Out and About in South Laois
Cullohill Community Centre AGM:
The Annual General Meeting of Cullohill Community Centre will take place on Friday, 6th November at 8pm in the Centre. All current and New Members are welcome to attend.
FANCY DRESS PARTY:
Cullohill Tidy Towns are hosting a Fancy Dress Cabaret in O’Connell’s Lounge on Saturday night, October 31st. Prizes on the night for best costumes and with all now having three weeks to think what they might dress up as – it should be a great night! As always, all support would be greatly appreciated. Recently the Tidy Towns Group have begun work on the Community Garden in the environs of the Church. Currently the area is being mapped out and the area prepared and in time it will develop into an attractive resource in the village.
PEDALS AND PADDLES: Durrow High Nellies Club and Laois Kayak & Canoe Club presents Pedals and Paddles on the Nore Basin on Sunday November 1st. The High Nellies route is Durrow, Moran’s Cross, Watercastle, Dunmore, Swan Cross, Durrow, Tallyhoe, Attanagh, Moate, Ballyragget, Durrow. The Laois Kayak and Canoe Club route is New Bridge, Durrow, Tallyhoe, Ballyragget Bridge, Return to Durrow via Horse and Carriage with the High Nellies. Music and Barbeque afterwards at Bob’s Bar. The fee is €10 per participant with the proceeds going to Strictly Come Dancing. Please Support.
Dunmore Community Alert is holding a Halloween Party in Bob’s Bar on Friday night October 30th starting at 9pm sharp. This will a superb night with loads of trick or treat, prizes for best costume and a door prize. Music will be a live DJ. All proceeds will go to the CCTV fundraising fund and with the camera’s due to be in operation in the near future it will make our area a lot safer as every movement will be caught on camera. Please come out and support the very hard work of the committee of Dunmore Community Alert and have a great craic!
Durrow Bridge Club resumed after the summer break on Wednesday October 7th at 7.45pm in the Presentation Centre and continues every week on Wednesdays. The club hopes to run beginner’s classes during the year and anyone interested should contact Marie Foley for more details.
SOCIAL DANCE CLASSES:
Social Dance classes continue at the Community Hall, Johnstown on Wednesday nights from 8.30pm in a social atmosphere, while losing weight and tone the muscles you can learn the old time waltz, the quick step, the jive, the foxtrot, the slosh and many other dances. You don’t need a partner just come along and bring a friend. More information from (086) 8825200.
Ministers of the Eucharist for November: Sunday Mornings: John Kelly and Maura Fitzpatrick. Saturday Evenings: Rose Woods and Sean Phelan.
Church Cleaning Rota – November: Mary Kennedy, Mary Walsh and Gabriel Daz.
HALLOWEEN CHILDREN’S DISCO in CULLOHILL:
Terence Jacob and Claire Delahunty will host a Disco from 7pm to 9pm on Friday, 30th October at Cullohill Community Centre. Admission just €3 per child. All children must be supervised by parents. Fun and Games on the night to include: Guess the Sweets in the Jar, Name the Cat and Disco Games. Shop facilities. A prize will be given for the best Halloween costume on the night!