Rosenallis AFC News

Rosenallis AFC News

The club would like to offer our condolences to the Graham family on the recent passing of John Graham. As the season gets under way we would like to thank all who made he 2012/2013 season such as success. The club celebrates our 40th anniversary this coming season and we currently field ten teams at all age groups.

Under age registration night is in the Green School on Friday August 16, from 7 to 8.30pm. Registration fee is €25 per player and €10 for additional family members. It’s important that all players attend as the league starts in two weeks. All new players from local and other areas are very welcome, please bring a copy of your birth certificate and a passport photo. Please note: U8’s born 2006, U9’s born 2005, U10’s born 2004, U11’s born 2003, U12’s born 2002, U13’s born 2001, U14’s born 2000 and U16’s born 1998. Training will commence the following week. For queries contact youth development officer Kenny Farrell on 087-7999945.

Slieve Bloom Assoc

Annual tour Saturday August 31 to Clare taking in the Ailwee Caves, Burren Centre, Caherconnell Fort & Cliffs of Moher visitor experience. For bookings & more information please contact 087-6726290

Bus to Knock

On Thursday August 15. Leaving Clonaslee at 8.30am sharp. Seats must be booked before Tues August 13. Adults €10 return under 16/ children €5 return All children must be accompained by an adult. To book call Laois Trip on 057-8692168.

Dance gathering

Hundreds of dancers from the four corners of Ireland and as far away as Japan, attended the Festival of Dance in Community Centre Ballyfin recently. The music was tuneful and hearty so a wonderful weekend of dance, good food and fun was enjoyed by all. This event was in conjunction with the Gathering. Plans are already in place for 2014 and classes will resume in September for anyone wishing to learn the joy of set dancing.

Lullymore trip

As part of Mountmellick Heritage Week a bus is going to Lullymore Heritage Park for their Heritage Week Open Day on Sunday August 18. Departing O’Connell Square, Mountmellick at 1pm, returning at 6pm. Cost is €5 pp, entry to Lullymore is free. Bus is subsidised by Mountmellick Heritage Society. Advance booking is essential. Contact Mary on 086-7914933. All welcome

Famine Tour

Mountmellick Heritage Society has organised a ‘Famine Tour’. Departing O’Connell Square, Mountmellick by bus at 9am and returning mid afternoon, it will take in many heritage & famine sites including a tour of the site of the former workhouse. Cost €7 per person, includes entry to Donaghmore Workhouse & Famine Museum. Subsidised by Mountmellick Heritage Society. Booking is essential. Contact Mary at 086-7914933.