Johnstown - Get active in retirement

Active Retirement Association - Johnstown Branch of Active Retirement Association has organised a day trip for Thursday July 4th( NOT the 10th as published last week) The tour will visit Lullymore Heretage Centre, Discovery Park and Bog Train followed by a visit to a Butterfly Farm in Straffan. The day will end with a meal in The Silken Thomas in Kildare. Names to be given to Peggy Sharkey before June 10th 0568838507. It is important to have your name in by the 10th for booking purposes. You do not have to be a member of Active retired to go on the trip .

Active Retirement Association - Johnstown Branch of Active Retirement Association has organised a day trip for Thursday July 4th( NOT the 10th as published last week) The tour will visit Lullymore Heretage Centre, Discovery Park and Bog Train followed by a visit to a Butterfly Farm in Straffan. The day will end with a meal in The Silken Thomas in Kildare. Names to be given to Peggy Sharkey before June 10th 0568838507. It is important to have your name in by the 10th for booking purposes. You do not have to be a member of Active retired to go on the trip .

Rosary Rally - Kilkenny Rosary Rally against abortion in Ireland will take place on James Green, Kilkenny (beside St Marys Cathedral) next Sat June 8th at 3pm. Prayers will be led by Bishop Seamus Freeman. Contact Kay 0879912047 or Marie 0876679126.

Good wishes - The Fenian and Galmoy Hurling Clubs send their best wishes to their members and to all those in both parishes who are sitting the Leaving and Junior Certificate examinations over the next few weeks.

County Minor Hurling - Congratulations to Jason Stanley, Glashare who played a fantastic game at centre back with Kilkenny Minor Hurling Team against Kildare in Newbridge last Saturday. The score Kilkenny 7.16 Kildare 1.09. Jason is a student in Colaiste Mhuire.

Volunteers needed - Kilkenny Contact is a community based voluntary organisation forolder people covering Kilkenny city and county. Additional volunteers are needed to commit one hour per week for befriending older people living alone in the Johnstown/Urlingford area. If you are interested come to the outreach in the Mill Family Resource centre, Urlingford on Mondays 11am to 1pm. Contact Eleanor Doyle 0567751988 or 0868530994.

Colaiste Mhuire - Summer camps.”Lets get crafting kids” July 1st to 3rd 10am to 2pm age group 8-10 year olds. July 15th -17th 12noon to 4pm age group 11-13 year olds. Places are limited. Price €30 per camp.Have fun makong cards, bags, notebooks, boxes and lots more. Application forms from Colaiste Mhuire.

Spa Development/Fenians Lotto - May27th winning nos 9,11,18,23.One jackpot winner Kathleen Mulkerrins c/o Vincent Morrissey, next weeks jackpot €2,000. Next weeks draw Paschals Bar .(Spa Bar group on Tuesday June 4th)