Killoe notes



Corr: Ann Hughes, Ennybegs, Drumlish Tel: 043 33 23134

Motor Neurone

The Ballinalee, Killoe, Newtownforbes motor neurone committee wish to sincerely thank everyone who supported and helped out during their 2015 fundraising events. In grateful appreciation.

Bus service

A Sligo to Dublin bus service now in operation for 3rd level students. Pick up N4 Axis centre Longford Sundays 3.15pm. Drop off 7.50pm. City Centre – DCU campus. Service to Sligo pick up N4 axis centre at 8.15pm Sunday evenings. Further information contact tel 071 9163092.

Bright Sparks

Speech and drama classes commencing in Ennybegs Community Centre Killoe for children aged 5-13 years. Further information contact Cathy Tel 087 1142669.


Pre-marriage course spaces available in Longford Accord for 16 November 2015 and 18 November 2015. No further pre-marriage courses until February 2016. Further information contact Tel 043 33 47222 or


Registration for Killoe Celtic soccer on Wednesday, 16 September 2015 from 7pm – 9pm in Ennybegs Community Centre, Killoe. No further registration will be held. Any youth not registered will be unable to play.

Church notes

St Mary Ennybegs, Masses Wednesday/ Thursday/ Friday at 10am, Saturday 8pm, Sunday 11am. Exposition blessed sacrament in both churches Wednesday 6-9pm. Parish council meeting Monday, 21st September 2015 at 9pm in presbytery Ennybegs to discuss the Pope’s concern re the Syrian crisis and how we might respond to express our spirit at local level.

Adult education

Longford/ Westmeath ETB have a range of courses available locally. To explore all options call to Co Longford Adult Education offices Church St Longford Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm or Tel 043 33 48177.

Galway students

Donnelly’s Granard bus service resumes college travel to Galway on Sunday 13th September 2015. Commences from Granard 8pm, Edgeworthstown 8.15pm, Longford Cathedral 8.30pm, Lanesboro 8.45pm, Roscommon (Church park) 9pm. Further details tel 086 3901060.


Lotto numbers drawn weekend 6/9/15 – 5, 7, 12, 23. 20 euro winners: Kevin Prunty, Dooroc; M McAlveney; Eoin Farrell, Lislea, Ballinalee; Sean O’Hara, c/o Ann Toher; Dolly Flynn, Kileen, Granard; sellers prize: Frank Toher, (Jackpot 1500 euro). A hearty congrats to Declan Donohue who was the happy winner of the recent Killoe GAA jackpot. We wish you many days of honourable spending.

Community Games

Following our AGM on Tuesday, 8th September in St. Teresa’s N.S., the elected committee for 2015/2016 are as follows: President: Fr. Sean Casey. Chairperson: Eilish Quinn and Martina Reynolds. Vice Chairperson: Yvonne Prendergast. Secretary: Catherine Hopkins. Assistant Secretary: Dolores O’Driscoll. Treasurer: Martina Reynolds. Assistant Treasurer: Catherine Bracken. PRO: Yvonne Prendergast. Assistant PRO: Niamh Begley. Childrens’ Officer: Margo Rowley. Games Committee: Mary Morrissey and Turlough Farrelly. Youth Officer: Graham Feeney. Database & Development Officer: Maureen Eivers. Soccer Co-Ordinator: Mark Leonard. Athletics Co-Ordinator: Una Mulligan. Swimming Co-Ordinator: David Meadows. Killoe Community Games wish to thank all their outgoing officers for their hard work, dedication and commitment in their respective roles. The committee also wish to express our sincere condolences to the Burke & Ivel family on the passing of their Mother and Grandmother.

Cullyfad Bingo

€2,060 can be won on the bonus number this Wednesday night with another €1,000 to be won on “Spin the Wheel”. So come along for a good night’s entertainment and you may win one of these prizes. We look forward to meeting you. The bingo is a very important financial and social support within our community and if you can volunteer to assist at bingo, your support would be greatly appreciated.