Monster Bingo

Monster Bingo

Bingo will be held in the PJ Murphy Sports Hall on Sunday, 11th December at 3pm. €2,500 to be won. Monster raffle on the day.

Acupuncture Clinic
Acupuncture Clinic Newtownforbes now offering Thai Foot Massage.

- Improves circulation in the feet and legs - Moves stagnant Qi and balances the energy of the body - Restores balance to all the systems of the body. To book an appointment contact Maria on 086 8618633.

Pilates Class

New Year, New Shape, New You, Strengthen and Tone. Monday 8pm to 9pm and Tuesday 8pm to 9pm (men only on Tuesday). Classes held at the Giving Tree, Cloontagh, Newtownforbes. (Wendy Louise Hat Design).

Irish Dancing

Irish dancing classes will resume in the Parish Hall Newtownforbes on Friday, 9th January after the Christmas Break at 6:30pm for children of all ages. At 8pm Irish dancing classes will take place for teenagers and adults. Fees €4.50 per child per lesson with an overall family rate of €10.00 per family per lesson and special reductions for those who pay by the month. Children can dance for competition or enjoyment. Parents welcome to stay at classes if they so wish. No wigs, fake tan or make up for dancers. Contact Maureen at (086) 3702719.

Parish Calendar

Parish calendars are on sale in the local shops and in the sacristy, only €3.


Divine Mercy prayer meeting in St Mary’s Parish Church, Newtownforbes every Monday at 3pm. Special prayers include the Chaplet and Novena of the Divine Mercy, and St. Faustina’s Station of the Cross. All are welcome and bring a friend.


A rosary making group meets in the parish hall in Newtownforbes, every Monday at 1.30 pm. These rosary beads are distributed free locally and are also sent out to the missions. At each apparition in Fatima, Our Blessed Mother asks that we pray the holy rosary every day. Please come along and support this most worthwhile work, if you have an hour to spare and bring a friend with you