Abbeylara local news Dec 17

BAPTISM: We welcome into the Christian Community Aaron Terence, son of Ciaran & Joanne Drake, Cloonaghmore.

BAPTISM: We welcome into the Christian Community Aaron Terence, son of Ciaran & Joanne Drake, Cloonaghmore.

COLLECTION

Co. Longford Social Services are holding a collection after Holy Communion at all Masses this weekend Sat. 11th Sun. 12th Dec.

PRAYER GROUP

Each Monday in Denis and Sheila Fahey's, Masterson's Close, Abbeylara at 8.30 p.m. Everyone welcome.

PRAYER GROUP

Each Tuesday in Tommy & Colette Doyle's. All are welcome.

A&G BINGO

On Wednesday 15th Dec. in the Community Centre at 9.00 p.m. sharp.

CHRISTMAS:

Christmas can mean stress for some people but an hour of prayer and meditation is guaranteed to relieve all this stress and show you the true meaning of Christmas. Every Thursday morning 7am to 8am come and join us in St. Mary's, Carra.

RETIREMENT GROUP

Meeting on Thursday 16th Dec. in Sports Complex at 11.00am. Full attendance please as this is the last meeting before Christmas.

PARISH DRAW

Takes place on Friday 17th Dec. after the 7.30p.m. Mass. Any monies due please hand in before draw which is for 2009/2010.

PARTY

Senior Citizens Christmas Party takes place on Sun. 19th Dec. in Crawford's Lounge. Mass at 1p.m., followed by a full Christmas dinner & party. All our Senior Citizens are invited.

GUN CLUB

Annual Christmas Draw and Party on Saturday next 18th Dec. in Crawford's Lounge. Music by N Fianna. Plenty of spot prizes on the night. All are welcome.

COMMUNITY GAMES

Any parent interested in managing draught teams or indoor soccer teams please contact one of the outgoing committee members below. Panels are due to be submitted. Please contact: Geraldine Rabbit 087 6125549 Irene Lynch 087 1508530 Ailish Smyth 087 7662463.

GAA

Lotto Results: 07/12/10. Numbers Drawn 2-7-17-27 20 euro Winners:Jeanette Ford, Mullingar. Maura Sheridan, Carra. Shane Gallagher, Toneymore. Dina Smith, Abbeylara. Andrew Flynn, Lanesboro Peter O'Reilly, Renehan. Next draw in Crawfords Jackpot 9700 euro.

RACE NIGHT

Please return all cards sold and unsold with monies by Wed 15th Dec so that the race night booklets can be produced. All those who wish to sponsor a race or advertise in the race night booklet please contact any club officer before Wed 15th Dec. The race night takes place on Mon 27th Dec in Crawfords Lounge

CHRISTMAS PRESENT

The Discovery Program of Lake settlement project on Lake Kinael and Lake Derragh book is still on sale and would make a wonderful Christmas gift. The book can be purchased in P.J. Farrell's Food Store Abbeylara, Mc Entee's Granard, Geraldine Clarke Finea, Maura in Granard Area Action Office and P.J. Reilly Ballinacross.

THANK YOU

A Big Thank You to all those who supported Our Christmas Draw and Raffle in Crawford's Lounge on Saturday night last. More details next week.