Chinese with Yuan: Learn about Chinese culture and characters while getting the basics of the Mandarin language. Classes starting with native speaker in Ardagh Heritage and Creativity Centre on Thursday 6th September at 7.00pm. Call (086) 3027602 or see www.creativeardagh.com for more details.
Autumn/Winter clubs and courses: A range of courses for adults and children including interactive studies of the work of Tim Burton, Irish Art History and Identity are beginning from Tuesday 11th September at 8pm. Clubs including Knitting, Science and Creative Writing are also starting on the week beginning 11th September. See www.creativeardagh.com for more details.
Collection: Mostrim UTD F.C are holding a church gate collection on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th in Edgeworthstown, Please support generously.
Newly baptised: Congratulations to the proud parents of Terence Gibson and Fraya Lilly O’Connor who were recently christened.
Vigil: All night vigil in The Manor Chapel from 10pm to 6am on Friday night 7th , time for adoration, reparation and intercession, all welcome.
Congrats: A big congratulations to Eoghan Gilchrist, son of Martin and Maura and brother of Colm who won a gold medal recently in ceili drumming at the All Ireland Fleadh. Well done also to “cairde” a group of musicians and dancers made up of under 18 year olds from Edgeworthstown, Dromard and other areas, who won the busking final at the all Ireland Fleadh despite stiff opposition.
Scor: Junior Scor time approaches. We will be calling a meeting soon in order to pick children for various slots. More information next week.
Music classes: The Traditional and Modern music classes resume on the Green this Saturday 8th September at 11am . New and existing pupils welcomed. Classes given in Banjo, Mandolin, Keyboard, Fiddle, Bodhran, Guitar, Traditional Guitar, Drums, Accordion and Tin Whistle. Call in to us at the Green and we will try to help you choose an instrument to suit you.
Well done: Congrats to Josie O’Rourke on receiving The Prestigious Gradam Award recently at the all Ireland fleadh ceol and congrats also to Liam Butler from Legan on the launch of his first CD “come here till I tell ya” wishing them both all the best.
Witch: A new publication by Lorne Patterson is on sale from The bookstores in Longford or directly from amazon or can be downloaded. This lovely book would make a brilliant gift for your book worm.
SCRAP METAL COLLECTION: Is running again for month of September. If you have any unwanted metal items please contact a member of the club, John Coyle (087) 9047617, Tony Garvey (086) 8566463, Michael Burke (087) 8039213, Thanks for your support.
St. Mary’s Community Campus: Coming soon a new Badminton Club, if you are interested in playing please contact us to register your interest on 043 6672417/087 362 6493 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. We would like to welcome the Longford Torpedo’s Basketball Club to our facility , we are very pleased to have them and we wish them every success. Don’t miss out and keep up to-date by visiting our website www.stmaryscommunitycampusltd.ie and our FaceBook page EdgeworthstownCommunity Centre. We are situated off the Granard Road, directly behind St. Mary’s Childcare Campus. MONDAY - 6:30-8:00pm Irish Dancing Lessons Stanley School of Dancing Lisa Cullen 087980 44 02 8:30-9:30pm Zumba Dancing Melanie Shipman 086 338 40 11. TUESDAY 6:30-7:30pm Taekwon-do Family Class 8yrs +above Rodney Connlly 085 740 06 38 8:00-9:00pm Pilates Michelle McElvaney 086 101 13 43 (date TBA for Sept). Sports Hall 8.00– 9.00 pm Basketball Senior Ladies team training. Sports Hall 9.00–10.00 pm Basketball Senior Men’s team training. WEDNESDAY 10:00-11:00am Zumba Dancing Margaret Cummins 087 775 94 11. 2:10-3:10pm Irish Dancing from 4yr O’Reilly School Carole O’Reilly 087 618 97 87. 3:15-4:15pm Irish Dancing 5+ yrs O’Reilly School Carole O’Reilly 087 618 97 87. 8:30-9:30pm Zumba Toning Margaret Cummins 087 775 94 11. THURSDAY 5:30-6:10pm Kids - Taekwan-do Ages 3-7 Rodney Connolly 085 740 06 38. 6:10-7:00pm Taekwon-do Family Class 8yrs +above. 7:00-8:00pm Zumba Sentao-Chair based Mel 086 338 40 11. 8:00-9:00pm Yoga Aga 086 847 63 03. Sports Hall 9.00–10.30pm Basketball Open Session for men and women. FRIDAY 8:30-9:30pm Zumba Dancing Margaret Cummins 087 775 9411. SATURDAY 7:00-8:30pm Basketball Senior Ladies team training and home game time. 8:30-10pm Basketball Senior Men’s team training and home game time.