Confirmation - On Thursday 31st March Bishop Colm O’Reilly will confer the sacrament of Confirmation. This year 29 boys and girls from Scoil Mhuire will celebrate the sacrament of confirmation on Thursday at 3pm.
The next monthly meeting and AGM will be held on Tuesday 5th April at 8.30pm.Teas Mary Doyle/ Rose Byrne. Competition Spring flower arrangement. Membership fees to be paid at this meeting.
An evening of healing and prayer with Eddie Stone will take place at St Patrick’s Church, Ballinamuck on Friday 15th April commencing at 7pm followed by mass. Confessions also available.
Clonguish GFC Lotto draw
The wining numbers are 9,23,24,28. Winners 100 euro Paul O’Flynn,Railway Court; 50 euro Kevin McLoughlin, Lismoy; 25 euro Gerry McGowan, Village; 25 euro Caolan Crossan. Next draw in Caseys.
Clare Frances photography will be providing a professional photographic studio set up in Newtownforbes town hall on 31st March from 2pm – 5pm. Professional photographs of your child on his special occasion may be obtained at a reduced cost. Orders will be ready for collection at Newtownforbes NS from Clare Frances on 11th April at 3pm. For further details call 085 7047080 or email the website at www.cfphotographer.com.
Friday next is the First Friday of April. The usual house calls will be done at the usual times.
After a very well attended AGM the following new committee has been elected: chairman Johnny Flynn; vice chair Daren Donoghue ; secretary Bernie Daly; assistant secretary Patricia Keenan; treasurer Margaret Brennan; assistant treasurer Florrie Geelan; FAS Liaison Officer Eamon Quinn; PRO Enda O’Brien. The new committee are looking forward to an active year ahead with lots of new plans and are hoping that here will be volunteers from each area of the village to help with regular clear ups in advance of the Tidy Towns Competition Adjudication in the early summer. The 12 new area signs have been very well received and we hope to build on the success of this project. If you are willing to get involved please contact any member of the committee for details of the next meeting and clean up events.