Community Games: Killoe Community Games annual social night and fundraiser took place on Saturday night last the 11th of June in Begley’s pub, Ennybegs. We had a great turnout and it’s fair to say that an enjoyable night was had by all. Many thanks to everyone who donated so generously on the night and for your ongoing support for killoe community games. Thanks also to those who couldn’t make it on the night and gave private donations. They are very much appreciated and will be put to good use for the young people of the parish. Congratulations to mark hughes and ann bracken harte who were presented with achievement awards on the night for their contribution and commitment to community games and to Mary Morrissey who was presented with clubperson of the year award - Many thanks to the begley family for generously providing refreshments and music and to everyone who donated spot prizes. Last, but by no means least, thanks to connie reilly for belting out great songs and giving a great night’s entertainment. Well done to our boys u12 outdoor soccer team who represented Co. Longford in the first round of Leinster when they played against Summerhill, Co. Meath. This game took place on the friday last, the 10th of June on the shane brennan memorial pitch in abbeycartron. Both teams gave great performances and it was a close game throughout. At full time it was meath who came out the winners, with a final scoreline of 5-4. We wish Summerhill good luck in their next Leinster round. Well done to our Killoe lads for a great game and many thanks to trainer/managers Tom McManus and Ann Bracken. Thanks to tom cunningham and the committee at abbeycartron for the use of the pitch and to John Kirwan who refereed. Good luck to our u11 and u14 tag rugby teams who play in their leinster rounds against Meath on Friday next, the 17th of June.
novena: Sacred Heart Novena commences in St Oliver’s Church Cullyfad on Thursday June 23rd 2011 finishing on July 1st 2011at First Friday Mass at 8pm. Prayers nightly at 9.30pm. Everybody welcome
bbq: Summer Barbecue in Cullyfad Community Centre on Sunday June 26th starting at 2pm. Tickets only £10 are now on sale. Do come along meet the neighbours and friends and support the community.
committee: Cullyfad Cemetery committe remind people that clean up continues in preparation for Cemetery Sunday on June 26th. If you have a half hour to spare contact any committte member for work arrangements.
ENHANCEMENT: Wish to thank most sincerely everyone for their loyal support to our Church gate collection 374.60 at St Mary’s Church Ennybegs also collectors on the weekend. In grateful appreciation.
FASHION SHOW: A gala fashion show with proceeds donated to the heart foundation Ireland in memory of Mrs Annie Quinn Drumlish will be hosted in O’Reillys Bar Drumlish on Friday 17 June 2011. Arrival reception with hair and beauty demonstrations from 8pm, show commences at 9pm with local fashion showcase from Aine’s boutique Matt O’Brien Dixons, Clara Ellen to name but a few and all fashion modelled by local representation. Prize for best dressed lady plus raffle on the night. Tickets 10 euro available locally or on the door on the night or tel 043 3324945/ 33 29546. Everyone is welcome.
LOTTO: Lotto numbers drawn weekending 12/6/11 – 1, 12, 20, 30. No jackpot winner. 20 euro winners Ettran & Gemma Hagan, c/o Mark Hogan; Anna McGrath Drumeel; Kathy Gregg Knockloughlin; Marin Purkis Esker South; Mary Leonard Ballincurry. Sellers prize Ann Hughes. Jackpot 3900 euro.
CONDOLENCE: The parish extend sincere sympathy to Mrs Joan Carney and family Ohill Killoe, Healy family Manchester UK extended families friends on the recent bereavement of Joan’s sister Theresa Healy in Manchester UK. Burial was held in Manchester . May she rest in peace.
BLOOD DONORS: A clinic will be held in the Longford Arms Hotel Longford on Wednesday 15 – Thursday 16 June 2011 from 4.30 – 8pm. All support in need to save a life , tel 1850 731137.