The local primary school are holding a clothes collection fundraiser on November 30. Bags of new and used men’s, women’s and children’s clothing, shoes, belts, handbags, ties, linens household textiles etc. are acceptable provided they are in a good, clean condition. Mobile phones in separate bags please. If you fancy doing a clean out for Christmas the above items would be gratefully received. Further information contact Maria 0863398081.


The Aherlow Community Crèche will hold its AGM on Monday, December 3, at 8pm in Lullbien and Laughter Crèche, Lisvernane.


Choir practice will resume for Christmas in Galbally Church. It is hoped that the choir will perform at the Christmas Eve Mass. Practice will take place every Wednesday night at 8pm in the Church. Singers are invited to attend - new members are urgently needed.


Galbally Playground committee will hold their bi-weekly bingo game on November 15 at 8.30pm. Jackpot of €300 must go on the night.


The Moore Abbey Milers are hosting a series of talks and demonstrations on health and fitness related issues. On Friday, November 16, at 7 pm Liam Butler one of Ireland’s top triathlon competitors will give a discussion on the training involved in such an immense competition. On November 23, at 7pm Brian Flannelly will speak on orienteering and map reading. This would be very beneficial to persons interested in hill walking etc. These sessions will take place in Galbally Community Centre at the appointed times.