SCARECROW FESTIVAL: Volunteers are required to help in the preparations for the Scarecrow Festival. If you would like to help in any way, please contact Evelyn on (087) 9194428.

CONGRATULATIONS: to Austin and Mary Ryan, Seandoire, Durrow on the birth of their son recently.
Congratulations to Ann Campion and Enda Carroll, Swan Rd on the birth of their daughter recently.
Congratulations to Kevin Scott and Elizabeth Scales, Patrick St, on the birth of their daughter recently.

DURROW REMINISCING GROUP: Thank you to everyone who purchased the Durrow/Cullohill Reminiscing Book. We hope you have enjoyed the collection of photographs spanning almost 100 years, poetry by John Kenna & Hugh Sheppard and Johnny Conroy’s interview with Hugh Toole.
If you are looking for a copy of the Reminiscing Book they are on sale in Our Lady’s Meadow PS. All proceeds will go to the Building Fund in the school. The Cullahill Handball Club also have a number of these books for sale this weekend at the Auction/Sale in Cullohill Community Centre. All proceeds will go to the Handball Club. Any further information please contact Tom on: (087) 2936531, Pat on: (056) 8833443 or Kathleen on: (086) 8263368.

SATURDAY MARKET: Durrow Saturday market is open every Saturday from 9am to 12.30pm in the Computer Centre beside the RC Church on the Kilkenny Rd. Potato’s and Fresh Veg are available, to book your favourites please ring Marie on (087) 7742506. Home Baking from Bernie Brennan is also now available with a selection of fresh breads, scones, tarts and cakes. You can also book cakes for parties etc. with Bernie. Do come along, great value on offer!

ST VINCENT de PAUL: Anyone looking for help can contact us on (087) 3476012 in strict confidence.

TIME TO GET THE KETTLE ON!: Classes have commenced in Durrow Community Centre every Tuesday and Thursday evening, PLUS! SATURDAY MORNINGS from 11am to Noon. First class free for everyone joining at any time. Contact David on (087) 3833258 or by email.

TAEKWONDO CLASSES: World taekwondo association classes are held in Durrow Community Centre every Monday and Wednesday from 7.45pm to 8.30pm (both nights). Classes are open to men, women and children. For more information, contact (086) 8359333 or visit online.
Note: Adult classes have commenced and there are places available, please contact above number.

AED DEFIBRILLATOR: Cullohill Community Centre have installed an AED Defibrillator in a box on the outside wall of the Community Centre. This is accessible by using the Key in the break Glass Box alongside it. A list of trained responders to call in the event of an emergency is in the box. The Community Hall is now protected by a new CCTV System and access to footage from the cameras can be gained through by any committee member.

WEATHER: You can keep up-to-date with the weather conditions by visiting the website which displays current conditions and provides regular weather forecasts customised for the county.

TAE LANE MEMORIAL WALL: Anyone who wishes to have a name inscribed on the Tae Lane Memorial Wall to remember those from Durrow who emigrated and are now interred abroad should contact Mary Walsh on (057) 8736327 or (086) 3055157 or Evelyn Clancy on (087) 9194428.

DURROW LIBRARY OPENING HOURS: Monday – Closed; Tuesday – 1pm to 5.30pm; Wednesday – 1.30pm to 5.30pm and 6pm to 7.30pm; Friday – 10.30am to 12.30pm; Saturday – 11am to 1pm. Phone: (057) 8736090.

PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION – by Andrew Walsh in The Copper Kettle Restaurant: Large choice of framed pictures and photos on canvass are on display. All welcome to drop in, have a look and maybe find a picture you would like.

NEXT NEWSLETTER: The next Durrow Parish Newsletter will be on sale weekending February 28th/March 1st. NOTICE: The deadline for inclusion of notes is Thursday, February 26th at 7pm to and ALL ADVERTS MUST BE BOOKED WITH ANGELA DRENNAN (087) 1928522 OR MARY WALSH (086) 3055157.