Hillside Club

Hillside Club

Thee Hillside club will return on Wednesday next Feb 4th at 11am in Curraghacahill Hall.New members always welcome.


The annual Clonfin commemoration ceremony will take place on this Sunday, February 1st starting with Mass for deceased members in St. Mary’s Church in Granard at 11-30am followed by the ceremony at the site in Clonfin at 3-00pm and refreshments in McElvaney’s, Coolarty afterwards. The organizing committee are looking forward to a large crowd attending and all are welcome.

CE Scheme

Position available as administrative secretary on the Killoe/Newtownforbes Community Employment Scheme, which encompasses Ballinalee. This is a developmental opportunity, no experience necessary. Credited training will be provided to support your career. Duties will include financial administration, payroll, book keeping and accounts, HR and general office duties. The person should be computer literate, have a working knowledge of TAS and Thesaurus and have the ability to work both as part of a team and on their own initiative. If you are deemed eligible and suitable for this post you will be required to complete the Garda vetting process. Please contact your local DSP Employment Services/INTREO Office to check your eligibility and to apply for this vacancy. CV to be forwarded to Tony Mahon, Parish Hall, Newtownforbes, Co. Longford.

AGM Golf Society

Takes place on Friday, 30th January at 10pm in Rawle’s. All members please attend. New members welcome.

Arthritis Ireland

Longford Branch of Arthritis Ireland are holding a six week self management course for people young and old living with this challenging condition. It begins on Friday 3rd February at 7pm in the Park House Hotel. To register for this course call 01 6470206.

Lotto draw

Lotto numbers drawn 2, 6, 14, 20. 1 x €60 Jerome Reynolds. Seller’s prize: Louise Reynolds. Jackpot €10,000. Draw takes place in Rawle’s pub on Monday at 9pm for the month of February. 2015 yearly tickets are on sale now for €100. This gives you entry into the weekly draw and club membership. Contact Micheál Carrigy or Michael O’Sullivan for more details.


The monthly whist takes place on Tuesday, 3rd February at 8.30pm in Curraghcahill.

GAA Membership

Membership for Sean Connolly’s GAA Club is now due. Cost is €30 per adult or €50 per couple. Those using the facilities who pay membership are covered by insurance in the event of an accident. Those who do not pay membership and continue to use the facilities are not covered by insurance.


Deepest sympathy to Betty Doris and family, Corneddan on the recent death of her brother, John Norris.

Wedding Bells

Congratulations to Gerard McEvoy, Lislea and Stacey Lapteva, New Jersey USA, who were married recently in Key West Florida. They celebrated their wedding when they were home over the Christmas holidays with family and friends in Viewmount House. They have returned to Zurich where they now live. We wish them every happiness in their married life together.


Deepest sympathy to Michael and Crissie Fitzgerald and family, Castlebrock on the recent death of their sister-in-law Kathleen Fitzgerald, last week. RIP.

Tea Party

Tea Party in aid of the friends of Chernobyl will take place on Valentine’s night February 14th in the Stag’s Head. Anyone who wishes to host a table may contact Carmel Reynolds on 086 2489948. Tickets are €10 each.


Sean Connolly’s AGM is provisionally fixed for Friday at 8pm in the meeting room at Maguire Park. All members are asked to attend. All members will receive nomination forms in the week previous to the meeting.