21 Cashel ladies will participate in this years Mini Marathon on June 1st. The ladies will run/ walk in memory of baby Keela Geraghty and they will raise funds for the development of the playground in Cashel. To aid their fundraising they will hold a Cake Sale and raffle this weekend after masses on May 30th and 31st. Donations of cakes, foodstuffs and spotprizes would be greatly appreciated. For further information contact Kate on 086) 381 7566 or Laura on 0868222677.
The Tug-of -War competitions and Bar-B-Que, which was held last Sunday was a great success. Large crowds turned out on a lovely day to witness great fun and banter. It was so good to see the Village of Cashel buzzing with energy and vitality once again and both young and old had an extremely enjoyable day. To all involved; competitors, organisers, spectators, supporters and indeed anyone who helped out on the day, the Playground Committee is extremely grateful.
A new cycling group has been established and will meet Friday evenings commencing the 29th of May at 7.15pm at The Hill Hall. Various routes and distances to cater for all cyclists. Also a junior cycle group will be started. Helmets compulsory.
The Longford VTOS programme is now recruiting. It offers full time business and computer training free of charge. To qualify you must be over 21 and in receipt of a social welfare payment. If you are interested contact Maeve Madden, VTOS Co-ordinator at 087 2050589.
Following an executive meeting of Co. Longford Community Games recently, the committee have decided to cancel the County Track and Field events on Sunday 31st May. This decision has been taken in respect to Longford GAA and their continued support to Longford Community Games and also to allow children a chance to travel to Croke Park and enjoy the great occasion. They will now hold the County Track and Field events on Sunday 14 June 2015. This date is not negotiable as it is the only date available. The deadline will now be extended to Friday 29th May 2015 for online registration of track and field events.
Boil water notice
Irish Water and Longford County Council wish to advise all customers on the Cashel Public Water Supply that the boil water notice has been lifted. Normal use may now resume.
The annual Pioneer outing takes place on Wednesday the 15th of July, destination Dublin. Other parishes are welcome to come along on the tour also. Please contact Peter Hanley at 086 2589725 or any member of Pioneer committee.
Recitation of the Rosary has resumed and continues on Fridays at 7.30p.m. All are welcome.
The Student Scholarship,sponsored by Ballymahon and District Credit Union is operational again this year. It is open to all Leaving Cert students attending the Vocational and Mercy Secondary Schools. The student must be completing a FÁS Apprenticeship, full time Certificate, Diploma or Degree course at any University, IT or approved third level college. All students who wish to enter the draw, must be a member of the Credit Union before the 31st of May 2015.The recipient of the Scholarship will receive €1000.00 per annum for a maximum of three years.