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Monday 20 October 2014

LEIGHLINBRIDGE

Published 01/01/2013 | 11:44

LOCAL LOTTOS

LEIGHLIN GFC LOTTO: The results as follows: No's 5, 10, 12, 13. No winner. Jackpot €6,300. Next week's draw in the Lord Bagenal Bar.

OLD LEIGHLIN GFC LOTTO: The results as follows: No's 1, 19, 21, 23. No winner. Jackpot €5,300. Next week's draw in Glendon's Lounge Bar.

BALLINABRANNA GFC LOTTO: The results as follows: No's 2,7, 9, 12. No winner. Jackpot €4,650.

UNISLIM

Unislim classes for 2013 commence Wednesday, 2nd January in Leighlin Parish Centre from 6-7pm and then on Tuesday as normal.

REQUEST

Leighlinbridge National School is asking people to keep any used postage stamps over the Christmas period and hand them into us in the New Year for the missions. Thank you and Happy Christmas to all pupils and parents.

THANKS

Ballinabranna/ Milford/ Raheendoran Development Group would like to say a big Thank You to all our volunteers and helpers in all our areas who worked so hard during 2012 keeping all areas looking well and highly recommended in Tidy Towns Awards.

A lot of work done and more to do in 2013. Wishing everyone an even better New Year. Thanks again, the Committee.

VOLUNTEERS

Foroige Youth Club would like to call on anyone interested in volunteering in a Foroige Youth Club in the area to please contact Mailyn 086 2378067.

DID YOU KNOW?

Robert Donovan Prof. of English at UCD became the first editor of The Irish Catholic, a catholic publication and was appointed chairman in 1926 of the committee charged with censoring the racy material which was flooding Ireland at the time. He was a native of Leighlinbridge born in Main Street.

The financial comptroller of the first World Fair held in Chicago in 1890 was Leighlinbridge man, William J. Onohan. He was one of the leading figures in Chicago in the 2nd half of the 19th century.

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