Rosenallis ICA

Rosenallis ICA

Thank you to all who attended the November meeting. Competition won by Joan Peake with Martha Doolan in second place. Sympathy was offered to Johnny Moore’s family from Rosmore. Next meeting tonight December 16. New members welcome, drop in at 8pm in the Green School.

Derrylamogue NS Christmas Concert

The school Christmas Concert will take place on Wednesday December 17 at 7pm in Macra Hall, Mountmellick.

Christmas Auction

The Christmas Auction will be held in the Green School today Tuesday December 16 at 7.30pm. Everything from Christmas trees and logs to cattle and sheep, turkeys and bric a brac for sale. Cake sale beforehand.

Derrylamogue NS

Congratulations to the Quiz Team of Matthew Bennett, Conor Gorman, Emma Stephenson and Mary Grehan who came second in the recent Quiz organised by Mountmellick Boys School Parents’ Association. Credit Union Art Competition -

Derrylamogue NS was awarded the Sean O’Reilly Cup for Best Overall Entry in the recent Credit Union Poster Competition. Well done to all. Individual Winners U7’s: Sam Thompson, Julie Ann Bennett, Will Thompson 8-10: Jack Thompson, Emily Shelly, Roisin McEvoy, H.C. Eoin Sharp, Amy Flanagan 11-13: Emer Feighery, Muireann Dunne, Oisin Kelly. H.C. Conor Conroy.

Holy Cross Abbey Trip

Visit to Holy Cross Abbey on January 1, New Years night, for devotion night to St Padre Pio, Bus leaving Clonaslee at 5.45 pm picking up in Rosenallis and Mountmellick. €15. Phone 087-2122766 to book.

Rosenallis NS

Over €900 in prizes in Rosenallis National School’s Annual Christmas Raffle on December 19. Tickets €2 from any RNS student or call Lucinda Layton, 086-8458349. The RNS Parents Association wish to thank their many generous sponsors.

Late Edward Farrell

Condolences to the family of the late Edward (Ned) Farrell of Lacken, Rosenallis who died suddenly on December 8. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Marie, daughter Ruth Walsh, sons Edward (Alabama), Kenneth, Benny, brothers, sisters, extended family, relatives, neighbours and many friends and colleagues at Laois County Council where he worked as a member of the council’s outdoor staff. Ned was laid to rest on Thursday. The thoughts and prayers of the community are with his family.

Late Philip LEECH

Condolences to the family of the late Philip Leech, Rynn, Rosenallis who passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 7 surrounded by his heartbroken parents George and Moira and his loving brothers and sisters Joan, Helen, Alan, Kenneth, James and Noel. Brother of the late George. Deeply regretted by extended family, relatives, neighbours and many friends. Philip was laid to rest on Wednesday in St. Brigid’s cemetery. Donations if desired to Muscular Dystrophy Ireland. The thoughts and prayers of the community are with his family at this sad time.