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Dance lessons every Monday night with Dolores from 7.45pm-9.15pm at St Brigid’s Social Club Cloneyhurke. R32CY89.

Also, Keep Fit on Wednesday & Friday nights with Eimear from 7-8pm. Friday nights sponsored by Offaly Sports Partnership. 

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Mountmellick Drama Group are featuring 3 One-Act Plays on Thursday  March 14 &  Friday March 15. Curtains open at 8pm nightly, in the Mountmellick Community Arts Centre. Tickets-€15.00 / Concessions €10.  

TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR – Looking forward to seeing you there.


Camp takes place at Scoil Phadraig Portarlington from Tuesday April 2 to Friday 5, from 9.30am to 2pm. For more information e-mail


Deepest Sympathy to the family of Peter (Pe) Keegan, Bishopswood, Portarlington who passed away on Tuesday February 27. Peter was predeceased by his wife Mary, sons Michael & Thomas. He will be sadly missed by his daughter Marie, son Peader , son in law Darren (Crombie), grandchildren Matthew & Amber, his extended family & friends. Funeral took place on Friday March 1. May Peter rest in Peace.


Deepest Sympathy to the family of Johnny Murphy, St Joseph’s Tce who passed away surrounded by his loving family on Friday March 1. Johnny was predeceased by his grandson T.J & his son in law Raymond, brothers & sisters. He will be sadly missed by his devoted wife Helen, sons Mark & John, daughters Anita, Samantha, Brigid, Helena & Sinead, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, extended family, neighbours & friends. Funeral took place on Monday March 4. May Johnny’s gentle soul rest in Peace.

RIP Credit: Con Murphy Photography


Deepest Sympathy to the family of Anne Kelly, Dublin & late of St Michaels Park, who passed away on Thursday Februsry 29. Anne was predeceased by her father Martin (Jock) Kelly. Anne will be sadly missed by her loving partner Mark (O’Connor), mother Camilla, brother Martin (Jock), sister in law Leona, aunts, the O’Connor family, extended family & friends. May Anne’s gentle soul rest in Peace. Funeral took place


Deepest Sympathy to Josie Hanlon, Gracefield on the recent death of her dear brother Patsy Amstrong, London. May he rest in Peace.

Lotto results for March 4-Numbers drawn 1- 14-25- 29. No Jackpot or Match 3 Winners. Lucky Dip Winners: Tadhg Bryan (Brian Noone), Marian Finlay (Michael Finlay). Promoter: The Bridge Club. Congratulations to our winners this week. Our next Lotto is March 11, with a Jackpot of €5,400. Thank you for your support.

MEMBERSHIP 2024-Club membership is now due for 2024. It is important that all players are registered to ensure they are covered to play and train. Visit for more info. If you have any questions contact our registrar Kate on 0861679363.

O’DEMPSEY’S GFC GOLF SCRAMBLE-Our Golf Scramble is swinging back into the Heritage Golf Resort on Good Friday – March 29 for its 3rd year. Visit for registration or contact Georgina for further information at 0868251468.


Bingo at Port GAA Centre every Tuesday night at 8pm. Over €3,000 in prize money to be won. Free parking and wheelchair accessible. 

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GRACEFIELD GAA-Lotto results for March 4. Numbers drawn were 4-11-15-3. No winner of Jackpot. €50 each to David Greene, Pauline McEvoy, Josie Hanlon, Ailish Ridgeway & David Connolly. Promoter’s prize-Mary Keogh. Next Jackpot-€12,000.