A bus service will be available to travel for the Novena of Hope 2015 held in the Graan Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh on Saturday, 7 March 2015. Booking of seats contact Seamus, Tel 086 3901060. “Remember there is always hope”.

Ballinalee/ Killoe Gun Club

A game tasting night will be held in the Stags Head, Ballinalee on Saturday, 7 March. Menu to include pheasant, duck, woodcock, pigeon, venison with all game served on the night being sourced locally by Gun Club members. Food service commences sharp between 8.30 and 9.30pm. Music on the night by local popular band “Rhythm Sticks”. Everyone is very welcome with admission optional. Further enquiries contact Sean, Tel 087 1762976.


Killoe 5K/10K run on Sunday, March 22 with registration 10 – 11am. Race commences at 12pm from Emmet Og GAA grounds Clonee, Killoe.

Church notes

St Marys, Ennybegs, Masses Wednesday/ Thursday/ Friday at 10am, Saturday 8pm. First Friday holy communion calls on Thursday/ Friday in usual order. Exposition blessed sacrament both churches Wednesdays 6-9pm. Welcome to the readers rota Niamh O’Brien and Michelle Mollighan. And we thank all readers for their support to the church. Diocesan newsletter on protection of children and vulnerable adults copies at back of church doors. St Oliver’s, Cullyfad, mass Friday (First Friday) at 7.30pm. Also to Emily McCarthy, Grace Kennedy and Jessica Greaves for their ongoing commitment as ministers of reading in St Oliver’s.


Longford Gaelscoil all Irish primary school now accepting enrolment for all classes commencing September 2015. Further details contact tel 043 33 41360 and enrolment forms.


Lotto numbers drawn weekend 15/2/15 – 4, 11, 26, 27. 20 euro winners Andy Lyons, Ballymakeegan; Sean Quinn, Clontumpher; Ollie Keogh Killoe; Florence Connell Clonee; Geraldine McDermott c/o Milos. Sellers prize Ann Murray. Jackpot 2,700 euro.


Any pioneers who have been members for 25 years or 50 years are invited to apply for their silver or gold pins. The Fr Paul Cullen medal is also awarded for life time pioneers. Further details contact Geraldine Clarke, Ohill 086 3265655, John Browne, Kiltyreher 043 3341162 or Fr Sean Casey 086 8276280.

Community Games

Congratulations to Ms Grainne Rooney who came third in the U-10 County Art competition last Saturday. Best of luck to our quiz teams taking part on the County Final on Friday the 6th March. Thank you to our managers Carol Chapman and Rosemary Kiernan. Best of luck to all our children who are taking part in the Talent County Final on Saturday next, the 7th of March. Thanks to Grainne Fox our talent Co-ordinator and our team managers Paul McCarthy and Sinead McCormack. Training for U-12 Boys Outdoor Soccer will commence shortly. All those who wish to take part please contact 087-9557991 with their child’s name and date of birth. Pitch and putt practice starts on Saturday the 14th March for boys and girls over 13 and under 16. Places should be booked prior to this by texting 086-3845340 with their child’s name and date of birth please. Due to safety reasons only those who book prior to this can be accommodated on the day. Training for Gaelic U10 and over 7 boys and girls will start soon. Please contact 086-3295994 to register.

Thank you to everyone who supported our table quiz last Friday night.

Cullyfad Bingo

Cullyfad bingo this Wednesday night and every Wednesday night at 8.30pm. This week the bonus number is worth €1,500 with €900 to be won on “Spin the Wheel”. So come along for a good night’s entertainment. We look forward to meeting you.