EXHIBITION: A photographic exhibition titled “Spotlight on Carrigallen” by local artist Julie Williams will run until Wednesday 10th August 2011 in Carrigallen library. All are welcome to come and view the exhibition during opening hours Monday and Wednesday from 2pm to8pm and Saturday from 10am to 1pm, telephone 049 4339188.


NEW ORLEANS: Margaret of New Orleans birthplace in Tully Carrigallen Co Leitrim will be opened to the public in July and August every Saturday and Sunday afternoon from 2pm to 5pm.Tea and refreshments served. Souvenirs will be available.

*As part of changes on, an edited version of all local notes will appear on the website from August 1 2011. The full text of the local notes will appear, as always, in the printed edition of the Longford Leader.

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