Ballymahon

Workshop: Free Triple P Parenting Workshop for Parents of children 7 years and younger on the topic of Dealing with Disobedience on Wednesday 24th August next from 10am to 12noon at Ballymahon Library. To book your place or for more information please phone: 09064 34070.

Workshop: Free Triple P Parenting Workshop for Parents of children 7 years and younger on the topic of Dealing with Disobedience on Wednesday 24th August next from 10am to 12noon at Ballymahon Library. To book your place or for more information please phone: 09064 34070.

HERITAGE WEEK: Next week August 20 to 28 will be heritage week. This event is celebrated all over Ireland and more especially here in county Longford. There are many events arranged for South Longford area. On Wednesday Aug 24th Aidan O’Hara will give a lecture in Corlea Centre on tracing ancestors. Thursday will be a big day for Ballymahon where many events will be arranged through the day and into the night. There will be talks on the social and industrial history of Ballymahon , also a shop window display with emphasis on culture and heritage. The old market house with its weekly market will be revived with food stalls,butter making, bread baking and other craft work. That night there will be a special Leo Casey night with many local entertainers and musicians giving a live performance of Caseys work. A big day is promised. There will be a walking tour of Kenagh village on Saturday evening Aug 27 outlining the history of various houses and buildings in and around the village. Anyone interested please assemble in the church car park about 7.30pm. After Mass refreshments served in El Paso later. All are welcome

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