Killoe local news Jan 28

ICA: Ennybegs ICA branch wish to sincerely thank everyone who supported their recent cake sale and raffle held in Ennybegs Community Centre. All who baked, helped and supported in any way.

ICA: Ennybegs ICA branch wish to sincerely thank everyone who supported their recent cake sale and raffle held in Ennybegs Community Centre. All who baked, helped and supported in any way.

Monies raised amounted to 1027 euro with 1000 euro of this fund allocated to purchase a community defibrillator. The next ICA meeting will be held on Tuesday 15 February in Ennybegs Community Centre at 8.30pm. All members are requested to please attend as the ICA federation will be hosted by ourselves on Monday 21st February. In appreciation.

SINN FEIN

The county Longford Sinn Fein party are holding their annual Church gate collection at all churches in the parish this weekend. Your support is greatly appreciated.

GAA.

St Theresa's NS Killoe are hosting the medal presentation to Killoe minor club on Saturday 29 Jan 2011 at 8.30pm with a social function to follow.

CAO

With the CAO deadline fast approaching we now have a qualified guidance counsellor available to give advice or assistance at what can be a confusing time. Further details contact Frances Devaney tel 087 9855763.

CONDOLENCE

Sincere sympathy is extended to Bridget Hughes and families Drumhaughly Killoe; Douglas families Briskill Newtownforbes on the sad bereavement of her stepfather Patrick (Paddy) Douglas Briskill Newtownforbes Co Longford and formerly Draperstown Co Derry and Randalstown Co Antrim who was laid to rest last week. May he rest in peace.

SPINNING CLASES

Classic new get-fit spinning classes have now resumed in the Thomas Ashe Hall Ballinalee every Thursday at 6.55pm and 7.45pm. Cost 7 euro per class. Enquiries contact James McKenna tel no 087 7574976.

GAA.

Reminder its on the verge of February and Emmet Og Killoe GAA are holding their annual dinner dance in the Longford Arms Hotel Longford on Saturday 12 February 2011 with presentations of medals to varied ladies division teams. Dinner will be served at 8.30pm. Tickets 35 euro pp. Music on the night by Dance On.

CONDOLENCE

Sincere sympathy is extended to Margaret Feeney and families Treel Newtownforbes Co Longford; Sean Feeney and families Corlea Killoe, extended families and friends on the sudden sad bereavement of her husband and father Anthony Feeney who was laid to rest last week. Requiem Mass was celebrated in St Mary's Church Newtownforbes Co Longford cemetery. May he rest peacefully.

LOtto

Lotto numbers drawn weekending 16/1/11. 1, 6, 17, 21.No jackpot winner.20 euro winners Robbie Browne Treanlawn; Patsy Fox, Esker; Bernard Borland Ennybegs; Emer & Sharon Muldoon Ferefad; Una Bratten Kiltyreher; sellers prize Frank Toher . Jackpot 1900 euro.

CHURCH NOTES

St Mary's Ennybegs Masses Wednesday at 9.30am (note earlier time).Thursday at 10am, Friday 7.30pm. First holy communion parents meeting Tuesday 1 February 2011 in St Theresa's NS Killoe at 8pm. Longford county council has notified parishes that local communities in future may be required to acquire land to develop cemeteries. Consideration may be given to developing a funding scheme for a level of assistance to communities but will exclude land acquisition costs. We urge the community to make contact with Gerry Gillen tel 043 3343457.