Kill/Johnstown news

Estate mass

Estate mass

The annual outdoor mass in Wheatfield Estate, Ardclough, takes place on Friday July 6 at 8pm. All are welcome. Please note there will be no First Friday Exposition or Mass in Ardclough Church that night.

Thank you

Joan Kerr, Secretary, on behalf of Kill Tidy Towns Committee would like to thank John Dunne Insurance Kill, Jim in the Johnstown Inn and Liam Ross of Buggyman for helping to finance the roundabout at Johnstown which has to be completed.

Also sincere thanks to Joe Boland of Kildare County Council for his advice and interest in the roundabout on the Dublin side of Kill and for getting some work done in the village which was badly needed.

Last but not least a big thanks to the hardworking members of Kill Tidy Towns.

Cemetery mass

Oughterard Cemetery Mass will take place on Wednesday June 27 At 7.30pm.

Kill GAA lotto

The numbers in the Kill GAA Lotto draw on June 12 were 3, 5, 8 and 21 and there was no jackpot winner. Carmel Gaffney and Andy Tobin won the E200 prize. The next jackpot is E9,750.

Knock summer festival

The Knock Summer Festival is on July 28 for young people aged 17 - 30.

The event will feature interactive talks, prayer, testimonies from young people, drama and music.

Music Makers summer camp

Musical education and entertainment for senior infants to sixth class is on from 20 - 24 August from 10 am to 2 pm. Contact Leslie McCarthy 087 6439207 or Siobhan Maguire on 085 1653556.

Couch to 5k

Why not avail of the opportunity to join the Couch to 5k jogging group for beginners which has just started up in Kill? The training is on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 7.30 - 8pm each evening in the car park of St. Brigid’s Parish Church, Kill, in aid of the CRY unit at Tallaght Hospital.

Bingo

Bingo takes place in Kill GAA hall every Thursday from 8.30pm – 10pm, All welcome.

Kill GAA membership

Membership is now due for 2012. Family membership is E120. Adult membership is E60, student and juveniles cost E50 and social membership is E25.

Kill GAA Street Leagues

Kill GAA Street Leagues commenced on Monday June 11 and continues on Wednesday June 20 at 7pm. All participants must wear their allocated team colours. Finals on Saturday 23rd including a BBQ at E5 per person.

Poor Clare sisters

The Poor Clare Sisters are celebrating 800 years this year. There will be a special concelebrated Mass on Saturday June 30 at 2pm in St. Clare’s Church, Graiguecullen, Carlow.

Employ Service

The Employ Service is supporting people with a disability to secure and maintain employment. Employability Service Job Coach will be available for meetings in the Obair Office, behind the Maxol Garage, Kilcullen Road on Friday mornings from 10am to 1pm.

Kill History Group

The final meeting of Kill History Group before the summer break is on Monday June 25 when the title of the talk will be “Are you mad also?” when Ciaran Mc Cabe will detail the events surrounding the murder of RIC Sergeant Michael Rogan and his family in Ballinadrumna near Enfield 1882. Both meetings take place in the Parish Meeting Room at 8.30pm.

Irish dancing classes

Ardclough GAA is the venue for Irish dancing classes every Wednesday evening from 6-8pm. Please contact Pearl Mahoney 087 9593625.

Seniors welcome

Senior members of the Kill community are invited to drop in for a cup of tea or coffee, a chat and some home made buns, after mass at about 10.20am, every Wednesday in the Parish Centre. Drop in, meet with friends and catch up on all the local news. All welcome.