Ballinalee

Ballinalee Post Office: The post office will be closed on Thursday, 10th July from 12.30-2.30pm, due to the system being upgraded.

Ballinalee Post Office: The post office will be closed on Thursday, 10th July from 12.30-2.30pm, due to the system being upgraded.

Congratulations

Congratulations to Madeline Martin and Michael Murphy, Cork, on the birth

of their baby boy, Ryan.

All-Ireland draw

Boxes are on sale for this years All-Ireland football final. Each box costs €100. The draw is limited to 100 boxes with the winner being decided by the final score in the All-Ireland final. 1st prize is €5,000. Tickets on sale from

Michéal Carrigy. Money raised goes towards the football club.

GAA Cúl Camp

Dates for the annual Longford GAA summer camp in Ballinalee are July 14th-18th. It consists of football, hurling, camogie and rounders. Camp prices: 1st child €55, 2nd €45 and 3rd/4th €40. Contact: Damien Sheridan @ 087 9126556 or online registration at www.gaa.ie/kelloggsculcamps. Free GAA kit and county back pack for all participants.

Photograph

If anyone has a copy of the GAA group photograph prior to their trip to London in 1989 could you please contact Micheál Carrigy.

Community Games

Congratulations to Charlie Reilly, Cavan and Annie Connell, Soran, who both won gold medals in the U14 shot putt County Community Games final in Longford.

Lotto

Numbers drawn: 4, 5, 17, 23. 3 x €20: Frankie Brady, Aughnashannagh; Joe McGreal, Corbeagh House and Katie-Ann Shaughnessy, Lettergunnell. Seller’s prize: Laura Connell. Jackpot €10,000. Draw for the month of July takes place in the Stags Head.

Pilgrimage

To Croagh Patrick, Reek Sunday, July 27th - a bus will depart from Granard at 5am, Holy Trinity Church at 5.15am, Killoe Park at 5.20am, Church in Newtownforbes at 5.30am and Cathedral Car Park at 5.40am. Bring a packed lunch, plenty of water and a long stick for climbing. To book a seat contact 086 0405621 or 087 6613510.

Fundraiser

Social evening will be held in Dolan’s Lounge, Aughnacliffe in aid of St. Thomas’s Church Restoration Fund. Colmcille and Dialysis Unit of Cavan General Hospital on Saturday 19th July. Music by One Night Only. Raffle on the night and refreshments served and auction for Longford Town Soccer ball, Leinster signed rugby jersey and a load of firewood. All support appreciated.

Notes

Please forward all notes for inclusion that week to ballinaleenotes@hotmail.com by Sunday at 6pm at the latest or 6pm on Fridays of Bank Holiday weekends.