Ballinalee

FUNDRAISER FOR SCOIL SAMHTHANN: An evening of gourmet cooking with international chef Frank Moynihan will take place tomorrow (Thursday) June 21 in Rawle’s Loungeat 8pm sharp. Tickets cost €10 and are available from local shops or on the door.

FUNDRAISER FOR SCOIL SAMHTHANN: An evening of gourmet cooking with international chef Frank Moynihan will take place tomorrow (Thursday) June 21 in Rawle’s Loungeat 8pm sharp. Tickets cost €10 and are available from local shops or on the door.

FUNDRAISER: Fundraiser for the Onclogy Unit in Tullamore Hospital on Sat July 14th in Begleys pub Ennyybegs. Music by Connie Reilly.

REDEDICATION: The rededication of St Josephs Church will take place on Sunday 22nd July.

LOTTO: 5,9,15,23. No jackpot winner. 1 match 3 envelope Kathleen sleighthorne Garvagh who wins 100 euro . Sellers prize Seamus Maguire . Envelopes cost 2 euro per line or 3 for 5 euro. 4 numbers from 1.30. All 30 numbers are in the drum every Monday night when the draw takes place.

Engaged: Congrats to Andrew Carrigy and Carmela Oliveri Germany who got engaged recently. We wish them well in their plans and look forward to seeing them in Ballinalee soon.

BON VOYAGE; Bon Voyage to Tomas Keogh listrahee Martin Brady Soran and Dessie Lennon who are all stateside working for the summer period.

CEMTERY SUNDAY: Sunday next is cemtery Sunday in St James at 2pm and in St Emers at 3pm with mass at 3pm. No 11am Mass. For those cleaning their graves please bring any weeds etc away with you. The usual collection will take place towards the upkeep of the graveyard and improvement works.

TEXT ALERT: Just a reminder that the text alert systems will be activiated shortly. We are waiting on a few people to submit their numbers. Please drop your numbers and your 5 euro subscription into myself in the Post Office or Gda Frank Reynolds.

CYCLE TOUR: Date for your diary. Sunday 24th June Longford cycle Tour around North Longford .Both 15km and 50km .Contact Longford Sports Partnership at Longford County Council.

SUMMER CAMPS: Date for the GAA Summer Camp July 2nd - 6th at Maguire Park .More details next week. Application forms available in the Post Office. Camp costs 1 child 55 euro, 2nd 45 euro, 3rd 40 euro. The camp includes football hurling rounders and camogie. Coordinator for the camp is county star Michael Quinn 087 902 8006.

TIDY TOWNS: Judging for the tidy towns is ongoing . We are looking for volunteers to help with litter picking on all approach roads .We ask people to please put up flower baskets,strim hedges to help us to improve our points.

CLONBRONEY COMMUNITY GAMES: Well done to all those who participated and helped out in the Clonbroney Community games this year. We had loads of medal winners at county level in different events. Well done to Lauren Fox who took bronze in the U12 freestyle swimming recently. Congratulations to all our medal winners from the county athletics finals held in Ballymahon recently. Gold Sinead Hanley U14 long kick & Shauna Earley U16 Javelin,silver Evan Tully U12 long puck,Seamus Donnelly U14 long kick,Sinead Heaney U14 shot put and our U12 boys relay team Daniel Reynolds,Evan Tully Darragh Earley,Conor Blessington U12 100m. Lastly best of luck to the boys U13 rounders team who are playing Carlanstown this Friday. If anyone wishes to travel on the bus to support them text 086 3882221.

ART COMPETITON: Junior infants 1st Chloe Spollen; 2nd Jack Reilly; senior infants 1s Emma Kiernan; 2nd Elaine Tully; 1st class 1st Adam Glennon; 2nd Conor Columb; 2nd class 1st Jack Connell; 2nd Lisa Kelly; 3rd class 1st Anne Conors; 2nd Kate Murphy; 4th class 1st Rachel Collum; 2nd Daniel Reynolds; 5th class 1st Aoife Conlon; 2nd Kevin Kenny; 6th class 1st Gary Burke; 2nd Shauna Behan.

Results from Connemara Pony Show. Hook the duck sponsored by Mr Paul Murray c/o Fane Valley Feeds; winner Albert Murphy; tractor reversing sponsored by as above winner Cian Farell; stock judging sponsored by Fire Restaurant Mansion Hse,Dublin,winner Cian Farrell; Penalty shootout sponsored by Mohill Mart winner senior Declan Fox, junior Daniel Reynolds. Thanks to all our sponsors stewards and anybody who helped on the day. Thanks to all who participated in the fantastic parade.

SUMMER CAMP: Teach Leanbh Mostessori School are running their summer camps each week during the month of July. This is open to children from 2 and a half years upwards. Fun galore. This is an excellent introduction for children who will be starting in September. Check out our website : teachleanbh.tumblr.com or for further details please telephone 043 3323278.