, Ballinalug. Promoter’s prize: Matt Barrett, Ann Rigney, Mary Rose Corbet. Next week’s Jackpot: €800.
CLON ST MANMANS LOTTO
Jackpot not won. Winning no: 14-12-9-20. €40 winners: Mary Hickey, Tracey Delaney, Anne Carroll, Brendan Scully Snr, Nora Flynn. Promoter’s prize: Sean Conroy. Next week’s Jackpot: €2,950.