Feb 2

Pat Casey 063-71067

Reporter:

Pat Casey 063-71067

READERS: The following are the Readers at Masses this weekend, Joanne Sheehy at the 7pm on Saturday night and Mary Murphy at the 10am on Sunday morning.

READERS: The following are the Readers at Masses this weekend, Joanne Sheehy at the 7pm on Saturday night and Mary Murphy at the 10am on Sunday morning.

DRAMA:The Hillside Players production of “Don’t tell the Wife” is retained into a third week, it will run in the Community Centre from Thursday to Saturday, January 31 and February 1 and 2. Curtain 8pm each night, booking 087 2655771.

SHORT FILM: The premier screening of the short film Vanner was shown at the Greenwood Inn on Saturday night of last week, a very big crowd attended, many from various parts of the country.

The film, 12 minutes long was shot last year on location in Ballyagran and Ardpatrick scenes were filmed in some of the scenic spots in both parishes over a period of three days. Local actress and writer Maeve McGrath penned the script, a touching and rather tragic story of a traveller family.

Good news for the production team is that the film is accepted at an international film festival in Chicago, USA later this year.

FRIARS GATE: Call Back Theatre presents Fred and Alice at Friars Gate Theatre, Kilmallock on Thursday January 31 and Friday, February 1 at 8pm. The piece is written and directed by John Sheehy of Mount Russell, and features Cora Fenton, currently on TV3’s new series “Deception” and Ciaran Bermingham.

The show is due to have a three week run at Bewley’s Café Theatre, Dublin in February.

LADIES CLUB: The next meeting of the local Ladies Club will be held in the Community Centre, on Monday February 4 at 8pm, Mary Martin of the Civil Defence will attend, all are welcome.

WALKS: Ballyhoura Bears have a night walk from Glenanaar car part at 7.30 on this Thursday, January 31, contact 086 4091351.

On Saturday and Sunday, February 2 and 3, the Aherlow Walking Festival takes place, brochures are available, information 062 56331 or 086 8314443.

BEREVEMENT: Sympathy is extended to Sean Mulcahy and family of Mount Russell on the recent death of his father Tom, Gibbonstown, Kilmallock.