There was no winner of the jackpot of the last draw which took place on January 21 and there were six match three winners. The numbers drawn were 8 – 10 - 17 and 20. The jackpot on January 28 will be €16,800. Tickets can be purchased in Walsh’s shop, Ray’s Bar, Dowling’s Bar and from local promoters.


The Drama group are at present rehearsing “Country Boy” which will be staged in early March. Anyone interested in helping out, either backstage or at front of house is asked to contact any member of the Drama Group.


The Parent’s Council of St. Colmcille’s National School, Errill are holding a used clothes collection in conjunction with Bag2School on Wednesday, February 6. You can drop your used clothes, shoes, handbags, belts and soft toys to St. Bernadette’s Hall between 9am and 12 noon on February 6. Items will be taken in any type of bag. Please support the Parents Council with this unique fundraising initiative.GAA AGM

The annual general meeting of Rathdowney/Errill GAA was held on January 20.The following officers elected for the year was as follows.

Chairperson: Justin Kavanagh, Vice Chairperson: Francis Carroll, Secretary: Raymond Kelly, Asst. Sec: Alex Stenson,Treas: Pat Whelan, Asst treas: Pat Kelly, PRO: Paula Loughman, County Board Delegate: Mick Fitzpatrick


Rathdowney/Errill GAA dinner dance will take place on Saturday, Feburary 9 in the Templemore Arms. Music by Epic. Tickets €35 which are available from Pat Whelan and Pat Kelly. The club would also like to wish Seamus Plunkett and his backroom team best wishes for the year ahead with the Laois seniors.


The AGM of St. Brigid’s Camogie Club will be held on Friday, February 1 at 7.30pm in Rathdowney GAA Club rooms.

All members are invited to attend and new members also welcome to this meeting.