Enrolment of pupils in Knock National School will take place in the school from Monday April 30 to Friday May 4.


The AGM of Ballinakill branch of Fine Gael was held in the community centre on Tuesday at 9pm. Those present included Charlie Flanagan TD, Cllr John King Rathdowney, Cllr Marty Phelan, Cllr John Bonham was unable to attend as he was confined to hospital but he helped organise the meeting. Among the items discussed were Abbeyleix Hospital and Shane Hospital, Household Charge, water charges and garda stations. Charle Flanagan said he was very hopeful that Abbeyleix Hospital would remain opened. These were only some of the items discussed.

Officers elected for the coming year president A. Kennedy, chairperson Pat Delaney, vice chairperson Francie Gorman, secretary Marie O Shaughnessy, treasurer Mark Kirwan co treasurer D. Kennedy, PRO Mary Kirwan, committee J. Mc Donald, S. Kennedy, John Bonham, John King and Marty Phelan.