Warmer Homes Scheme

Warmer Homes Scheme

Longford Warmer Homes provides free attic insulation, cavity wall insulation and energy advice to elderly and disadvantaged home owners throughout the county that meet certain criteria. Longford Warmer Homes also carries out work for the elderly as part of the Care & Repair Scheme. A reminder to check the Longford Warmer Homes Ltd website and facebook page to see if you are eligible for FREE Attic & Cavity insulation before the winter rush sets in. Call 043 3393255 www.lwh.ie OR facebook page www.facebook.com/LongfordWarmerHomesLtd.

Sean nos Dancing Classes

Sean nos Dancing classes will resume on Friday, 7th December in The Mostrim Arms at 8.30pm. New members welcome. Tutor: Maeve Donnelly. Classes €5


Traditional Singing Classes

Traditional Singing Classes will also resume on the Green in Mostrim on Monday evenings at 7.30pm. Tutor: Aoife Mulligan. Classes €7, family concessions available.


Emmet and Co sing for St. Christophers

Emmet and Co sing for St. Christophers Services. Sunday session takes place in the Park House on Sunday, 26th October starting at 5pm til late. The Jam Van Paddys in Conjunction with Rhythm and Sticks will perform new and old songs plus a guest appearance by Christy and Mono, former winners of Cavans Got Talent. Admission optional. Any funds raised go to St. Christophers Services. Please support.

Mostrim GAA

There was no jackpot winner in the last Lotto draw. Numbers drawn were 9, 10, 21, 25. 25 euro winners were Colly Clarke, Colm McGerr, Ann McGuinness, Esther Grehan.


The next Reparation and Adoration vigil to the Sacred and Immaculate Hearts of Jesus and Mary is in the Chapel of Our Lady’s Manor, Edgeworthstown, on the first Friday, the 7th of November, commencing at 10 pm. For further information contact 086 0405621 or 0861900640.

Tidy Towns and the Historical Society

Edgeworthstown Tidy Towns and the Historical Society are looking for information of names of relatives who fought and died in World War 1. Anyone with information, contact 043-6671801 or email edgelocdev@eircom.net

Children’s Voices

St. Mel’s Cathedral is delighted to announce a new initiative called ‘Cantate’. The Latin word meaning ‘Sing’, ‘Cantate’ brings together two new ventures; a School’s Singing Programme and a Young Chorister Programme. Currently, we would like to invite boys and girls in Third, Fourth and Fifth Class to get involved. Parents can log onto www.longfordparish.com/cantate to register their child’s interest or alternatively, contact Derek Mahady on 086-3052204 or email cantatedirector@gmail.com

Register of Electors 2015/16

The draft Register is now being prepared. Check if you are on it on www.checktheregister.ie or contact Longford County Council on 043-3343311

Murder in Mostrim

Check out www.edgeworthstown.com or on facebook to watch the full video on who killed Francis Fisk and watch out for the clues. Cards are available in most shops and businesses in the town. €2 per line or 3 for €5. All proceeds go towards the Christmas lights. Please support.


The AGM of the Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann took place last week in Edgeworthstown and the following committee was put in place. Chairperson: Maura Gilchrist, (Joe Callaghan Branch); Secretary: Ann Mulligan, (Joe Callaghan Branch); Vice Chair: Helen Reilly (John Dungan Branch); Treasurer: Kate Mc’Kenna (John Dungan Branch); PRO: Pauline Flood (Joe Callaghan Branch); Auditors: Jim Barry: Longford Branch and Bernadette Walsh (Joe Callaghan Branch); Delegates to Provincial Council: Martin Murphy (Longford Branch) and Helen Reilly (John Dungan Branch); Irish Officer: Eileen Barry (Longford Branch); Youth Officer: (John Dungan Branch). Fleadh ceoil 2015 will be held in Edgeworthstown in early May. Membership is now being sought, contact your local CCE Branch.