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  • Title: Abbeyleix, Co. Laois Ireland
    Descriptive info: .. Abbeyleix.. ie.. Local Clubs.. Abbeyleix Ath.. Football Club.. GAA.. Junior Hockey.. Tennis.. Golf Club.. Astroturf.. Heywood Basketball Club.. Equestrian.. Abbeyleix Acorns Special Olympics Badminton Club.. Local Groups.. Women’s Dev.. Group.. Parish Hall Committee.. Tidy Towns.. APEC.. Youth Cafe.. Lions Club.. Local Business.. Business Start Ups!.. Business Registration.. Local Arts.. Emoke Ceramics.. Glo Davis.. Sarah Delany.. Music Zoo DJ s.. N S Webster.. Orla McDonagh.. Tony Powell.. Carol Booth.. Kennedys Art.. In Film.. Local Development.. ABC (Introduction).. ABC (SWOT Analysis).. ABC (Arts).. ABC (Business Dev.. ).. ABC (Community Dev).. ABC (E-Town).. eTown (How to).. ABC (Energy Enviro).. Wind resource in Abbeyleix.. Interest Group.. ABC (Tourism Heritage).. Contact Us.. Submit News.. Local Survey.. News.. Events.. Welcome.. Bienvenue (French).. Willkommen (German).. Bienvenidos (Spanish).. Attractions.. Culinary Delights.. Shopping and Relaxation.. Wildlife.. Activites.. Walking.. Golf.. Heritage.. Abbeyleix History.. Places of Interest.. Old Photo Galleries.. Heritage House.. Facebook.. Come on a Virtual Tour of Abbeyleix.. Abbeyfest 2012.. May 28, 2012.. No Comments.. by.. The annual festivities that are Abbeyfest are upon us.. We have planned a fantastic line up of events over the June bank holiday weekend that will be sure to keep you all highly entertained over the three days.. From high flying trapeze acts, children’s theatre and workshops, visual arts and crafts exhibition and mouth-watering food [.. ].. Whats On In Abbeyleix.. Read more.. Abbeyleix High Nellie Bike Club.. May 14, 2012.. High Nellies now meeting on Thursday evenings at 7pm for local runs For the summer months meeting point outside the Horseshoe inn at the Square all bikes welcome but High Viz Jackets are a must have.. also runs on sunday afternoons from the same venue setting off at two pm.. Uncategorized.. New Laois social group.. Apr 20, 2012.. Be Social is a new social group for men and women aged 46-68 (all nationalities welcome).. Our aim is to get a group going of like mind people who enjoy meeting new people and wish to increase their social circle.. We will carry out coffee and chat meetings, dinner club, theatre and cinema nights.. Our [.. Circus Gerbola.. Mar 04, 2012.. CIRCUS GERBOLA PRESENT THEIR FANTASTIC NEW SHOW FOR 2012 IN Abbeyleix, Mountrath Road from the  ...   WEEK WILL GET UNDERWAY AT BLUEGATE WRITERS CENTRE ,ABBEYLEIX ON MONDAY EVENINGS COMMENCING ON FEBRUARY 6th.. 2012.. THIS SERIES OF CLASSES WILL BE TAUGHT BY NONE OTHER THAN ACCOMPLISHED PUBLISHED AUTHOR JOHN MAHER WHOS AWARDS INCLUDE.. THE FRANCIS MCMANUS SHORT STORY AWARD ; THE PJ O CONNOR RADIO PLAY AWARD; THE LAR CASSIDY MEMORIAL AWARD.. TO NAME BUT A [.. Reduction in Abbeyleix Garda Station Services.. Dec 20, 2011.. Abbeyleix is hit once again with a reduction of critical infrastructure.. Following closely on the heels of planned HSE closure of the hospital, it has been announced that Abbeyleix Garda station is to be amalgamated with Portlaoise.. This decision, made with no warning or consultation with the representative groups has been criticised by the Association [.. St.. Stephens Night party in aid of Cancer Support Fund.. Abbeyleix GAA are holding a St.. Stephens Night party in the Manor Hotel this Christmas with all proceeds raised going directly to their Cancer Support Fund.. Live acts on the night include local band Feedback and The Valves from Portlaoise.. Tickets for the event are €10 with a bar extension and spot prizes on the [.. Youth Cafe.. Dec 01, 2011.. Please note that due to the large attendances the opening hours of the Youth Cafe have changed to 7.. 00pm to 8.. 30pm on Fridays for 2nd Years and over and to 4.. 30pm to 6.. 00pm on Saturday evenings for First Years.. Upcoming events include a Pizza Night, a Christmas Party night and a photography competition over Christmas [.. 1.. 2.. 3.. Whazz Happening.. Categories.. ABC Forum News.. Ads.. Arts.. Local Lottos.. Main attractions.. Parish News.. Sport.. Quick Links.. Abbeyfest.. Abbeyleix Bog.. Laois Weather.. Archives.. May 2012.. April 2012.. March 2012.. February 2012.. January 2012.. December 2011.. November 2011.. October 2011.. September 2011.. August 2011.. July 2011.. June 2011.. May 2011.. April 2011.. March 2011.. February 2011.. January 2011.. December 2010.. November 2010.. October 2010.. September 2010.. August 2010.. July 2010.. June 2010.. May 2010.. Tags.. abbeyfest.. abbeyleix film society.. abbeyleix golf.. abbeyleix house.. Abbeyleix Tidy Towns.. Caesars card club portlaoise.. digital film course.. GIY Abbeyleix.. GIY LAOIS.. open week abbeyleix.. Poker abbeyleix.. scoil mhuire abbeyleix..

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  • Title: Abbeyleix Athletic Football Club | Abbeyleix.ie
    Descriptive info: Abbeyleix Athletic Football Club.. Abbeyleix have a long tradition in soccer.. First founded by Joe Hutchinson in 1950 where the club first played on the thatched bog in Killamuck before moving to the Knocknamoe site near Stonearch in 1960.. Two years later we moved to the FR.. Breen Park where they still play today.. Our senior team is the longest running team currently playing in Laois.. We have three senior teams and 200 juvenile players.. The senior teams play in the Combined Counties league while the juveniles play in the Midlands Schoolboys/girls League.. Both these leagues cover approximately the same area which stretches from Mullingar to Roscrea and from Abbeyleix to Portumna and includes such towns as Tullamore, Portlaoise and Birr.. Players come from Ballacolla, Ballyroan, Shanahoe,  ...   by the FAI.. Four of our teams made it to the fourth round of this competition which means we are punching well above our weight.. We have one full sized pitch, an all-weather training pitch and use the Parks –7 a- side astroturf also.. The development of the all weather pitches has improved play for local teams, as rain will not interfere with training.. The Summer Soccer Camps are a big attraction in the Park.. The club has training all week from 6pm until 8pm for Juveniles and for seniors from 8-9.. The ambition of the club is to promote soccer in the area for all.. Our increasing numbers means that our priority has to be getting a second pitch to allow us to continue to develop..

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  • Title: Abbeyleix GAA | Abbeyleix.ie
    Descriptive info: Abbeyleix GAA.. New members always welcome Please contact us through our website or facebook page for further information.. WEB: http://abbeyleix.. laois.. gaa.. ie/..

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  • Title: Junior Hockey Club | Abbeyleix.ie
    Descriptive info: Junior Hockey Club.. Welcome to Abbeyleix Junior Hockey Our base is the Astroturf (7 a –side pitch) in Fr Breen Park, Abbeyleix Field teams at u-10, u-12, u-14 u-16 level (Boys included in teams) Club Colours are Red Tops Hoodies with black shorts and red socks.. Club Coaching: Declan Stanley, Anne Cantwell Michael Rafter.. Training times are on Sunday mornings as follows: Under -10 Under -12 @10.. 00 am Under 14 under 16 @11.. 00 am September to May excluding bank Holidays and Christmas break.. We are in existence since Oct 2005 when a group of not more than a dozen started playing on the newly constructed 7- a- side Astroturf pitch in Fr Breen Park in Abbeyleix.. We inherited some hockey sticks from the original Portlaoise Junior Hockey club (courtesy  ...   in Enniscorthy, Kilkenny, Tullamore, Newbridge and the very enjoyable u-12 all – Ireland festival in UCD in 2008.. First success came in 2008/2009 winning the u-14 Hockey West Leinster Shield in Newbridge.. 2009/2010 was best season so far winning the u16 West Leinster League and runners up in the Cup competition for u14 u16s, and success in blitzes for u10s, u12’s.. We would like to play more friendly games, and look forward to hearing from other clubs.. Our homes is still the 7 a-side Astro turf, but play our matches on Portlaoise Senior Clubs pitch by kind permission of Portlaoise Rugby Club.. Contact: Marie Thompson.. Email: info@abbeyleixhockey.. com.. Web: www.. abbeyleixhockey.. Contact Abbeyleix Junior Hockey.. Sorry, due to anti-spam measures, this contact form requires that javascript be enabled on your browser..

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  • Title: Abbeyleix Tennis Club | Abbeyleix.ie
    Descriptive info: Abbeyleix Tennis Club.. Abbeyleix Tennis Club is situated in the heart of Abbeyleix town just off the N8 in the 12 acre area that is Fr.. Breen.. Park.. The club is very active and boasts over 250 members of all ages.. The club celebrated its Centenary Year in 2009 with a full range of events which culminated in the publishing of its Centenary Book “It started In Jelly’s Pit – 100 Years of tennis in Abbeyleix”.. Copies of the book are available for sales in local shops and in tennis Club.. The club itself has 4 synthetic grass floodlight courts and one tarmac court and practice area.. It has its own  ...   Friday nights, to adults Monday Wednesday nights.. The club competes in Laois league, Midland league, Leinster Interprovincial Towns Cup, as well as a host of Open events in local clubs and enjoys regular success.. The club hosts its own.. Open week.. in September and organises a full calendar of events throughout the year.. Various fundraising events are held to support the upkeep of the club.. More can be read about such events above under Events and Fixtures.. In general, Abbeyleix Tennis Club is very active and is always looking to improve and cater for the needs of the community.. abbeyleixtennis.. Email: info@abbeyleixtennis.. View Larger Map.. Contact Abbeyleix Tennis with the Form Below..

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  • Title: Abbeyleix Golf Club | Abbeyleix.ie
    Descriptive info: Abbeyleix Golf Club.. Welcome to our par 72 Parkland Golf Course.. with Spectacular views.. A warm welcome awaits you.. Enjoy a testing round of golf and experience the warm and friendly atmosphere we can offer you in our excellently appointed Club House.. The 18 hole course at Abbeyleix is fast developing a reputation as one of the best courses in the midlands.. Designed by the well known Golf Architect Mel Flanagan, the 18 hole layout will prove a fair test of Golf for players of all categories and ensures enjoyable golf with many scenic views.. A famous feature of the old course at Abbeyleix was the beautiful soil based greens, as well as retaining the old greens, all the new greens.. are again soil based giving a consistency over 18 holes.. Affiliation was made to the golfing Union of Ireland GUI in 1905  ...   Links were based in Ballymullen in the years just prior to 1920.. (Abbeyleix Golf Club was one of the only two Golf Clubs in existence in Laois, the other being Portarlington.. Green fees were charged at 2/- (10p) per day.. ) In 1921 the Club moved out to Heywood, Ballinakill Co.. Laois.. In 1927 the Club moved to Rathmoyle, Abbeyleix.. On 23rd Sep 1930 the Ladies were affiliated to the ILGU.. In 1932 the Club returned to Ballymullen.. In October 1934 it was decided to use Rathmoyle as a winter Links ( From the 1st November 1934 to 1st May 1935)In 1937 the Golf Club was closed.. The Club was re-established on 28th May 1948 at Rathmoyle Abbeyleix.. Abbeyleix Golf Club was established as an 18 Hole Golf Course 17th September 2000.. Web:.. www.. abbeyleixgolfclub.. Contact Abbeyleix Golf Club using the form below..

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  • Title: Abbeyleix 7-a-side Astroturf | Abbeyleix.ie
    Descriptive info: Abbeyleix 7-a-side Astroturf.. The 7 a side AstroTurf pitch was built in 2003.. partly from the proceeds of National Lottery funds.. The income from the pitch has been successfully used in developing the Parking, Lighting Roadway and maintenance of Fr Breen Memorial Park.. The pitch is primarily used for soccer, Hockey and juvenile hurling and is suitable for an.. array of  ...   the Soccer club and is the home of Abbeyleix Junior Hockey Club.. The pitch is available for parties, Summer camps and general training area.. The pitch is fully floodlight and is suitable for year round use.. The pitch is available to book on selected weeknights and at weekends.. Contact Mick Moran 087 2765871 for bookings and rates – Special Summer rates available..

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  • Title: Heywood Basketball Club | Abbeyleix.ie
    Descriptive info: Heywood Basketball Club.. Heywood Basketball Club was recently put together by a group of past pupils who saw a need for a club in the area.. Following much thought and deliberation, a committee was formed and we are on our way to competitive basketball.. At present, HBC have a ladies team however we do hope the club will expand and reach out to all ages in the near future.. We have organised fundraising events to take place over the coming months and we expect the club to be in full swing by this time next year.. Training  ...   half 6 to allow college goers to attend.. HBC are always welcoming new members and should anyone require further information, please don t hesitate to contact us.. Training times.. : Training out of season but will resume on the second week in August for next season.. Training takes place on Saturday from 6:30 to 8 but is subject to change in the new season.. The season beginning in September will be the 1st competitive season for this new club.. Training location:.. Heywood Community School Gym.. Contact:.. Louise Conroy 0877595720.. Contact Heywood Basketball Club using the form below..

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  • Title: Equestrian Pursuits | Abbeyleix.ie
    Descriptive info: Equestrian Pursuits.. Equestrian Activities:.. Within a stone’s throw of Abbeyleix, you will find an extensive range of equestrian activities to suit all levels and areas of interest.. Laois Hunt:.. The Laois Hunt welcomes everyone to get.. involved in the huge range of activities that they cater for – whether you ride or not! In addition to hunting throughout the season, they organise Point-to-Point racing, Hunter Trials and of course the always glamorous Hunt Ball! Further details of upcoming events can be found on the website www.. laoishunt.. com.. Dunamase Riding Club Laois Hunt Pony Club:.. The Riding and Pony Clubs are the lifeblood of the equestrian scene and ours  ...   Dressage and the unmissable Association of Irish Riding Clubs Festival hosted in Stradbally Hall.. Spectators are always welcome and offers of help are rarely refused.. For more information, please see www.. dunamaseridingclub.. com or www.. laoishuntponyclub.. Stradbally Hall:.. Next door to Abbeyleix, Stradbally Hall.. offers riding tuition in all disciplines at all levels in the most elegant surroundings which have been used as film locations.. They also play host to many equestrian events and have become the venue of choice in the midlands for outdoor concerts such as Electric Picnic.. A visit there is not to be missed! For further information please call 086 8240238 (riding lessons) or www.. stradballyhall..

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  • Title: Abbeyleix Womens Development Group | Abbeyleix.ie
    Descriptive info: Abbeyleix Womens Development Group.. Formed in 1999, Abbeyleix Women’s Development Group is a socially inclusive group promoting the benefits of women becoming pro-active in their community.. Among the aims of the group are the encouragement of early school leavers back to education and the provision of affordable childcare.. The Women’s Development Group was one of the first groups to receive funding under the Department of Justice Equality and Law Reform Childcare programme 2000 – 2006 allowing the group to establish non- profit community crèche.. The People in  ...   the Abbeyleix Carpet Factory.. The production of the longest piece of hand-tufted carpet in the world grabbed the imagination of diverse groups in the community and beyond.. The Women’s Development Group found themselves co-ordinating schools, resource centres, asylum support groups, midland prisoner groups, district hospitals, local businesses and a wide circle of enthusiastic individual efforts that combined to complete this ingenious project.. The group published a book in 2008 entitled “Abbeyleix Our Town Our Lives” with reflections from various townspeople over the years.. Contact: Mary White.. Email: info@abbeyleixheritagetown..

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  • Title: Abbeyleix Parish Hall Committee | Abbeyleix.ie
    Descriptive info: Abbeyleix Parish Hall Committee.. The Parish Hall is located at the town.. end of the Park.. While no formal clubs exist, the following sports have been and can be played in this indoor hall which is marked out for numerous sports Abbeyleix Badminton Club – Contact Barbara Doyle 87 31067 Abbeyleix Special Olympics Contact Anne O Hanlon 87 31241 Abbeyleix Boxing Club – Have used the parish hall for a number of years and had full equipment, but no longer active in the town.. Abbeyleix Active Retirement Group.. Activities are run regularly throughout the year.. Mary White 87 31257 Snooker Club An opportunity to reform this club exists at the moment.. The two tables  ...   but under Tom Butler their leader, who is a black belt who originally from Abbeyleix and now working in Nenagh was a thriving sport.. The hall is marked out for both Basketball Volleyball and has been used on off over the years.. Jelly Tots Playground Jelly Tots is a crèche or playgroup run by Abbeyleix ladies group chaired by Mary White.. The operation runs on a 5-day 9:00 until 4:30 basis.. It is assisted in its operations by Abbeyleix Parish employment Committee and by the department of Justice who funded the new play area outside the CY Parish hall.. The crèche is an outstanding success and is going from strength.. Contact Mary White 87 31257..

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