Mountrath Ballyfin news

Table tennis

Table tennis

A table tennis summer camp will take place in Mountrath on the week of August 19-23.10am -5pm daily. Age groups 10-17 Boys & Girls. Coaches include Irish national coach John Murphy and Irish Coach of the Year Jimmy Hayes. Further details 086 86 84 693


Text to win a calf worth €5000 competition is still running to help support Crumlin Children’s Hospital and Mountrath G.A.A. To be in with a chance to win simply answer the following question Celtic sires is based in the same Midlands County that Mick O Dwyer trained to win a Leinster Senior Football title in 2003 it is A Laois or B Carlow Text CELTIC along with your name and answer to 57080 (e.g. CELTIC B JOHN DOE ) text cost €2.


Training for girls Gaelic Football continues at the changed venue of Burke’s Field, Shannon Road, Mountrath (200 yards on right after end of footpath). Training takes place every Monday evening at 5.30pm for all girls aged 5 up to 10 yrs old. We are very keen to encourage new members to join Mountrath Ladies Football Club. It is a great way to keep fit, have fun and learn a new skill. Subscriptions are €2 per week. For further information or any queries, please contact Carmel on 0872023608 or the Club Secretary on 0851119550.

Ballyfin Lotto

Parish Lotto results for July 3: Numbers drawn 11, 17, 21, 25, No match 3s. Jackpot next week is €13,000.

Late tom goode

Condolences to the family of the late Tom Goode (snr), The Forge, Ballylusk, Ballyfin, who died peacefully on July 1. 2013 at the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Very deeply regretted by his loving wife Eilish, his family Vincent, Thomas, Raymond, Teresa, James, Oliver and Patrick, extended family relatives, neighbours and friends. Reposed at his residence with removal to St. Fintan’s Church, Ballyfin for Funeral Mass on Wednesday with burial immediately afterwards in the new cemetery, Ballyfin.


Condolences to the family of the late Gavin Rice of Cloncock, Kilbricken, Mountrath, who passed away on June 29. Deeply regretted by his hearthbroken parents Peter and Ann ,sisters, Niamh, Deidre, and Ann-marie. extended family, relatives and friends. Reposed at home with removal on Thursday to St. Brigids Church Shanahoe for requiem Mass. Funeral afterwards to Shanahoe Cemetry.


Classes every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 7-8pm in St. Fintan’s Hall Mountrath only €5 absolute beginners always welcome. Contact Mags on 087 8129149.