Roberries : Due to increasing robberies and breaks ins in the North Longford area over the last year, the local Garda in Aughnacliffe, together with the Superintendant in Granard and the Garda responsible for setting up Community alert and the regional chief of Muintir na Tira all came to our assistance in Dromard for three meetings , which put a structure in place , (Chairperson.Secrettary, etc.)A texting system is currently in place which is working quite well ,however robberies in Arva and Aughnacliffe have been reported which once again demands our undiluted attention 24\7.Invaluable advice and assistance was provided by a local garda living in our parish of Dromard ,together with some technical minded individuals who continue to work on a voluntary basis to bring success to this project. One of the most important changes in our behaviour ,on witnessing activities which makes us suspicious, is to contact Granard Garda station ,to verify the identity of vehicles acting in a way that attracts our attention in the first place.
Spleodar Longfort: Spleodar is an Irish language youth organisation.. As part of our large range of winter activities we organise youth clubs through Irish. This gives our students a chance to practice and keep up their Irish as well as meet with friends they have made on our courses. Our clubs run for two hours every week. Among activities we do in our clubs are sport, drama, arts and crafts, various workshops as well as trips such as bowling, the zoo and Christmas meals out. The Spleodar youth club for teenagers takes place on Friday nights from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm in the Scouts Den at the Mall complex in Longford. Join us for a chance to practice your conversational Irish, to make new friends and enjoy fun activities such as sport, games, art, fancy dress nights, trips and many more all through Irish! It’s only €3 each per club - other costs for tours apply. All teenagers with an interest in the Irish language welcome. Ceisteanna chuig Carmel 087 9964512 nó facebook - “Spleodar Longfort”.
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