Newtownforbes

Road Closure: The N4 between Newtownforbes and Longford at Lamagh Bridge, will close on Wednesday 19th December 2012 at 6.30pm and re-open on Thursday 20th December at 7.30am. Diversions will be in place.

Road Closure: The N4 between Newtownforbes and Longford at Lamagh Bridge, will close on Wednesday 19th December 2012 at 6.30pm and re-open on Thursday 20th December at 7.30am. Diversions will be in place.

Social Dance Class: Social dance classes every Thursday night in the Longford Arms Hotel, starting December 6th 2012 beginner’s 8pm - 9pm improvers 9pm - 10pm and dancing 10pm -11pm. Jive, foxtrot, waltz, quickstep, €10 per class. All welcome no partners needed. For further information contact Padraig on 087-1812248.

Scoil Mhuire: Scoil Mhuire School mass plus nativity play on Wednesday December 12th at 1.30pm. All parents are welcome.

County Longford Social Services: The Annual Church Gate Collection for Longford Social Services will be held on this Weekend of December 15/16. Please Support.

“Pop Up” Christmas Shop: St. Christopher’s Services are opening a “Pop Up” Christmas Gift Shop in the Longford Shopping Centre from December 10th to December 20th.

Liturgy Group: Parish Liturgy Group will meet on Thursday 13th December in the Parochial House.

Sympathy: Deepest sympathy is extended to the Fallon family, Kilmore Upper on the death of Gerry Fallon. Deepest sympathy is extended to the Farrell family, Carrickmoyra House, on the death of Patrick Farrell. Deepest sympathy is extended to the McCann family, Kenagh and Curry House, Newtownforbes on the death of Shane McCann, Abbeyderg, Kenagh. Deepest sympathy is extended to the Scanlon family, Shannon and White family Briskil, on the death of Lena Scanlon formerly of Briskill (sister of Peggy White). Deepest sympathy is also extended to Fergal O’Loughlin and family, Castle Glen on the death of Christy O’Loughlin, Ballinrobe, Co Mayo. May they rest in peace.

Do This in Memory Mass: Mass for the First Communion Class takes place on Saturday 15 December 2012 at 7.00pm

Woodview Development Bonus: Bonus Ball for Wednesday 5/12/2012 - Winner Conor Ghee €45 – Ball Number 30.

White Collar Boxing: White Collar Boxing will take place on the 26th January 2013 in the GAA Complex. There will be more details of boxers, etc., in the next few weeks. Keep an eye on the notes for an update.

Clonguish Lotto: Lotto results Saturday 8th December, numbers 10, 13, 20, 26. No Jackpot Winner. Runners up €100 Sinead & Brenda Clarke, Garrowhill, €25 Thomas Ford, Dowra, €25 Philip McGoweran, Dowra. Draw in The Castle Inn next weekend.Next week’s Jackpot €3100

Slimming World Group: Slimming World Group, Newtownforbes every Thursday, 5.30pm & 7.30pm at Miranda Moran’s Physiotherapy Clinic. Call Tammy on 086 1768210 for more information.

Longford County Choir: This year’s Christmas Concert will be held on Sunday December 16th 2012, commencing at 7pm sharp in the St. Mel’s Cathedral Centre Longford. The County Choir will be accompanied by the Chamber Ensemble and soloists. Tickets for the concert are priced at €12 with concessions for families and are available from any choir member or at Denniston’s music store, Farrell & Coy Craft shop and St. Christopher’s.