SMA Pilgrimage: The Annual SMA Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine will take place on Saturday 25th May. If you wish to find out more information about this event please call Marie Cox on phone number 087-6975886.
Sympathy extended: We extend sympathy to Brian McManus and family,Cloonmore on the death of Brian’s mother, Mary McManus, Mount Allen, Drumshanbo who was laid to rest recently. May she rest in peace.
Whitehall National School Fundraiser: Whitehall National School are having a fundraiser at Longford Greyhound Track on Friday 7th June. Tickets will cost 10 euro each. Children will get in free to the event. There is also sponsorship requested from the public for 8 races or maybe part sponsorship if you feel its too much of a financial burden to fully sponsor a race.
Whitehall National School Enrolment 2013: Enrolment at the school for 2013 is now underway and enrolment forms are available from the school or by contacting the Principal on 043-3326399. Parents who return their completed enrolment forms will be invited to an induction day in early June to have a look around the school and meet the teachers and pupils.
Girl Guides: As from September it is hoped to form a Ladybird Unit in Clondra. It will cater for girls aged 5years to 7 years. An a Assistant Leader for the Brownies Unit and an Assistant for Ladybirds to help with Units at weekly meetings for one hour each week. It would be most appreciated if some volunteers come forward to assist the group. Call Helen Rock 086-8710701 or Rose McKenna 086-1976846 for more information.
Cycling Club: A cycling Club is currently been formed in the Scramogue/Tarmonbarry region and people of all ages in the region are encouraged to join. For further info contact Sean on 086-2492321, Mary on 087-4178858 or Joe on 086-1052197.
Cloonfower NS: Enrolment forms for Cloonfower School are now available from the school contact 071-96-38177 or alternatively forms can br downloaded from their website www.cloonfours.ie
Strokestown Golf Club: Strokestown Golf Club are looking for beginner Lady Golfers. The club have a fine course at Bumlin,less than a mile from Scramogue Cross. If you would like to know more contact Florence at 087-8701872.
Barry’s under 12 training: St. Barry’s have under 12 training each Tuesday and Friday at 7pm.
Going to the Dogs: St.Barry’s GAA are holding a night at the dogs at Longford Dog Track on Friday 12th July. Further details in this paper in the coming months.
Activity at Ruskey Community Centre: Craft exhibition Wednesday 15th from 8pm to 10pm at the Centre, Demonstrations and music on the night. Admission 5 euro.
Exposition of Blessed Sacrament: Exposition of Blessed Sacrament each Friday evening in St. Anne’s Church, Scramogue from 7.30 to 8.30pm.
Trip to Dail Eireann for Ruskey residents: A trip to Dail Eireann is been organised for Tuesday 25th. Train leaves Dromod station at 10am. Three course lunch in Dail Eireann at 12.50pm. There will be a tour of Leinster House after lunch and also a visit to the Dail Chamber in session will take place. Contact 086-8534100 iof you require further info.
Scoil Mhuire launch Magazine: Congrats to the students of Scoil Mhuire, Secondary School, Strokestown who have just launched their new magazine Firinne 2013. The magazine will cost 8 euro and can be purchased from the school. For more details contact 071-96-33223or 33224. Well done to all involved.
Congratulations to Purple Onion: Our congratulations this week goes to The Purple Onion Restaurant,Tarmonbarry who recently won the Irish Restaurant Awards as best Gastro Pub in Co. Roscommon. Best wishes to Paul, Pauline and staff and continued success.