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Fundraising Raffle: Last chance to get tickets for the fundraising raffle for Leigh Casey (Projects Abroad Tanzania). Draw will be held this Saturday, 2nd February in Casey’s Pub with music on the night by Colm Mulligan, (cover charge optional).
 Tickets are €2 each or 3 for €5, and are available in all local venues. Your support will be greatly appreciated. Anyone wishing to avail of tickets can also contact Leigh on 0857739509.

Fundraising Raffle: Last chance to get tickets for the fundraising raffle for Leigh Casey (Projects Abroad Tanzania). Draw will be held this Saturday, 2nd February in Casey’s Pub with music on the night by Colm Mulligan, (cover charge optional).
 Tickets are €2 each or 3 for €5, and are available in all local venues. Your support will be greatly appreciated. Anyone wishing to avail of tickets can also contact Leigh on 0857739509.

Dynamo Rooskey Soccer: Dynamo Rooskey Indoor Soccer Tournament on this weekend 2/3 February in Rooskey Complex. €1000 in prize money. For more information or to enter a team contact Mick on 087 9876150.

Clonguish Óg: “The Clonguish Óg AGM for 2013 will take place in the Ralph Room on Friday 1st February at 8pm.  The current committee is staying on for another year.  Please forward any motions to Donna Hagan (Tel: 086 8855158; E-mail: donnahagan75@yahoo.ie) before 29th January.  We would like to see members attend to put ideas forward for the forthcoming year”.

Woodview Development Bonus: Bonus Ball for Wednesday 23/01/2013 – Lotto Draw Bonus 41 –Winner Jim Kelly €45. Next Draw 30/01/2013.

The Sesquicentennial: The records show that our parish church, dedicated to Our Lady under the title of Her Immaculate Conception was opened on December 4th 1864 and dedicated by Bishop Kilduff. Lord Granard donated the site. The Architect was JJ Mc Carthy. He was a pupil of the renowned church Architect Pugin. The Parish Priest at the time was Fr. Tom Fitzgerald. This means that next year 2014 our church will be 150 years old. The 150th Anniversary is known as the Sesquicentennial. The Parish Pastoral Council feels that we as a parish should celebrate the Anniversary. But How? Already, a Parish Mission has been booked for March 8th – 15th 2014. It will be conducted by the Redemptorists religious order. How else might we mark the occasion? The Parish Council would like to get suggestions from the people of the Parish. A box will be placed at each door of the church into which you may place your suggestions. You may prefer to have a word with Fr. Mc Govern or any member of the Parish Pastoral Council at its March meeting. The suggestion boxes will be at the doors during the month of February.

Monster Bingo: Bingo will be held in the PJ Murphy Sports Hall on Sunday 3rd February at 3pm. €2,500 to be won. Monster raffle on the day.

Clonguish Lotto: Lotto results Saturday 26th January 2013, numbers 12, 18, 29, 30. No Jackpot Winner. Runners up €100 Una Reilly, Market Bar, €25 Padi O’Reilly, Castle Inn, €25 Margaret Ghee, Briskill. Draw in Casey’s next weekend. Next Weeks Jackpot €3,450.