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North Longford Men’s Group: Our weekly sessions continue on Friday’s from 12- 3pm in Aughnacliffe Community Centre, Our recent trip to the Irish National Stud in Kildare was a fantastic success, weather was in our favour. The tour took in many facilities around the stud – the foaling unit, saddlery, the forge, intensive care unit, stallion boxes , Oak walk – paddocks , Tully walk where many mare & foals were running freely. Also many big names in the thorough bred horse industry were present Invincible Spirit, Big Bad Bob, Art connoisseur etc. A stroll through the beautiful Japanese Gardens & St. Fiachra’s Gardens. The trip came to a conclusion with a stop off at Tracey’s Restaurant in Portlaoise for a fabulous meal. Thanks to Garda Michael Belton- Longford Community Garda who accompanied the group. As part of Bealtaine Festival a workshop on the skills of thatching will take place during the month of May, a date has yet to be confirmed- any men interested are welcome to attend please contact Breda 043 3347515. Our annual trip will take place to Sligo on June 25th 26th 27th staying at the Yeats Country Hotel. This trip will take in many sights through Donegal and to the headlands, and also north Mayo. Anyone interested in travelling with the group, there are a few seats available. A small deposit will secure your seat- contact any group member. The Men’s group offer an open door to all who would like to attend. Meetings takes place each Friday from 12-3pm in the Community Centre. New members are very welcome. For further information contact group co ordinator Breda 043 3347515.

North Longford Men’s Group: Our weekly sessions continue on Friday’s from 12- 3pm in Aughnacliffe Community Centre, Our recent trip to the Irish National Stud in Kildare was a fantastic success, weather was in our favour. The tour took in many facilities around the stud – the foaling unit, saddlery, the forge, intensive care unit, stallion boxes , Oak walk – paddocks , Tully walk where many mare & foals were running freely. Also many big names in the thorough bred horse industry were present Invincible Spirit, Big Bad Bob, Art connoisseur etc. A stroll through the beautiful Japanese Gardens & St. Fiachra’s Gardens. The trip came to a conclusion with a stop off at Tracey’s Restaurant in Portlaoise for a fabulous meal. Thanks to Garda Michael Belton- Longford Community Garda who accompanied the group. As part of Bealtaine Festival a workshop on the skills of thatching will take place during the month of May, a date has yet to be confirmed- any men interested are welcome to attend please contact Breda 043 3347515. Our annual trip will take place to Sligo on June 25th 26th 27th staying at the Yeats Country Hotel. This trip will take in many sights through Donegal and to the headlands, and also north Mayo. Anyone interested in travelling with the group, there are a few seats available. A small deposit will secure your seat- contact any group member. The Men’s group offer an open door to all who would like to attend. Meetings takes place each Friday from 12-3pm in the Community Centre. New members are very welcome. For further information contact group co ordinator Breda 043 3347515.

SPANISH STUDENTS SUMMER CAMP: Following the success of the previous two years, another group of Spanish students are returning to Moyne CS from July 2-July 23. Families interested in hosting a student, pleasec conact Angela (085) 8391939 or email moynecampamento@gmail.com for rates and further information.

CONGRATULATIONS: Best wishes to Fiona and Paul Cahill on the birth of their baby boy in London recently. Ruairi is the first grandchild of Mattie and Margaret Murtagh, Fostra.