Lisdowney: Benefit night in Gathabawn

BENEFIT NIGHT & AUCTION - Will be held in Mackey’s in Gathbawn this Friday night 30th November. Door to Door tickets are going on throughout the parish. Your support is welcome.

BENEFIT NIGHT & AUCTION - Will be held in Mackey’s in Gathbawn this Friday night 30th November. Door to Door tickets are going on throughout the parish. Your support is welcome.

SCOR NA nOG - Good luck to the Lisdowney GAA club representatives who will compete in the Kilkenny Scor na nOg group tonight Wednesday 28th November in Langtons. They will compete in Solo Singing, Instrumental and Question Time.

MEETING - There will be a meeting on Thursday 29th November in the Resource Centre at 7.30pm to plan the children’s Christmas Party, new help is urgently needed.

CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PARTY - The Lisdowney parish children’s Santa Party will be held on Sunday 9th December in Lisdowney Community Centre. This is still the least expensive way for your children to visit Santa over the Christmas period, at only €5.00 per child including a full party with their own friends. Please help us make this year’s party very special for all the children by turning up in our numbers.

AFTERNOON CLUB - Annual Christmas Party takes place in the Resource Centre on Wednesday 5th December.

MENTAL HEALTH - There will be a meeting for relatives and friends of people with mental health difficulties on Tuesday 4th December at 6.30pm in the Carer’s Association, Priors Orchard, John’s Quay, Kilkenny

COMMUNITY ALERT - If anyone in the Parish needs an alarm please contact Ann Kavanagh, Kathleen Bergin, Tommy Lennon, Renee Fitzpatrick or Marie Stapleton.

RACQUETBALL - Is starting up in Lisdowney again. Men, women and teens all welcome to get involved. Please call Patsy Murphy on 086 1666748

SINCERE SYMPATHIES - Lisdowney parishioners offer their sincere sympathies to the Grace family on the sad passing of Phil Grace of Ballyphilip..

UNDER 21 HURLING - Are out this weekend against Ballyragget. Please check website for details

HEYWOOD OPEN NIGHT - Heywood Community School, Ballinakill are hosting an Open Night for prospective 1st year students and their parents on Thursday, 29th November, 2012 from 7.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m. All are welcome.

FUEL FOR SALE FOR LISDOWNEY GAA - Please note, there was an error in this phone number over the past few weeks, so if no-one contacted you, please try again. Lisdowney Hurling Club has Timber and briquettes for sale. To order, please contact Stephen on 086-2770217. All fuel will be delivered directly to your door.

LISDOWNEY HURLING CLUB - AGM will be held on Friday 7th December in Lisdowney Community Centre. Everyone is encouraged to attend the meeting, remember the AGM is your opportunity to have your say. If you do not go along and vote on the night then you are missing your opportunity to have a say in the club. Please return all nomination forms and proposals asap to the club secreatary.LISDOWNEY LOTTO - The numbers drawn in the Lisdowney GAA and Camogie Club Weekly Lotto on Monday, 22nd October 2012, were 9, 17, 18, 25. There was no winner. Match three winner was Stella Carey. Next week’s jackpot will be €2,600. The draw will be held in Mackey’s Gathbawn, on Monday, 3rd December 2012.

UNDER 10 SOCCER - Need to get the kids to burn up some energy over the winter, send them down to Gary in Woodview, Freshford at 12.00 every Saturday.

JOIN THE GYM - If you haven’t joined yet you are missing out. Call Stephen on 086-2770217 to join the Lisdowney gym and keep yourself fit and healthy over the winter. Prices are very reasonable.

CHOIR - The Parish Pastoral Council is forming a group to sing at parish funerals. If interested in participating, please contact Bernie Brophy, Gathabawn, Eilis Costelloe, Clontubrid, or Angela Mullally, Lisdowney.

MASS FOR THE SICK - Mass for the Sick takes place every Friday in Lisdowney at 7.30pm.

YEAR OF FAITH - The parish programme, in conjunction with neighbouring parishes has started in Castlecomer Community Hall on Wednesdays in November 28th and 5th December from 7.30pm to 9.00pm. Meetings are conducted by Fr Joe Delaney and are designed to help people understand and appreciate our Faith.

BADMINTON - continues every Monday night in Lisdowney Community Centre at 8 pm. All welcome - newcomers and more men needed. Contact Eimear on 087 9684866.STICKY FINGERS - The Sticky Fingers parent/guardian and baby group meets on Thursday mornings between 10 am and 12.30 pm in the Oasis Childcare Centre, Freshford. Contact Louise on 085-7206381 or Niamh on 086-7737294.

LISDOWNEY MOTHER AND BABY GROUP -Lisdowney Mother and Baby Group now meets every second Saturday in Lisdowney Resource Centre from 10.30 am - 12 noon. Contact Avril on 087-7760082.