Raheen Pantomime group would like to thank all who supported their table quiz in Eamon A’ Chnoic on last Friday in aid of Friends of Mick Rigney. Your support was greatly appreciated.


A bus will travel from the parish to Knock on Sunday 5 August leaving Raheen at 8am. Pick up points at the top square in Portlaoise at 8.15am and the square Mountmellick at 8.30am. If you wish to travel contact Anne Sinnott at 057 86 22176.


Whist drive in aid of the charity work of Fr Eddie Lalor and Fr Brian Kavanagh continues on Friday nights in the Red Cross centre Raheen. Thank you for your support. This weeks results are as follows: Top score Donal Bowe. First lady Mary McCabe, Heather Cunningham, Louise Kavanagh. First gent Billy Carter. Second gent Paddy Carter & Dennis Whelan. First half Mary Butler. Second half Damien Carter. Best of 3 Theresa Mulhare & Michael Morris. Lowest score Kathleen Kavanagh. Hatchers Nora Carroll. Juvenile Ciarán Breen. Raffle Michael Kelly, Lil Bennett, Nora Breen, Dennis Carter and Catherine Galvin.


Top score Michael O’Sullivan. First lady Bernie Cahill. Second lady Maura McQuillan. First gent Catherine Galvin. Second gent Paddy Carter. First half Andy McQuillan.  Second half Lorna Allen. Consolation Frank Fogarty. Juvenile Damien Carter. Raffle Michael Kelly, Nancy Dowling, Bride Reilly, Catherine Galvin, Ciarán Breen, Mary McCabe, Lorna Allen & Paddy Carter.


Raheen Vintage and parish committees will hold their annual rally and fun day on August 9. All proceeds will go towards the Lourdes fund, senior citizens party and church renovation fund. Anyone willing to lend a hand to organise same are asked to attend a meeting in the Red Cross Centre, Raheen on Tuesday July 31 at 8.30pm. If you wish to help out but cannot attend this meeting please give your name to any committee member. There will also be a vintage and modern tractor run on the evening of Saturday August 18 with proceeds going to Downs Syndrome. For further information contact any club member or contact 087 2784889.


Winning numbers: 12–18-22. No winner. 4 x €20: Ann Tynan, Séan O’Dea, Séan Lawler and Adam Kelly. This week’s jackpot €500.