CONGRATULATIONS to Michael Dooley, Carrigan St, Durrow, and Darina Wallace on their recent marriage.
Congratulations to Olivia Clooney, Swan, Durrow and Roiri Ryan, Nenagh, on their recent marriage.

PILATES CLASSES: Classes will be held in Cullohill Community Centre on Tuesdays, starting on 11th September from 1.30pm until 2.30pm. The classes will run until Tuesday, October 23rd. All are welcome.

ST VINCENT de PAUL DURROW: Contact us, in strict confidence on (087) 1917813.

CHILMINDER AVAILABLE: Childminder available in Durrow area to mind child/children of playschool/school going age in own home. Own transport, homework supervision, and meals can be provided if requested. I am available on weekdays and weekends if required. All children would be welcome into a loving family environment. For further information, please call (087) 7020003.

LIFT REQUIRED to Portlaoise on Mondays to Fridays in September, from Cullohill or Durrow. Expenses will be paid. Contact (086) 8982427 if you have car space.

WANTED: Treadmill that somebody may not require any more. Please contact 087 6224740.

PRESENTATION CENTRE: The Presentation Centre beside the Catholic Church is available for hire. For further information please contact Angela on (087) 1928522.

CASTLEWOOD FARM-SHOP: Castlewood Organic Farm. Farmshop & Tearoom open Friday to Sunday 10am to 5pm. Organic beef, lamb, pork and bacon. Seasonal apples August – October, apple juice, local produce. Farm tours by appointment. For more information please contact Dominic on (087) 9694070.

LIVE WEATHER INFORMATION: For up-to-date information on rainfall, wind and temperature visit online which includes climate data going back to 2008.

DURROW REMINISCING GROUP: A book with 200 pages of Photographs spanning almost 100 years of Durrow and Cullohill memories including ICA, Hurling, Camogie, Soccer, School to mention but a few. Books for sale €25 each or two for €40. Please text or call Tom on (087) 2936531 or Kathleen on (086) 8263368 for further information.

PIPE BAND: The Durrow and District Pipe Band which is back open and running are seeking a few new members. Age is of no importance, anywhere between 9 and 90, male or female will be warmly welcomed. For more details contact John Sheeran, Bandmaster on (087) 2493749.

PARENT AND TODDLER GROUP: The group meets in the Presentation Hall, Durrow on Tuesdays from 9.30am. Any parents, carers, childminders etc… interested in attending with their little people, suitable from baby stage up to pre-school for a play, chat, cuppa and cake are most welcome to attend. For more information contact (086) 3914725.

CULLOHILL COMMUNITY CENTRE: The Progressive 25 Card Games are held in the hall every Sunday night at 8.30pm sharp followed by tea and sandwiches. Please support!

NEXT NEWSLETTER: The next newsletter will be on sale the weekend of September 29th and 30th – weather permitting. All adverts must be booked with Angela Drennan (087) 1928522 or Mary Walsh (086) 3055157. Advertisements cost €2 per issue of Durrow Parish Newsletter and must be paid for in advance.