Johnstown: The Westport Woods are calling

Active retirement association - Johnstown Active Retired have arranged a 4 night break to Westport Woods Hotel, Westport, Co. Mayo starting on Sept 17th in association with McGinley Travel. 4DBB €315 pps ( single supp €40) The price includes pick up and return Johnstown and three day trips to possibly Westport House, Achill Island, Ballintober Abbey , Kylemore Abbey. This is the last week for booking as the names have to be confirmed with the travel Co. this week. Names and deposit €50 to Peggy Sharkey Phone 0568838507or 0568831153.

Active retirement association - Johnstown Active Retired have arranged a 4 night break to Westport Woods Hotel, Westport, Co. Mayo starting on Sept 17th in association with McGinley Travel. 4DBB €315 pps ( single supp €40) The price includes pick up and return Johnstown and three day trips to possibly Westport House, Achill Island, Ballintober Abbey , Kylemore Abbey. This is the last week for booking as the names have to be confirmed with the travel Co. this week. Names and deposit €50 to Peggy Sharkey Phone 0568838507or 0568831153.

S.O.S. Kilkenny - The recent Church gate collection in aid of S.O.S. Kilkenny raised €1,278. A very sincere thanks to all who supported so generously. The money raised will help in maintaining services to people with learning disabilities.

Colaiste Mhuire - Colaiste Mhuire re opens for 1st year students from 9am to 12noon on August 28th. First, fourth fifth yearsand LCA 1 only return on August 29th from 9am to 4pm and first, second third fourth fifth and sixth tears on Thursday August 30th from 9am to 4pm. St Kieran’s National School will re open on Wednesday August 29th. Colaiste Mhuire is offering the following in September. (a) Business and Secretarial Studies Level 5. (b) Business admin. Level 6. (c) Engineering Technology Level 5 with Agricultural Modules. (d) Early Childhood Care and Education. Level 5.(e) Early Childhood Care and Education Level 6. There courses are eligible for maintenance grants under the further Education Scheme. For infro and appl forms contact 0568831135 Fax 0568838864 email kkmhuire@eircom.net.

Weekly Lotto - There was no Jackpot winner in Spa Development/ Fenians GAA lotto this week. The jackpot is now €11,400. Numbers drawn were 2,6,8,30. There was one match three winner €200. The winner was Sarah and Michael c/o Walsh’s Shop. Promoters prize Walsh’s Shop. Draw this week Barrys Bar.

500Club draw - St Kierans Hall annual 500 Club draw is continuing with excellent prizes on offer 1st €600, 2nd €250 3rd, 4th, 5th €100 6th€75. Tickets each month €7.50 on sale in Sharkeys shop, Morrisseys or any committee member. Next draw Sept 7th.