Abbeylara January 14




The Vermin control scheme had now commenced and will run until the end of March. Any club members with vermin please go to the vermin control officer Johnny Flynn, Ballyboy before 7pm on Tuesday evenings


Abbeylara GFC will be holding their presentation night in the Piker's Lodge, in Gowna on Saturday 29th January. Buffet and music on the night. Tickets are 20 euro. Tickets are available from Patsy Lynch or any club officer.


Your prayers are requested for the happy repose of the soul of John Denning, Finea died Monday 27th December brother of Mary Jo Lynch Abbeylara. May he Rest in Peace.


Each Tuesday in Tommy & Colette Doyle's at 8.30 p.m. John Delaney will give a talk on Tue 11th Jan. Everyone welcome.


Adoration each Friday in St. Bernard's Church Abbeylara from 11am until 7.30pm. Everyone welcome.


A & G Bingo on Wednesdays in the Community Centre, Granard. Thank you for you support.


Our first meeting of the new year is on Thursday 13th January, we hope to see and meet all our members after the festive season. Hope you all got on ok and didn't die of thirst, glad to see some of our members out enjoying the local Bingo.


Umbra Clothing Collection on Thursday 13th Jan, please leave your items in either Abbeylara or Carra Church car parks. Collection takes place from 9am to 12noon. For more information on the Umbra collections phone 0868582529.


We have the honour of one of the most beautiful visionaries gracing us with her presence in Ireland this February. Vicka Ivankovic is set to visit Cork and Dublin in Feb. at the invitation of Finbar O' Leary . On Thursday 17th she will be in RDS Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 at around 4pm. On Friday 18th she will be on the Late Late Show, RTE Studios. On Saturday 19th this is a special afternoon with Vicka for young adults in The Town Hall , Mitchelstown, Co. Cork, commencing at 4pm. On Sunday 20th in Silversprings Hotel, Cork City at 4pm. And on Tuesday 22nd in Our Lady and St. Brendans Church, Tralee, Co Kerry, commencing at 4pm.


Abbeylara GAA. Lotto Results - Numbers Drawn 12-16-20-29. 20 euro winners: Anthony Clarke, Tyre Centre;Thomas Reilly, Creevy; Carmel Sheridan, Kilcogy; Niall Foxe, Abbeylara; Annie Drake, Carrickduff; Maurice & Ailean O'Connor, Ballywillan; Mary & Danny Ledwith, Ballinrud; Ned Molloy, Carragh. Next Draw in Crawford's on Tue 11th Jan Jackpot 10,100 euro


Congratulations to the following winners: 300 euro - John Walsh, Ballinacross; 200 euro - Gerry & Roseann Garland Kilbride.; 100 euro - Paul & Maura Gilna Carrickduff. 100 euro - Eileen McCarthy, RIP, Carra; 50 euro- Bernard & Irene Lynch, Toneymore; 50 euro- Tommy Connolly Creevy.

Many thanks for your support of the Parish Draw. The first draw for 2010/2011 will take place when all those taking part are finalised.


The Christmas party which was deferred from before Christmas because of the bad weather will be held at Easter with a special function for our Senior Citizens. The money raised from the cake sale for this party is lodged in the bank.


To all our parishioners at home and to those now living in other places.