Boil water notice

Boil water notice

Irish Water and Longford County Council wish to advise all customers on the Cashel Public Water Supply that the boil water notice has been lifted. Normal use may now resume.

May walk

The Tidy Town wish to thank all who made the Bank Holiday walk a great success. The children and parents who took part in the walk. The water stations along the route. The safety of the children along the roads. All who prepared the refreshments. The sponsored prizes for the raffle. Dr Catherine Farrell of Bord na Mona who gave a lecture on the wildlife around Lough Slawn and the organisers of the football match for the children.

Fine Gael

The local Fine Gael organisation wish to thank all those who contributed and supported the recent church gate collection.

Cake sale

21 Cashel ladies will participate in this years Mini Marathon on June 1st. The ladies will run/ walk in memory of baby Keela Geraghty and they will raise funds for the development of the playground in Cashel. To aid their fundraising they will hold a Cake Sale and raffle on the weekend of the marathon after masses on May 30th and 31st. Donations of cakes, foodstuffs and spot prizes would be greatly appreciated. For further information contact Kate on 086) 381 7566 or Laura on 0868222677.


The annual Pioneer outing takes place on Wednesday the 15th of July, destination Dublin. The cost is €40, payable when booking. Other parishes are welcome to come along on the tour also. Please contact Peter Hanley at 086 2589725 or any member of Pioneer committee


Recitation of the Rosary has resumed and continues on Fridays at 7.30p.m. All are welcome.


The Student Scholarship sponsored by Ballymahon and District Credit Union is operational again this year. It is open to all Leaving Cert students attending the Vocational and Mercy Secondary Schools. The student must be completing a FÁS Apprenticeship, full time Certificate, Diploma or Degree course at any University, IT or approved third level college. All students who wish to enter the draw, must be a member of the Credit Union before the 31st of May 2015.The recipient of the Scholarship will receive €1000.00 per annum for a maximum of three years.


Newtowncashel Play groug committee hold a Tug-of-War fundraiser on the 24th of May at 2.30p.m. in the Village. Teams of 5 with €50.00 entry fee. Those who feel up to the challenge may register by contacting Damien Geraghty before the 21st of May at 087 8235070. Ladies and mens teams are welcome. There will be a Bar-B-Que on the day and Live music in The Local from 6pm onwards. Cake sale and Mini Marathon the following weekend.

Tea evening

An Alzheimer Tea evening will be held in The Local, Newtowncashel this Friday the 22nd of May. Tea and goodies from 6 to 9pm. Your support would be appreciated.


Our monthly meeting on Tuesday the 5th of May last was a well attended meeting and the first meeting under our new president, Breege Kenny. We have our new committee elected and we wish them all the best in their new positions for the coming term. For the outgoing committee, we thank them for all their hard work throughout their term. We had a lovely evening with our guest speaker Lorraine from Oriflame and we would like to thank her for taking time out from her busy schedule to give us a demonstration, for all her help, advice and tips, no doubt they will be all taken on board. Our next meeting will be held in The Hill on Tuesday the 2nd of June at 8p.m. This will be our last meeting before we break for the Summer months. New members welcome as always.

Fianna Fail

The local Fianna Fail Cumann wish to thank all those who kindly contributed and supported their church gate collection last weekend.