Ardagh Tidy Towns Lotto 25/03/2014: Jackpot €4,700. Numbers drawn were 17, 20, 24, 27. No winner. €25 each to: M.J O’Sullivan, Lily Garvey, Cullyvore, Edgeworthstown and Mary Finsley, Ardagh.
As part of their fundraising drive, local lads Brendan Noone, Cathal Whitney, John Kelly, Emmet Keenan, David Farrell and Dessie Murphy are holding a table quiz in the Community Centre in Ardagh on Good Friday, the 18th April, at 9pm. All money raised on the night will go towards Focus Ireland, a charity which helps fight homelessness in Ireland. Table of four adults is €40, juveniles €30. Your support would be greatly appreciated.
Brownies Cake Sale
Ardagh Ladybirds, Brownies and Girl Guides will be having a Cake Sale fundraiser on Sunday, 13th April in the Community Centre from 12pm. There will be an Easter Bonnet competition - open to all, as well as lots of other crafts and activities. Contributions and donation welcome - call in after mass and get your Sunday dessert!
Model Making: AMG is going to offer the Community Games event Model Making for the first time. Sat 5 April, 3-6pm at Ardagh Heritage & Creativity Centre, €5 entry fee per child to help cover cost of supplies\materials. All children welcome to come and try this. Contact Eamon O’Kane for more details.
Community Games Calendar: The Friday evening Youth Activities has finished for this year. The children have too many things on at the moment so we will put a stop to the club until September. The County Skittles competition for U12-16 will also take place on 4 April at the Ballymahon GAA grounds at 6pm. 11-a-side Outdoor Soccer for U12 will be held in Abbeycartron on Sat 12 April, registration at 9:30am. Tag Rugby will be held Sat 26 April at the Longford Rugby Club starting at 9:30am. Afew more players are still needed so it’s not too late to join the Tag Rugby team, training at Ardagh GAA pitch Thursdays at 6:30pm. Any child that is on a team that has won at County Community Games level please note Leinster matches will be played between 30 May-11 June.
Mixed Distance Relay: The County Longford Community Games race for selecting the Mixed Distance Relay U12 & U14 teams and Cross County teams will take place on Friday 4 April at Ballymahon GAA grounds, registration at 6pm, €2 entry. The fastest 6 runners across the line form the County team regardless of what areas they represent. There will be separate teams for boys and girls so we encourage all our aspiring athletes to come on Friday evening and run their best race. Ardagh Moydow Glen Community Games U10 girls swimming competition took place in the Mall Complex over the weekend. Thank you to Sinead Gallagher for co-ordinating this event. The competitors now going forward to represent AMG in the swimming competition which is taking place in the Mall Complex on Monday 5th of May are Gareth Mulleady, Isabelle Flynn, Sorcha Harrisson, Dylan Fay, Isabelle Fay and Aíne Murray. We wish them all the very best of luck.
Easter Camp at Club Ardagh. Week 1: 14/4 - 17/4 & Week 2: 22/4 - 25/4. Time: 9:30 - 3pm. Cost: 12 euro per day. Ages: 3 - 12 years welcome. (Activities include: Spring Gardening, Arts & Crafts, Baking, Organized games and activities, visit from Farmyard in your School Yard). Please visit www.clubardagh.com for a full schedule of activities. Children need to bring a snack and a packed lunch with them on the day. Places are limited so please book in advance. To book a place, contact Club Ardagh on 043 66 75797 or 086 125 0549.’