Abbeylara April 29



Abbeylara GFC are holding the draw for the lines sold on Saturday 14th May in Craw

ford’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. Lines are €3 per line or 2 lines for €5

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.

Parish Mission

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.

Cavan’s Got Talent

Congratulations to Stephanie Donohoe, Springtown Granard, and Mullahoran on reaching the final of Cavan’s Got Talent. Please come to Imperial Hotel Cavan next Friday night at 9:00pm to support Stephanie. Bus services as usual, contact Michael Reilly @ 087 9833996.

Abbeylara Gun Club

Abbeylara Gun Club hold their annual Clay Bird Shoot on Sunday 1st May 2011. €300 High Gun, 3 traps, Sporting & D.T.L. Total Prize Money €900. Commencing at 12 noon. Last entries at 5.30 pm. Proceeds in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland. Your support would be appreciated. For further details please call 0862464576.


Your prayers are requested for the happy repose of the soul of Joe O Malley, Acton, London, who died on Wednesday 20th April. Brother in law of Marie Mulligan, Ballywillan. May they Rest in Peace.


A successful fundraiser took place on Easter Sunday Night in the Park House Hotel Edgeworthstown. Music on the night was by Chuck and June and many other top class artists. A great night was enjoyed by all who attended. All proceeds go towards the completion of the Parish Centre. Your support was appreciated.

AG Bingo

On Wednesday night at 9 pm. Your support is always welcome.

Parish Draw

The next parish draw will be held on Friday 29th April after 7.30pm Mass. You are welcome to attend. Any monies due to the draw please hand in before the draw.

Abbeylara Tidy Towns

Abbeylara Tidy Towns will hold a meeting in the Handball Alley on Monday 2nd May at 9 pm.


To Abbeylara School pupils and the teachers who did a litter clean up recently of the grounds of the School Church, Monastery, Handball Allies and Village.