Insight’s production of Brian Friel’s “Translations” opens on Wednesday April

17 upstairs in the Kildrought Lounge. Performances are 8pm on Wednesday to

Saturday, April 17-20 and Wednesday to Saturday April 24-27.Tickets are €10 with a

concession of €7 for students and OAPs. For bookings phone 087-7109919 Students!

Don’t miss this opportunity to experience, “Translations”, which is on the Junior Cert

syllabus this year, live on stage.


Children’s art classes will take place every Saturday morning in the Mill Community

Centre for an 8 week period between April 20 and June 8. Classes for Juniors (Age 5-

8 years) will run from 11am – 12:15pm and will include watercolour, sculpture,

collage and pastels. While the Seniors (Age 9-12yrs) will begin straight after from

12:30 -1:45pm and will learn all about drawing, still life, watercolour, sculpture and

pastels. All materials will be provided for both age groups and the 8 weeks will cost


This is an excellent opportunity to introduce your child to the wonders of art,

while they enjoy the art-making process. Your child will be taught many different

techniques including painting, drawing, sculpture and more! Classes are open to

children who enjoy art and would like to develop their skills while learning about new

materials. They will be held in a safe environment where your child can explore this

creative outlet.

For more information or to book a place, please call Linda on 0852444702


Shine Celbridge Area mental Health Relatives group meets in the Acre project,

Salesian College, Maynooth Rd, Co. Kildare on the last Wednesday of every month

at 7.30 -9pm For further details contact Susan Mc Feely, Shine Regional development

Officer at 086 8525221.

The Shine information helpline 1890 621 631 is open Monday to Friday from 9am

to 4pm and can provide general information, a listening ear and specific information

about Shine services. There is also and informative website at www.shine.ie


The next Taize Prayer meeting will take place on April 19 in the Wellsprings Centre

on the Main Street at 8pm. This is a very relaxed event with prayer and scripture

reading around the Taize cross. Refreshments will be served.


The Celbridge St Patrick’s Day Parade Committee has announced the prize-winners

from this year’s parade. The overall Commercial section winner was Partymad. In

second place was Excel Games and Xtreme Skate Park took third place.

In the community section the winning group was the Community Council Youth

Café with Men’s Sheds in second place. Celbridge Boxing Club came third in this


In the Walking/Schools category firs pale went to Primrose Hill School, second was

awarded to the George McMahon Academy while Celbridge GAA Juniors received

the third prize.

The Parade Committee has thanked everyone involved in this year’s parade, which

was one of the most successful to date.

The Committee is inviting local residents to post photos and videos of the parade on

the Celbridge St Patrick’s Day Parade Facebook page.


St. Wolstan’s Conference of the St Vincent de Paul Society, Celbridge/ Straffan.

Will, on request, visit parishioners and Celbridge residents. The local Conference

provides advice, counselling, a sympathetic ear and financial assistance to those in

need of help.


The “Happy in the Presence” Parish Children’s Choir sings at the 9.30am Mass on

Sundays in St Patrick’s Church, led by organist Evelyn Melia. New members from

all first and second level Parish Schools, male and female, who have made their

Communion, are invited to join. Practice is on Thursdays 6 – 7 pm in room at rear of

church. Enter by gate on the right hand side. Just turn up to a practice to join.

Contact Grainne, the choir organiser, at 087-6206845


If you are interested in sport, but don’t want to join a regular class or group, you can

do your own thing at the Sports Centre at the Mill. Book a badminton court for €10.

This is the ideal family game for 2-4 players. Racquets and shuttles are provided.

If table tennis is your thing, you can book a table from €6-€10 with bats and ball

provided. Get the gang together for a game of soccer! Price’s start from €20 for kids

and €40 for adults. A soccer ball is available at Reception.


The local Celbridge Camera Club is made up of around 120 members who

have a broad range of interests and skill levels. You’ll find people interested in

photographing sports, wildlife, landscapes, people, studio, pets, concerts, insectst www.celbridgecameraclub.net

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