Askea ICA meeting in parish centre

Published 29/04/2014 | 05:24

Askea ICA will meet on Wednesday 30th April at 7.30pm in Askea Parish Centre. Any women who are interested are very welcome to drop in and meet us and find out what we do during the year.


Askea ICA will meet on Wednesday 30th April at 7.30pm in Askea Parish Centre. Any women who are interested are very welcome to drop in and meet us and find out what we do during the year.

Askea Country Markets - held every Friday from 10am to 12 noon in Askea Parish Centre. Get home baked Breads, cakes, Apple Tarts . Home made Jams, Chutneys & hand crafts.



Rathoe Community Childcare are holding a Fashion Show on Friday 2nd May at 7.30pm in a Marquee at the Tullow Rugby Club with guest model Sean O'Brien. . Emily Kirwan's School of Dance will perform during the interval. This promises to be a great night and tickets are on sale for €10 (including a door prize) at Rathoe Childcare, Party Print Tullow or on the door. Contact 059 9148879 for more details.


Burrin Celtic's under-12 side made their own little bit of history on Wednesday evening 23 April when they became the first team from the club to win a Carlow League. Their defeat of Slaney in Tullow clinched the title with a game still remaining.



Slaney Valley Community Games are holding a 4 Mile Fun Run/ Walk Fundraiser on Bank-holiday Monday t5th May at 5pm in Ardattin. This will be a fun event for all the family. Run, walk, push a buggy. Fun warm-up before the event with John Kenny, Boot camp. Entry fee Adults €10, Kids €5, Family €20. Registration from 4pm. Refreshments will be served afterwards in Ardattin Hall.

Slaney Valley Community Games would greatly appreciate all support. Any queries contact us through our Facebook page "Slaney Valley Community Games" or on our website www.slaneyvalleycg .com or contact Deirdre 0871171881 / Larry 0872061462.


The Kildavin/Clonegal GAA lotto was held in Conway's Lounge, Kildavin, on Sunday 20th April. Numbers drawn were 1, 8, 23 and 25. There was no winner of the jackpot of €6,200. Winners that matched three were Angela Kavanagh, Lackabeg and Wayne Austin, Kildavin, all receiving €75 each. Sellers Prize goes to Sinead Gray. The next draw will take place in Dunne's Lounge, Clonegal, on Sunday 4th May 2014, with a Jackpot of €6,200.


Clonegal Tidy Town Association will hold their next meeting on Wednesday 30th April at 8pm in St. Brigid's Hall, Clonegal. New members are very welcome.


The village was saddened to hear the sudden death of Andrew (Andy) Kirwan, Kilcarry, Clonegal, on Wednesday 23rd April at Riverdale Nursing Home, Ballon. Sincere sympathy is extended to his brothers, sisters, nephews, relatives and friends. Reposed at Byrne's Funeral Home, Tullow, on Thursday 24th April, with removal to St. Brigid's Church, Clonegal. Funeral Mass was held on Friday, burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. May Andy rest in peace.



A tea day and bring and buy sale in aid of Alzheimer's takes place in Ballyconnell Hall on Saturday 3rd May from 3p.m. to 9p.m. A large selection of books, cakes, plants, bric-a-brac, and other items will also be on sale. A raffle will also be held. proceeds from the event will go tothe Carlow Alzheimier's Society. Good support would be appreciated.


There was no winner of the parish lotto this week numbers drawn were 6-16-20. bonus no 13. €40 were Pat Haskins, Stranakelly. Mrs John Cole, Liscolman. Maire Keogh, Knockeen. Chrissie 0'Brien, Knockeen. Lorna Johnson, Knockatomcoyle. Next week the lotto will be €600 plus bonus €1,600. Draw takes place at bingo in Ballyconnell Hall every Sunday night at 8.30p.m.


The children of 2nd class in St. Mary's School Ballyconnell. Will received their Frist Eucharist on Saturday 10th May in Ballyconnell Church at 11.30a.m.



Top Score at Newtown Whist on Saturday was won by Ger Jordan. Ladies: 1. Rita Brennan. 2. Kathleen Mooney. Gents: 1. Gerry Kealy. 2. Mervyn Parr. Halves: 1. Rosaleen Cole. Quarters: 1. Mary Warren. 2. Willie Murphy/Hannah Moore. Raffle winners were Mick Molloy, Ger Jordan, Willie Wallace, Mary Warren and Hannah Moore.


Last weeks winners in the Crettyard Footballers Lotto were Bridget Brennan, 5 Doonane Terrace, Jim Purcell, Montheen, Barry Doyle, Crettyard, Jimmy Brennan, Clonbrock. The winning numbers were 1-9-17-21. Next jackpot is €2350.


Golden Goal - Week 16 Winner Evan O'Carroll. Bonus Ball Week 18 No. 54 - Winner Eugene Wheatley.


An adult Laois One Wall Tournament will be held on Bank Holiday Monday 5th May. Names to Andrew Dowling. There will also be a beginners section in this event. New One Wall courts are now up in Ballylynan, St. Josephs, Ballacolla, Durrow, Cullohill. Entry fee is €5



Annual May Sunday Field Day will be held on Sunday 4th May in Killeshin Hall and grounds at 2pm The Holy Cross Sodality invites its members and Parishioners to be part of their May Sunday celebrations this year. It's the 130 anniversary of the Sodality, the 70 anniversary of the revival of the procession and it's also the 20 anniversary of ladies wearing Sash's for the first time.

The Procession leaves from St Clare's at 10.30am sharp led by the Pipe Band for the 50 year in a row. Bishop Denis and Fr John will walk with us so why not be part of this extra special occasion. Householders along the route are asked to fly a flag


Killeshin Pipe Band Celebrating 50 years would like to invite you to join them for a "Gathering" in the Glenside lounge on May Sunday Night 4th May. Admission is free. Refreshments will be served. Thank you for your continued support.


The Ninth Solemn Novena begins on Monday 05 May and will run for nine consecutive nights. We invite people during Lent to place their petitions in the petition boxes in St Clare's. The Theme for this year's Novena is "Our Faith - Our Story" and each night of the Novena a guest speakers will speak on this theme. Below is a list of the full programme of our guest speakers for the Novena.

5th May; Archbishop Eamon Martin, Archbishop of Armagh. 12 May; Maria Kidney, Friends of Londiani Kenya. 19 May; John McAreavey, Personal Testimony. 26 May; Magnus MacFarlane, Founder of Mary's Meals. 02 June; Barry McGuigan, Former World Boxing Champion. 09 June; Bro. Kevin Crowley, Founder of Capuchin Day Centre for Homeless People. 16 June; Fr. Diarmuid Hogan, Former Chaplain of UCG. 23 June; Maebh Carlin, Young Person with Amazing Testimony. 30 June; Bishop Denis Nulty, Bishop of Kildare & Leighlin Diocese.


Monster Parish Bingo on Tuesday 6th May at 8.30 in Graiguecullen Hall. Great money to be won. All lines checks €50, double lines €60, full houses from €150 to €200 plus Jackpot, interval and flyer also. All loose sheets €2 each, six panel book €5, double book €10. Everyone welcome and bring a friend.


Recent lotto results, numbers drawn were 17, 19, 25 and 27 and there was no winner. €25 lucky dips won by Gerard O'Sullivan, Patrice Brennan, Tom Hickey Jnr and Denise Brennan. Seller's prize went to Dick Farrell. The Lotto Jackpot now stands at €5,300. Whist every Wednesday night in Old Den beside Killeshin Hall at 8.30pm, beginners at 7.30pm and its all in aid of Killeshin Soccer Club. Contact Antoinette for details 085 7483893.


James Platt from Killeshin will be volunteering in India with Suas this summer and will be holding a table quiz to raise funds in the Irishman's on Friday 2nd May at 8.30pm.


Youth Alpha Film Series continues after the Easter Holidays on Thursday 1st May from 4.30 to 5.30 in the Parish Centre. Open to all secondary school students but RSVP essential. Light refreshments afterwards. Youth Pilgrimage; we're travelling to Glendalough for an overnight stay with our Young Adult Pilgrimage this year. Please save the date Tuesday 05 to Wednesday 06 August. We need approximate numbers in order to secure accommodation. Please Contact Cathriona in the parish centre to save your place.



The Rian Hickey Memorial Walk will take place on the May 4, The walk will start at Hacketstown Community Centre at 2pm. Entry fee is €5, sponsorship cards in local outlets. A raffle will take place on the day. All money raised will be donated to Barretstown and St..John's Oncology Ward Crumlin. Hospital Dublin. Your support would be greatly appreciated. Please contact Nicola Kelly on 0879082782 if you have any enquiries


The club would like to extend it sympathy to the Ryan and Connolly families following the death of Brendan's sister Margaret McAdams in Co Tipperary last week. May she rest in peace.


Trish's Tractor Run 2014. The Bowes & Kelly family's would like to thank all who supported us in our 4th annual run on Sunday 13th April 2014. We had a wonderful turn out from participants to those who lent a hand with refreshments etc. It was wonderful to see the amount of support from people who knew and loved Trish. Thanks to all your great efforts we managed to raise over 2, 200 euro on the day. Looking forward to next year's run. Hope to see you all there!


Congratulations to Conor Walsh, Seamus Keena, Thomas Ellis, Alex Bowes, Lantz Walsh and Caden Nolan who recently received belts at a grading examination in Carlow recently. Classes will resume on Monday 28th of April at 5 o'clock in Hacketstown NS, all new members are welcome. Hacketstown Karate Club members who recently received belts at a grading examination in Carlow recently Conor Walsh, Seamus Keena, Thomas Ellis, Alex Bowes Lantz Walsh.


No winner of Clonmore Club Lotto on Tuesday April 22,. There were four match 3 winners each winning €50. Paddy Lawlor, Clonmore, seller Paddy Lawlor Fr. McCormack Main St. seller Ger Doyle Mary Kavanagh, Ballinaguilky seller Post Office Rose Carroll, seller Post Office.


The beautiful garden of Terry Smith Minvaude Hacketstown will re-open to visitors from April 18, to August 13, on Thursdays Friday Saturday and Sundays from 2pm to 5pm each day. Guided tours groups are welcome anytime call Terry 087 771596 in advance of visit to ensure we have someone ready to greet you. Plants are also for sale and refreshments are available.



LEIGHLIN GFC LOTTO: The results as follows: No's 4, 14, 22, 25. No winner. Jackpot €1,700. Next week's draw in the Club House

BALLINABRANNA GFC LOTTO: The results as follows: No's 2, 3, 22, 26. No winner. Jackpot €8,150.

OLD LEIGHLIN GFC LOTTO: The results as follows: No's 8, 11, 12, 14. No winner. Jackpot €7,900. Next week's draw in Carey's Lounge Bar


Leighlin Field Day in aid of Superbowl Project will be held on Sunday, 29th June, 2014. Full details later.


"Strictly Dancing Ballinabranna Style" is taking place in Ballinabranna Clubhouse on Sunday, 4th May. There are 14 couples performing on the night. Doors open at 8pm. Tickets €20 can be purchased from all committee members, dancers or in the Clubhouse.


St Lazerian's community games athletic trials for u6-u16 take place Saturday, May 3rd at 3pm on Old Leighlin pitch. All competing must be registered with St Lazerian's. Athletic Training Monday 6.30-7.30 and Friday 7-8 in Old Leighlin those not already registered can do so at training sessions.


Naomh Brid are hosting a Golf Classic in Gowran Park Golf Club on Friday, & Saturday, May 2nd and 3rd.. Teams of 4 costs €120 (any combination). Valuable prizes to be won. To book contact Seamus 087-2553943 or Luke 086-8587547 by Tuesday next. County/Club Development Draw tickets also on sale from committee. 5 Monthly Draws with 1st prize of Car or €12K each month. Tickets €100 each or €20 per month.


Leighlin Parish Lourdes Fund Annual Church gate collection on Saturday, 3rd & Sunday, 4th May at all Masses. Your support will be much appreciated. Irish Cancer Society annual Church gate collection takes place on Saturday, 17th & Sunday, 18th May at both Churches.



No jackpot winner. Numbers drawn: 2 - 16 - 24 - 26 No Match Three Winners this week 5 Lucky Dip Winners - €30 each: Joseph Gibbons (Jnr), Station Road; Clare O'Gorman, c/o Mary B. Kelly; Freda Nolan, Rathmore; Fiona O'Reilly, Ballyhackett; and Sandra Murphy, Casteldermot. Promoters Prize €20 - Collette & Helen Winner of Bruno's €10 voucher - J.J. Smith Next draw 29th April in Molloy's Bar. Jackpot €3,200


Jackpot €8,500. No jackpot winner: Numbers drawn - 6 - 7 - 9 - 30 Match three Nos. : Win €150-One Winner €150: Paul Doyle, Bough, Rathvilly Promoters Prize €20: Teresa Curran Bruno's Take-Away Voucher winner - Damien O'Callaghan, Rathvilly Next week's Jackopt €8,600 Next draw will take place on Monday 28th April.


Draw Results - Week 4 - 14th April €200 - George Faulkner, St. Patricks Pk.,Promoter - Eithne Condon €60 - Sheila Gibbons, Station Road,Promoter - Eithne Condon €20 - Clive Dunne, Slaney Bank, Promoter - Eithne Condon €20 - John Curry, Ballybit,Promoter - Marie Curry €20 - Clive Dunne, Slaney Bank,Promoter - Eithne Condon Promoters Prize €20 - Michael Kehoe Next draw on Tuesday, 22nd of April at 8 p.m. in Parish Meeting Room.


Rathvilly Garden & Flower Club will meet on Wednesday 30th April at 8 p.m. in St. Patrick's Sports and Community Centre, Rathvilly. It will be a dual night with Janet Maddock creating works of art in flower arranging which will be raffled on the night. All are very welcome. Admission €5.



Athletics Training for Tinryland/Bennekerry Community Games has commenced in the Parochial Fields, Tinryland on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7 pm. This years Area Finals will be held in Tinryland GAA Centre, Rathcrogue on May 29th. All events are open up to the Under 16 Age Groups.


Tinryland GFC Lotto Results 21st April. Numbers Drawn : 1,2,5,21. No Winner of €6,000 Jackpot. €25 Winners: 1. Jenny Fitzpatrick, 2. Michael Moore, 3. Eamonn Sunderland, 4. Eddie Townsend. Promoter's Prize: Caroline Fields

Next lotto draw will take place on Monday 28th April for a jackpot of €6,100


Suantrai Montessori School Tinryland is hosting a 'Children's Summer Ball' in Tinryland Parish Hall on Saturday May 17th from 2-4pm. There will be a disco, along with lots of childrens activities. Proceeds to Holy Angels Daycare Centre and Downs Syndrome Carlow. Tickets 5 euro per child, available in Jim Deane's Shop, Tinryland and Frances Byrne (087) 9079331.

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