The monthly meeting of the South Kildare Active Retirement takes place in Moone Hall on Thursday November 29th at 7.30pm. Please note change of time, due to facilitating Eddie Hennessy of Kildare Sports Partnership to give a demonstration on the “Go for Life Games” - Lobbers, Skittles, and Disc Toss.

A good attendance is expected on the night, and new members most welcome, especially those interested in these games. For further information contact Tony Donoghue 087 2645882.


South Kildare Active Retirement are organising a holiday in Breaffy House Hotel, Castlebar, Co. Mayo on Sunday March 10th next - four nights Dinner Bed and Breakfastall for €199pp and fifth night free. Enquiries to Tony Donoghue 087 2645882.


Suncroft GFC will host their Annual General Meeting on Sunday 25th November at 4:00 in Suncroft National School.

All members welcome and new members also welcome to attend the meeting.

All queries contact Club Secretary Shane Kavanagh 087 4187051.


Phena Birmingham reminds us that “Miscellany on Sunday will take place on Sunday 2nd December at 2pm, at Bermingham’s, in aid of Fr.John Bermingham’s missionary work in Mozambique.

Mulled wine prepared by Paul Carey of The Good Food Kitchen, Kilcullen can be enjoyed with mince pies and lots of entertainment. (tea/coffee/soft drinks are available).

The venue is on the Kilcullen/Athy road three miles from Kilcullen. Balloons and signs will mark the spot.

Parking inside and there is no admission charge.

Donations appreciated and box available for same. ‘Every little contribution will mean a lot’.

Everyone is welcome. If we haven’t met already, this is our chance.

We would love to meet you. Please come and tell your friends.

You can drop in for 10 minutes or stay all evening, whatever suits you. Enquiries Phena,087 9767531 or 045-485232 Roy Thompson 086-3270780 Eilis/Siobhan at Eilis’ Salon, Kilcullen.”


Christmas Craft Fair at Community Centre on the Sunday 25th November.

Anyone interested in booking a table please contact the number below.

Ongoing classes in the Community Centre are Book Club, Craft Class & Arthritis Exercise Class.

Garden Allotments for rent for the year. If you fancy your own home grown fresh veggies. Please contact the number below. Bookings or information requests can be made to Owen - 045 456813 9am - 1pm.


Barry McGovern reminds us “Charity Bingo in aid of Kildare Mental Health continues at The Hunting Ground, Dublin Road, Athy at 8.30pm on monday evenings.

The Jackpots €700 and €400, books only €4.

Last week’s lucky line paid out €100. Please come along and support this worthy cause and have a fund nights entertainment. Everyone welcome.”


The Scouts meet in Ballyshannon hall on the following nights:- Beavers on Monday nights for ages 6 - 9 years, Cubs 9 to 11 year olds on Monday nights, Scouts 12 year olds plus on Friday nights. For further information contact Jennifer at 087 6817273.


Suncroft Martial Arts Karate classes continue each Monday in Suncroft National School. Junior classes at 5.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. €3 per class.

Senior classes 7 to 8pm €5 per class. Ladies Self Defence class continue Suncroft from 8.15 p.m. to 9.15 p.m. €5 per class. Contact Dave on 087 9433235.

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