Abbeylara May 6

CONGRATULATIONS - Congratulations to Stephanie Donohoe who won Cavan’s Got Talent last Friday night.

CONGRATULATIONS - Congratulations to Stephanie Donohoe who won Cavan’s Got Talent last Friday night.

Stephanie is originally from Springstown, Abbeylara who is daughter to Tom Joe and Maureen Donohoe. Stephanie has co-owned her own hairdressing business “Images Hair Salon” in Granard for the past four years. Stephanie was up against hard acts for the past 10 weeks which took place in the Imperial Cavan. Thanks very much for all who supported her over the past few weeks and on the night of the final.


Lines are 3 euro per line or 2 lines for 5 euro : 1st Prize -2 Sold out tickets to the Kings of Leon on the 28th May 2011 ; 2nd Prize- 2 Leinster Final Tickets; 3rd Prize -Entry to Abbeylara GFC Lotto draw until the reminder of the year.

Abbeylara GFC are holding the draw for the lines sold on Saturday 14th May in Crawford’s Lounge, Abbeylara. Proceeds from the sale of lines goes towards Abbeylara Park Development. Cards are available in usual outlets or from any Club officer.


The parish mission takes place from Monday 2nd May to Friday 6th May. Each house in the parish will have received a flyer with full details of the mission. John Pridmore is part of the team; he has written several books including “From Gangland to Promised Land”. The team will be at each of the morning masses giving talks testimonies and music. Evening sessions in Abbeylara are from Monday to Friday at 7.30 pm. Masses in Abbeylara: Monday 11am, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 7.30 am and Friday at 7.30 pm. Masses in Carra are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 9.30 am.


On Wednesday nights at 9 p.m. Your support is always welcome.


Abbeylara GAA Club hold their monthly meeting on Thursday 5th May in the Sports Centre at 9pm. All officers & Committee members please attend.

Adult Learning Centre Granard: Do you need help with reading, writing, spelling, maths or computers? If you do, please call into the centre or ring us at 043 6686211 and we will do all we can to help. We offer part-time day and evening courses. We are now taking names for new classes starting after Easter. The service is free and confidential. Contact: Therese Smyth at 043 6686211.


Congratulations to the following winners in the April draw:: 300 euro -Mary Battrim, Cloughernal; 200 euro-Jimmy Corocran, Ballyboy; 100 euro -P.J & Mona Donohue, Carra; 100 euro -Jimmy Earley, Creevy; 50 euro-Brian & Lorraine O’Hara, Carrickduff; 50 euro -Peader & Marie McKiernan, Abbeylara

Many thanks for your ongoing support of our parish draw. We also thank all the collectors.


Many thanks to all the people who supported the fund raiser held on Easter Sunday last in the Park House Hotel, Edgeworthstown. Thanks very much to all who donated prizes for the raffle; to all who gave spot prizes to all who brought/sent food; to all who bought tickets; to all who sold tickets; to all who organised the event to all who helped out on the night itself at the function; to all those who provided the very good entertainment and to all others who helped in any way. All of this work ensured that the large crowd enjoyed a very good community night. €4825 lodged on 26/04/11. Any monies due for the fund raiser please hand in as soon as possible. All proceeds to towards the completion of our new Parish Centre.


Lotto Results 26/4/11. Numbers Drawn 3-11-12-26. 20 euro Winners:

Ciaran Fitzsimons, Cloncivid; Jonathon Mahon, Cooldoney; Pat Reilly, Toneymore; Aoibhe Beatty, Kilnaleck; Terry and Aoine Drake, Carrickduff; David Sheridan, Carra; Next Draw in McCormack’s, on 3-5-11,Jackpot 11,700 euro


Your prayers are requested for the happy repose of the souls of Lizzie Joe Smyth, Renehan who died on Saturday 23rd April and for Tommy Reilly, Castlenugent, Lisryan who died on Tuesday 26th April. May the Rest in Peace.