Longford Toastmasters are holding a Table Quiz in Longford Rugby Club on Thursday the 27th March at 9pm (team registration at 8.30pm). Table of four persons cost 40 euro. Raffle and spot prizes on the night. All welcome.
On the death of James Farrell, Clonkeen, sympathy is extended to his parents Seamus and Bernadette, sisters Charlotte, Caroline and Tara, family, relatives and friends. May He Rest in Peace.
Easter Camp at Club Ardagh
Week 1: 14/4 - 17/4 & Week 2: 22/4 - 25/4. Time: 9:30 - 3:00pm. 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.
Thank you to everyone in the parish who contributed to our annual AMG Community Games collection last weekend at both Moydow and Ardagh churches. Your generosity is very much appreciated and will be put to good use in providing activities for all the children in the parish.
Community Games Calendar
Friday evening Youth Activities has finished for this year. There just seems to be too many things going all on Fridays so we will put a stop to the club until September. The County race Mixed Distance Relay U12 & U14 and Cross County teams Friday 4 April at Ballymahon GAA grounds, registration at 6pm, €2 entry. Training this Sat at 5pm at Ardagh Soccer pitch for any child interested. Skittles for U12-16 will also take place on 4 April at the same time and venue. 11-a-side Outdoor Soccer for U12 at Abbeycartron, Sat 5 April, registration at 9:30am. Tag Rugby Sat 26 April at Longford Rugby Club starting at 9:30am. A few 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. Keep up the practice! Art: Well done to all the children who took part in the annual Community Games Art competition. All the 1st place winners in each age group go on to the County Art final in June. U6: Maryann Hoysted. U8 Girls: 1st Emma Farrell, 2nd Lucia Hoysted, 3rd Katie Duignan. U10 Girls: 1st Anna Hayden, 2nd Dimity Bladen, 3rd Rachel Fallon. Boys: 1st Shaun Donnelly, 2nd Joseph Carrigy. U12 Girls: 1st Sarah Forde, 2nd Nora May Pearman Howard, 3rd Alison Keegan. Boys: 1st Daniel Hayden, 2nd Brendan Finnan, 3rd Ronan Keenan. Handwriting: Well done to Sarah Keenan and James Gillen for taking part and congratulations to Saoirse McLoughlin on wining 1st place in the County Handwriting competition for the 2nd year in a row. She will go to the National Community Games Finals in August and do another piece of perfect handwriting for the National judges. Talent: Katie Lynch, Ashling Farrell, Sarah Shea, Emma Thompson, Courtney Heffernan & Katie Quinn won six 1st place medals in Group Singing at the County Talent Competition held at the Backstage Theatre last weekend. The medals did not stop there as Katie Quinn won 3rd place solo singing, Katie Lynch 2nd place recitation and 3rd place solo music. Thanks to Riona Lynch for her continued dedication in preparing all the performers and congratulations on such wonderful success this year! Sympathy: Sympathy is extended to both the Farrell and Hanley families on their recent very sad bereavements. Our thoughts are with you.