COMMUNITY GAMES: Killoe Community Games Annual Disco will take place on Saturday night next, the 27th. October, 2012 in Cullyfad Community Centre from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. Admission €2.00, strictly U16, fancy dress optional.
TV SWITCHOVER: Well today is the day when we all have to panic if the television screen is blank. Do remember any neighbours or family who might need a helping hand or advice contact Valerie McGuire 087 2615583.
AUTISTIC UNIT: St Theresa’s NS Clontumpher are in the process of collecting any unwanted mobile phones to help towards computers for the autism unit. These may be handed in at the school or Cathy 087-1142669 or Hughes’ shop Ennybegs.
ENGAGEMENT: Congratulations to Brendan Quinn son of Gerry (and the late Mary Theresa), Corlea Killoe who recently betroth his unifying promise to Rebecca Meagher Co Clare. The parish express good wishes for a long and happy future to Brendan Rebecca and their families on this special occasion.
LOTTO: Lotto numbers drawn weekend 14/10/12 -1, 18, 23, 25. 20 euro winners Mick Rodgers Esker;Thomas Donohoe Killoe; Thompson family Crocklisa Esker; Mary Gorman Church View Granard;Aoife Doherty Esker; Sellers prize Donal McGuire (Jackpot 1500 euro).
JACKPOT WINNER: Well Killoe footballers may have had an equaliser last week but another Killoe man had a winning draw financially. Congrats to the valiant Patsy Keogh (formerly Corlea Killoe) Hertfordshire UK who was the lucky winner of the Killoe Young Emmetts GFC Lotto jackpot last weekend. Well good on you Patsy you brought the lump home with you and we extend good wishes for an enjoyable splash-out. Congrats.
NUPTIALS: Oh ! My son, my son now you have truly forsaken me but sure I now have an extra bum at the table. Anyhow I managed to get out of the duds and re-arrange myself in the “Gok” like spirit. You may be wondering where is all this leading to. Well congratulations to my beloved son Justin Hughes son of Austin and Ann Ennybegs Killoe who united his worthy self to the lovely Susan McMahon, daughter of James and Ann Ardee Co Louth joined by family and friends in St Catherine’s Church Ballpousta Ardee Co Louth. Afterwards a fine cuisine, music by “The Radio One” lovely Leitrim band followed by disco with music beyond my comprehension but sure one shook themselves around anyway in the Cabra Castle Hotel Kingscourt Co Cavan. To Justin Susan and the families we extend many fulfilled years of great health,and happiness and the patter of many many tiny feet. Hope you won’t miss your mothers cooking Justin.
MUSICAL BINGO: In PV Fallons pub (Red Room) Ballymahon St Longford every Saturday night at 8.30pm in aid of the Carers Association. Everyone is welcome.
TRAINING COURSE: A six week training for employment course will be held in Respond Community House Athlone Road Longford commencing Tuesday 6 November 2012 from 10am-1-pm. Unemployed for 12 months or over and live in Co Longford warrants eligibility . Further details for this free of charge course contact Mary Mulvey 043 3345555.
DOG GROOMING: Pet grooming service now available in the Drumlish area to help you keep your canine friend in good shape. Further details contact Amy 086 8919307.
ALZHEIMERS: The Longford branch Alzheimers Society wish to thank everyone including collectors for support at their recent Cullyfad Church gate collection 220.52 euro. In grateful appreciation.
PIONEERS: The annual Church gate collection for the Pioneers Association will be held on Saturday 27/Sunday 28 October 2012 at both Churches in the parish. Remember the annual dance will be held on Friday 9 November 2012 in the Rustic Inn Abbeyshrule. Music by the J & S Band. Admission 25 euro.
GAA: Killoe ladies are playing their league final V Clonguish on Saturday 27 October 2012 at 4pm.Venue to be confirmed. See Longford Leader on Wednesday. To round off the day the Killoe ladies are holding their annual fancy dress event in the Olde Forge pub on Saturday night 27 October 2012. Your support for both events will be greatly appreciated. Prizes for fancy dress 100 euro unusual dress and 100 euro for best effort costume.
Halloween party: Baby and toddler group, Ennybegs Community Centre, Killoe, Friday October 26, from 9.30am to 11.30am. Everyone welcome from all over the county. Information - check Facebook page Ennybegs Baby and Toddler or phone 086-8127499.