MONSTER TRACTOR RUN-Monster tractor run in Johnstown on Sunday May 13 in aid of the Carlow / Kilkenny home care team. Registration at 11am departing at 12pm via Cullahill, Durrow, Ballyragget, John Street, High street, Kilkenny, Freshford, Urlingford and back to Johnstown for 5pm. Barbeque & refreshments and music afterwards in Pashal’s bar. Every tractor that takes part in the run will be entered into a draw for a weekend away in Killarney, Co Kerry, kindly sponsored by Larry Whyte, Pat Costigan & Leeson Stanley agricultural contractors, Johnstown. For more information on the event contact 0862658151 or 0862533547. Please support this worthy cause.
WEEKLY LOTTO-There were no winners in Spa Development weekly draw last week. This week the jackpot reaches €7,400. Draw will be held in Barry’s Bar.
TIDY TOWNS ASSOCIATION-Spa develolment association tidy towns evening. The next tidy towns litter pick up and general tidying of the village takes place Wednesday evening May 9 at 7.30pm.
NEW MEMBER-Johnstown parish welcomes a new member at the recent baptism of Helen Ann Renehan daughter of John and annmarie Renehan Violet Hill.
FIRST COMMUNION MEETING-Parents and children for First Holy Communion in both Crosspatrick and Johnstown are invited to a meeting in Johnstown NS. Next Saturday is First Holy Communion day in johnstown at 11am.
COLLECTION-A church door collection will be held next weekend May 12/13 in aid of children with special needs in the diocese. Your generosity will be greatly appreciated.
COMMUNITY ALERT-A community alert meeting will be held this Wednesday night May 9 in St Kieran’s Hall at 8.30pm.
TRANSITION YEAR 2012-Colaiste Mhuire transition year students will present their show Back to the 80s in the school gym on Friday May 18 at 7.30pm. Admission adults €10, students €5, under 12s €2. Family of 2 adults and 2 children €20. For more information phone 0568831135.