Ballinalee

ESTATE AWARDS: Well done to River Crescent and Cois na hAthainn Residents assoc who were both winners at the recent Better Estate Awards night hosted by Longford County Council.In the best small estate section Cois na hAbhainn was in 1st place and River Crescent 2nd.River Crescent won the best floral display for whole county and Cois na hAbhainn won the overall best estate award out of nearly 30 estates. The awards have been running for 9 years and has been won by a Ballinalee estate for 8 out of 9 years.

ESTATE AWARDS: Well done to River Crescent and Cois na hAthainn Residents assoc who were both winners at the recent Better Estate Awards night hosted by Longford County Council.In the best small estate section Cois na hAbhainn was in 1st place and River Crescent 2nd.River Crescent won the best floral display for whole county and Cois na hAbhainn won the overall best estate award out of nearly 30 estates. The awards have been running for 9 years and has been won by a Ballinalee estate for 8 out of 9 years.

Bingo: Musical bingo in PV Fallons Red Room at 8.30pm Sat 15 Sept in aid of the Carers Association. All are welcome.

FIRST DAY: The following is a list of all the children who started in scoil samhthann junior infants class last week. Junior infants 2012/13. Oisin Reynolds, Evan Lennon,Niamh Conlon,Summer McGuinness-Hosey,Cian Walsh,Anna Fox,Samantha McDonnell,Toni McDonnell, Clodagh Reilly, Ava Kenny, Milly lynch,Jack Conlon, Emily Glynn,Hannah Fagan,Daniel Crilly,Katie Glennon

GAA: the following people won all Ireland tickets in the Sean Connolly club members draw. Hurling Michael Stephenson,Eugene Murtagh,Eddie Prunty.Football Frank Reynolds snr, Kevin Reynolds and Mary McEoin.

ART CLASSES: Art classes will commence in Currycahill Hall on Sept 20th from 8-10pm. Anybody interested in taking part please contact 087 2881331.

LOTTO: Numbers drawn 11,13,15,22.No jackpot winner.5 X 20 euro Jimmy Fox Drumeel;Shauna McNerney Aughakilmore;Mary Donohoe Mostrim;Ciaran Fox Ballyreaghan;Eugene Murtagh Gorvagh. Sellers prize Mary Farrell c/o Gala

ENGAGED: Congrats to Sean McNamee Drumderg and Jolene Doris Bunlahy who got engaged recently.We wish them well in their preparations.

COUNTY LADIES:Hard luck to the county ladies senior team who were defeated in the All Ireland semi final recently. Locals on the panel were Aisling Reynolds,Sharon Treacy Anna McDonnell and Michelle Farrell.