Mullahoran local news Dec 24

NEW ARRIVAL: Congratulations to Linda and Damien O'Reilly on the birth of their third child, a boy, last week. A welcome brother for a brother for Saidhbh and Ultan.

NEW ARRIVAL: Congratulations to Linda and Damien O'Reilly on the birth of their third child, a boy, last week. A welcome brother for a brother for Saidhbh and Ultan.

ALTAR SOCIETY

Meeting this evening Wednesday at 7 pm in the Church to prepare for Christmas. Donations of flowers and holly appreciated.

RURAL TRANSPORT

Longford Communnity Resources Ltd. are delighted with the announcement in the recent budget that the Rural Transport Programme will be continued in 2011, although with a slightly reduced budget. All Routes for 2010 will be completed on Thursday 23rd December. Services for 2011 will resume on Tuesday 4th January. LCR wishes all passengers and all who supports the Rural Transport Programme a very happy Christmas and New year.

GAA DRAW

Draw took place on Tuesday night 14TH December in the Hideaway, Cloncovid. Numbers: 3, 5, 8, 24. There was no winner of 1900 euro jackpot. Consolation prizes: 100 euro Gus Crowe, Ballintemple; 25 euro Hugh P. Donohoe, Carnagh; 25 euro Sean MacDermot, Kiernan's Pub; 25 euro Enda Lee, Behey, Cavan; 25 euro Darragh McKenna, Lynch's Shop, Killadoon.

AGNES BRENNAN RIP

The recent death of Agnes Brennan, Drumbrucklis, Carrigan is regretted locally. Deceased was of a quiet disposition and was a native of Sligo. Funeral took place from St. Mary's Church, Bruskey to Mullaghaboy cemetery. We extend our sincere sympathy to her daughter Olive and husband Seamus Sheridan. May she rest in peace.

WHIST

Results of Christmas Whist drive held in the Parochial on Wednesday 15th. Top Score: Eve Mara: 1st Lady: Mary Cahill; 2nd Lady: Rita Nannery; 3rd Lady: Agnes Dermody; 4th Lady: Mary Carolan; 1st Gent: Ml Lennon; 2nd Gent: Bart Nannery; 3rd Gent: Charlie Dermody; 4th Gent: Cathal Fitzpatrick. Half Time: Martin Clyne, Eddie Dooney, Una Dooney, Peggy McGlynn Mystery: Pat White, Dan Mel Reilly; Lowest: James Reilly.

NEW PLAY

Corn Mill Players will present the John B Keane play "The Chastitute" in the Corn Mill Theatre on the following dates –, Wednesday 22nd, and Monday 27th to Friday 31st. All shows start at 8.30 pm and booking is essential on 049.4339612.

WHITE CHRISTMAS

Despite the precarious conditions, Santa made his annual visit to Kilcogy on Sunday much to the delight of the eager children.