Large crowd attended 11am Mass in St. Mary’s Church on Sunday, July 17, celebrated by Archbishop Liam Slattery of Burnchurch who was recently conferred as Archbishop of Pretoria South Africa by Pope Benedict XVI in St. Peter’s Basilica Rome. A true native of the parish and a very humble man and a marvellous worker on the mission fields, he always gets a special welcome home to Killenaule. We wish him a very enjoyable holiday with his family and safe journey back to his archdiocese.


A coach will leave Killenaule on Sunday, August 7, joining the Cashel and Emly Diocesan Pilgrimage leaving outside Ardagh House at 8.15am. Fare €E20 with booking before August 1 to Lily Barrett.


On Thursday, July 14, in St. Mary’s Hall, the launch took place of four defibrillators organised by the Heartsafe Committee, Killenaule. Training of volunteers has taking place in June, it is hoped that more people will come forward for training.


Results July 11. Numbers drawn: 8, 24, 27, 29. One Match 3: Mary O’ Grady Main Street, Killenaule. No Jackpot Winner.


Please note that the Slieveardagh Enterprise Centre will be closed for Summer Holidays from Friday, July 29, at 1pm to Tuesday, August 16, at 9am.

Slieveardagh have updated their Training Room with new computers and software; to teach course participants with the latest IT equipment.

Evening Courses

Beginner Bodhran Lessons For Adults. Due to popular demand. Adults will learn how to play the bodhran by a Qualified Music Teacher. Bodhrans supplied. The lessons run on a Tuesday night for one hour for five weeks. Only two places remaining.

Introduction to Computers Fetac Level 3. This course teaches participants from the very beginning of computing from turning on the computer to the basics of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, The Internet and Email. The course runs on a Wednesday night for 10 weeks. Two-hour weekly sessions (7pm-9pm).

Only three places remaining.

Internet / Email & Digital Photography (Beginners). This course teaches participants the very basics from searching the internet and setting up an email account to uploading photographs from their digital camera onto the computer and making changes to their photographs such as removal of red eye, cropping photographs, changing colour of photographs etc using different Programmes and sending photographs as email attachments. Basic computer skills are required for this course. The course runs on a Thursday night for 5 weeks. Two-hour weekly session (7pm-9pm). Only four places remaining.

Beginner Tin Whistle Lessons for Adults. Adults will learn how to play the tin whistle by a Qualified Teacher. Tin Whistles supplied. The lessons will run on a Friday morning from 11am to 12pm for 5 weeks. Tin Whistles supplied.

Afterschool’s Programme.

The Afterschool’s Programme is designed for primary school children. The children will learn new skills in a fun filled environment; where they will mix with children from different areas and make new friends.

Computers– Mondays (6-9 year olds). Children will learn all aspects of computing from turning on the computer to working with Microsoft Word and Paint; printing, saving etc. by a Qualified Tutor.

Tin Whistle Lessons—Tuesdays (6-9 year olds). Children will learn how to play the Tin Whistle by a Qualified Music Teacher. Tin Whistles supplied.

Art & Crafts - Wednesdays. (6-9 year olds).Children will learn all aspects of Art & Crafts by a Qualified Art Teacher.

Bodhran Lessons—Thursdays (6-9 year olds). Children will learn who to play the Bodhran by a Qualified Music Teacher. Bodhrans supplied.

Each Afterschools Programme runs for 5 weeks. Then there is a one week break and the programme commences for another 5 weeks. The programme runs throughout the school year. For further information on all courses or to book a place please contact Corina, Aoife or Marian on (052) 9156165.

Slieveardagh Cultural & Enterprise Centre – Office Services:

The centre opens 5 days a week from 9am – 5pm Monday to Thursday and 9am – 4pm on Friday; closed 1-2pm each day. The following Office Services are available in Slieveardagh Cultural & Enterprise Centre, Killenaule (052) 9156165. Photocopying, Colourcopying, Typing, Laminating, Binding, Dance / Debs Tickets etc, Raffle Tickets (books), Posters, Business Cards, Booklets, Invitations and Faxing.

Internet Café: Broadband Internet Access is now available to the public in the Slieveardagh Centre – all new computers. Only €E2 for one hour. To launch our new computers we are giving Free Internet every Friday for the month of July.


Jackpot: €E12,200. Tickets €E2 are available in Slieveardagh Centre Killenaule, Shops, Pubs and Post Offices in Killenaule, Ballingarry, Glengoole, The Commons, Gortnahoe, Grange, Ballysloe and Ballynonty. Results of Lotto Tuesday, July 12 - Numbers Drawn: 15, 20, 25, 30 Bonus Number: 22. No winner of the Prize Fund or the Jackpot. 5 Drawn E20: Jim Fitzgerald Glengoole, Martin Marnell Ballintaggart, Rena O’Connor Ballynonty, Thomas Cormack Earlshill, Margaret Brennan Ballingarry. Lucky Dips: Carmel Cleere The Commons, Michael Hogan Ballysloe, Corina Bolger Killenaule, A. Mc Givern Glengoole, Mary Keogh The Commons, Dean Bolger Two Mile Borris.