Durrow Sports Scene

Durrow Sports Scene

THE HARPS GAA: Thanks to all the businesses and supporters who gave so generously to our Race Night which took place in O’Connell’s, Cullohill on November 23rd last. It is very much appreciated.

ODIN: Kettlebell Fitness and Sport Classes continue on Fridays in Core Fitness via ODIN Kettlebell Club. Times: 6pm for kids and 7pm for adults. Get fit, tone up, meet new friends and have an option to     compete. All ages and fitness levels welcome. For further information go to Facebook ODIN Kettlebell Club or by email to or by phone to (089) 4400758.

LAOIS KAYAK AND CANOE CLUB: Kayaking trips are now at weekends there are some pool sessions each month which will be advertised on our Facebook Club Members Group with booking through the Eventbrite online system. Club members interested in partaking in the Munster Polo League should sign up on Eventbrite as soon as possible so that we can confirm numbers before offering unfilled places to adjoining clubs.
The Club Annual St. Stephen’s Day Paddle will take place on December 26th, meeting at the club house for 10.30am with your own equipment or if you need club equipment, this must be booked through Eventbrite and meet at the club house for 10am. A shuttle bus will drop kayakers off at the starting point. This event is open to club members and all Canoeing Ireland clubs. Food will be served in Bob’s bar after the paddle. All are welcome to attend. Further club details on or visit or alternatively contact: Brian Ogilvie by email to or call (086) 1739029.

HARPS CAMOGIE CLUB NEWS: The Harps Camogie Club would like to thank everyone who participated in, and donated to, the recent October Health and Wellbeing month. A cheque for €400 was donated to the Cuisle Centre in Portlaoise, all of which was raised by participants donating during the events. We would like to say a big thank you to all of the local business owners who donated their time and           experience as part of this Health & Wellbeing month, in particular, we would like to thank local dietician Laura Mahony (; alternative therapist Marguerite Duggan of Tobair Bó Therapies (; Yoga instructor Zarah Delaney (; ODIN Kettlebell Fitness – Eva Dunne (; and Ross Young at Core Health and Fitness ( Thanks also to all those who led walks during the month and to those who helped with the Bring and Share Breakfast morning. Hopefully this is an event that we can grow and develop on an annual basis.

LIONS AFC: Please support our upcoming 46th Annual Monster Christmas Draw. This year we are       appealing for extra support in the quest to raise vital funds to commence our re-development project which includes replacing the AstroTurf surface and drainage to the existing pitch. The total cost of this work will cost €120,000 which will provide great facilities for each and every one of our 250 juveniles, both boys and girls of all ages, and our adult teams. With your support this project can be completed in the next couple of years and make a great difference for everyone involved and players in the future.
The prizes in this years draw are as follows: First Prize – Monster Hamper; Second Prize – Family Ticket to a Republic of Ireland home game; Third Prize – Voucher for Phelan’s Hardware; Fourth Prize – Voucher for Ashbrook Arms; Fifth Prize – Voucher for Bowe’s Café and Foodhall; Sixth Prize – Voucher for Dempsey’s Nurseries; plus lots more additional prizes. The draw will take place on Christmas Eve and tickets costing just €2 each or three for a €5 are now on sale from committee members, players and selected retail   outlets in and around Durrow. (Permit Granted). Thank you in anticipation of your generous support – it is most gratefully appreciated.

DURROW PARISH LOTTO RESULTS: November 4th: There was no jackpot winner of €6,100. The numbers drawn were: 04, 07, 12 and 20. The small draw winners were – €30: Mick Grennan, c/o Tullamore Meats; €25: Marie Meehan, c/o Pius Hennessey, Mary St,Durrow, Co. Laois; €20: Eileen Dooley, Attanagh, Co. Laois.
November 11th: There was no jackpot winner of €6,250. The numbers drawn were: 12, 15, 24 and 27. The small draw winners were – €30: D&D c/o The Post Office, Durrow, Co. Laois; €25: Ms. Kennelly, c/o Our Lady’s Meadow School, Durrow, Co. Laois; €20: Billy Kirwan, Fruitlawn, Abbeyleix, Co. Laois.
November 18th: There was One Jackpot Winner. The numbers drawn were: 02, 09, 13 and 19. The winner of €6,400 was: Donal Heagney, c/o Our Lady’s Meadow Primary School, Durrow, Co. Laois.
November 25th: There was no jackpot winner of €1,000. The numbers drawn were: 22, 24, 25 and 28. The small draw winners were – €30: Frank Dunne, c/o K.Dunne; €25: Mairead Doheny, c/o Tommy Walsh, Mary St, Durrow, Co. Laois; €20: Mary Mullins, Ballykealy, Durrow, Co. Laois.
Next Draw: on Monday, December 2nd, in O’Connell’s Bar, Cullohill at 9.30pm Sharp! Jackpot:  €1,150!