Congratulations and Well done to Clara Rock who qualified for the All Ireland Schools Swimming Competition. Building works at the school are progressing well, block work is at roof level. Each class participated in the ‘Songschool’ workshop recently. The workshop focused on particular strands of music making eg composition, dynamics, pitch, rhythm etc. Many thanks to Peter Baxter who facilitated the workshop. Friday 8 March 2013 is the closing date for enrolment for entry in September 2013. Please contact the school office for an application form 045 485309. Our Confirmation class will go on retreat to De La Salle Pastoral Centre, Castletown, Mountrath on Wednesday 6 February 2013. As part of our Green Flag programme we had a Water Conservation Workshop for 3rd to 6th class pupils. It was a great workshop which Michele Castiaux facilitated.


Anne Gaynor reminds us that “The Ireland Reaching Out meeting for the Narraghmore Parish and surrounding areas will be held in Molly O’Looneys Narraghmore on Thursday the 7th February at 8pm, everyone welcome. If you have any old photos, old school photos, old news stories from the Narraghmore Parish or surrounding areas please bring them along so as to promote the area on the Ireland Reaching Out website”.


Suncroft Soccer Club’s Annual General Meeting will take place to-morrow Wednesday 6th of February at 7.30pm in Community Centre and all members are asked to attend. New members welcome. BRING AND BUY POULTRY

The Ballitore Bring and Buy poultry sale takes place at Long Avenue, Ballitore, Co Kildare on the 2nd Sunday of every month. The next sale is on Sunday the February the 10th, and gates open at 8.30am. Entry fee for buyers and sellers is E3 per adult, children go free. All kinds of healthy poultry, birds, small animals, garden and small holding produce welcome (no dogs or ponies), Enquires to 085 7410248.


Liam Molloy, Secretary of Newtown Rovers of Booleigh tell us they “are calling all sporting boys, girls, men and women to get involved in a fast growing and successful club. For our senior teams,pre-season training starts on Wednesday February 6th at 7.30pm, so free to come down. Our pitch is located opposite Conlon’s of Booleigh. The underage is in mid-season and would welcome anyone interested in joining. If you are interested in joining a women’s team in this seasons upcoming league you contact any of our committee members listed below If you are interested please contact one of the following people: Chairman – Noel Poole 087-9534098, Secretary – Liam Molloy 086-6067625, Treasurer – Sean Dillon 087-67349.”


A Vintage and Classic Vehicles Road Run is organised for Sunday 17th February in aid of the Blackditch Kildoon House Fire Fund rebuilding project. The Old Bog Road High Nelly Club, Suncroft Vintage Club, Kildoon Handball Club, and Kildoon and Nurney Gun Club are jointly organising the event. ALL VEHICLES are welcome on the day, everything

from tractors, cars, trucks, motorcycles, to bicycles...any age any condition, it doesn’t matter if it is in working order or just dragged freshthe cobwebs, dust if off and get the engines oiled and come along for a fun filled day for all to enjoy. Push off at 1.30 from Martins Pub, Kildoon with registration open from 12.30. Three routes are panned, Green route for bicycles with the option of a short route for families. Red route for tractors and blue route for cars and trucks. Road stewarding on the day at all road junctions to ensure the smooth flow of vehicles. All routes lead back to Martins pub where refreshments will be provided to those taking part followed by an evening of music and craic for everyone to enjoy. the cobwebs, dust if off and get the engines oiled and come along for a fun filled day for

all to enjoy. Push off at 1.30 from Martins Pub, Kildoon with registration open from 12.30. Sponsorship cards depicting Eddie Molloy’s lovely thatched cottage in it’s former glory are currently in circulation for those wishing to support the cause.