Edgeworthstown notes



Corr: Edgew District Development Assoc Ltd. Tel: 043 66 71801 E-mail: edgelocdev@eircom.net

Joe Callaghan CCE AGM

The annual general meeting of Joe Callaghan CCE will take place in the Old Schoolhouse, Ballymahon Road, Edgeworthstown, on Tuesday, 6th October 2015 at 8.30p.m.  Registration for renewal/new members of Joe Callaghan CCE will be taken prior to this meeting from 8p.m.  Anyone interested in becoming a member and/or getting involved in Comhaltas locally are very welcome to attend.

Reparation and Adoration vigil

The next Reparation and Adoration vigil to the Sacred and Immaculate Hearts of Jesus and Mary is in the Chapel of Our Lady’s Manor, Edgeworthstown, on the first  Friday, the 2nd of October. For further information, please contact 086 040 5621 or 086 1900 640.

Child’s Car Seat check

Is your child’s car seat fitted correctly? Get it checked by an expert. Where: Supervalu, Edgeworthstown, Co. Longford. When: Thursday 1st October 10a.m. – 5.30p.m. It’s fast, it’s easy and it’s free. www.rsa.ie/checkitfits

Donnelly’s Bus

Our college run to Galway resumed on Sunday 13th September 2015. Leaving Granard at 8.00pm, Edgeworthstown (Pound Street) at 8.15pm, Longford (Cathedral car park) at 8.30pm, Lanesborough at 8.45pm, Roscommon (Church car park) at 9pm. For further details contact Margaret 043 6686540 or Seamus 086 3901060.


Anyone between the ages of 12-18 who are interested in joining Foroige are welcome to join us in The Green on the Ballymahon Road from 7.30p.m. to 9.00 p.m. on Friday 2nd October. Anyone interested in becoming a Leader are also welcome on that night. Thank you for your continued support.

Horticulture Class

Horticulture Class (Propagation of Plants) starting in Edgeworthstown. To book a place, contact 043-6671801. Classes are free to those who meet the criteria.

Coffee Morning

A Coffee morning was held in The Green on Thursday, 24th September. A total of €85 was raised for the Longford Hospice. Thank you to everyone who supported it.

Service of Thanksgiving

A service of thanksgiving for the harvest will be held in St. Johns’ Church on Friday 2nd October at 8p.m. Refreshments service afterwards. All are welcome.

Breast Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. If you are looking for ways to prevent breast cancer please see the Breast Cancer Prevention Institute, www.bcpinstitute.org

Talent Contest winners

Congratulations to local group ‘Se Chairde’ on winning first prize at the Granard Credit Union Talent Contest on Saturday last. Mikey Doyle, Grace Ross, Mary Sheridan, Ciaran Mulligan, Lorna Beer and Laura Packenham will now represent Granard Credit Union at the Regional final In Ballinasloe in October. Best of luck to all.


“Ballinalee,Killoe,Newtownforbes friends of Motor Neurone Committee would like to thank all who supported and help with our 2015 fundraising events,.