Rathowen Notes



Rathowen Community Development

RCD will hold their AGM on Thursday, May 8 at 8.30pm in Rathowen Community Centre. The agenda is as follows; the stepping down of four members and replacement of same, new ticket sellers, sale of lotto tickets (this is vital in maintaining the current facilities and projects throughout the village of Rathowen). If the RCD committee is not supported your centre, playground and park may face closure. It is your community. Give it a small piece of your time - it can make the world of a difference. Please come along and support your community.


The numbers drawn in the lotto were 5, 9, 14 and 26. There was no jackpot winner and the draw winners were Lola Walker, Johnny Boyce and Sharon Coughlan. Sellers prize Tommy Lambden. The next draw for €3000 will be in Connaughton’s Pub on May 12. Please support.

Cemetery Sunday

A reminder to all that Cemetery Sunday for Russagh is on June 1 at 3pm and Rathaspic is on June 8 at 3pm.


Rathowen 5k road race on Wedensday, June 11 starts at 8pm. Registration is at 6.30pm in St Marys School Rathowen, Adults €10, Children €5. For a great cause come along and support. Put this date in your diary.

St Mary’s NS

Thanks to the parents, Board of Management and Parents Association for their help on the day of the trad session. Thank you to all who donated spot prizes and supported us. A special word of thanks to all the musicians who gave up their time to join us on the day. Padraig and staff.

Birthday Wishes

A very happy 21st birthday to Pauline Parker who celebrated her birthday last Saturday with a party in Ferricks. An enjoyable night was had by all. Pauline is a daughter of John and Philomena from Streete.


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