Killoe March 11

DRAMA - Killoe Yew Tree Players Ennybegs will stage their next drama production on Thursday 24th March 2011 Saturday 26, Sunday 27 Monday 28. A special booking telephone line is now available for all tickets. Early booking is advisable. Tel 087 2911994.

DRAMA - Killoe Yew Tree Players Ennybegs will stage their next drama production on Thursday 24th March 2011 Saturday 26, Sunday 27 Monday 28. A special booking telephone line is now available for all tickets. Early booking is advisable. Tel 087 2911994.

COMMUNITY GAMES

The Community Games Art competition took place on the 27th of February and the results are as follows: Girls U8: 1st Rachel Eivers; Girls U10: 1st Aishling Morrissey 2nd Anna Moorhead; Girls U12: 1st Grace Kennedy 2nd Aimee Lennon; Girls U14: 1st Marie Brady 2nd Katie Morrissey. Boys U8: 1st Jack Finneran 2nd David Moorhead 3rd Shane Smith; Boys U10: 1st James Kennedy 2nd Paul Brady 3rd Euan Finneran. Well done to everyone who took part and good luck to those who go forward to represent Killoe in the County Final in Kenagh Community Hall on Saturday the 12th of March at 10.30am.

Many thanks to our independent judge who had the difficult job of selecting winners.

On Friday evening last, our Killoe Boys U15 Indoor Soccer team represented Co. Longford when they played against Rathkenny from Co. Meath in the first round of Leinster. This was a very exciting game against a very strong visiting Meath team. Both sides played to a very high standard and after a tough battle, the Killoe team finished up the winners, with a final score of 6-4. Well done to all the lads and manager Mark Hughes and keep up the work in your next round! Many thanks to Drumlish CC for the use of their facilities, to the referee and to everyone who helped out with refreshments. In Basketball, on Friday last, our Girls U16 played a great game against Ballymahon, and were unfortunate to not to win the game. Well done to all the girls involved and many thanks to manager Lorraine Linnane. Our Girls U13 played against Ballymahon on Sunday. This was a very close game right down to the very end. Ballymahon won the game by a single basket in a nail-biting match. Well done to our Killoe girls on a great game and many thanks to manager Ciara Linnane for looking after this team.

CULLYFAD

DEBIBRILLATOR

Fr. Sean Casey and Rev. Janet Catterall performed an Ecumenial Service and blessing of the Defribulator Project on Friday the 4th of March in Cullyfad Community Centre where the new Defibrillator is based. Sincere thanks to all who attended. We wish to acknowledge the many donations received towards the purchase of further units. We greatly appreciate your generosity. The fund raising continues and it is proposed to hold a Table Quiz in Cullyfad Community Centre on Fri. night, March 25th at 8.30pm. A special thanks to Noel Conway and Mary Burns who made the project a great success and to all those who carried out the CPR Course over the last few months.

LOURDES

The annual Diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes will fly out from Knock airport on Saturday 28th May 2011 to Wednesday 1 June 2011. 5 nights fully inclusive price 699 euro. Further details contact Joe Walsh Tours tel 01 2410812.

ICA

The monthly ICA meeting will be held on Monday 14 March 2011 at 8.30pm in Enybegs Community Centre Killoe. All members are requested to please attend this meeting. New members are very welcome.

CONDOLENCE

Sincere sympathy is extended to Bridie Browne and families Treanlawn Killoe ,Taylor families Scotland; Burke families Galway; extended families , friends on the sad bereavement of her sister Mrs Margaret Taylor (nee Burke) Scotland (late of Clifton Galway) who was laid to rest last week in Scotland. May she rest in peace.

CHURCH NOTICES

St Mary’s Ennybegs Masses on Wednesday (Ash Wednesday ashes will be distributed at evening Masses) Thursday 10am, Friday 7.30pm. First confession 2nd class communion St Theresa’s NS will be celebrated in St Mary’s Church Ennybegs on Monday 14 March. Congrats to St Theresa’s NS Clontumpher 5th class and their teacher Ms Fox for heir special award winning project from the Irish aid foundation. St Oliver’s Cullyfad Ash Wednesday Mass at 6.30pm. Killoe cell group meet on Thursday 10 March at 8pm in Cullyfad Community Centre. Everyone is welcome Cullyfad Defibrillator Group thank everyone who attended the blessing of the defibrillator project performed by Rev Janet Catterall and Fr Sean Casey and acknowledge the many donations received towards the purchase of further units. A fundraising table quiz will be held on Friday 25th March at 8.30pm in Cullyfad Community Centre for same. In appreciation to all for their generosity. Ash Wednesday /Good Friday are days of fast and abstinence.

NOVENA

Coach driver Seamus Mollighan with Donnelly’s coaches Granard Co Longford is organising a coach trip to the Novena of Hope in the Graan Enniskillen Co Fermanagh. Novena commences on Saturday 19 March 2011 at 6.30pm with celebrant Fr Brian D’Arcy CP and continues until Monday 28 March 2011 with varied preachers and additional healing services. Everyone is welcome to attend especially at this time of deep recession and high unemployment one needs to put a little hope in their lives. Contact Seamus tel 043 3323668/ 086 3901060, email seamusmollighan1@hotmail.com.

SYMPATHY

Sincere condolence is extended to Lynda Kenny and families Kilnatruhan Killoe ; Angela McManus and families Corneddan Killoe Co Longford extended families and friends on the sad bereavement of Lynda’s mother Mary Kenny (nee Brady) Kilbride Abbeylara Co Longford (following a brief illness on Sunday 27 February 2011 in the Mater Hospital Dublin) and sister of Angela McManus. Requiem Mass was celebrated in St Bernards Church Carra Abbeylara Co Longford on Wednesday 2 March 2011 followed by burial in Carra Cemetery. The parish express their sincere sympathy. May she rest peacefully.

LOTTO NUMBERS

Lotto numbers drawn weekending 27/2/11. 10, 12, 21, 30. No jackpot winner. 20 euro winners Gerry Braton Micknagh; Barry Clarke Clontumpher; James Connell Clonee; Johnny Killian Lettergullian; Mark Mimnagh Clonbalt. Sellers prize Frank Toher. Jackpot 2500 euro.

IFA

The Irish Farmers association invite all farmers and their families to a special farm safety meeting in the Longford Arms Hotel on Wednesday 9 March 2011 at 8.30pm. An invaluable source of meeting for everyone especially as we are coming into the Spring season