by Peg Prendeville

Killeaney AFC is holding a raffle in Knockdown on this Saturday night. Lines have been on sale locally. The 1st prize is €500 and there are many other prizes also. Your support is appreciated.

Joe McGrath’s friends and neighbours are glad to see him home after a brief stay in hospital recently. We wish him a full and speedy recovery.

Gerald Griffin’s Bórd na nÓg is organising a White River Fest – 3 day fundraising event for the weekend of May 4th to the 6th.  It promises to be fun from morning to night, This fundraising weekend is the first event of it’s kind in the Loughill/Ballyhahill area for almost 30 years. Sport, music & fun promoting community spirit is the name of the game with a marquee event each of the weekend nights with something for everyone. There will be discos, céilís, art exhibitions, fishing competitions, sports events, Barn dance. So there is something for everyone. Keep your eye out for more details on all the posters and on the facebook page. Well done to the energetic committee who is pulling out all the stops for this one-off event during the May bank holiday. Please support them

The Parish Annual 2012 is on sale in Knockdown, Ballyhahill, Glin and Carrigkerry. If anyone wishes to have a copy posted or delivered to them please let me know. It is 100 pages of interesting reading. Price €10.

Fr O’Leary will visit the housebound on this Friday. Easter ceremonies for Ballyhahill Church are as follows:

Stations of the Cross at 8pm on Friday night

Easter Vigil Mass on Saturday night at 9 pm.

Easter Sunday Mass at 11 am on Sunday

Mass in memory of Dan and Ciss Faley, Turraree, was offered in Glin on Wednesday morning at 10 am.