Cilleo Yew Tree Players

Cilleo Yew Tree Players

Our upcoming production of ‘A Stolen Child’ directed by Mickey Kenny will take to the stage on Saturday 30th November, Sunday 1st December and Monday 2nd December in Ennybegs Community Centre. Booking lines will open on November 20th. Tickets cost 10euro. Booking is essential so please call  087-2911994  to book your ticket. A great night’s entertainment not to be missed!

Football Club

Newtown F.C. presents Darts Exhibition with “The History Maker” Brendan Dolan on Saturday 16th November 2013 at 8pm in McGowan’s Pub. Tickets/Door €5. Proceeds to Newtown F.C.

Thank You

Longford Dyslexia Workshop would like to sincerely thank the local group in Newtownforbes who fundraised over the October Bank Holiday weekend and made a generous donation to their workshop. It will benefit greatly children who have difficulties with reading and maths. Thank you.


Congratulations to Mark Mahon, Ballagh and Tracy Mallon who recently announced their engagement. Best wishes to you both for the future.

Parish Calendar

The 2014 parish calendar is being prepared at the moment. Any Company or Business who would like to sponsor a month please contact Fr. McGovern.

Mulligan Sisters

The Mulligan Sisters will perform Operatic and Sacred Arias along with Musical Theatre favourites in Concert at the Church of St. Camillus, Killucan, County Westmeath on Saturday November 30th at 8.00pm sharp. Tickets available at the door and cost is €10.

Matsubayashi Shorin Ryu International Karate

Our club grading date has been set for Monday 9th December next at usual training time. All students are reminded that memberships must be up to date prior to grading. If anyone has any concerns with regard to membership please speak with Sensei. Our organisation is holding their next competition in the Granard dojo on Saturday 16th November. A number of students will also be giving a demonstration in the Dome Retail Centre on Friday evening 15th November and all support would be greatly appreciated. Please talk to Sensei with regard to time etc. Remember new members are always welcome at any of our clubs and your first class is free!!

Clonguish Lotto

Lotto results Saturday 9th November 2013, numbers 1, 12, 15, 19. No jackpot winner. Runners up €100 Frances McMorrow, c/o Casey’s, €25 John Browne, Longford €25 Gerry Brady, Creenagh. Next week’s draw in The Castle Inn. Jackpot €5600.

Thursday Club

The Newtownforbes Thursday Club meets in the parish hall every Thursday 2pm-4pm. There is a wide range of activities including outings, holidays, etc. New members over 50 are always welcome male and female.