We extend our deepest sympathy to Vera Galvin on the recent death of her father, Bill Doherty RIP.

Local student achievements

Congratulations to Oisin Bennett and Amy Gill, students of Ballymahon Secondary School on being selected by the State Examinations Commission to attend the National Olympiad in UCD, Dublin. This selection is based on students who get over 95% in both Maths and Science higher level for their Junior Certificate.

School enrolments

The Board of Management of Tang N.S. are taking enrolment applications now for September 2014.  Application forms may be obtained from the school office and must be returned, with a copy of your child’s baptismal certificate, to the Board of Management by December 5th 2013.

Toddler group

Tang Toddler Group continues every Tuesday in the Community Centre from 10.30 to 12.30.   Feel free to drop in any week or else contact Evelyn on 086 8491064 for further details.

Set dancing classes

continues every Wednesday at 8.30pm sharp.– Come along any Wednesday night.

Lotto Jackpot €12,550

Results 11 November: Numbers drawn were 4, 24, 25, 27. Draw 4 winners - €25: Danny Reddin, (S: D Gill); John Magher, (S: Kiernan’s); Sean Henegan, (S: Liz Conway); John O’Neill, (S: Maghera).


A.G.M.- Saturday 23rd Nov at 6pm in Tang Community Centre.

Progressive 25

Fridays at 9.15pm, Tang Community Centre. Results Friday, 8th November 13 – 1st: Pat & Seamus, Joint 2nd: Jim & Kitty, Annie & Mai, Joe & Willie. Raffle: Annie Geoghegan, Mai Fox, Liz Hughes. Tables: Johno & Mike, Tom & Larry. Cards start at 9pm.

Panto time

IT’S PANTO TIME AGAIN... oh no it isn’t., oh yes it is!! Students from Ballymahon Vocational School are getting ready to take on the Dickens classic, ‘Scrooge; A Christmas Carol’. Why not join Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future in a show that will provide much interaction with the audience? So get ready to embark on a pantomime experience unlike any other! Ballymahon Vocational School has a strong and rich history in pantomime and drama, dating over the years and thus patrons can be assured of a show full of drama, comedy and dance with a few surprises each night!! The show will hit the stage in the Vocational School on December 4th, 5th and 6th. Doors open at 7:30p.m and show starts at 8:00 p.m. Adults €10. Children/Students /OAP €5. Prizes galore each night. Book your ticket at 0906432211. Students from BVS would really appreciate your support!!


‘Work4You’ set up by Acquired Brain Injury Ireland provides a free vocational assessment service for individuals who have an acquired brain injury and would like assistance and guidance in returning to work, training or education. It is free to anyone with an acquired brain injury and in receipt of a payment from the Dept. of Social Protection. If you are interested in the service or would like more information, Work4You are holding a Pop-Up Information Stand in Longford Library on Tuesday 26th November 2013 between 11am-1pm. All are welcome. Refreshments will be provided.  For further information please call 044 933 8773.