BALLYCOMMON

FAILE VINTAGE CLUB

FAILE VINTAGE CLUB

There will be a meeting on Wednesday, February 1 in the High Chapparal, Geashill at 8.30pm sharp to discuss the upcoming vintage run on March 11.

Sponsorship cards will be distributed at the meeting. All proceeds being raised are for Downs’ Syndrome and Living Links (suicide bereavement and prevention). It is important that all members attend. New members also welcome and membership will be accepted on the night. 

BALLYCOMMON GAA

Ballycommon get their season underway on Saturday, Feburary 4 at 2.30pm away to Ballinagar in Division 3 of the football league.

Monthly Draw January results: 1st 200 euro Christina Hoey, Ballycommon (seller Declan Scally), 2nd 100 euro Anna Malone, Rhode (seller Roger Scally). Tickets are available from any club member.

Membership is now due Family 30 euro, Adults 20 euro, Students 10 euro.

Those interested in working with St Vincents underage football teams are asked to contact Ollie Scally on or before Saturday, February 4. Alternatively please contact any member of St Vincent’s committee directly or e-mail secretarybng.stvincents.offaly@gaa.ie. The St Vincent’s PRO Christopher may be contacted on 086 8444701, all help and support will be much appreciated.

Mass

Mass in Ballycommon Church at 10am next Sunday is for a special intention.

First Friday Devotions

First Friday Devotions in Ballycommon Church on Friday, February 3 from 7.30pm to 9pm. Exposition, Stations of the Cross and Reflection. All are welcome.

Baptisms

Please contact a Priest of the Parish to arrange a Baptism. These are the Churches and dates for March/April:

Daingean – March 4 and April 1. Ballycommon – March 18 and Kilclonfert April 15.

Weddings

To arrange a wedding three months notice is required for the Parish and for the Registrar of Marriages. From January 1 to book a Church of the Parish a deposit of €100 is required.

BARA

BARA has returned on Wednesdays at 2pm in Kilmurry Community Centre.

Ballycommon Art Group

The Art group has returned on Tuesday nights at 8pm. If you have an interest in acrylic painting, then this is the class for you. Please contact Yvonne on 086 0773130

Ballycommon Community Playschool

There are limited places available in the BOLD Community Playgroup. For more information please contact 086 3863358.

BOLD After Schools

The BOLD After Schools has returned at the usual times. For more information, please contact 086 0773130

St Vincent de Paul

If you are in need of assistance or wish to make a donation, please contact 086 0523559.

Emergency Alert Programme

BOLD Ltd is currently extending their Emergency Alert Programme to include a new initiative of community care. Anyone eligible under the following categories (a) Senior Citizen, (b) Special Needs, (c) Disability/living alone, may be in a position to improve their insulation & security issues.

For more details of this new initiative please contact Sean 086 0564234, Damien 085 7268206 or Yvonne 086 0773130.

St Colman’s U-21

Parish side St Colmans U-21 footballers played a very uesful challenge against a very strong Westmeath side Caulry on Saturday last. That match will prove beneficial to the team for the upcoming U-21 championship.

BOLD LOTTO

Numbers drawn were 3, 9, 24 and 26. Bouns Number 19. Two match 3 winners were PJ Leavy and Dan Geraghty. Next week’s jackpot will be €17,000