CHRISTMAS FOOD ART AND CRAFT FAIR
Sheila Whelan tells me that she has commenced the organising of the Annual Christmas Food Art and Craft fair in St. Laurence’s Community Complex . The Fair will take place on Saturday 17th December from 7pm- 10pm and Sunday from 12-6 pm and is in aid of KARE and St. Laurence’s. Cost of a stand is €40 for the entire weekend. Free entry, free parking, mulled wine reception. For more details contact Sheila on 0851385133 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ST LAURENCE’S COOK OFF
Forget “Come Dine with me” or “Masterchef”, St Laurence’s Complex are hosting “St Laurence’s Cook Off “ on Saturday November 3 at 8pm. A great night out is guaranteed, with fun, laughter and of course food. Admission is only €10.00, more details of people taking part in next week’s Notes.
SOUTH KILDARE ACTIVE RETIREMENT GROUP
The October meeting of the South Kildare Active Retirement Group will take place in Moone Hall on Thursday October 25 at 8pm when they will discuss activities for the winter months. Everyone welcome.
THE LATE BETTY KEATLEY
The death of Betty Keatley late of Woodhill, Narraghmore occurred recently after a short illness. Her reception took place into Crookstown Parish Church, followed by Mass and interment in adjoining Cemetery. Rev. Fr. Frank McEvoy PP officiated.
Sympathy is expressed to Betty’s sister Mary Ann Dunne, nieces, nephews, relatives and her many friends. May she Rest in Peace.
MICK HANLEY SINGER/SONGWRITER COMING TO A VILLAGE NEAR YOU
Mick Hanly singer songwriter (of Moving Hearts fame) will play a special gig in the Meeting House Ballitore on Friday October 26th at 8pm. No tickets on the night and seats are very limited. Booking is essential. To book your seat contact Leish Burke on 087 7528398. Afternoon workshop from 3 to 5pm for all aspiring musicians and songwiters. All ages. Free of charge. More details in the coming weeks.
RATHVILLY GARDEN AND FLOWER CLUB
Rathvilly Garden and Flower Club will meet on Wednesday 31 October at 8pm in St Patrick’s Sports and Community Centre Rathvilly.
HUMPTY DUMPTY CLUB
The Humpties meets every Thursday at 10am in St. Laurence’s (old Clubhouse)GAA for parents and toddlers from the areas of Ballytore, Narraghmore, Moone, Ardscull and surroundings (all welcome).
MINI FASHION SHOW
Dermot Breen PRO tells us “St. Laurence’s Camogie Club is holding a Mini Fashion Show in St Laurence’s Lounge on Friday 23rd November at 8pm. Admission by ticket only €10 and tickets are available from the following Liz O’ Donoghue-Byrne 086-8263819, Bernie Flynn 087-7957306, and Marcella at Club Reception 059- 8636769.
The A.G.M. of the Camogie Club will take place on Monday 26th November at 7 p.m.”
MILL CELTIC LOTTO
There was no winner of the Lotto Jackpot of €2,000 and the numbers drawn were2/13/25. The €20 Winners were - Pat Dunne, Sharon Doyle, The Case Family, and A. Fleming. Next weeks Jackpot is €2,100 and the venue is The Harp.
POTTERY CLASSES AT CRAFT VILLAGE
Adult Classes in Pottery making are on going at Crookstown Craft Village, make your own piece of pottery - a 6 week course costs €60, Contact Eva 087 3210294 or just callcall in to the Pottery Shop at Crookstown Craft Village.
Dancing class on Friday 31, October in St. Laurence’s Old Clubhouse, Oldgrange. Beginners 6 to 7, all other members 7 to 8.30pm. new members welcome- boys and girls of any ages.
The Walking group meet Mondayy to Friday at 7pm in Ballitore Village. Please come along any night, bring flash light, and jacket. There is no charge and all are welcome.
THE LATE MARY CONLON
There was great sadness in Oldgrange, Narraghmore when new of the death of Mrs. Mary Conlon late of Oldgrange was announced. Her reception and Mass took place in St Ita’s Church, Kilmead and interment was in Crookstown Cemetery. Rev. Fr. Frank McEvoy PP officiated. Mary is pre-deceased by her daughter Niamh who died tragically in Australia while holidaying there. Sympathy is extended to Mary’s loving husband PJ, son, daughters, grandchildren, extended family, nephews, nieces, relatives and her very many friends. May she rest in Peace.
The next teenage disco takes place in the complex on Friday 2nd November, 8-11pm mineral bar only. Get your tickets from the complex or from Michelle Dargan 087 7952149, Eimhear Fox 086 2851736 and Caroline Liston 087 9359257.
Elaine Clifford PRO for the Seniors reports This weeks lotto numbers were 4,14 and 25. There was no jackpot winner, next weeks jackpot is €5800. The €20 winners were Shane Connolly, David Curtis, Fiona Donovan, Briana Norton and Kathy Mackey. To celebrate the 1000th draw there was 10 €100 winners, Cameron Connolly, Anne Miley, Reiltin Tracey, Kieran Roche, Dermot Kelly, Mary Lawlor, Ollie Miley, Mick Kealy, Kevin Maher and Laurs Donnigan
ST LAURENCE’S GOLF SOCIETY
St Laurence’s Golf Society had their outing to Mountrath Golf Club on Saturday last October 20. Report in next week’s Notes.
The fund-raising Whist continues in Molly O’Looney’s, Narraghmore every wednesday evening commencing at 8.30pm. All card players welcome.
Pilates classes take place locally in Ballitore and Moone with Stott, a certified instructor. Classes are in The Meeting house from 9.30am and 9.15pm every Monday.
Yoga Classes continue in the Meeting House from 10am to 11.30am. Contact Adela 086 8717573 The Meeting House space is available for groups to hire for workshops/events/ activities. Contact Susan Waters 087 6387489.
Juvenile Badminton is back at St. Laurence’s Community Complex every Saturday morning from 10.30am to 11.30am. All welcome.The adult Badminton continues on Tuesday and Friday evenings from 8 to 10pm, and new Members are always welcome, just turn up on any of the times above.
HAVING TROUBLE GETTING THAT JOB
Training Course or Back to Education availalble For further Information you can contact Bridie on 045 521950 or call into the office, 3 Bride Street, Kildare Town.
Martin Heydon TD holds a monthly clinic in Ballitore on the 1st Monday of each month from 9.00 to 9.30 in The Harp. Meet him there on the first monday of any month or contact 045-487624 for an appointment or for more information.
Underage Continues each week and Managers/Coaches required. Teams have been entered into the KDUL. anyone interested in getting involved contact Noel Poole 087 9534098 or Stacey Moss 087 6420714.
LEANBH OG PRESCHOOL
Booking now taking place for Catherine’s Leanbh Og Preschool; all staff are fully qualified. Low Student to Teacher Ratio. Registered with the HSE. Member of Early Childhood Ireland. Secure Outdoor Play Area . Monday to Friday 9.30-12.30. Contact Catherine Ging at 059-8636653 or text 087-8206845.
BALLITORE CROOKSTOWN FIRST RESPONDERS
For further information please contact Denise on 087-9442952, Helen on 086-2619147 or any committee member.