REVISION COURSE: An intensive four week revision course for Leaving Cert Students will run in Gortnahoe National School commencing on Monday, May 9 from 7.30 to 8.30pm. The course is confined to Leaving Cert Higher and Lower Level Maths. You can text name and level to 087 1482056 before Sunday May 8. A minimum donation of E5 per session. All proceeds to St Vincent de Paul. This course will proceed if there is sufficient demand.
LORD MAYOR: The newly elected Lord Mayor Fergie Queally, Mechanic, Togher Road, would like to express sincere thanks to all who helped contribute and support him in what was a very successful and sporting campaign. It was greatly appreciated.
PLAY: Next fundraising event at Kilcooley Church is a play called Redemption Song and is on Friday, May 6 at 8.30pm. Tickets on sale at the Heritage Centre, Killenaule 052 9156165 and cost E10. Redemption Song is a new play from Mend and Makedo Theatre Co written and performed by John McKenna and as part of a short tour this Easter. It can be seen at a number of venues in Kildare, Carlow and Laois. The play will tour nationwide in the Autumn.
SCHOOL MUSICAL: Colaiste Mhuire students will perform the best Rock ‘n’ Roll Musical called All Shook Up on Friday, May 13 at 8pm. Every year this Transition Year musical is a sell-out with fantastic singers performing all your favourite hits.
SICK: As next Friday is the First Friday of May the sick of the parish will be visited at the usual time by Canon Dunphy PP.
IRISH SUMMER CAMP: Colaiste Mhuire will run another very successful Irish Summer camp from July 18 to 22. Last year over 70 children took part ranging in ages from 8 to 16 years. Further information from the school office at 056 8831135.
SYMPATHY: Our sympathy goes to Kitty Tone, St Joseph’s Tce, Urlingford on the recent death of her brother Michael Kelly, Thurles who was interred last week.
ADORATION: Exposition and Adoration in Urlingford Church on Friday from 2.30pm to 5.30pm. You are invited to come along and spend some time in quiet prayer before our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament.
ST KIERAN’S ATHLETIC CLUB: On Easter Monday the club hat its’ first outing to a competition in Kilmacow. Everyone was extremely proud of the athletes both in how they performed on the day and how they conducted themselves throughout the event. The hard work they have been putting in over the past few weeks really showed through. Thank you to all the parents for their support on the day. A special thank you to the coaches: Sean O’Gorman, Leah Williams, Lisa Moriarty-Bowe, Sharon Fitzgerald and Noel Dermody for their continued work with the club and for making the day so successful. The club now looks forward to the County Championships the first two weekends in may. Best of luck to all competitors.
PLC COURSES: Colaiste Mhuire is enrolling for Level 5 and Level 6 Post Leaving Cert Courses. Places may be limited. Contact: 056 8831135. Courses are available in welding, childcare and office/computers.
MEETING: Young Priest Society meeting will be held on Friday evening in Urlingford at 8.15pm.