Durrow: World record bid for high Nellie Wheel

Community Pre School-Durrow Community Pre School are holding a new and used clothing collection to raise funds for the school. For each 10 kg bag of clothes collected the school will receive 5.50 euro and for each old mobile phone 2 euro. The committee of the Pre School appeals to everyone in the parish who have used or unwanted clothes that are in a clean condition, old shoes, handbags, ties, linens, household textiles, stuffed toys. If you can help please contact Sheila in the school at 087-7769567 or Debbie at 087-4192077 to arrange the drop off or for collection . The final date for this is 9.30 am on September 26,2012. Please be generous and help fund our wonderful Community Pre School which benefits many children in the area.

Community Pre School-Durrow Community Pre School are holding a new and used clothing collection to raise funds for the school. For each 10 kg bag of clothes collected the school will receive 5.50 euro and for each old mobile phone 2 euro. The committee of the Pre School appeals to everyone in the parish who have used or unwanted clothes that are in a clean condition, old shoes, handbags, ties, linens, household textiles, stuffed toys. If you can help please contact Sheila in the school at 087-7769567 or Debbie at 087-4192077 to arrange the drop off or for collection . The final date for this is 9.30 am on September 26,2012. Please be generous and help fund our wonderful Community Pre School which benefits many children in the area.

Stars In Your Eyes-Due to prior commitments of some of the world’s biggest superstars the date of the event has been changed to Saturday November 24. If you are a superstar or are interested in becoming one and would like to participate please contact Evelyn on 0879194428 or come along to the Courthouse/Library on Wednesday September 16 at 8.pm

Durrow Development Forum-The DDF are holding their Annual General meeting on Thursday September 27 at 8.30 in the Library. During the meeting The scarecrow festival The All-Ireland Pride of Place and the projects such as the plan of the Square will be discussed. If you are interested in any of these please drop in and see what we can do and how you can also help. This year has been a very busy one for the Forum but after a very successful Scarecrow Festival we are ready to build on it and have an even greater one in 2013. Smaller projects such as Daffodil Planting Stars in Your Eyes Strictly come dancing and St. Patrick’s Day Festival will also be on the Agenda.

Lotto-there was no Jackpot winner. Winners on the night were 30 euro Bob and John 25 euro Pauraic Phelan 20 euro C. Walsh. The lotto of October 1 will be held in Dec’s Bar with a possible jackpot of 3100 euro. All tickets must be handed in before 9.30 pm on the night of the draw to be included in that jackpot.

Whist-The Killermogh Parish Whist Drives resumes on Thursday September 27 at 8.30 pm in the Parocial Hall, Cork Road, Durrow . Hope to see all card players there and enjoying a great night out.

Dance Classes-Social dance classes will resume in St. Kieran’s Hall Johnstown on Wednesday night October 3 at 8 o’clock and every Wednesday until end of March 2013.

If you would like to dance the Old time Waltz quick step foxtrot jive etc. come along on Wednesday night. You don’t need a partner just come along and bring your friends. For further information Phone. 0868825200.

Worlds Largest High Nellie Wheel-Durrow High Nellie cycling club, in association with Bob’s Bar and High Nellie .ie will attempt a world record for the largest high Nellie Wheel at the old bridge in Durrow on Sunday October 14 at 1.30 pm all are welcome, fancy dress in period costume would be encouraged.