ANNUAL RUN: Tesco annual 5K /run/jog/walk will take place in the mall complex on Sunday 21st October at 11am.Register on the day from 9.30. All proceeds in aid of Aware. All participants will receive a unique medal. Prizes for 1st lady and 1st gent to complete the race. Refreshments will be served on the day. Sponsorshiip cards available from Tesco Longford. For more info contact Theresa 043 3347300,Paul 087 2235823 Andrea 086 33 64579 or Julie 087 7723903.Entry fee is 10 euro.
PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL: meetig this Thursday night 18th Oct at 8pm in the parochial house Killashee
AREA ENHANCEMENT: Clondra village & area enhancement plan will be launched on the Friday 26th October at 8pm in the community hall (old School). All famlies welcome. LCRL and local dignitaries will be in attendance. Refreshments served on the night.
DIGITIAL TV SWITCHOVER: Help needed with digital tv switchover ? 24th October is fast approaching. This is the date when screens will go blank if you do not have a saorview set top box. Do you need help seting up your new saorview set top box ? A local Clondra pensioner has kindly offered to install set top boxes free of charge for anyone in the local area who might need assistance. If you would like help contact Valerie Maguire Co Longford’s digital outreach champion on 087 2615583 and she will put you in touch with each other.
CANAL WALK: Our Canal Walk took place on Sunday as planned. We were fortunate with the weather. Early in the day it looked like we would have to postpone it but thankfully the rain stopped and though it was rather muddy it was nevertheless a very enjoyable event. This walk is a great opportunity for families and neigbours to get out together to take the air and enjoy our beatiful countryside.Many thanks to those who made contributions to the fund. Lines are still in circulation and if anyone missed out on contributing its still not too late.
PARENTS ASSOCIATION: Clondra NS Parents Association are having a stall at the car boot sale in Flancare Park Strokestown Road on the bank holiday Monday 29th October. We are looking for donations to sell and would ask that all donations are clean and in good state of repair. Donations can be left in to the school anytime before Monday 22nd October.If help is needed to transport donations please contact 085 8226323. Support from the community would be very much appreciated. All monies raised will go towards the parents assoc fund which goes towards resources for the children.
IRISH CANCER SOCIETY: Fundraising night in aid of Irish Cancer Society. Joe Neary and Gary Gallagher are organising a final farewell fundraising social before they run the New York marathon on Nov 4th. The social is taking place in the Richmond Inn Clondra on this Saturday night 20th October. Live music on the night with Noel Cassidy. Also raffle on the night with some great prizes. Come along for a great night’s entertainment and support a very worthy cause. And good luck to Gary and Joe as they take on this great challenge in NY on Nov 4th.