Gortnahoe -

Late Michael Purcell - The death occurred of Michael Purcell, Ballinastick on Sunday, April 7. Removal took place from Egan’s Funeral Home, Thurles to Ss Patrick and Oliver Church Glengoole on Monday. Requim mass was on Tuesday followed by burial in adjoining cemetery. Michael is survived by his son Eugene, daughter Jacqueline, grandchildren, brother Jerry, sisters Bridie, Mary, Eileen, Ann, Margaret and Bernadette, son-in-law Michael, daughter-in-law Louise, Kitty, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. May he rest in peace.

Late Michael Purcell - The death occurred of Michael Purcell, Ballinastick on Sunday, April 7. Removal took place from Egan’s Funeral Home, Thurles to Ss Patrick and Oliver Church Glengoole on Monday. Requim mass was on Tuesday followed by burial in adjoining cemetery. Michael is survived by his son Eugene, daughter Jacqueline, grandchildren, brother Jerry, sisters Bridie, Mary, Eileen, Ann, Margaret and Bernadette, son-in-law Michael, daughter-in-law Louise, Kitty, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. May he rest in peace.

Late Tom Morris - The death occurred of Tom Morris, Poynstown, Glengoole on Thursday, April 11. Removal took place from Egan’s Funeral Home, Thurles to Ss Patrick and Oliver Church, Glengoole on Friday. Requim Mass was on Saturday followed by burial in adjoining cemetery. Tom is survived by his wife Kitty, sons Seamus, Brian and Fran, daughter Mary, brother Jack, sister Alice, daughters-in-law, Kathy and Ann-Marie, grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. May he rest in peace.

Ballysloe National School - Enrolment for new pupils is now taking place. Application forms are available in the office at the school. Please call for the form as soon as possible.

PTAA Jubilarians - A special invitation to Pioneers who have been at least fifty or twenty five years members to receive their golden or silver pins together with new members at a celebration in Gortnahoe Hall on Friday, April 26 at 8pm. Silver and Gold Pins cost €25 each. Please give names to Fr O’Rourke by this Wednesday, April 17 to allow time to order the pins.

Table Quiz - There will be a table quiz in aid of ‘The Flying Nun Fund’ this Friday night April 19 in Mary Willie’s at 9.30pm sharp. Great Prizes. Table of four €25. All support will be greatly appreciated.

Race Night - Gortnahoe Playground Group are off and running. Venue: Prout’s. Date: Saturday, April 20. First race at 9pm. Please support.

Community Text Alert - Great progress is being made to ensure that our parish will be very alert to dangers to our homes and families. To ensure you are part of it and involved please come along to a very important meeting in Gortnahoe Hall on Monday, April 22 at 8.15pm.

Mary Willies Golf Society - Will have their first outing of 2013 on this Saturday, April 20 in Rathdowney Golf Course. To be included on the Time Sheet,please text or phone 087 3946224 to give your name.

Anam Cara - A Bereavement Talk and Discussion will take place at Horse and Jockey Hotel on Monday, April 29 from 7.30. to 9.30. Phone 01 4045378.

Concert - A concert for the Sports Centre, Littleton with Makem and Clancy Tribute Band will be in Horse and Jockey Hotel on this Saturday, April 20. Contact Mary Leahy at 087 7921784.Tickets are €12.