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Our U15 lads had a great victory over Kilcullen under the lights in Ballykelly on Thursday evening.

A great second half performance saw them run out winners on a scoreline of Ballykelly 3:12 Kilcullen 2:6. Well done lads

02/10/2012 Jackpot : E1,200 Numbers :1,5,19,23 Winners :No winner €20 Laura and Paddy Behan c/o B Fitzgerald Ann Hassett c/o Clark Flaherty c/o B Fitzgerald M O Rourke c/o E O Rourke Jane, Emma, Lillie & Nicole c/o P Pender next weeks jackpot €1,400


St. Paul’s Secondary School Transition year students present a fashion extravaganza and Christmas Craft Fair on Thursday 29 November at 8pm at the school gym.

If you would like the opportunity to display and sell your craftwork at this event please contact Paul Marron 085/8400666.


Due to popular demand another trip to Titanic will take place on Friday November 2. The cost for adults is €35 (inc Titanic Museum, city tour and bus fare).

Pick up will take place in Monasterevin, Kildare and Newbridge. For further details phone 045-525432.


Congratulations to Monasterevin GFC on winning the IFC county Final on 13 October by defeating Raheens in Newbridge. Monasterevin town was deserted on Saturday as many had traveled to support them and the Minor team .

The winning team was escorted back to Monasterevin by a big convoy of cars and celebrations went on late into the night in the club pavillion. Hard luck to the minors who fought so gallantly in the final.

Alzheimers Society

Sean OFearghail T.D in a written question addressed to the Minister of State at the Department of Health (Mrs Kathleen Lynch) to ask the Minister for Health if he will ensure that the Health Service Executive continue to provide funding to the Alzheimers Society for the operation of a day care facility in Monasterevin , if he will take steps to ensure that this essential three day a week facility is not reduced or diminished and if he will make a statement on the matter. The minister’s reply stated as this is a service matter it has been referred to the Health Service Executive for direct reply.

Monasterevin Lions Club

Car Boot Sale on Monday 29 October in Finlays Old Garage.Starting at 9.00am Admission free. Bargains golore. Come along and support.


St John’s Harvest Festival will take place on 24 October at 8.00pm in St Johns Church. The preacher will be Dean of Ossory Very Rev Katherine Poulton.After the service there will be the usual cup of tea and everyone is welcome, a chance to chat and meet old friends,

Shoe box appeal

Christmas Shoe Box time is here again-- If you are interested in filling a shoe box for a child in need or in donating to this cause, please contact Nancy 045/525610 0879873439. Many thanks.


Michael Earley Memorial Pike competition will be held on Sunday 28 October. Presentation in Mooneys Bar at 6.45pm.Traditional music by High Nellies 7--9.00pm.Check in time for competition at Finlays Angling Centre from 9.10 --9.30am, Fishing from 10.00am to 4.00pm. Senior Members only.

Parish Lotto

Numbers drawn on 16 October 03,04,14,16. Jackpot not won. Winners of €20 C.Bannon,S.Nolan,E.Hennessey,A.M ODonovan,O.Harrington. Jackpot now €1,600.


Monasterevin GFC Weekly draw --€150 Paul Molloy, €50 Ned Cullen,Betty Murray,Joan Maher. Sellers prize James Forde.

Credit Union Draw

Draw held on 18 October. 1st prize €10,000 John Foster, Ballykelly. €1,000 Ann McCormack, €1,000. Ken Buckley, €500 Michael Dunne, €500 Gregory ORourke, €500 Michael Cunningham, €500 Margaret Worrell. €250 Patricia Fahey, €500 Betty Murray, €250Collette McIerney, €250 Elizabeth Dempsey. Congratulations to all .

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