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ICA Dates for your diary: Wednesday 3rd April - Pilates at 8.45pm in Miranda Moran’s with Abi for 6 weeks. Tuesday 9th April AGM at 8.30pm Parish Hall - New Members welcome, first two meetings free - Teas - Mary and Patricia. 
Competition - Small Spring Flower Arrangement followed by a talk on Bi-Aura Therapy Healing with Elizabeth Moore. July 19th to 21st - Co Longford ICA and Co Westmeath ICA and Friends Tour to Clare - to include Bunratty Banquet, Ennis Town, Coole House and Gardens. Bunratty Folk Park. Price €198 pp sharing & West County Hotel. Contact: Breda Whelan (086) 3258386 Pick up: McDonalds 10.15am Booking Deposit €28 pp due 26th April.

ICA Dates for your diary: Wednesday 3rd April - Pilates at 8.45pm in Miranda Moran’s with Abi for 6 weeks. Tuesday 9th April AGM at 8.30pm Parish Hall - New Members welcome, first two meetings free - Teas - Mary and Patricia. 
Competition - Small Spring Flower Arrangement followed by a talk on Bi-Aura Therapy Healing with Elizabeth Moore. July 19th to 21st - Co Longford ICA and Co Westmeath ICA and Friends Tour to Clare - to include Bunratty Banquet, Ennis Town, Coole House and Gardens. Bunratty Folk Park. Price €198 pp sharing & West County Hotel. Contact: Breda Whelan (086) 3258386 Pick up: McDonalds 10.15am Booking Deposit €28 pp due 26th April.

Novena: The Nine day Novena of Rosaries began on Friday 15th March and will end with a Rosary vigil outside Dail Eireann on Saturday 23rd March at 3pm. The special intention is to ask GOD through the Holy Rosary to protect Ireland from the sin and the crime of Abortion. Bus leaving the cathedral square, Longford at 12 noon on Saturday the 23rd March. To book a seat contact Marie 086 1900640 or Kitty 086 0405621.

Defibrillator Scheme: Training will begin on Monday evening 25th March at 7pm until 11pm in Miranda Moran’s for anyone interested in learning and being trained up in CPR and AED. Some names have already been given, if anyone else is interested you can contact Betty Rogers 086 2013518 or Christine 087 9254661.

Community Alert: Annual €5 to meet the cost of texting is now due. Please pay your area rep, Archie Bell or Thomas Casey in the village. Ensure that you put your name, address and phone number on the envelope. The cost is €5 for a family.

Woodview Development Bonus: Bonus Ball for Wednesday 13/03/2013 – Lotto Draw Bonus 27 –Winner Majella Meade €45. Next Draw 20/03/2013.

Matsubayashi Shorin Ryu International Karate: Our club grading takes place on Monday next the 25th March at 7pm. All students are asked to contact Sensei Ann to check if they are grading and all students are encouraged to attend on the night even if they are not grading this time round. Parents and family are also very welcome and indeed encouraged to attend to give the students support. Club training times Monday 7-8pm and Friday 7.30 -8.30pm. New members are always welcome. For further information please contact Ann on 087 9248816.

Do This In Memory: First Holy Communion Mass - Holy Thursday March 28th at 7pm.

Station: Anyone wishing to host a Station Mass in their area please contact Fr. Mc Govern. Stations this year will be held during the months of April and May.

Cilleo Yew Tree Players: After many weeks of rehearsals and preparations, the Cilleo Yew Tree Player’s production of John B. Keane’s comedy ‘The Chastitute’ will take to the stage in Enybegs Community Centre this Thursday 21st, Saturday 23rd, Sunday 24th and Monday 25th of March. Doors open at 8.30 pm with curtains raised at 9pm. Admission is 10e and early booking is essential. For booking phone 087 2911994. A performance not to be missed! Please note mass times will change to 7.30pm on Saturday 23rd to facilitate parking on the night.