OLD KILLOE CEMETERY: The committee have decided to postpone the mass of re-dedication fixed for Friday 14th September at 7pm til the spring of next year due to the poor weather & failing light in the evenings. Work is still ongoing on the cemetery. Please notify anyone from outside the parish who may have intended to be with us on the 14th September. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.
Support group: Longford mother to mother breastfeeding support group will meet this Wednesday the 5th from 10.30am to 12.30pm in Ballinalee Health centre. All mothers and mothers to be welcome to drop in for a cuppa and a chat. Contact Michelle for more details on 087-7805873.
Community Employment vacancies: Longford Community Care Ltd have vacancies on their Community Employment scheme for Childcare Assistants, and a Cook for Childcare facility in Longford Town. CE eligibility applies and all participants must be Garda vetted. Please contact 0868067814 or send your cv to firstname.lastname@example.org
Parish Evangelisation Cell Groups: Meet on Wednesday night next Sept 12th at 8pm in many areas of Longford Town. The Parish Evangelisation Cell meeting consists of opening prayers, hymns, scripture reading, intercessory prayers and finish with a cup of tea. Those meetings are open to catholics and non catholics alike. So do come and see. For more information please contact 086 2622327. Killoe Parish Evangelisation Cell meet in Cullyfad Community Centre at 8.30pm on Tuesday night.
ICA: The ICA monthly meeting resumes on Monday September 10 2012. This is our first meeting after the summer breaks. We welcome all you ladies to spend some of the long winter nights keeping busy with the ICA. New members are very welcome.
SOCCER:Killoe Celtic football club AGM was held on Thursday 30th August 2012 Ennybegs Community Centre Killoe and was very well attended. The following committee were elected. Chairman Brendan Loughlin,vice chairman Barry Downs secretary David Donnelly vice secretary Paul McCarthy ,treasurer Tom Walsh vice treasurer Paul Bracken,childrens officer Michelle Tully . Registration Lorraine Linnane Pro David Donnelly. Registration for coming season will be held in Cullyfad Community centre on Saturday 8 September 2012 from 12-2pm. A pitch tidy up has been arranged for Thursday 6 September 2012 at 6pm . All help will be greatly appreciated.
FOOTBALL KIT: Emmet Og Killoe GFC supporters new football kit is now available to order with all items featuring the clubs new crest. A wide selection in childrens and adults sizes available. Further details contact Marie tel 086 3516501.
CITIZENS INFORMATION: A free retirement programme will commence over seven consecutive Wednesday nights at the Longford Citizens Information branch starting Wednesday 12 Septeber 2012. Further information and booking contact tel 086 1075890.
STEP BY STEP: The parish extend good luck to Mary Corr Step by Step Creche montessori school Bundoon Killoe on her new state of the art mode of conveyance and wish you many years of happy motoring Mary and Orla.
GAA: Emmet Og GFC club are now collecting scrap metal from anyone wishing to dispose of scrap item. Further details contact Frank Kiernan 086 2543591,Gary Rowley 086 3261661 or any Emmet Og member.
GAA:Killoe ladies football big weekend ahead for the Junior B Final and Senior county final. The Junior team meet Slashers in the Junor B championship at Monaduff on Friday September 7 at 7.30pm. The senior team meet Clonguish in the senior county championship in Pearse Park on Saturday 8 September at 2pm. All support will be greatly appreciated.
GRINDS: Native Irish speaking teacher available to give Irish grinds for all levels especially honours level. Groups or one to one. Further details contact Ann 043 3323134.
LOTTO: Lotto numbers drawn weekend 26/8/12. 4,21,23,27.No jackpot winner. 20 euro winners Declan Blessington Knockloughlin; Michael Shedwell Clonrollagh;Mary Doherty Loughrey Cloone; Suzanne Hearns Kilcock; Peter Fox Killoe. Sellers prize Gerry Rowley (Jackpot 1010 euro).
CHURCH NOTES: St Marys Ennyybgs Masses Wednesday Thursday at 10am,Friday 10am (First Friday). Holy Communion calls in usual order Thursday/Friday Old Killoe cemetery have the re-dedication mass due on Friday 14 September 2012 cancelled until Spring 2013 due to poor weather conditions and ongoing work. Apologies for any inconvenience caused. Please advise families and friends. Killoe parish mass times will remain at 8pm evenings throughout the year .Sunday mass times remain as normal, St Olivers Cullyfad mass Friday at 8pm.