Bunlahy & District



Enrolment for 2014/2015 is now taking place and prospective parents are invited to call to the school from Monday, February 24th to Thursday, February 28th between 2 – 3pm. If you are unable to attend please contact the school for an application form. Tel 043 3323600. email:bunlahy.ias@eircom.net

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.


Sincere sympathy is extended to the Cullen and Reilly families, Edgeworthstown, Collamber and Lisryan on the very tragic death of Lisa Cullen which occurred last week following a car accident. Lisa’s grandmother was the former Josephine Kiernan from Purth. May she rest in peace.

Country Markets

As Friday next is St. Valentine’s day, Granard country markets are having a spot prize for some lucky customer. Valentine cakes and buns etc will be on sale as well as the usual market products. The market is open beside the post office every Friday from 8-30 am to 11-00 am.


Ballymore football club are hosting a poker night in the Breffni Arms in Arva on Friday, February 21st next and this promises to be a fun night out so put that date in your Diary. Also the club will be running a Last Man Standing competition which involves predicting the winners in the premiership each week. Further details in the coming weeks.


We offer sincere sympathy to the Tynan and McEoin families on the death of Fr. Sean Tynan which occurred last week following a long illness. Also to Frances Monahan and family, Ballinagal on the death of her sister, Sr. Mary Connaughton which occurred in Dublin last week. Also to Michael McNerney and family, Cork and formerly of Clonfin on the death of Mrs. Madge McNerney recently. May they rest in peace.

Birthday greetings

Best wishes for many more celebrations to Granny Hynes, Ferriskil, who celebrated her birthday this week. We hope you had a lovely time Mrs Hynes.