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Woodview Development Bonus: Bonus Ball for Wednesday 09/01/2013 – Lotto Draw Bonus 34 –Winner Niall Smith €45. Next Draw 16/01/2013.

Woodview Development Bonus: Bonus Ball for Wednesday 09/01/2013 – Lotto Draw Bonus 34 –Winner Niall Smith €45. Next Draw 16/01/2013.

Do This in Memory Mass: First Holy Communion Mass on Saturday 26th January at 7pm

“Life of the Innocent: Every man woman and child is being called to join together and make to make a stand for the “life of the innocent” in Merrion Square, Dublin on Saturday the 19th. of January at 4.30pm. There are buses traveling from all around the country for the vigil in Dublin. Join us and stand up for life. Bus will leave the cathedral car park on Saturday at 1.30pm
For more information contact Marie 086 1900640 or Kitty 086 0405621.

Youth  2000 Prayer Meeting: Every Friday at 8pm in St Anne’s, the former mercy convent in Mohill. People aged between 16-35 meet to encourage each other in the faith and to pray for the grace to try and fully live out their catholic faith.    All within the specified age are invited to come along and make new friends and enjoy the company of other young souls, while relaxing over a cupa after the meeting. 

Matsubayashi Shorin Ryu International Karate: As and from Friday 18th January the training times for our Friday night class will change. The new times are 7.30pm to 8.30pm. The Monday night class will remain unchanged at 7-8pm. The club would like to extend a very warm welcome to our newest member Sean and it is hoped that he will really enjoy his training with us. Students are reminded to return their membership renewal forms as soon as possible to Ann. New members are always welcome and if anyone would like any further information please do not hesitate to contact Ann on 087 9248816. Remember to check our website matsubayashishorinryu-international for all of the latest updates on our organisation.

Fundraising Raffle: A fundraising raffle is underway by Leigh Casey for which the draw will be held in Casey’s Pub on Saturday 2nd February. The proceeds of this raffle will enable Leigh to go to Tanzania on a volunteer teaching and care programme for disadvantaged children. Tickets are €2 each, 3 for €5, or a book of 6 for €10, and are available in all local venues. Your support will be greatly appreciated. Anyone wishing to avail of tickets can also contact Leigh on 085 7739509.

Church Choir seek new members: Our parish choir are currently inviting new members to join. The choir sing at the 11am Mass every Sunday with rehearsals scheduled on Thursday evenings from 8.00 - 9.30pm in the church., our choir director and members highly recommend this as an excellent time to get involved. Please feel free to come along or for further information contact our director on 0863052204 or derekmahady@yahoo.ie .

Social Dance Class: Social dance classes every Thursday night in the Longford Arms Hotel, beginner’s 8pm - 9pm improvers 9pm - 10pm and dancing 10pm -11pm. Jive, foxtrot, waltz, quickstep, €10 per class. All welcome no partners needed. For further information contact Padraig on 087-1812248.

White Collar Boxing: White Collar Boxing will take place on the 26th January 2013 in the GAA Complex. There will be more details of boxers, etc., in the next few weeks. Keep an eye on the notes for an update