Tashinney NS is now enrolling new pupils who wish to start school in September 2014. Parents who wish to enrol their child/children may call into the school or contact the school on 044 9357610.

Table Quiz

Longford Toastmasters are holding a Table Quiz in Longford Rugby Club on Thursday the 27th of March at 9pm (team registration at 8.30pm). Table of four persons cost 40 euro. Raffle and spot prizes on the night. All welcome.

Defibrillator Group

Two year re-certification continues in the Hall, Carrickedmond for people who are now due this re-certification. If you are due you will be contacted by text with a date and time when this re-certification will take place. Please indicate by return text if you can attend when contacted. If there are people interested in doing a CPR/AED course please contact Seamus McGuire at 086-8286748 or Anthony Greene at 086-3993933 as it is intended to run a course for new people in April. Sincere sympathy to our instructor Mike Skelly on the sad death of his wife Ann who passed away following a long illness on Sunday morning last. As a mark of respect to the late Ann Skelly, the two year re-certification class arranged for this Thursday night and the meeting arranged for Monday night the 31st March has been cancelled and will be rearranged for a later date.


Well done to the Carrickedmond senior team who got the new football season off to a good start on Saturday evening last with a two point win over Sean Connolly’s in the division 2 league. Hopefully the team will continue their winning ways in round two.

Folk Group

Rehearsals continue in Carrickedmond church on Wednesday nights from 8pm to 9pm. Next folk mass will take place in Carrickedmond church on Sunday next the 30th March ’14 at 10am mass. New members always welcome.

Ladies GAA

The ladies club would like to thank all who supported their recent fundraising quiz in the Rustic Inn. It was a very enjoyable night with questions to please some and puzzle others. Congratulations to table 10, the Donlon family, Ardagh who were winners on the night with a score of 86. Congrats to the junior winners - Ellen, Tara, Gillian & Mary Kate. We also wish to thank the following who help make the night a success Edre & Bertie Mills for the Quiz who set the questions and the Rustic Inn for use of their premises and refreshments. Thanks also to Stewarts PO, Nally Bros, Ballymahon; O’Hanlon’s chemist, Ballymahon, Geraldine at Park Hair Unisex Saloon, Ballymahon, John Rawle Butchers, Edgeworthstown, Micheal & Una Carrigy, Ballinalee. Your generous contribution was very much appreciated. Raffle results on the night - George Farrar- hamper; Aine Farrell -Voucher for Park Hair Saloon, Grace Esler - voucher for Nally’s; Damien Moran- bottle of Gin; Elaine Kelly-Sweets/wine; Geraldine Farrar -voucher for O Hanlon’s pharmacy and Lydia Yorke-sweets/wine.


To the Colehill national school hurling team who were winners of the division one national schools hurling competition which was held in Pearse Par, Longford recently. This is the first time a team from the parish brought home silverware for hurling competition and great credit must go to the team and the team trainers.

Table Quiz

The harvest festival table quiz will take place in “Gav’s” Bar, Kenagh on this Friday night, the 28th March at 8:30pm. All proceeds will go towards St Christopher’s. Please support.


Will take place in Carrickedmond church on Tuesday the 20th May next. There will be a meeting of parents in St Sinneachs School Colehill on Monday night the 31st March at 8pm.


Sympathy is extended to the following on recent bereavements. Larry and John McDonnell and families, Mornine, on the death of their uncle, Larry, Ballinamuck. Sr Ita McCabe, Abbeyshrule on the death of her cousin Catherine Farrell, Sonna, Ann Gerety, Doory on the death of her brother, Seamus Kearney, Edgeworthstown and Mike Skelly, Glebe on the sad death of his wife, Ann on Sunday morning last at her home following a long illness. May they all now rest in peace.