Johnstown Peggy O’Rourke
Dance classes - Social dance classes will resume in St Kierans Hall , Johnstown on Wednesday nights starting Oct 3rd at 8pm. If you would like to dance the...old time waltz, quick step, foxtrot, jive etc come along on Wed night. You dont need a partner, just come yourself and bring some friends. A great nights fun while you learn to dance.
Weekly Lotto - Spa Development/Fenians GAA weekly lotto jackpot is still on a roll and has now reached €12,600. There were three winners last week od match threes sharing €200....Helen OSullivan c/o Ann Power. Alice Lawlor c/o Ann Power Dolores Tynan c/o Dolores Tynan. Promoters prize Dolores Tynan.Nos drawn were 2,7,14,30.. Draw this week in Barrys Bar.
Dancing - Set Dancing classes continue every Tuesday night in Crosspatrick Hall from 9-11pm. Beginners and anybody interested very welcome.
Colaiste Mhuire - Night classes... limited places available in Arc Welding to start Tuesday 25th Sept for 9 weeks 7.30 – 9.30. Limited places also left in Baking and cake decoration 7.30-9.30, 4 weeks. Occupational First Aid 7.30-9.30..8 weeks, Pilates 7.30-9.30 8 weeks, Gardening plan your garden 7.30-9.30 8 weeks ....all classes start on Tuesday Oct 2nd. Introduction to computerised accounts.
Word Aid - If you have problems with reading, writing, spelling of sums contact word aid for total confidentially and learn of the help which can be life changing. Phone 0567763149.
Self help Africa Appeal - The recent church gate collection amounted to €380. Sincere help to all who contributed.
Mrs Bridget Drennan - We offer sincere sympathy to the family of the late Bridget Drennan, Glashare who died unexpectedly at St Lukes Hospital last week. Widow of the late Kieran who pre deceased her by just 2 years. Bridget was a member of the Cleere Family, Garrylawn and has lived in Glashare since her marriage. A popular outgoing lady who loved sport particularly hurling but also had a great interest in greyhounds both breeding and racing. Her death has come as an immense loss and sorrow to her daughters Hannah and Anne, son Tommy, grandchildren, son in law, daughter in law, nieces, nephews, grand nieces, grand nephews and extended family.Bridget was laid to rest in Galmoy Cemetery after Requiem Mass in Galmoy Church last Wednesday. May she rest in peace.
Wanted - Kilkenny and Carlow Contact is a community based befriending and support organisation for older people living alone.. We are looking for volunteers to commit one hour per week to befriend/visit older people who are living alone in your area. \If interested call Eleanor Doyle 0868530994(co ordinator) or Mary Colclough (development worker) 0864108902 in confidence.