Rosenallis AFC are holding their annual fundraiser celebrating the club’s 40th year on Saturday, May 24, with holding a parachute jump at Clonbullogue Airfield with 13 jumpers Fiona Friel - Declan McCann TCD Engineering Pauric Gorman - Gorman Haulage Donal Lalor - WR Shaw Lillian Corcoran - Lumber Wood Fuels, Ballyfin Jonathan Bowe - Kiddie Care Pre-School Darren McEvoy - Rosenallis GAA John McLaughlin - Deegan Cabs Niall Doolin - Moloney’s Gaelic Bar Paddy Dunne - Portumna Agri Antoinette Connolly - Rosenallis Athletic Club Paul Friel - Roll ‘n’ Bowl John Hughes - Mark Conroy Electrical Gary Hofmeister- Hofmeister Tiles. Please support the jumpers and the club as they take the plunge!
Congrats to the following who received their First Holy Communion on Saturday May 3. Derrylamogue NS Communion Class: Evan Bennett, Amy Conroy,Peter Doyle, Saoirse Dunne,Oran Gorman, Carrie-Anne Derwin-Lalor, Nicola Latham, Grace McEvoy and Sophie Redmond. Rosenallis NS Communion Class: Emma Corcoran, Aimee Cuddy, Martha Anna Dooley, Caoimhe Egan, Peter Foynes, John Hilliard, Barry McEvoy, David McGrath, Kiera Poole, Teri Pope and Nathan Walsh. Special thanks to Fr Walshe, Molly McCormack, Margaret McDonald and Declan Farrell, teachers Emer Doyle and Gemma Goulding and the beautiful choir led by Maurette Maher and Mary Wisley. For DVD call 087-6707992.
The season is well underway with all teams back training. The under 14’s played Camross last week but unfortunatley were not on the winning side, however the girls put up a great fight. The girls are due to play Naomh Eamonn in their next match. The Under 16’s have won two games to date and will paly the Harps in their next match. The annual sponsored walk will take place in Glenbarrow on the 25th of May at 12 o’clock, all are welcome on the day.
Underage Presentation night in the Green School, Rosenallis at 8pm on Friday 23rd May 2014. All players and families are very welcome hope to see you all there.
Mountmellick Parish will join the Kildare and Leighlin Diocesan Pilgrimage in Knock on Sunday June 1. All welcome. Bus will leave from the Parish Church at 8.15am. €10 per seat. Bookings in Parish Office now. Tel: 057/8624390.
Slieve Bloom Society
Next meeting of the Slieve Bloom Rural Development Society in Clonaslee at the heritage centre on June 4. New members welcome.
Festival of the Mountain
Festival of the Mountain is on June 29 at 1.30pm. To volunteer for the day come along to the next meeting on June 5 at 9pm. New ideas welcome.