Abbeylara local news Dec 10

TIDY TOWNS: The Tidy Towns committee would like to remind you of their Christmas Party Night and Annual Draw is in Crawford's Lounge Abbeylara on Saturday night next the 11th of December, music on the night is by Mary O'Connor.

TIDY TOWNS: The Tidy Towns committee would like to remind you of their Christmas Party Night and Annual Draw is in Crawford's Lounge Abbeylara on Saturday night next the 11th of December, music on the night is by Mary O'Connor.

Everyone is Welcome to come and join in. Lines are still on sale for the draw and can be bought in Local Shops or by Committee Members.

GUN CLUB

A meeting of the Club will be held in the Shooting grounds in Derragh on this Thursday night the 9th of December at 9pm Sharpe. Members with their tickets sold please return. All members please attend.

A&G Bingo

On Wednesday 8th December in the Community Centre at 9 pm

CAROL SERVICE

On Sunday 12th December in Abbeylara Church at 3.30 and the switching on of the Christmas lights. All are welcome.

PARISH DRAW

Many thanks to all those people & families who have joined this draw for 2010/11. Those yet to do so are kindly requested to join us as soon as possible. Full year 100 euro, half year 50 euro, quarter year 25 euro.

GAA LOTTO

Jackpot 9,500 euro. Numbers Drawn: 9-10-14-30. No Jackpot winner - 20 euro Winners John Joe & Jane Reilly, Creevy, Dylan O'Reilly, Loughduff, Sharon & Pat Reilly, Castletown, J Scanlon, Granard, Ester Giligan, Dublin, Imelda Gilligan, Ballywillan. Next Draw in Crawford's, Jackpot 9,600

SALT AND GRIT

The council has left off salt and grit at the GAA Pitch, Ballboy, for the people's convenience to use on by roads, lanes and avenues during the harsh weather conditions.

SUPPORT

Cavan Family Support Group helps with organizing respite care, counselling, education, support and guidance for those affected by addiction and guidance for those affected by addiction. It is dedicated to the holistic development of the person family and community. Contact 0872467051.

PARTY

The senior citizens are having there annual dinner and Christmas party starting with Mass at 1pm in Crawfords.

FREEZING CONDITIONS

Freezing conditions pose a real challenge for some older people. People are urged to keep in contact with their older neighbours during the cold snap. People should take the basic steps to protect themselves and ensure they remain well and warm in their homes. It is important that everyone plays a part to ensure that those who are frail or house-bound remain safe and well over this period.