Granard local news Jan 28

Senior Scór: Co. Longford Senior Scór finals will take place in the Community Centre, Ardagh on Friday night Feb. 18th at 7.30pm.

Senior Scór: Co. Longford Senior Scór finals will take place in the Community Centre, Ardagh on Friday night Feb. 18th at 7.30pm.


Larcc Support Centre, Ballinalack are running an 8 week bereavement group which is open to the public and is free of charge. Commencing on Feb. 22nd at 7,00pm. Further details from 044--9371971,

active age group

We would like to wish all our members a very happy 2011 and hope that everyone enjoyed the festive season, despite the difficult weather conditions. Our first meeting of the year will take place on Thursday, Jan. 27th at 2.30pm in Rath Mhuire Centre. We will be planning our activities for the coming months so we would ask that all members make every effort to attend. Looking forward to seeing everybody on the 27th. New members are always welcome--contact Jackie at 043--6686309.

Table quiz

Granard Area Action Group are holding a fundraising Quiz in Fay's on Friday night January 28th at 9.15pm. Support would be appreciated.


A meeting of Granard Traditional Harp committee will take place on Monday night January 31st at 7pm in the Granard Area Action Group (GAAG) Offices. All members please attend and new members very welcome


Granard Guild meeting on Thursday night February 3rd at 8.30pm in the Credit Union Building. All members please attend and new members very welcome.

Sponsored walk

A Sponsored walk from Granard to Abbeylara and back will be held on Sunday March 13th at 3.00pm with all proceeds collected going to the Stroke Unit, the Irish Heart Foundation, Dublin. Sponsorship cards will be available soon. More details later.

Coolamber ICA

Monthly meeting in Streete Parish Centre on Tuesday night February 1st at 8.00pm.

Ril g

Congratulations to Ril g, a group of talented young people from north Longford who launched their CD.''Off Da Wall''in the Breffni Arms,Arva on Saturday night last. These young people trained by well known musician Padraig Lynch, are a credit to their parents and Co Longford. We hope to hear more of them in the future.


Are you a person with a disability looking for work?.The Midland Employment Support Agency (M E S A] will be available in the Granard Area Action Group Offices on Thursday 27th January 2011 from 2.30pm to 4.30pm. Mesa is a service which enables people with disabilities to access mainstream employment. Further details from Brenda 086--3872855 or Email .Longford'

Lus na Greine

Courses available in Lus Na Greine. Mondays Set Dancing 7.30 to 9.00pm Card playing. 9.00pm. Tuesdays. Women in Touch & Triple P Parenting. Wednesdays. Art.10.00am to 12.00pm. Thursdays. Busy Bees, Parent & Toddler Group11.00am to 12.30pm. Young Girls Group aged 11 to 15 years. Clothes collection early February. Further details from 043--6660977.


Welcome into the Christian Community Alfie Reilly.


Step Aerobic classes commencing in the Canon Kelly Hall on 1st February at 9.00pm.Class duration 45 minutes for 6 weeks. Phone Mary at 086--0707619.


Longford Women's Link are holding a Church Gate collection on Saturday & Sunday January 29th & 30th at all Masses in Granard. Longford Women's Link is reliant on support for their services in the Community. Please support.


The Charity Match in aid of the Noel O'Connor fund will take place in Abbeylara Pitch on Sunday next January 30th at 2.00pm with all proceeds going to Longford Hospice. As Noel was a great supporter of the GAA it is hoped there will be a good turnout. This match was due to take place earlier but due to the inclement weather had to be postponed.

Cnoc Mhuire

On Wednesday January 26th at 7.00pm a brief presentation on Cnoc Mhuire will take place at 7.00pm. Enrolment on Saturday morning January 29th for the school year 2011---2012. This will be held in the school Gym from 10.00am to 12,00am. For more details contact 043--6686231.


Top score. Martin Clyne. 1st Lady. Lily Garvey. 2nd Lady. Theresa Keoghan. 3rd Lady. Theresa Reilly. 1st Gent. James Bannon. 2nd Gent. Edward McGivney. 3rd Gent. Peter Gregg. Time Lady. Eva Mara. Time Gent. Sean Flood. 13 Tricks. Dan Mel Reilly. Raffle. 1.Frank McMahon. 2 Edward McGivney. 3. Molly Brady.