Camross Vintage Club will hold their parish road run on Sunday, September 1. The run will leave the community hall at 1.30pm, all cars, tractors and bikes welcome. There will be a BBQ and music in the Camross Inn afterwards. Contact Pat at 087 9793807 for more info. Please note that there will be no field day this year.

Camross Lotto

Winning no’s were 3,6,9,21 €75 Ollie Conroy €30 Maura Guilfoyle €30 Breda Cuddy €30 David and Rosie Phelan €30 McGlynn girls Coolrain €30 Marie Higgins Coolrain. Pro. €40 Carmel McCarthney €20 Kathleen Lalor €20 Mollie Bates €20 Nora Doran. House prize Julia Phelan

Camross Whist

Top score – Maud McGlynn 1st gent Michael Kennedy 2nd Tom Gowing 1st lady Cissie Collier 2nd lady Nora Doran 1st qr Betty Keenan 2 a tie Mai Comerford & E. Breen 3qr C. Breen 4qr Mick Scully. Raffle 1 Eithne Moran 2 Sean Kennedy 3 Tim Keenan 4 Mai Comerford. Free ticket Nora Breen

Senior hurlers

Congratulations to our senior hurlers on their great victory over Portlaoise on Sunday last. Lets hope the good old days of Camross hurling are on their way back. We have youth on our side and determination so boys keep up the good work.

Schools re-opening

Kilanure N.S is re-opening after the summer recess this week. The children had a great spell of good weather and surely parents are looking forward to getting back to quieter houses and a regular routine. We will welcome the Camross children back the following week.

Monthly Dance

The monthly dance will take place in Camross Community Hall on Sat 7th September. Music by Adrian Ryan. All the dancers wish Martin Bergin a speedy recovery and look forward to seeing him at the next dance.


Camross Parish held a very successful Golf Classic at Mountrath Golf Club on the 9th/10th August. The Main sponsor of this event were former pupils of Camross N.S. - Seamus and Michael Moore of Brenco Construction, Boston. The organisers are also very grateful to all our other sponsors, and the teams taking part over the two days, many of them also past pupils of the Parish. The event realised a profit of €10250.

Overall Classic Winners were Garoon Construction, Mountmellick, Team Captain, Pat Culleton’s mother hailed from Camross and in his acceptance speech spoke of his affection for the Parish and his delight at winning 1st Prize. Other team members were Ronan Culleton, Niall Culleton and Michael Feely.

In 2nd place were Comhairle Laighin,- Team Captain, Michael Delaney a former pupil of Camross N.S always a loyal supporter of this event was accompanied by Laois Chairman, Gerry Kavanagh, former Kilkenny hurler, Billy Harte and Teresa Kavanagh of Rathdowney Golf Club.

In 3rd Place, all seasoned members of Mountrath Golf Club, captained by Cait Ui Loingsigh, and accompanied by Criona Moloney, John Finlay and John Walsh.

In 4th Place was former Captain of Rathdowney Golf Club, Willie Claxton, along with Tadhg Dooley, Pat Ruane and Aidan Galvin.

5th : Sean O’Laoighire,(Forest Little) P.J. O’Connor, John O’Neill and Jim Carew (Stackstown)

6th: J.J. Donoghue, Martin Donoghue, Dick Donoghue and John Hoyne.

7th: Peter Delaney, Chris Kelly, Jim Coss and Ollie Donovan (Mountrath)

8th : Jackie Meagher, Viv Dooley, Thomas Hassett and James O’Meara (Roscrea)

9th: Patrick Carroll, Martin Carroll, Joseph Carroll and John Ozenbrook (Mountrath)

Non-Golfers-1st: Fiona Delaney, Tommy Fitzgerald, Stephen Reilly and Eoin Davey.

2nd: Ciaran Moore, Shane Moore, Fergal Moore and Willie Moore.

3rd: Shane Hogan, Margaret Dowling, Dermot Dooley and Ken Darcy.

Sunday Newspapers

The Sunday newspapers will now be available after mass in Kilanure and Camross on Sunday mornings. This service to the community is the initiative of Michael Lalor and the purpose of it is to address the huge inconvenience for many people of not being able to get a newspaper in the Parish on a Sunday morning.