Congratulations to Molly McEvoy, daughter of Pamela, Aughaboy, Killoe who secured a placement in the CRN Irish open dancing awards 2015. This event was held in the City West Hotel Dublin through the Kiernan School of dancing last weekend. Well done Molly and all participants and mentors from the Marian Kiernan School of Dancing.


Congratulations to all the youth from St Theresa’s NS, Clontumpher, Killoe who received the sacrament of Confirmation administered by Bishop Francis Duffy assisted by Fr Sean Casey in St Mary’s Church, Ennybegs, Killoe on Sunday, May 10, 2015. We trust the Holy Spirit will reign a bright and beautiful future of great health and happiness on all you youth, your families and our clerics. Hope you enjoyed your day.

Family Fun Day

Reminder the annual fun day event will be held at the farm of Arthur and Loretta Stewart, Bundoon, Killoe on Friday, 22 May 2015 from 12 – 6pm. A great day of fun, fun, fun. All proceeds in aid of St Christopher’s Services Longford.


Kilbeggan racing event commences Sunday 31 May 2015. First race at 2.45pm. Adults 13 euro student and senior citizens 10 euro. Family packages also available.

Lough Derg

A bus will be travelling for a one day retreat to Lough Derg on Sunday, 17 May 2015 leaving at 8pm. Further details contact Ita Glennon Tel 087 9447244.


Ennybegs Community Centre, Killoe welcomes voluntary help for their Friday night 9-11pm sessions. Contact any committee member tel 086 1210162/ 087 7647453.


Lotto numbers drawn weekend 3/5/15 – 10, 13, 19, 26. 20 euro winners: Gerry Rowley/Jim McGoldrick; Mary Hughes, Derryharrow; Marian Madden, Clontumpher; Rosie McEntire, Ennybegs; Damien Reilly, Ballinamuck. Sellers prize: Kevin Prunty. Jackpot 3,600 euro.

Church notes

St Mary’s Ennybegs, Masses Wednesday/Thursday at 10am, Friday 8pm Saturday 8pm. Cemetery Sunday 28 June 2015 St Oliver’s 9.30am, Aughaboy 11am blessing graves Old Killoe 12.30pm. Cemetery Sunday Clonbroney Sun 28 June 2015 in the afternoon. St Oliver’s Cullyfad Mass Sunday at 9.30am (Month’s memory Pat Fallon RIP Newtownbond).


Sincere sympathy is extended to Con Lynch and families, Newtownbond, extended families, friends and neighbours on the sad bereavement of Con’s brother, Denis Lynch, Moatfarrell, Co Longford. May he rest in peace.

Summer camp

Killoe Summer Camp event from Monday July 6 – Friday July 10 2015 in St Theresa’s NS, Clontumpher. Further details contact Clara 086 3581715/ Lorraine 087 2288159.

Community Games

Our annual Sports Day will take place this Saturday, 16th May in Clonee at 11am. All children in the Killoe community games catchment area are invited to participate even if they have not taken part before. Anyone wishing to register their child with Killoe Community Games can do so on the day. Admission and registration are free. There will be athletic and field events up to U14 and novelty races for parents and toddlers on the day. We will also have a healthy eating event arranged by Eilish Quinn. Help from adult volunteers on the day would be much appreciated. Please contact any member of the committee if you are available. Please note that all U16 events will be held in Clonee at 6.30pm this evening Wednesday 13th May and not at the sports day on Saturday. This is to facilitate a large number of our U16’s who will be away next weekend. Killoe Community Games Social Night will take place this Saturday 16th in Begley’s bar. The awards presentation will begin at 11pm. Our club person of the year and our adult & youth volunteer awards will be announced. Music will be performed by Graham Feeney. Thank you to Begley’s for accommodating us again this year. Please support.

Congratulations to all the children who participated in the County Swimming Finals last week. A big thank you too David Meadows our swimming manager and to Maureen O’Hara Eivers who helped out so much. Here are their excellent results: Boys U8 Freestyle - 2nd Aaron Hopkins. Girls U8 Freestyle - 3rd Cliodha Ni Mhaonaigh. Boys U10 Backstroke - 2nd Seamus Quinn. Girls U10 Freestyle - 3rd Leah Quinn. Girls U12 Backstroke - 3rd Laoise Mei Landers Horne. Boys U12 Backstroke - 2nd Caolan Meadows. Girls U12 Freestyle - 3rd Sharon Quinn. Boys U14 Freestyle - 2nd Jack Linnane. Best of luck to our U12 outdoor soccer, U13 indoor soccer and U15 futsal team and their managers who are representing us in the first round of the Leinster games on the 7th June.

Summer Camp

Killoe Summer Camp will take place in St. Teresa’s NS, Killoe from Monday, 6th July to Friday, 10th July. It promises to be a fun filled week of enjoyable games and activities. It will cater for children between the ages of four and twelve. For further information contact Clara on 086 3581715 or Lorraine on 087 2288159.

Cullyfad Bingo

Cullyfad bingo this Wednesday night at 9pm. This week the bonus number is worth €1,700 with €1,000 to be won on “Spin the Wheel”. So come along for a good night’s entertainment. We look forward to meeting you.