IRISH DANCER: Congratulations to Teresa Bohan Lios Breac Close Newtownforbes winner of three trophies and five medals at the CRG all Ireland Irish Dancing championships recently. Teresa is the daughter of Irish dancing teacher Maureen Farrell.
MEDJUGORJE: Due to unforeseen circumstances the pilgimage to Medjugorje arranged for 20th to 27th August has been postponed . A new date will be announced later.
BIRTHDAY WISHES: Congratulations to Michael Casey, the Village who celebrated his 60th birthday last weekend.
CLONMACNOIS YOUTH FESTIVAL: Clonmacnois Youth Festival will take place from August 4th – 7th. This festival of faith is aimed at the 18- 35 age group. For more information call 01 6753690 or 086 3025442.
NEWTOWNFORBES LOTTO: This week’s winning numbers are : 10, 30, 26, 3. 100 euro Alex Jones; 50 euro Frank & Sharon Mulvey; 25 euro Alex Jones; 25 euro Marie Smith. Next week’s jackpot is 5900 euro. The draw will be held in the Castle Inn.
CROAGH PATRICK: The annual pilgrimage to Croagh Patrick takes place next Sunday . For bus information call 085 1953370.
SYMPATHY: We extend sincere sympathy to the Ghee family Briskill on the recent death of Ms Brigid Ghee . We also extend sympathy to the Kane family Shrygarrow on the recent death of Michael’s father Mr John Keane Lanesboro. May they rest in peace.
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