BINGO: Calling all you bingo enthusiasts Ennybegs Community Centre Killoe bingo every Friday night commencing at 9pm with many great prizes on offer.

BINGO: Calling all you bingo enthusiasts Ennybegs Community Centre Killoe bingo every Friday night commencing at 9pm with many great prizes on offer.

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS: The Longford branch of Multiple Sclerosis wish to sincerely thank everyone for their support of 645.54 euro collected at the recent church gate collections in the parish. Also a big thank you to volunteers at collection points . In appreciation.

GAA: Killoe minor club U8/U10 training commences on Friday 19 April 2013 at 7pm in Emmet Og Park Clonee. Registration 10 euro per child and gum shields are compulsory.

GET WELL: Good wishes to all our parishioners in hospital or unwell at home. We trust everyone will have a speedy recovery to good health.

CAKES: Jessie’s Cake Creations now taking orders for Confirmation and First Holy Communion cakes. A very varied selection to choose from including a “Cupcake Tower”. Further details contact Jessie tel 086 8553754.

CLINIC: A stress management clinic now in progress in the Killoe area every Monday Tuesday Wednesday from 10am – 5pm.Details telephone Annette 085 7858770.

ICA: Longford Federation of ICA are hosting an information evening in the 98 Hall Ballinamuck on Thursday 25th April at 7.30pm. Varied topics from guest speakers on the night. Admission 5 euro with tea and refreshments served afterwards plus raffle on the night. Everyone is very welcome.

LOTTO: Numbers drawn weekend 7/4/13 – 16, 22, 25, 29. 20 euro winners Margaret McKenna Ohill; Packie Loughrey Clonee; Paddy Kiernan K.S.; Margaret McCormack c/o the Olde Forge; Frank Kiernan Kiltyreher; Sellers prizes Brendan Bracken . Jackpot 3900 euro.

CHURCH NOTES: St Marys Ennybegs Masses Wednesday / Thursday at 10am, Friday 8pm (Teresa Gabelle nee Hughes Drumhaughley/ London). Confirmation St Marys Ennybegs Saturday May 11, 2013 at 12 noon. Ardagh and Clonmacnoise Lourdes Pilgrimage Monday May 27 – Saturday June 1, 2013 (5 nights) inclusive price 699 euro. Places still available contact Joe Walsh Tours tel 01 2410812. Proposed car park plans available at rear of Church. Comments on plans welcome. Contact Fr Sean tel 086 8276280 or Sacristy/ Presbytery.

COMMUNITY GAMES: Our Annual Sports Day took place on Saturday last, the 13th. April in Emmet Park. The weather was very blustery with rain turning up in the afternoon. We had a good turnout of athletes and supporters. We would like to thank Emmet Og G.A.A. Club for the use of their grounds, all committee members who helped to organise this event, and help out on the day, John Browne, Brian Donoghue, Mairead Moorhead, Brian Griffin and all the volunteers who helped out on the day, Frank Kiernan who provided the Javelin and Roisin Moffett who provided refreshments. Many thanks to all the parents who supported all the children participating. It is great to see so many young athletes in the Parish. Full Results next week. The Pitch and Putt County Final took place in The Acres, Ballinalee, on Sunday last the 14th. April. Team A consisting of Oisin Bennett, Adam Fenlon, Jack O’Driscoll, Reece Reid Leonard and Bradley Thomsen took 2nd. place and are through to the National Finals. Team B consisting of Niall Farrelly, Euan Farrelly, Jonathon Borland and Conor Gilna took 3rd. place. Adam Fenlon took joint 2nd. place overall. Congratulations and well done boys on your performance and achievement. Many thanks to Mick O’Driscoll for managing and training the teams. Best of Luck to our U10 Mixed Gaelic Team who are playing their first match on Wednesday, the 17th. April, in Clonee. Best of luck also to our U13 Girls Basketball Team who play their first match in the coming week. Well done also to our U13 Boys Basketball Team who are through to the County final. Congratulations and well done boys and to Simon Kiernan, their manager and trainer.

Fine Gael AGM: The A.G.M Killoe Branch was held in the Old Forge with a large attendance present including local T.D James Bannon,Councillor’s Victor Kiernan, John Brown and Councillor John Duffy. The following officers were elected - Chairman: Colm O‘Donnell, Vice-Chairman: Alfey Thompson, Secretary: Sean Murray, P.R.O: Gerry Hagan and Treasurer: James McGoldrick. Votes of sympathy were extended on the night to those who had bereavements during the year.