St Mary’s NS

St Mary’s NS

Best wishes and good luck for the future to Kate Kelly and Damien Reilly who got married on Friday last. Congratulations to Jenny Kelly (6th class) who got a scholarship to Colaisite na bhFiann. Many thanks to all the parents who helped prepare the children for Scor na bPaisti and also for bringing them to the competition. Well done to Dylan McKeon, Ciara Maguire and Jenny Kelly who qualified for the final. Also well done to Ethan O’Connor, Peter Beirne, Thomas Doyle and Katie Greene who performed brilliantly, but didn’t make it through.

Work 4 You

Will have information stand in Longford shopping Centre on Wedensda, 2nd April between 9am and 11am. Its for individuals with acquired brain injury and who are interested in returning to work. Please contact 044 9338773 for further information.

Table quiz

Don’t forget this Friday 28th March in Connaughton’s Pub, table quiz to help Rosaleen Maguire follow her dream and help- her launch her CD. Your support would be greatly appreciated.


Congratulations to Kate Kelly and Damien Reilly who were married on Friday last. Kate is a daughter of Mick and Margaret Kelly, Loughlinstown. The reception was in the Pikers Lodge in Loch Gowna. A great day was had by all. Best of luck in your married life ahead.


The numbers were 4, 8, 22, 24. No winner. The draw winners were Ger Menton, TP Lambden, Martha McHugh. Sellers prize to Mick Kelly. Jackpot next draw is 2,300 euro. It will take place on the 01/04/2014 in Connaughton’s Pub

Shave or Dye

On Friday 28th March in Ferrick’s Hotel, music by Colin Galligan. There will be a raffle on the night with loads of great prizes. Its for the Irish Cancer society. Please support.

Spring into Fashion

Fashion show supporting John McCauley ‘Buy a Brick, 1 euro Project. Friday 4th April in the Greville Arms Hotel, Mullingar. Doors open at 7.30pm, show starts at 8pm. Admission is 10 euro. Tickets can be purchased on the night or from John McCauley, the Greville Arms Hotel, Olive Connaughton, Sinead Tormey, Anne Reynolds or any committee member. 100% of all proceeds will go directly to Johns Amani Orphanage. For more information see

www.johnsamaniorphanage.ie. All support will be greatly appreciated for this great project.

Sunday 30 March

Is Mothers day, and don’t forget the time changes, summertime begins.

Tidy Towns

Maintenance person/general operative. Description: The position is based in the Coole Community Employment (CE) area of Rathowen, Streete, Ballinalack, Ringtown and Coole. This is a development opportunity with no experience necessary. Accredited training will be provided to support your career. Duties to include grass cutting, horticulture, painting and general duties. Start date March to July 2014. Hours per week 19.5. Experience required – none. Salary CE rates. Number of positions 10. Please contact your local DSP employment service/Intreo office to check your eligibility for this job vacancy. Job ref number will be required. Eligibility to participate on CE scheme is generally linked to those who are 25 years of age or older and in receipt of an Irish Social Welfare payment for 1 year or more. Telephone 044 9334550. Ref number is ES -830925.

Rathowen Celtic

Hard luck to Rathowen Celtic who were beaten 4-2 on penalties, but were the better team on the day.