We send our congratulations to all the Junior Certs in the region. Many of you are very happy with your results. Those of you who are disappointed, chin up and walk tall. Good luck and well done for the future.

Motorists beware.

With all our national and secondary schools now back in action motorists should be more vigilant especially on our country roads. There is a lot more traffic on our roads and there are still some youngsters walking and cycling to school. Also the mornings and evenings have darkened considerably, so please take care.


Watch out for St. Barry’s Half-Marathon coming shortly. More details next week.

Underage training

Under 8and under 10 Gaelic football training takes place every Friday evening between 6 and 7pm.

Hard luck

Hard luck to our Intermediate footballers at the weekend, bowing out to St. Michael’s in an exciting match which was level pegging after fulltime. However St. Michael’s pulled away in extra time. The lads have worked hard over the months and have had a very steady year.

Yoga in Ruskey

Yoga commences in Ruskey this week of September. Classes will run both mornings and evenings. Booking is essential.Phone Kathleen on 087-2868254.

Golf Classic

Strokestown Playschool have a very important Golf Classic Saturday 14th at Strokestown Golf Club.Teams of 4 120 euro. Full meal and presentation on Saturday evening.

Senior Helpline

Senior Help Line is a confidential Line of a listening Service for older people by older people for the price of a local call.Call Lo Call on 1850440444.

Line Dancing

Line dancing has returned to the Community Centre, Ruskey last week.

Make contact with Community Centre in Ruskey for further details.


A mission lead by the Redemptorists is taking place from up to the 14th September in Ruskey, Kilglass and Slatta. More details in Kilglass Parish Bulletin.