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Allenwood Church Concert to mark Reopening

Allenwood Church Concert to mark Reopening

A concert on Thursday 29th November marks the reopening of the church of the Immaculate Conception in Allenwood.

Three years of development, hard work and dedication from community members throughout the parish, December 8th will see the official reopening of the church.

The concert will feature Fr. Liam Lawton, Allenwood Church and School Choirs, Monasterevin Gospel Choir, Kildare Local Authorities Choir and Co. Kildare Chamber Orchestra, Herbert Lodge Singers and Monasterevin Ceili Band. Admission €20.

Tickets available from local shops, post offices and you can also contact Allen Parish at 860135 for more details.

The Allenwood Church Renovation Committee would like to thank the generous response from the local community, from the GAA and John Glennon for hosting church services while the work was taking place, to the many individuals and groups who have donated both time and money to the project.

With an initial budget of €100,000.00, the committee have worked consistently over the last three years, and are delighted with how things have developed to date.

The committee would also like to thank Fr. Moore for his continued hard work and dedication on the project.

Allenwood GFC

Football: Hard luck to the Na Fianna U21 team who were knocked out of the Championship by St Kevins recently.

Underage: There will be an underage disco in Allenwood Friday November 23rd this will be a UV disco and also Friday December 21st will be the Christmas disco. Date for diary: Scor Na Nog County finals in Allenwood Sunday December 2nd. Bingo in Allenwood every Wednesday. All welcome.

Night Vigil - Bus To Knock

7th of December 2012; Newbridge @ 6.10pm, Naas @ 6.25pm, Sallins @ 6.40pm, Clane @ 6.50pm.

All seats to be booked. Contact: Fosters 045-525432

Ballyteague GFC

Fixture: Boys U15 League semi final Sun 18th November, Ballyteague home to Milltown at 11am.

All support appreciated. Craft Fair and Car Boot Sale in Club Grounds on Sunday Nov 25th, 12 noon to 4pm.

Traders from 10.30.

Home Baking, Jams, Books, Christmas Gifts, Knitwear, Handmade Jewellery, Floral Arrangements, Aleo Vera, Club Wear and lots more.

Contact Marie at 086 2258002 if you want to book a table or car/van slot.

Christmas Raffle: tickets €2 each or 3 for €5, available throughout the Club.

Draw at Children’s Christmas party on Sun 16th Dec.

Adult and Underage jerseys available to order, please contact Marie Jacob at 086 3626995.

Sincere sympathy to Kathleen Dunne on the passing of her mother Mrs Mary McInerney, RIP.

All weather pitch available. Contact Marie at 086 3626995 for great party deals.

GYM opening hours, Mornings 10am to 12.30. Evenings 6.30 to 9.30. New members always welcome.

Robertstown Tractor Run

Robertstown Vintage Tractors Association in Conjunction with Pieta house are hosting a vintage tractor run on Sunday 2nd December in Robertstown. Registration takes [place tat Robertstown GAA Grounds at 11 o’clock and it is €20 per vehicle ~ All motorised vehicles are welcome. Following the Tractor Run we will have the Lighting of the village Christmas lights, nativity and Christmas Trees with Santa arriving on a tractor approx 5:30pm. We will have treats for the children in Santa’s Grotto at Betty Dowlings.

To remember loved ones who have passed away or immigrated, Robertstown Tidy Towns have organised a box in Post Office in Robertsown where you can leave Christmas decoration/bauble or a ribbon in their memory. These will then be placed on the Christmas Tree in the Centre of the village in their memory. On the evening there will be a procession of floating lanterns on the Grand Canal to remember our love ones. To celebrate life there will be music and craic afterwards. All are welcome.