Ballinalee February 23

Retirement - A large crowd attended the function to mark the retirement of Gda Brendan McGuinness in the Stags head on Friday night last. All donations received on the night will go towards the annual party for senior citizens held in January. Total amount will be in next two weeks notes. We wish Brendan and his family good health in his retirement.

Retirement - A large crowd attended the function to mark the retirement of Gda Brendan McGuinness in the Stags head on Friday night last. All donations received on the night will go towards the annual party for senior citizens held in January. Total amount will be in next two weeks notes. We wish Brendan and his family good health in his retirement.

COMMUNITY GAMES

Entry forms for the following Competitions have to be in for the next County meeting on March 8th - Under 10 Gaelic Football, Art and Model Making, U10 Handwriting, Talent competition all categories, U13 Futsal for boys & girls. Anyone in the Parish but not attending Ballinalee National School that wish to take part in the Art etc, please contact Rosie on 0861698464. The Quiz will be held on Monday 7th March in the Park House

Table quiz

On Friday next the pitch & put club are holding a table quiz in the Stages Had at 9pm. Overall prize and spot prizes on the night. Also prizes for the brainiest business and junior prize as well. All support appreciated.

Whist

The Monthly whist drive will take place on Tuesday March 1st in Currycahill at the usual time. New players welcome.

Lotto

Numbers drawn 2, 17, 25, 26, No jackpot winner. 1 match 3 envelope Lauren Fox Ballyreaghan, 100 euro promoters prize Dolly . Jackpot 15000 euro. Draw in Farrells for March on Monday nights at 9.30pm. Envelopes cost 2 euro or 3 for 5 euro. If you are not in your can’t win. If anybody wishes to subscribe in a 6 monthly or yearly basis please contact any executive member.

Scoil Samhthann

Enrolment for the next school year 2011/12 will take place in Scoil Samhthann NS on Wednesday March 2nd . all enquiries 043 3323333.

Community alert

A public meeting will take place in the Thomas Ashe Hall on Monday 28th Feb at 8.45pm sharp. Community garda Tracey Shanley will be in attendance.

Lost dogs

A Jack Russel tan and white, Whippet , tan colour , both female and nutered, lost in Kilshrewley area. Please contact 087 9941139 if you have any information.

CCE.

The John Dungan branch of CCE are having an Irish night in Farrell’s lounge on Saturday night 27th Feb . A chance to renew or join as members on the night. All welcome a good night promised with raffle on the night also. The county fleadh takes place in Granard on the weekend of 7/8 May. Leinster finals will take place in Laois in July.

Roads

The following are some of the roads of which funding has been received for weeks during the year. Longford road Ballinalee, Drumderg to Aughnashannagh, Moatfarrell Ballyhoolivan road Bunlahy to Balnagal, Dring to Bunlahy NS.