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St. Fintan’s Boys National School – Application for School Bus Escort

St. Fintan’s BNS, Mountrath
Invite applications for a school bus escort.
The school bus escort travels on a bus with pupils attending Le Cheile special class accompanying them on the journey to and from school. The school bus escort day, runs from approx 8am until 9.15 and from 13.50 until 15.30pm for the duration of the school calendar.
Candidates should have experience in working with children, have an understanding of special needs and be able to deal with parents and school staff in a professional way. Applicants must supply suitable character references and be prepared to complete a Garda Vetting form. To apply please email CV, cover letter and references to
Please add BUS ESCORT to subject line.
Closing date – Mon.19th August at 3pm.

Visiting Priest
Fr. David Walsh from Kiltegan Fathers (SPS) will be joining us for Masses on the weekend of 24th / 25th Aug. to talk about his life and journey as a Missionary Priest. Also, Fr. David will be inviting us to support the Missionary work of the Kiltegan Fathers. We bid him welcome.
St. Patrick’s Missionary Society (Kiltegan Fathers) was founded on St. Patrick’s Day 1932 by Fr. Patrick Whitney. Today, there are 281 Kiltegan priests of whom 28 are African. The Society currently has 58 students in Africa who are preparing for priesthood.

National Grandparents Pilgrimage
Sunday September 8th, 2019 – Anointing of the Sick at 2.30pm, Mass at 3pm followed by the Rosary. Celebrants: Bishop Kevin Doran of Elphin and Apostolic Nuncio Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo

Sat.12th October
“Rooted in Christ & the Joy of His Gospel”
A day for Parish Ministers with Fr Martin Delaney, Mt St Anne’s. Further details to be announced

Mountrath Craft & Food Fair
will take place on Saturday next the Sat. 17th Aug. between 10am and 2pm in the Parochial Hall, Portlaoise Road.
Your support is greatly appreciated.

Golden Years Club would like to invite anybody over the age of 50 years to join the Club. We have a few games of Bingo and a cuppa and a chat. The Club is now in existence for nearly thirty five years and is still going strong. It is open to men and women. We would love to see you there, please come and join us.