A final reminder that our Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin are holding a Pilgrimage to the Eucharistic Congress on Tuesday, 12th June. The event is taking place at the RDS. If you would like to get involved please contact the Parish Office on 9733311.

Parish Lotto

John Mason was the winner of the Parish Lotto last week when he correctly guessed the numbers 03, 08, 10 and 11. John won €63 along with 15 other successful winners.

The promoter was Assumpta Tyrrell.

The jackpot has now risen to €15,000.

I.C.A. News

Edenderry I.C.A. Guild would like to thank everyone who supported the recent collection for the Irish Wheelchair Association. A total of €678 was raised.

Irish Heart Foundation

A total of €3,136 was raised for the Irish Heart Foundation from a collection which took place in Edenderry. Thanks to everyone who supported and to the collectors for all their help.

Mass at graveyard

The Annual Mass at Ballymacwilliam Graveyard will be held on Friday, 29th June at 7.30pm.

Pilgrimage to Italy

The Annual St. Padre Pio Pilgrimage to Italy takes place this year from July 20 - 27. The all-in cost is €859 per person sharing. If you would like to get more information on this trip, contact Pat Ryan, Edenderry on 086-8447326.

Music classes

Traditional Music Classes takes place at the Boys National School on Tuesday evenings. A wide range of musical instruments are catered for in the classes including, Tin Whistle, Flute, Accordion, Mandolin, Banjo, Fiddle and Concertina.

Set Dancing Classes

Set Dancing Classes take place on Thursdays nights at the same venue. New members are always welcome. For further information on the Dancing or Music Classes, please contact Kathleen on 085-7037937 or Bill on 086-1510435.

Business Directory

Edenderry Credit Union Business Support are presently compiling a Business Directory in Edenderry and District. Businesses such as Manufacturing, Plumbing, Electrics, Work from Home, and all businesses big and small will be included. If you have a business and would like to be included then please email carol@ecu.ie.


Athletic Club training takes place at Oaklands College School field (at the rear of Sweeney’s Shop, St. Mary’s Road) on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5pm – 6.30pm. Boys and girls aged 7years and upwards are welcome to come along and enjoy some athletic training. For more information on the Athletic Club please contact 087-6771572.

Shape up

Unislim Classes for ladies takes place at Edenderry Parish Centre every Tuesday evening at 5.30pm & 6.30pm and on Wednesday mornings at 9.30am.

Men’s Classes takes place on Tuesday evenings at 7.30pm.

Art for Men

Beginners Art Classes for men will be taking place at Edenderry Library every Tuesday from 2pm – 4pm. For more information on these classes please contact the library on 046-9731028.

Parish Day

The Annual Parish Day will take place on Sunday, June 24, in the grounds of the Girls Primary School at 2pm. This promises to be a great family day out with loads of things to keep everyone happy.

Writers Group

A new writers group has just been formed in the town and they hold meetings at Edenderry Library on the first and second Wednesday of every month from 11.30am – 1pm. For further details contact 085-7054673.


Volunteers are needed to clean St. Mary’s Church on the second Wednesday of every month. If you are interested in helping then please contact the Parish Centre on 9733311.

Cubs and Scouts

The Edenderry Scouts and Cubs Groups are currently looking for Boys and Girls to join. The age group for the Cubs is 9 – 11 years and the Scouts is 12 – 15 years. The Groups meet on a weekly basis at the Parish Centre. The Cubs meet from 6.30pm – 7.30pm and the Scouts hold their meetings from 7.45pm – 9pm. For further information please contact 085-7052517.