Ballinalee

COMMUNITY GROUP: A meeting takes place tonight at 7pm in Currycahill CC to consider the development of a local area plan for the whole parish going forward. This will be facilitated by Keystone Consultants. All individual and reps of the various organisations in the community are invited. The AGM of the group will take place immediately afterwards. Refreshments will be served afterwards.

COMMUNITY GROUP: A meeting takes place tonight at 7pm in Currycahill CC to consider the development of a local area plan for the whole parish going forward. This will be facilitated by Keystone Consultants. All individual and reps of the various organisations in the community are invited. The AGM of the group will take place immediately afterwards. Refreshments will be served afterwards.

PLGRIMAGE: Next Sunday “Reek” Sunday a bus will leave the village ta the village at 5.15am. Please book with Kitty 086 04056 Peter 087 6613510.

GAA: Hard luck to the Sean Connollys who were defeated by Mostrim in the championship last Sat evening. Their last game in the group stages is against neighbours Emmet Og

BABY BOY: Congrats to Errel and Karen Close nee Martin on the birth of a bouncing baby boy. A second grandchild for Eddie and Sandra.

CAMOGIE CAMP: A camogie camp will take place from August 2nd & 3rd in Longford Slashers from 10am – 1pm. Cost 15 euro phone Pauline 086 8880545 or Lizzy 087 6436579.

EDI: The EDI Centre wish to thank all who contributed to their recent Church gate collection. Total collected Ballinalee 122 euro, Clonbroney 94.46 euro. Sincere thanks to Mel Forde for taking up the collection.

LOTTO: 5,6, 25,27. No jackpot winner. 1 match 3 envelope Marian Nugent Lisrahee who wins 100 euro. Jackpot 2600 euro. Draw for month of August in Rawle. Lines cost 2 euro.

BBQ: Our annual duck derby in aid of tidy towns funds takes place this Sunday evening at 5pm with a BBQ at Farrells Lounge following at 6pm music in the bar afterwards with Chuck and June. Good food and music and bouncing castle for the kids. All funds go towards maintaining the two schemes in the parish than look after the cemeteries church grounds, GAA Grounds and the village in general. Ducks on sale in local shops and pubs.

TABLE QUIZ: A table quiz in aid of the Irish Red Cross, Longford Branch is to take place at the Stag’s Head on Friday August 5 at 9pm. A table of four €40, raffle on the night. Contact Therese on 087 9726045.

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