There was 7 tables. Winners on 12 games were John Mooney and Tom Fenlon. Runners up were Grace O Neill and Anita Duggan. Raffle winners were Paddy Delaney, Josie Garrett, Paddy Walsh and Sadie Chester.

Parish Lotto

Numbers 11, 12, 24 ,26. No winner. €20 each to N Joan, Charlie Keyes, Derek Walsh, Maureen Kennedy, Jim Ryan, Joe Cass, Anne Marie Mc Grath, Richie and Sheila, The Phelan Family, Anne Bergin. Next weeks jackpot €6,000

Active Retirement

Active retirement is now back. New members always welcome. We meet in the Old school community hall at 1pm every Wednesday.

Knock National School

Knock national school have produced a 2014 calendar. Contact Rosin Fleming for more information.

Credit Union

Ballinakill credit union is now open every Friday evening from 3-4pm.


Walkers continue to meet every morning in the square. All are welcome.


Bingo is now back in the old hall. Over €1,200 in prizes every week and a raffle. Please come and support and you might be lucky.

Crossroads Youth Group

Crossroads Youth Group is holding an open night on the Friday, March 14. Disco and other activities on the night. All are welcome. The age group is 9 to 18 years. Hope to see you there.

Spink on St Patrick’s

Spink Brownie Guides have again come together with other local organisations to arrange this year’s St Patrick’s Parade on March 17 with the theme “Times Past”. The parade will travel from outside St Lazarian’s Church, Knock along the road to Knock Hall, commencing 10.15am (after Morning Mass). Afterwards everyone is invited to refreshments including ‘A Taste of Times Past’ and entertainment in Knock Hall. Again this year, a display of arts, crafts and produce from local businesses will be held in the Hall in conjunction with the parade . To take part call Mary 057 8731838. All welcome to come along and join us for the caint, ceoil agus cupán tae.

Community Alert.

Ballinakill Community Alert remind people that the text service is to be used to alert everybody in the community to any suspicious behaviour and to make people more aware. For every one text that is sent another 450 are sent out on the system. This system is not free to run so we would appreciate if people would refrain from replying to texts that may be sent out in error. The system is hugely beneficial. Thank you for your co-operation on this matter.