Durrow Notes

Durrow Notes

OVER THE RAINBOW MONTESSORI & AFTERSCHOOL: We are taking names for both our Montessori Preschool and our Afterschool service for September 2015. Our Montessori is AMI (Association Montessori International)     registered as our teacher Laura Saunders is an internationally qualified LEVEL 9 Montessori teacher. There are only a few of these schools in Ireland and only one other in Kilkenny city. Ages 2½  to 5 years. ECCE free year available. Contact Laura to arrange a visit and experience our level for yourself. Laura Saunders (085) 1652589. Find us on Facebook.
DVDs, MEMORY STICKS and BLU- RAY Discs  of BALLYLINAN  PASSION  PLAY: The Greatest Story Ever Told – recorded on Palm Sunday and Good Friday 2015 now available at €20 each. To place an order telephone or text Mary (086) 8626547. Passion Play 2015 was an experience not to be missed and was acclaimed as such in the many cards, letters and messages received after the production – so great was the demand for seats that an extra performance was added. A sincere  thank you is extended to all who supported Passion Play 2015 in any way.
DURROW PARISH LOTTO RESULTS: Monday 11th May 2015: There was no jackpot winner of €1,450. The Numbers drawn were: 11, 16, 18 and 20. The small draw winners were: €30: Agnes Barnaville, Cullohill Village, Co. Laois; €25: Mary Leary, Durrow, County Laois; €20: Mary Walsh, Mary Street, Durrow, Co. Laois. Monday 18th May 2015: There was no jackpot winner of €1,600. The Numbers drawn were: 04, 06, 10 and 14. The small draw winners were: €30: Mary T Delaney; €25: Michael Monahan, Erkindale, Durrow, Laois; €20: Sheila McEvoy.
MIDLAND DENTURE CLINIC: CDT Dip Trinity College, Dip Dental Tech London, Member of CDTAI, Registered with Irish Dental Council. New Dentures: Full & Partial, Denture Repairs & Relines, Implants, Retained Dentures, Sports Guards, Night Guards. Medical Cards Welcome. Call (087) 7505449 or visit 27 Church Street, Portlaoise, Co. Laois.
MISSING DOG: A 5 year old Golden Labrador is missing since 25th April. A Family pet wearing a black collar. Any information to (087) 2319809 please. Reward offered.
SQUARE PLAN: Durrow Development Forum are delighted with the progress of works to date. The Phase 1 Plan is available for public viewing in Durrow Post Office currently.
THE COPPER KETTLE TAKE-AWAY: Part time work available. Apply to (087) 8304044.
YOUNG VOICE OF LAOIS: The competition has been postponed and the committee will announce a new date in the coming weeks. To register your interest in taking part please contact by email.
OUR LADY’S MEADOW NEWS: Keep an eye on our School Website for school news!
ST VINCENT de PAUL: Anyone looking for help can contact us on (087) 3476012.
SCHOOL BUS SERVICE: Commencing this September there will be a new bus service from Durrow to Colaiste Mhuire, Johnstown for students. All will be catered for. For more information please contact M&A Coaches on (056) 8833454.
SATURDAY MARKET: Durrow Saturday market is open every Saturday from 9am to 12.30pm in the Computer Centre beside the RC Church on the Kilkenny Rd. Potato’s and Fresh Veg are available, to book your favourites please ring Marie on (087) 7742506. Home Baking from Bernie Brennan is also now available with a selection of fresh breads, scones, tarts and cakes. You can also book cakes for parties etc… with Bernie. Do come along, great value on offer!
BALLINAKILL BINGO: Monday night in the hall on The Square at 8.30pm and there is €1,000 in prize money every week. We also run a raffle. Books are at €7.50 for a single book with sheets and €15 for a double book with double sheets. There is also a bus service running from Durrow. For more information on pick up times please contact Dick on (086) 8402139.