Ballyroan Abbeyleix & District AC are beginning their popular fitness series of fun run/walks. The first one, a 5k, takes place in Ballyroan on Wed April 9 AT 7:30pm and will take place every 2nd Wed following in Ballinakill, Cullohill, Abbeyleix and the final one a 10k in Ballyroan on Wed June 4. The fun runs will increase by 1k each run to help people reach the 10k goal. More info will be available on our Facebook page.


Clough/Ballacolla GAA Club are hosting a drama called ‘The Six Mary’s’ by Jean Farrell and Catherine Gallagher on Friday March 21 at 8pm in the Hawthorn Community Building, Ballacolla. This is a comic look at growing up in Ireland in the 1950’s, appealing to audiences of all ages. Admission is 10 Euro. Tickets available from Martina 085 7776777 or Avril 087 7501666. We look forward to your support on the night.


Rockview Walkways welcomes local people to an organised walk on Thursdays at 11am. Assemble in Car Park. The walk is suitable for senior citizens as well as people with special needs, no steep gradients or uneven surfaces. Tea /Coffee available in Rambling House.


Ballyroan ICA will hold their next meeting in Sue Ryder House at 8pm. On Tuesday March 11. Hostesses: Carmel McEnery and Elizabeth Murphy.


A public meeting on the future of Ballacolla Post Office will be held on Wednesday March 26 in St Patricks Hall at 8.30pm. Dep Sean Fleming, Charlie Flannigan and Brian Stanley along with An Post Reps. are invited to attend.