Bodhran Workshop will take place in The Pavillion on the Green on Saturday, 15th February. Juniors and beginners from 11.30 to 1pm. Improvers and adults workshop from 1.30 to 3pm. Tutor is Junior Davey. €10 per person, Family concessions available.
The County Final of Senior Scor takes place on Friday, 21st February in the 98 Hall, Ballinamuck at 8pm. The table quiz will take place at a later date to be announced.
Pantomime coming soon
Rehearsals for the forthcoming Pantomime “Snow White and the Five Dwarves” are now in full swing. This Panto will take place on the weekend of 28th, 29th and 30th March in the Park House Hotel. Tickets will be on sale at a later date.
Senior Citizens Alarms Grants are now available. For further information please contact Tom on 087-8212202
Free Play Day
Free Play Day for families with young children in the Edgeworthtown area takes place on Tuesday, the 18th of February between 11am and 12.30pm in The Green, Edgeworthtown. Activities include Painting, Colouring, Arts and Crafts and Face Painting. We will also have information and advice for parents on childcare and a free workbook will be provided for all children. If you are interested in some information or just want to participate in some messy play, please come along. For more information please call Majella on (087)7470157 or visit www.tusnuaproject.ie
Active Retirement Club
Congratulations to Dessie Skelly, Chairman of the Edgeworthstown Active Retirement Club who has been nominated for an American Grammy Award for a project on behalf of the club. The project was the “2nd Half” in connection with men’s health for the over 50. There were 158 entries and Dessie’s project was shortlisted to the last 5. The winner will be announced on 24th February 2014 at the Burlington Hotel in Dublin. Best of luck Dessie.
5K Fun Run/Walk
5K Fun Run/Walk will take place on Sunday 16 February assembling at Longford Rugby Club for Registration is at 11.15am. Entry fee is €10. Fun Run/Walk sets off at 12.30pm. All proceeds to Longford Youth’s Rugby Club. Refreshments will be served afterwards. Your support will be appreciated.
€10 tickets on sale - prizes includes trips to Australia or USA. There was no jackpot winner of our last Lotto draw. Numbers drawn were 1,7, 13, 20. Twenty-five euro winners were Sean Powell, Martin Farrell, Michelle Burke and Michael Burke.
Pilgrimage to Lourdes
27th May – 1st June – 5 nights – Fully inclusive price : €699 – led for the first time by Bishop Francis Duffy. Places available – Please contact Joe Walsh Tours 143 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2, Tel: (01)2410811. Pilgrimage Director : Rt Rev Monsignor Bernard Noonan P.P. Moate Co. Westmeath. Tel: 0906481180. Director Special Section for the Sick: V Rev Michael Scanlon P.P. Cloghan Co. Offally. Tel: 0906457122.
Community Games is up and running for 2014 with teams already competing in chess, draughts, badminton, quiz and soccer. Well done to all the following children and mentors. Chess: Darragh Grehan, Oonagh O’Ferall, John Casey, Sarah Doyle, Adam Halpin, Bartek and Richard and their mentor Ciara Molloy. Draughts: Alanah Casey, Teegan Murphy, Beata Dzieciol, Catherine, Adam Kelly, Evan Hogan, Cameron Tonks, Josh Casey, Daragh Parker, Lauren McKeon, Abbey Purdy, Sarah Jane Murphy, Richard and their mentor Brian Noonan. Badminton: Maitiú O’Donohue, Colm Gilchriest, Lauren McKeon, Abbey Purdy and their mentors Bridie Halpin and Paula Murphy. Soccer: Liam Kenny, Evan Hogan, Dylan Joyce, Justin Rae, Adam Kelly, Andrew Garry, James Kiernan, Brian Williams, Andrew Edwards, Tiarnan Hussey, Cameron Nugent, Dario Cigliano, Ethan Donlon, Jack Belton, Caolon Hussey, Harry Kiernan, Ronan Courtney, Andy Devine and their mentors Damian Doherty, Cathal Kelly, Raymond Hussey and Aiden Belton. Quiz: Jake Kelly, Sarah Doyle, Faeza, Richard, Adam Kelly, Abbey Purdy, Evan Hogan, Matthew Greene, Maitiú O’Donohue, Gary Noone, Colm Gilchriest and Adam Kennedy and their mentor Aisling Casey. Next week we are competing in the basketball competitions, more on this next week. A huge thanks to everyone helping us out this year and if anyone is interested in getting involved, please contact Cathal on 087-2621538. We are having a bag pack this weekend in Super Valu and Costcutters, so please support!!
Happy Days dancing practice from 8 o’clock until nine on Wednesday, 12th February in The Old Schoolhouse. Tutor: Karel Farrelly.
Congratulations to Patrick and Edel Coyle, Corclara on the birth of their fourth child a boy Michael Anthony.