Corr: Colm Ward
Longford Federation ICA invite all to come along to the ICA craft fair and floral display on Saturday, July 5 in the Temperance Hall, Longford from 10am to 5pm. A variety of crafts will be on display with experts demonstrating throughout the day. Demonstrations include butter making and separating, lumra, crochet and knitting. A display of floral arrangements created by members will be on show. A cafe with homemade baking will also be available. Irish TV channel “Showcase” will be filming the event. Admission is free.
Results of the GAA lotto draw held on Monday, June 23 in Mitchell’s for a jackpot of 9,650 euro. Numbers drawn were 3, 13, 23, 24. There was no jackpot winner. Match three winner of 100 euro was Mary Moran. This week’s draw took place in Connaughton’s Rathowen and results will be published next week.
This Friday, July 4 is the First Friday of the month. Holy Communion calls to the sick and housebound will be on Thursday and Friday mornings at the usual times.
The next Aurora club outing is on Wednesday, July 9 and will visit World War I memorabilia in Dublin. To book a seat contact Valerie or Bridget.
The winners of last week’s Naoi Rath Re 50/50 draw was Edel Whyte and the prize was 260 euro.
Mass and blessing of graves will be celebrated in Foxhall Cemetery this Thursday, July 3 at 8pm. On Thursday week, July 10, Mass will be celebrated in Killyglass and on Thursday, July 17 in Agharra cemetery.
We extend our sincere sympathy to the Keenan family, Killeen on the untimely death of their son in law and husband of Claire who passed away last weekend. Noel was also a brother of Brian Mollaghan, publican in the licensed premises, the Hill, Carrickboy. Following funeral Mass on Thursday he was laid to rest in Clonbroney cemetery. May he rest in peace.
Well done to Carrick/Sarsfields U-14 team who reached the final of the All Ireland Feile U14 in Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo on Sunday last. They were narrowly beaten by Carrickmacross in the final. Local players involved were Darragh Gunshinan, Paddy Farrell and Jack Mitchell.