Saturday 17 August 2019



If you have any news or information that you would like to submit in the weekly notes you can contact Padraig Doyle in Rathangan Parish Hall on 051 563039 between 9.30am and 1.30pm or leave a message. Also you can e-mail your notice to At the latest all notes must be received by 10am on Friday morning. TRADERS PAGE

If you live or have a business in the Parish and want to promote it through our website please email your details to or call the office on 051-563039 as soon as possible. COMMUNITY LOTTO

There was no winner of last week's jackpot of €6,000. The numbers drawn were 2, 7, 18, 23. Congratulations to the 11 match 3 winners who each received €27. The match three winners were David O'Sullivan, Sean O'Keeffe, John Kenny, John Cousins, Laila McDonald, Teresa Brennan, Paul O'Connor, Maria Stafford, Stephen Borrott, Damien and Catriona, Ellen Sinnott. Next week's jackpot will stand at €6,300 and the draw will take place in Rathangan Parish Hall on 27th September at 8.30am. FURNITURE WORKSHOP

A Furniture Painting Workshop will take place in the Old National School in Baldwinstown in October. The course will be run over 2 evenings (Tuesdays 4th and 11th October) If you require more information email FOREVER FIT

A new class in Cleariestown starts on Wednesday 5th October at 7.30pm in the hall, for 1-hour of Aerobic Dance Fitness and Body Toning. Come early to complete Health Screening with Amanda Burke I.S.S.A. For more info. Call 087 9713339. YOUTH CLUB

Rathangan could get its own youth club if enough teenagers and parents are interested. A steering committee was set up at a public meeting in the hall last week and now wants to find out how many local young people would give the club their support and what sort of activities they would enjoy most.

All young people aged between 13 and 18 are invited to attend a meeting in the hall on Friday 14th October at 8.30pm to have their say. Parents can play their parts too and the committee would like to hear from anybody over the age of 18 who would like to be a volunteer. Just call the parish hall on 051-563039 and leave your name, children's names and contact details and a member of the youth committee will contact you DRAMA AUDITIONS

Rathangan Variety Group are holding open auditions for their forthcoming February 2012 production, 'Oliver'. The auditions will take place on Sunday 2nd October at 11.30am to 1.30pm approx. Auditions are open to young people from 4th class upwards and also to adults who would like to give it a go. Please have a song ready to perform, if auditioning for a singing role. CHILDREN'S ART CLASSES

These classes in Rathangan Hall will spark your child's imagination and teach a range of skills with exciting art activities in clay, printmaking, textiles, drawing, sculpture and painting. Classes are run by Orla Bates who is a qualified and experienced art teacher and artist. Classes are on Monday's at 3-4pm for 4-7 years and 4-5 pm for 8-13 years. Booking required as spaces are limited. Phone or text Orla on 086 3768204 to book. CHURCH GATE COLLECTION

A church gate collection in aid of the Pro Life Trust will take place next weekend the 1st & 2nd of October after masses. Thanks to all who donated to the Church Gate Collection for the Severely Intellectually Disabled a few weeks back. The amount raised was €312.24 PARENT / TODDLER GROUP

The Parent & Toddler Group has resumed in Rathangan Hall on Wednesday's from 10.30am – 12pm. For more information contact Niamh on 087/7828817 or check out their page on our website— Fee is €2.50 per family PILATES CLASSES

Firm & Tone Pilates Classes Mondays from 10am-11am in Rathangan Hall. To confirm or Book your place please contact Rosanne Qualified NCEF Pilates Mat 1 & 2 Instructor on (086) 6087811. Please bring a mat along with you SCHOOL CELEBRATIONS

On Friday 30th September Celebrations will take place to celebrate 40th Anniversary of the Opening of Rathangan NS and the official opening and blessing of the school extension. Beginning of the School year Mass will be at 12 and this will also mark the retirement of Ms Mary Moore. The opening and blessing will take place at 1pm. All are welcome and we would encourage past members of the Board of management and Parents association and anyone who helped with the fundraising for the extension to attend Senior Citizen Housing An invitation to builders for tender for construction of 7 Units specifically designed for the elderly at the Old Parochial House has been announced on Its planned that building will commence in early November ARCHERY CLASSES

Castle Archers are running an Archery Class in Rathangan Hall on Thursday's from 3-4pm for kids (eight upwards) and from 7-8pm for adults on September 15th . A six week course only costs €30. No equipment needed, for more information call Pat on 086-1965387. Please note spaces are limited so book early FITNESS CLASSES

Fitness Classes with Patrick Dobbs have returned to Rathangan Hall on Tuesday mornings from 10am-11am. Pay as you go €7 per class—Bring a Mat/Towel and some water. Any enquires to Patrick at 087-7585604.

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