Support group: Longford mother to mother breastfeeding support group will take place on Wednesday 3rd October at 1030am to 1230pm in Ballinalee Health centre. All mums and mums to be welcome. Also we are holding a coffee morning on Saturday the 6th in the Green in Edgeworthstown from 1030am to 1230pm. This is open to all members of the public not just mothers. Proceeds to Breast Cancer Research.
GLEE CLUB: Singing, dancing and drama for children aged 4-12 are now available with weekly classes taking place in the Temperance Hall, Longford. Other clubs in the Granard and Drumlish areas are asked to contact the hall for further information. Classes start on September 29. Foir information on pricing and to reserve a place for your child, contact Lisa Fox at 087 7619605. Places are limited, so early booking is advisable.
OLD CLOTHES:We have another old clothes collection on Fri 26 Oct at the Thomas Ashe Hall at 10pm.This goes towards our defib fund. We are just short of the price of a second defib for the parish which will be erected at the Clonbroney end. Mobile phones are also being collected.
ICA:Ballinalee ICA guild held their 1st meeting in September. Ballinalee ICA guild are holding the monthly meeting in Currycahill community Centre on Monday 1st Otober at 8.30pm.New members are alays welcome. Knitting and wool demonstration Sandra Bogan of Wool Barn Coolarty is giving a demonstration of knitting and the different types of wool. As an ICA member you not only have access to guild meetings and activities but you also get discounts on national and local businesses. The beauty of the ICA is that it really offers something for everyone.
DEEPEST SYMPATHY: Deepest sympathy to Roseleen & Padraig Lennon and family lislea on the death of Paddy Lennon who passed away at the weekend RIP.
WHIST DRIVE:The monthly whist drive takes place on Tuesday Oct 2nd at 8.30pm in Currycahill CC. Please support.
LOTTO: Numbers drawn 14,21,23,24.5 X 2 euro Sean McNamee Drumderg,Mel Columb Mullinalaghta; David Wilson Drumeel; Peter Dowler Moydow;Ann Tully Castlebawn. Sellers prize Pat Devine. Jackpot 250 euro. Draw in Farrells 2 euro per line or 3 for 5 euro.
COLLECTION: Church gate collection for the Irish society for Autumn this weekend at all masses.
PASTORAL COUNCIL: Meeting of the Pastoral Councl on Wed Oct 3 at 8.30pm. All members are asked to attend.