The mobile library will be
outside Staplestown National School on Thursday 8th and 22nd October from 11.45 - 12.30.
New members are always welcomed. Make an effort to join and avail of the lots of new books
and tapes for all the family to enjoy. Family rates available.
Staplestown Millennium Choir continues to
plan for a Christmas Celebration of Music similar to last years event. More details of
this event will be available at a later stage.
New members are always invited to join the
choirs. Junior choir practise is from 7 - 8pm and Senior 8.30 - 9.30 every Thursday in
Staplestown Millennnium Choir and Tir na
Mona present a Glenn Miller type Jazz Swing Band in Dowlings of Prosperous on the
17th October there will also be a Residents Night Out combined with a Giant Auction on
Friday 23rd of October. Buy a combined ticket for both nights for £8 and save £2. For
more information please contact Elaine at 045 / 863572.
John O`Sullivan centre in Clane are holding
an auction towards the end of the month (October). They would be very happy to accept
donations of furniture, pictures, garden furniture etc. All the items will be collected.
For more information or for collection of donated items please contact Christy Kenny at
A reminder to everyone to be extra vigilant
at this particular time, as a lot of robberies are taking place. There have been a number
of house break-ins and people living on their own are becoming very frightened.
Before you go out check that all locks are secure. Finally, if you see anything
thats out of the ordinary please contact the local guards. Its up to us, the local
community, to make our area a safe and secure place to live in.
As you know, a group of families in our
area played host to children from Chernobyl this Summer. Some of these families aim to
take the children back to Ireland next summer. However, one young girl will not be able to
come back next year. For this reason her host family, Marie and Michael Reilly of
Hodgestown, plan on bringing Aleyessa back here for the christmas holidays. To raise the
airfare and other incidentals Marie is planning two Coffee Morning to raise the money. The
Coffee Morning is on Wednesday 25th November from 10.30 - 12.30pm. A raffle will take
place on the morning with prizes of a Bog Oak Clock, a Bottle of Wine, Shrubs and
Soft Toys. A separate raffle is planned with prizes of a Bog Oak Clock, Lamps, Picture
Frames, Wine and Cheese Hamper and Soft Toys. This draw will take place on Friday December
4th, in Timahoe National School at 3.00p.m. More info from Marie at 088 / 2154397.
In recent weeks there have been two
accidents at Staplestown Crossroads. This is a danger spot where it is almost impossible
to see traffic coming from any direction. The last accident involved two families, both
with young children in the cars. Thankfully no-one was badly injured in these accidents.
However, they serve to remind us to be extra careful on the roads, especially on Bank
A big welcome is extended
to the 2 new Alter Boys serving in Staplestown Church. They are Craig Murphy and John
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