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August 29, 2008

St. Peter’s Boys National School

School reopens on Thursday 28 August at 9am, and closes at 2.50pm for all classes. Best of luck to all the boys for  the new school year.
Recreation Centre
The decsion from the County Council on the planning application for the Recreation Centre is due on the 3rd of September.  Lets all hope that it will be a favouralbe decision.
Weight Watchers
Meeting held in Day Care Centre, Drogheda St., Monasterevin on Wednesdays from 6pm to 7pm. Meet Michelle, your leader who recently lost 3.5 stone in weight and has lots of new tips and ideas. All welcome.
C Barrett School of Dance
Classes resume Monday 1 September 2008. Beginners 6 to 7pm. Advanced 7 to 8pm. New pupils welcome.
Monasterevin AFC
Training for Schoolboys has commenced for under 12, under 14, and under 16. The club wish to enter an under 11 side, but require volunteers to coach/manage this age group. If you can help, please contact John Dunne, child  welfare officer 086 8377375 or Chairman Richard Kemmy 086 2497800. First league match on Sunday 24 August.  Senior A away V Clane Utd at 2pm. Manager John Moore at 087 2937460.
Parish Committee AGM
Will be held on Tuesday 9 September at 8.30 pm in the Parish Centre. Everyone welcome.
The weekly whist will start on Monday 1 September at 9pm in the Day Care Centre. Lessons for new members will be given from 8.30pm to 9pm each Monday night. So, come along and enjoy a good night.
Laois 3RD Level Initiative
Based at Bracklone Street, Portarlington, are holding an open evening on Monday 25 August from 7.30pm to  .30pm. Part-time undergraduate courses starting in September 2008. For information, visit www.laoisthirdlevel.ie or call 057  623161.
Finbar Wright Concert
On Friday 17 October 2008 in St Peter & Pauls Church, commencing at 8pm. Tickets €35 are available at Earleys Fashion Shop, The Parish Office or from Jackie Kennedy at 045 525676. Organising Committee meeting on Thursday 28 August in Parish Centre at 9pm.
Lottos and Draws
Monasterevin GFC
Weekly draw results €150 R Morrissey, Sellers prize S Morrissey, €50 G Duffy, €50 J Murphy, €50 T Forde.
Ballykelly GFC and Community Council Lotto
Numbers drawn on 18 August 07, 12, 20, 22, Jackpot not won. Winners of €20 L Ryan, O Hanlon, L Binions, B & G Holligan, L Byrne. Jackpot now €9,000.
Parish Lotto
Numbers drawn on 19 August 03, 04, 07, 18. Jackpot not won. Winners of €20 E Buckley, C McHale, J Dunne, H Earley, G Maher. Jackpot now €5,200.

August 25, 2008

St. Evins Golf Society

The Society’s Captain, Brian O’Connor’s prize was played on the Curragh Golf Course on Saturday 9th August. Over thirty golfers played on the day and all enjoyed the outing. Prizes were presented at a dinner in the clubhouse.  Winner of the Captain’s prize was Pat Mullarkey with 38 points. Runner up was John Connolly with 37 points. Other prize winners on the day were Denis Connolly, Peter Cullen, Pat Garry, John O’Neill, Jason Murphy, Joe Lonergan, Tom Harrison, Tony Mullaney, Dick Somers, John Byrne and Jimmy Lawless.
Gardai  Notice
Windows were broken at a vacant house on the Kildare Road and Gardai are investigating. Licences now due for renewal for all firearms, the Gardai ask
holders to pay their licenses as soon as possible.
Monasterevin AFC
Training to commence shortly for schoolboys - under 12, under 14, under 16, but the club requires volunteers to coach/manage the under 11 age group. For details, contact Richard Kemmy 086 2497800 or John Dunne 086 8377375. Senior pre-season training continues, for further details contact John Moore 087 2937406.
Parish Committee AGM
Will be held on Tuesday 9 September in the Parish Centre, commencing at 8.30p.m.
Parishioners are invited to attend.
Sr Celine Collection
The Friends of Sr. Celine Conway wish to thank everyone who supported the recent Church gate collection. Sr Celine has returned to Brazil to continue her work, and is very appreciative of the support she continues to receive from the people of Monasterevin. The money given to Sr Celine is directly used in her mission, no third parties involved.
Lourdes Pilgrimage
Monasterevin Parish Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2 to 7 October. Cost €695 pp. All seats sold. For anyone travelling to Lourdes, the balance of fare now due, contact Mary Ryan 087 6822290 or Parish Office
Apostolic Work Society
The society wish to thank everyone who attended their annual Mass and display of vestments and altar clothes for the missions. A special word of thanks to the honorary members who give so generously each year and to all who help in any way.
Local Lotto’s and Draws
Ballykelly GFC and Monasterevin Community Council Lotto Draw
Numbers drawn on 11 August 06, 11, 13, 18. Jackpot not won. Winners of €20 M Bannon, J Ryan, E Brereton, E Melia, R Farrell. Jackpot now €8,800.
Monastervin GFC
Weekly draw results €150 Alan Meredith, Sellers prize Jimmy Byrne, €50 Murt Rowan, €50 Collette Cullen, €50 Jimmy Ennis.
Parish Lotto
Numbers drawn on 12 August 07, 12, 16, 17. Jackpot not won. Winners of €20 B Fahy, T Perry, M McDermott, C Morgan, S Dunne. Jackpot now €5,000.

August 14, 2008

Monasterevin AFC Soccer Club

Pre season senior training every Wednesday and Friday evening at 7.30pm.  For information contact John Moore on 087 2937406. Managers/Coaches required for schoolboy teams, please contact John Dunne at 086 8377375.

Yew Tree Cemetery Prayers

There will be Rosary and Prayers on Friday 15 August at 7.30pm, for those interred in the cemetery.

Summer Camp

A whole week of fun - dancing, games, art. Indoor and outdoor activities at the Council Hall, Main Street, suitable for children aged four and over, boys and girls. From 18 to 22 August 10.30am to 3.30pm. Cost €55 per child. Book early as places are limited. For information contact Carla on 087 9009228 or Sandra on 086 8982255.

Monasterevin Guild of ICA

The Guild would like to thank everyone who supported their recent collection for the Paxman Cooling Cap for use in the Oncology Unit of Naas Hospital. A special word of thanks to the management and staff of Supervalu and to the collectors.

Ballykelly GFC & Community Council Lotto Draw

Numbers drawn on 4 August 03, 07, 13, 20. Jackpot not won. Winners of €20 S Lovern, T Ryan, B Keogh, Martina and Padraig, Ger and Ronan. Jackpot now €8,600.

Monasterevin GFC

Weekly draw results €150 Christopher Whyte, sellers prize John Carroll, €50 Ml.Callanan, €50 C.Coleman, €50. Fund raising golf outing organised by Monasterevin GFC will be held in the Heath Golf Club on Friday 15 August. Teebox from 12 noon to 4pm. Teams of three, scramble format. Cost €180 per team, including meals. Support would be greatly appreciated, sponsor teeboxes etc, Contact committee members for more details.

Parish Lotto

Numbers drawn on 5 August 01, 04, 11, 13.Jackpot not won. Winners of €20 A Cleary, W Crabbe, Ian and Sadie, D Murphy, K O’Shea. Jackpot now €4,800.

Finbar Wright Concert

On Friday 17 October in St Peter & Pauls Church, Monasterevin. Tickets available from Earleys Fashion Shop and the Parish Office and Jackie Kennedy at 045 525676. Tickets costs €35.