PRAGUE HOUSE DRAW - Last draw for the Prague House Monster Fundraising November Draw of €4,000 as it takes place on Friday 23rd in Prague House. Tickets are €10 for each, and are available from Prague House and various locations in Freshford.
IRISH GUIDE DOGS - Charity concert in aid of Irish Guard Dogs for the blind takes place in Springhill Court Hotel on Thursday 22nd November at 8.00pm. Tickets are €15.00
RACQUETBALL - Is starting up in Lisdowney again. Men, women and teens all welcome to get involved. Please call Patsy Murphy on 086 1666748
SINCERE SYMPATHIES - Lisdowney parishioners offer their sincere sympathies to the Nolan family on the sad passing of a true lady, Lily Nolan of Blackwood.
UNDER 21 HURLING - Big win this week for the parish when the under 21 team beat Dicksboro in the Rionn A Championship on Saturday in Freshford on a score of 1:9 to 11 points in a match that went right to the wire and was only decided on the last puck of the ball. For a full match report check out firstname.lastname@example.org
Talent - HEYWOOD’S GOT TALENT on Thursday November 22nd at 8.00pm sharp in the school hall. Tickets €12.00, call 057 8733333 for more details.
HEYWOOD OPEN NIGHT - Heywood Community School, Ballinakill are hosting an Open Night for prospective 1st year students and their parents on Thursday, 29th November, 2012 from 7.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m. All are welcome.
FUEL FOR SALE FOR LISDOWNEY GAA - Please note, there was an error in this phone number over the past few weeks, so if no-one contacted you, please try again. Lisdowney Hurling Club has Timber and briquettes for sale. To order, please contact Stephen on 086-2770217. All fuel will be delivered directly to your door.
LISDOWNEY HURLING CLUB - AGM will be held on Friday 7th December in Lisdowney Community Centre. Everyone is encouraged to attend the meeting, remember the AGM is your opportunity to have your say. If you do not go along and vote on the night then you are missing your opportunity to have a say in the club. Please return all nomination forms and proposals asap to the club secreatary.
LISDOWNEY LOTTO - The numbers drawn in the Lisdowney GAA and Camogie Club Weekly Lotto on Monday, 22nd October 2012, were 11, 16, 22, 25. There was no winner. Match three winner was Antoinette Hickey. Next week’s jackpot will be €2,500. The draw will be held in Downey’s Bar, Lisdowney, on Monday, 26th November 2012.
SCOR NA nOG - Lisdowney GAA club will compete in the Kilkenny Scor na nOg group on Wednesday 28th November in Langtons. They will compete in Solo Singing, Instrumental and Question Time. If any others would like to compete in ceili, figure or set dancing, recitation, story telling, balled group or the novelty act, please contact club PRO on 086 1985251, entries must be in by 22nd November.
CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PARTY - The Lisdowney parish children’s Santa Party will be held on Sunday 9th December in Lisdowney Community Centre. This is still the least expensive way for your children to visit Santa over the Christmas period, at only €5.00 per child including a full party with their own friends. Please help us make this year’s party very special for all the children by turning up in our numbers. There will be a meeting on Thursday 29th November in the Resource Centre at 7.30pm to plan the event, new help is urgently needed.
UNDER 10 SOCCER - Need to get the kids to burn up some energy over the winter, send them down to Gary in Woodview, Freshford at 12.00 every Saturday.
JOIN THE GYM - If you haven’t joined yet you are missing out. Call Stephen on 086-2770217 to join the Lisdowney gym and keep yourself fit and healthy over the winter. Prices are very reasonable.
CHOIR - The Parish Pastoral Council is forming a group to sing at parish funerals. If interested in participating, please contact Bernie Brophy, Gathabawn, Eilis Costelloe, Clontubrid, or Angela Mullally, Lisdowney.
MASS FOR THE SICK - Mass for the Sick takes place every Friday in Lisdowney at 7.30pm.
YEAR OF FAITH - The parish programme, in conjunction with neighbouring parishes has started in Castlecomer Community Hall on all Wednesdays in November, 21st, 28th and 5th December from 7.30pm to 9.00pm. Meetings are conducted by Fr Joe Delaney and are designed to help people understand and appreciate our Faith.
BADMINTON - continues every Monday night in Lisdowney Community Centre at 8 pm. All welcome - newcomers and more men needed. Contact Eimear on 087 9684866.
ACCORD - Pre marriage course takes place in Kilkenny on 22d/23rd February, 22/23rd March, 24/25th May, 14/25 June. Contact Mary Curtin on 056 7722674 to book.
FIT BACK AND BUMP COURSE - An education course for pregnant mums-to-be and new mothers is on-going in Clontubrid, Freshford. Please Phone Joanne on 087 9537808 to book a place.
CANCER EXERCISE CLASS - A Cancer Exercise Class has commenced in Clontubrid. This class is specifically designed for people who have suffered any type of cancer and are recovering or recovered. It recognises the value of exercise in recovery and prevention of cancer. To book a place, please contact 087-9537808.
ZUMBA- Shape up before Christmas with Zumba Fitness- have fun, burn calories, lose weight and tone up! Zumba Toning classes are running in Durrow Community Hall and in Freshford Community Hall. For more information, please contact Sarah on 087-7460707. All fitness levels are welcome.
STICKY FINGERS - The Sticky Fingers parent/guardian and baby group meets on Thursday mornings between 10 am and 12.30 pm in the Oasis Childcare Centre, Freshford. Contact Louise on 085-7206381 or Niamh on 086-7737294.
LISDOWNEY MOTHER AND BABY GROUP -Lisdowney Mother and Baby Group now meets every second Saturday in Lisdowney Resource Centre from 10.30 am - 12 noon. Contact Avril on 087-7760082.