Ballinalee March 18

IRISH LESSONS - The John Duggan branch of CCE are hoping to run some oral Irish classes for junior and leaving cert students prior to the exams in the coming weeks. Contact Mckennakate@eircom.net.

IRISH LESSONS - The John Duggan branch of CCE are hoping to run some oral Irish classes for junior and leaving cert students prior to the exams in the coming weeks. Contact Mckennakate@eircom.net.

CORRECTIONS

A couple of corrections to last week’s concert notes. Our thanks to Martin Heaney for the sand and out thanks to Jimmy Fox for his usual high standards.

STARS IN OUR BARS

Watch out for details of this competition due to take place in the Stags Head with prizes of 5000 euro to be won. Any budding entertainers should start practising.

LOTTO

Lotto numbers 12, 15, 25, 29. No jackpot winner.1 match 3 envelope Philomena O’Neill, Corlinan who wins 100 euro. Promoters prize Dessie Lennon. Jackpot 1500 euro. Draw in Farrells on Monday night at 9.30pm . Lines cost 2 euro per line or 3 for 5 euro.

GAA

Membership for 2011 is now due and costs 20 euro. Anybody who wishes to use the facilities at the park are asked to pay their membership to Pauleen Brady.

SYMPATHY

Deepest sympathy to Mairead Rawle and family Ballyreaghan on the death of her father in Gowna at the weekend RIP.

BABY BOY

Congrats to Marius and Monika Janus Vickersfield on the birth of their 2nd child a baby boy. Good health to mother and baby.

PHONES FOR FIBS

Don’t forget your used mobile phones for our collection to provide a defibrillator for the community . Drop it into the post office.

PONY SHOW

Ballinalee Connemara pony show wish to thank all who supported the recent table quiz in the Stags Head Ballinalee. Thanks to Jimmy Fox, quizmaster and to Jerome & Carmel for the use of their premises. Thank you also to everyone who sponsored raffle prizes. A lovely set of quiz questions provided an entertaining night for all. The pony show will be on 12th June this year and will be the 25th show. So we are hoping for a successful show to mark this special occasions. New and exciting competitions are already confirmed.

FARM ACCOUNTS

Farm accounts and taxation course. A farm accounts and taxation course will be held in the Old Schoolhouse, Ballymahon Road, Edgeworthstown in the coming weeks. The course is aimed at helping farmers prepare computerised farm records and an understanding of basic farm taxation. The main objective of the course is to help farmers plan their business and tax more efficiently. The course will be run over 4 nights with the initial two nights in March and the remainder in November. For further details contact 087 2478835.