The local lotto draw was held on Sunday night last. Numbers drawn were 4, 17, 19, 27. There was no jackpot winner. €40 winner was Carmel Steele, €20 each went to Bosco Skelly, Eoin Connell and Margaret Robbins. The next draw will be held in Magan’s Bar, Killashee on Sunday, 6th April for a jackpot of €5,960. Your continued support is greatly appreciated. The lotto team for Magan’s is Gerard Evans, Damien Edgeworth, Derek Steele, Ogie Campbell and Alec McCloughry. Subscription forms for yearly lotto are available from any of the committee members for €45.
County Longford GAA race say is on Wed 30th April in Punchestown race course. Tickets cost €100, a limited number is available so get yours from any of the club committee members. A great say and maybe a winner or two to celebrate.
There was widespread sadness as news of the sudden and untimely death of James Farrell, Clonkeen, Longford. The Farrell family have strong connections with Killashee, James’ granny hailed from Rapareehill. James is survived by his parents, Seamus and Bernadette and sisters Caroline, Charlotte and Tara to whom we offer our deepest sympathy. James was laid to rest in Moydow cemetery on Thursday last. May his Soul Rest In Peace.
Congratulations to the children of Cloontagh, Killashee and Clondra schools who received the Sacrament of Confirmation in St. Patrick’s Church, Killashee on Friday last. This was Bishop Francis Duffys first official visit to Killashee. The beautiful ceremony was the culmination of many months hard work preparing for the Sacrament, well done to all concerned.
Thank you to everybody who contributed so generously to the community games Church gate collection on Sunday last in Killashee and Clondra. Your support is greatly appreciated.