Family Fun Day-Durrow/Cullohill Parish Anglers in conjunction with the Wooden bridge paddlers will hold a family fun day on Sunday May 27 at the Old Bridge Durrow at 2 pm. Members will exhibit fly tying and casting techniques along with canoe and mini regatta. Bucket collection on day in aid of Durrow community services. For more information contact Oliver on 0857348425 or M.G Phelan on 087 2395357.
Golf Classic-There will be a golf classic in Rathdowney Golf Club on Friday June 1 and Saturday June 2. for more information contact Evelyn on 08779194428 or Paul 0868433279.
Strictly come Dancing-Durrow Development Forum has changed the date for Strictly come dancing to the end of the year after dancers have requested a bit more time to train for the performances of their lifetime. But watch this space as there is a lot of talent in Durrow and you wouldn’t want to miss a great night of fun.
Pride of Place-The pride of place competition will be judged at the end of June. Pride of place is ten years old this year and they have included a new category to celebrate this birthday. The Previous Winner Category. Durrow won the pride of place in 2006 and has been entered in this new category. Durrow has every chance of winning it with all the effort that has been made in the last few years. A bit more work has to be done showcasing how the people take pride in living in Durrow. We are asking everyone to give a hand within their possibilities to make this happen. Maybe help during the Thursday night cleanup planting flowers and window boxes, painting etc. The judging date will be announced soon so if we start now we will make Durrow really proud.
Tidy Towns-Thursday night cleanup is continuing every week and this week we would like to thank the Cub Scouts who did great work cleaning the Church grounds, Boys School area and Erkindale Drive with us, The Cub Scouts have pledged to help us every week as part of their badge programme. We invite everybody to come along on Thursday night. Litter pickers and refuse sacks are supplied by the Tidy Towns Committee on the night. The work nights are important in our preparation for the Pride of Place Competition. We also ask for residents and businesses to clean outside their premises and put out flowers etc. we thank you for your cooperation.
Youth Choir-Rehearsals for the new Youth Choir have commenced on Tuesday evenings in the Computer Centre Durrow at 4 pm for age 7 to 12 year olds and 4.45 pm for 13 to 18 years. A wide range of music styles are covered from pop to classical. Anyone who would like their child to participate should contact Vicky Murphy on 086 1000230.
Lotto-There was no winner of jackpot. Small draw winners were 30 euro Alan Dwyer 25 euro, Terence Jacob, 20 euro Helen Woods. Next draw in Lennon’s Bar for a possible 7,750 euro. All tickets must be handed in before 9.30 pm on the night of the draw to be included in that jackpot
Eco Walk- There will be a Woodlands Eco walk on Friday night May 18 in Capponellan Woods. Assembly will be in the cark park in the wood at 7 pm . Don’t forget to bring your camera as you don’t know who or what you will meet. Dress suitable for the weather on the night.