MIDLANDS SHOTOKAN KARATE: Next Saturday the 16th March there will be no karate class in St Mary’s Community Campus. This is due to it being St Patrick’s weekend. Karate will be back to normal 11am – 12pm on Saturday 23rd March. For any other information regarding karate in Edgeworthstown please call Ciaran Wadd on 0833068331.
Mostrim G.A.A.: Mostrim GAA: Our annual Dinner Dance is on Friday night in the Rustic Inn with music by Aisling and the Dance On Band. Tommy Gallagher will run a bus if there is enough demand. Please ring 0872585750 to make enquiries or booking. There was no jackpot winner in the last Lotto draw. Numbers drawn were 7, 12, 17, 28. Twenty-five Euro winners were Maura Kenny, James McKeon, Willie Monaghan and Mary Farrell Dublin. Mobile phones needed to get new up to date cabinet for the defibrillator.
Ladies Football Fundraiser: Mostrim Ladies Football in association with the Carers Association are holding a fundraising initiative selling St Patrick’s Day ribbons. Please support the work of family carers and your local ladies football club in the community and buy a ribbon for €2.
Retired Teacher’s Association: Rosemary Midland Retired Secondary Teacher’s Association will meet on Tuesday, March 19th in Longford Library at 11am. Laura Thompson of Healthy Options will speak on all things health related and answer questions. Laura promotes holistic/natural therapies/products and is very qualified in same. Suitable for the men too!! We will then have our meeting followed by lunch. Look forward to seeing you...please bring a friend. Walks continue to Cairn Hill and in Mall in prep for The Camino Walk in April...places still available. Details Rosemary 0877589287
Granard Adult Learning Centre: Parents Get Ready For First Year Maths. Adult Learning is running a short course on first year maths to prepare parents to be able to help with maths homework. Starting: 15th March Time:10.00-12.00. Venue: Granard Adult Learning Centre. We are also offering an Introduction to Computers including word processing, key board skills, email/Skype using the Internet etc. Starting: 15th March Time:10.00-12.00 Venue: Granard Adult Learning Centre. For more information or to book a place, please contact Therese Smyth at 043 6686211 Adult Learning Cente, Main St Granard Co Longford
GAA Day in St. Mary’s N.S: Last Wednesday, the Wolfe Tones Minor Football Club held a ‘GAA Day’ in St. Mary’s N.S Edgeworthstown in an attempt to raise awareness of football at underage level in the area. All children wore the red and green of Mostrim and coaches from both the county board and the club took children from all classes for coaching sessions. In the run up to GAA Day, children from all classes took part in art competitions with the junior classes colouring and drawing pictures while senior classes were given the task of designing a poster to promote football in Edgeworthstown. The overall winner was Isabella McGovern and her poster is on display in shops and businesses throughout the town so please keep an eye out for it! Full list of prize winners: Junior Infants: Andreea Sandu, Ruby McGinley, Catherine Coyle; Senior Infants: Jamie Penrose, Ola Talabi; 1st Class: Ailbhe Brady, Caoimhe Crossan; 2nd Class: Ronan Courtney, Danielle Fleming, Fayo Badejo; 3rd Class: Erin Shaughnessy, Chloe Galvin, Rachel Spollen; 4th Class: Lauren Grehan, Angel Jiji, Alicia Maguire Oates, Saoirse Joyce; 5th Class: Abby Purdy, Maria Jiji, Norbert Cervinka; 6th Class: Chloe Reilly, Gary Noone. Overall winners: Isabella McGovern and Sarah Doyle.
Tidy Towns: Spring Cleaning Day is on Saturday 23rd March. Volunteers needed in all areas to pick up litter. Contact Tom on 087-8212202 or 087-2405387 to be involved in your area.
COMPUTER CLASSES: Computer Literacy classes will be starting soon in The Old Schoolhouse, Edgeworthstown. For further information or to book a place, please contact 043-6671801 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.