BABY GIRL - Congratlations to Garda Joanne Marley and Garda Kevin O’Roarke Co. Meath on the birth of their beautiful baby girl Zoe Ella O’Roarke who was born two weeks ago.
The lotto was held in Slowey’s on Fri.night.There was no winner. Numbers drawn were,5-11-21.Winners of the special draw were, Maureen Boyce and Sean kenny40.euro each. Next weeks jackpot is in Casey’s on Friday night Feb25th for a jackpot of 1,150euro. There is a pike competition on Sun.next Feb27th.Meeting at Kinard at 10am sharp.TJ Keenan and Gerry Gilchrist are organising the event.Any queries please contact them.
An eight week aqua-fit aerobics class will start this Thursday February 24th at 7pm in sports and leisure complex, the Mall Longford. These classes are for all members of the community and all are welcome. For more information ring 087 9475314.
The annual Legan Sarsfields GAA Dinner Dance will take place on Saturday March 26th in the Rustic Inn Abbeyshrule. This year’s dinner dance has a particular significance as it comemorates the 30th anniversary of Legan Sarsfields winning the county intermediate championship. For further information contact any committee member.
The Irish Blood Transfusion Service is in the Longford arms Hotel this Wednesday and hursday February 23rd/ 24th from 5.00 – 8.30pm. Donors are always needed.
The Ardagh and Clonmacnois Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes takes place from May 27th to June 1st. To book a place ring 01 241 0811. The organisers would also like the names of people from the parish who are sick or convalescing.
The GAA Lotto draw took place on Monday February 14th in Connaughtons Rathowen. Numbers drawn were 17, 27, 29, 30. There was no jackpot winner. Match three winners of 100 euro was Mary Kenny Clygeen .This week’s draw was held in Sloweys for a jackpot of 8550 euro. Results next week.
Legan/Ballycloghan community games Art Competition will take place today Wednesday February 23rd in the Aurora Hall Legan from 5.00 – 6.30pm. Paper will be provided ,please bring colouring pencils. Children between 6 years and 16 years are eligible and winners in each category will go forward to the county final.
Community games is organsing a sponsored cycle to take place on Good Friday after 3pm services. Sponsorship cards will be circulated shortly. All support greatly appreciated.
At the February meeting of Legan ICA guild a vote of sympathy was passed on the death of Agnes Casey Ardandra. Agnes was a former member of the guild. May she rest in peace. The guest speaker at this meeting was local girl Ann Marie O’Brien from Carrickboy who gave us a wonderful insight into hypnosis . Ann Marie has been practising clinical hynotherapy, reflexology and Indian head massage at her rooms the Sanctuary , 55 Dublin St Longford for the past two years. We wish her well for the future.