Warmer home’s scheme

Warmer home’s scheme

Reminder to check the Longford Warmer Home Ltd website and facebook page to confirm if you are eligible for free attic and cavity insulation before the winter rush. Tel 043 3393255,

Minor club

Annual minor club draw event will be held in Begleys Pub on Saturday 24 August 2013 with cash prizes on offer plus a sellers prize of a replica senior club jersey. Tickets cost 2 euro each available throughout the parish. Your support is greatly appreciated.

Soccer club

Sponsored climb of Croagh Patrick on Saturday 24th August 2013 with a bus available on the day. Please return completed sponsor cards to any committee member. Further details contact David Donnelly 086 8590345/ Brendan Loughlin 087 9453373.

Community games

Killoe Community Games AGM will be held on Wednesday, September 4 2013 at 9pm. All nominations for positions on committee send to the secretary Michelle Tully by Wednesday 23 August 2013 by 6pm.

Motor Neurone Fundraiser

A monster barn dance fundraiser event will be held in Rawles Pub, Ballinalee on Friday, August 30. Special door prize of a flat tv screen, plus 200 euro prize for best fancy dress. Tickets 5 euro on sale and also can be obtained from the Breslin family, Esker and McKenna family, Ohill. A bucket collection will be held in Longford town on Saturday 24th August 2013.


Sincere sympathy is extended to Mary Quinn and families, Lettergullion, Masterson’s families, extended family and friends on the sad bereavement of Mary’s mother, Bridget (Bessie) Masterson who was laid to rest last weekend. Requiem Mass was celebrated in St Patrick’s Church, Ballinamuck with burial in Ballinamuck’s new cemetery. May she rest in peace.


Lotto numbers drawn weekend 11/8/13 – 8, 13, 21, 29. 20 euro winners Michelle Connell, Drumeela, Ballinalee; Garvan Collum, Clonmacart; Margaret McCormack, Kiltyreher; Leanne Keegan, Ardagh; Dolores O’Driscoll, Aughnamado. Sellers prize Aiden Quinn. Jackpot 5,700 euro.


Thanks to all who gave so generously to the Kidney Association church gate collection last weekend. St Mary’s Church Ennybegs 366.92 euro and St Oliver’s, Cullyfad 153 euro.