Parish Lotto

Parish Lotto

Numbers 1,5,8,23. No Winner. €20 each to Eileen Carroll, Eamonn Delaney, Larry Doone, Christy Lalor, Cathy Brennan, Elsie O Shea, Liza Moore, Mary Kelly, William Mansfield, Dinny O Shaughnessy. Next weeks jackpot €3,600.

School musical

Heywood Community School present “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” to Wednesday-Friday Feb 25-27 at 8pm . Adults €12/students €10. Tickets at the school and in Moran’s Newsagent, Abbeyleix.

Parents Association.

Ballinakill NS Parents Association thank all the teachers, schoolchildren and parents for supporting our recent fundraiser for The National Children Hospital in Tallaght. Our Pancake Day fundraiser raised €241.32. A fun afternoon was had by all.

Snooker & Table Tennis Club

Ballinakill Snooker & Table Tennis Club is open to new members. Club is open on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 7 til 10pm. Membership is €30 and open to people aged 18 years and over. Contact Seamus Drury, Dermot Duggan or Micheal Fenelon for more.


Condolences to the family of the late Patrick Hollingsworth, Chapel St, Ballinakill & Rathnew, Wicklow. Predeceased by his sister Veronica Deeply regretted by his wife Veronica, daughter Catherine, brothers James and Thomas, sisters Elizabeth, Pauline, Geraldine Theresa, Judy and Catherine, relatives neighbours and friends. Reposes at his residence. Removal to St Brigid’s Church, Ballinakill, for Funeral Mass. Burial afterwards in St. Brigid’s Cemetery Ballinakill.

Cards for Lewis

A charity card drive will be held in Ballinakill Community Hall on Wednesday the 18th of March at 8.30pm. This fundraiser is in aid of Lewis Walsh Fund. Lewis is a 3 year old boy suffering from Muscular Dystrophy. His dad is from Ballinakill Village and he is the grandson of Paddy Walsh and the late Margaret Walsh, Drimaterrill. Tickets are €10 each and are available from the card committee. Raffle on the night and special draw.