Childcare Facility:

Childcare Facility:

The new Killadooley Community Childcare Facility will open on Monday 29th August.

The centre will cater for children from 3 months up to 6th class, including full day care, playschool and after school care. NCIP schemes are also available at the centre including free pre-school year in early childhood education (ECCE), Community Employment and training schemes (CETS) and Community childcare subvention (CCS). To book a place for your child/children please phone 087 6606864.

The Late John Galvin:

The death occurred on July 12th of John Galvin of Dr. Murphy Place, Portlaoise and formerly of Coolrain.

A member of the Civil Service, he worked for years in Dublin before retiring to Portlaoise.

He is very sadly mourned by his wife June, sons Brian and Declan, daughter Siobhan, step-children Sandra and Alan, his brother Connie, Coolrain, sister Kathleen, Dublin, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing was at his residence. On Thursday, July 14th, Requiem Mass was celebrated in St. Peter & Pauls Church, Portlaoise followed by burial in St. Peter & Pauls Cemetery. May he rest in peace.