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Community Festival

Community Festival

Help is urgently needed to run the 9th Sallins Community Festival from Friday 10—Sunday 12 August. This years theme is “Olympic Sallins”. Some of the events include workshop to Design a Sallins Flag, Art and Short Story Competitions, ‘Grow Your Own’ Competition; Family Fun Day on Sunday in the GAA pitch; Waiter Race; Fun Quiz in the Railway Inn on Sunday; The Expert Treasure Hunt … clue sheet can be downloaded from website at or from Supervalu.

The Festival Mass will take place at 10am on the Sunday 12, followed by morning coffee.

The Sallins Community Festival would not happen without a crack committee led by our “Chef de Mission” Tina; our sponsors, advertisers, supporters. Thank you for your generosity and continued support; this is us doing it for ourselves, - and when we all get together the skies the limit!

You can phone Carmel at 086 826 8884 or Tina at 086 310 4677 if you can help in any way.

The Sallins Festival is an annual festival for the people of the village and surrounds which takes place in early August. Great fun weekend and a real way to get more involved in your community and meet your neighbours!

Sallins GAA

Sallins GAA Lotto results for Monday 18th June 2012. Draw was held in The Bridgewater Inn and the Jackpot was €3100 The numbers drawn were 2, 7 and 9. There was no jackpot winner.

The €40 winners drawn on the night were: Paddy the Boat, Aidan Brady C/O Murt, Monica Collins, Martin Pender and Tommy Hogan.Our next draw will be on Monday 25th June 2012 in The Mill and the Jackpot will be €3,250.

Railway Inn Golf Society

Inquire behind the bar in Neds for the latest timesheets and dates.

KARE Race Day at The Curragh

An evening at the Races in Aid of KARE, takes place at the Curragh Race Course on Saturday 21st July 2012. Tickets are €15 and €10 from every ticket sold in advance goes directly to KARE to help them to continue to do the wonderful work they carry out all across Kildare, East Offaly and West Wicklow.

It’s a great opportunity for a relaxed and enjoyable day out while helping support a wonderful local charity. Tickets can be bought on or by calling 045 448700.

Sult na Solláin

A great night out was had last Friday for the latest Sult na Solláin gig in Flanagans Mill. Watch this space for details of the next upcoming event.

Community Games

County Kildare Community Games Athletics Finals take place on Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 June.

Contact for full details.

Sallins Celtic Underage Soccer Club

Sallins Celtic Underage Soccer club are looking for young boys and girls for their forthcoming season. We welcome all age groups but particularly children born from 2003 onwards.

So, for the chance for children to learn soccer skills in a fun environment please contact Mark Donegan, Club Secretary at 086-8971238.

Sallins Parish

Mass times at the church of the Guardian Angels Sallins are Sundays 10am and 12noon, Saturdays 6.30pm and weekdays 10am (not Mondays).

Sallins Vincent de Paul

Sallins St. Vincent de Paul do fantastic work around the village and are there to help. Contact in confidence on SVP – 0857052294 should you wish to discuss your situation.

The Sallins conference will be shortly organising the annual golf fundraiser. Please get in touch if can help with sponsorship or organising the event.


Naas, Sallins and Two Mile Pilgrimage to the Holy Land from Tuesday 16th October to Wednesday 24th October. Cost €1,440 includes full board hotel accommodation, direct flight including bus to and from airport. For bookings phone Mary Lee at Newbridge Travel at 045 449 522.