Book club

Book club

A new book club is up and running in Kill and male/female members are needed to keep this interesting project going. They meet this Thursday, March 29, at 3.30pm in the Old House, Kill.

Recent death

We pray for John Roche, (brother of Leslie McCarthy) Kimmage, Dublin who’s funeral Mass took place on Thursday. May he rest in peace.

Craft and food fair at Moat

The Moat Theatre, Naas, is running an Easter Craft and Food Fair on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 April in the Auditorium of the Moat. Places are limited. To book your stall telephone Padraic Doyle on 087 1460467 or the Moat booking office 045 883030.


A reminder that all First Communion children with their parents/ guardians are invited to attend next Sunday’s 9.30am Mass in Ardclough or the 12.15pm Mass in Kill. The coordinating group of parents for Kill School will meet this week in the New School on Tuesday March 27 at 7.15p.m and in Ardclough School at 8.30pm


For anyone interested in becoming a facilitator, there will be an Accord Information Night on in the Parish Centre, Newbridge, on Monday March 26 at 7.30pm. All welcome.

Thank you

The Volunteer Missionary Movement would like to thank everyone who contributed to the generous donation of E2,075.61 last weekend. All contributions made towards the work of VMM will have a positive impact on the lives of those they empower and on the work of VMM worldwide.

Green school

There will be a clothing collection for a local charity in Kill National School, Scoil Bhride on March 30. Parents are asked to please put clothes in black bags and ensure clothes are clean. Bags can be left in the school hall on the morning of the 30th.

Kill Bingo

Bingo takes place in the Kill GAA Hall every Thursday from 8.30 to 10pm, All welcome.

Lotto draw

In the Kill GAA lotto draw on March 20, the numbers drawn were 1, 12, 13 and 14. There was no jackpot winner. The E200 prize had two divides and the lucky winners were A Byrne c/o C Byrne, and G O’Toole c/o J Behan. Next week’s jackpot is E7,950.

Kill GAA

Juvenile training has resumed on Sunday mornings at 10am from U6 to U14. New players are always welcome. Juvenile mentors are required for all underage teams anyone interested in helping out should contact Fintan Brett. Membership is now due for 2012. Family membership is E120. Adult Membership E60, Student and Juvenile E50 and Social E25.

The adult leagues are all kicking off in the next number of weeks, please see fixtures for details of games. Please Support. We wish all the teams the best of luck for the coming season.


Congratulations to the boys and girls from sixth class in Kill and Ardclough schools who received the Sacrament of Confirmation last Saturday.

Kill Tidy Towns

The next meeting of Kill Tidy Towns will take place on Tuesday April 3 at 8pm in the Parish Meeting Room.

Breastfeeding Support

Are you breastfeeding? Are you pregnant and planning on breastfeeding?

If so, come along to Mum to Mum Breastfeeding support group in Naas for a cuppa and a chat with other Mums who are breastfeeding. A Cuidiu-trained breastfeeding counsellor, Emer O’Connor, will be there to give encouragement and answer any questions you have about breastfeeding. Pregnant women are most welcome. There will be plenty of toys available to keep toddlers and older children occupied.. The venue is Ballycane Church, Naas, (drive past the hospital left, at the traffic lights and the church is on the left). The group meets every Monday between 1 and 3 pm and it costs E3. For more details contact Emer on 087 9188769.

Table quiz

The Nas na Ri Singers have organised a FUN-draising Table Quiz in Naas GAA Clubhouse on Friday, March 30, at 8pm. It costs E40 for a table of four people and with lots of great prizes guaranteed they are expecting plenty of support. Why not come along for a fun night with friends and family.

Lent masses

For Lent there will be an extra evening mass in Kill church from Monday to Friday at 7.30pm.

Irish dancing classes

Ardclough GAA is the venue for Irish dancing classes every Wednesday evening from 6-8pm. Please contact Pearl Mahoney 087 9593625.

Seniors welcome

Senior members of the Kill community are invited to drop in for a cup of tea or coffee, a chat and some home made buns, after mass at about 10.20am, every Wednesday in the Parish Centre. Drop in, meet with friends and catch up on all the local news. All welcome.

Naas Special Olympics Club

Naas Special Olympics Club established in 2008 invites you to come join their club. Serving all areas in Kildare, it is a sports club for people with intellectual disabilities. Besides the physical benefits of sport Naas Special Olympics Club can change lives as athletes can develop both physically and emotionally. Athletes make new friends and the club enables athletes to achieve and win not only in sport but in their lives too. Naas Special Olympics club has a lot to offer. They meet every Monday evening, with the junior group meeting at 6pm and seniors at 7pm. To join the club as a member or volunteer please contact Jacinta secretary on 087 2229695.

Hope (D) services

HOPE(D) Helping Other People Endure Depression Counselling Services, are located at 3 Limerick Lane, Newbridge, serving the people of Naas too. Why not remember some you loved and lost to suicide or help those suffering depression by taking part in The Flora Women’s Mini Marathon on June 4, and help raise sponsorship for counselling services.

Hope(d) provide qualified counsellors for people who may be suffering from, anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts and more. Should you wish to run for HOPE(D) please don’t hesitate to contact Sean on 087 7708921.

St. Vincent de Paul

The Naas St. Vincent de Paul Furniture Shop is holding a furniture auction at the end of May. They are looking for good quality furniture for the auction. Collection and delivery service available. For further information please contact (045) 899453.