LOTTO: Numbers 1, 13, 19, 25. No jackpot winner. 1 match 3 envelope Ann Mosey Prucklishtown who wins 60 euro. Sellers prize Jerome Reynolds. Jackpot 5500 euro. Draw for month of May in Rawles. Lines 2 euro or 3 for 5 euro.
GATHERING: On Sunday next Longford GAA are holding a fundraising Gathering event. 5 Km run/walk at 1pm from Pearse Park. Registration 11- 12.30pm. Cost 15 euro. Following the race there is a meet and greet for the children with the county players prior to an intercounty challenge game. That night in the Backstage Theatre we have a Night with the Blue and Gold with players of the last 50 years reliving old memories . MC on the night Sinead Hussey and Ciaran Mullooly. Contact the Backstage Theatre for tickets. Cost 25 euro each.
COMMEMORATION: The date for the unveiling of the monument to Gen Sean MacEoin and the members of the North Longford Flying Column is fixed for Sunday June 16th with an Taoiseach Enda Kenny to perform the unveiling.
BABY GIRL: Congrats to Damien and Marie Galvin nee Maguire Soran on the birth of their second child a baby girl.
FAS: There will be a position on the local Killoe/NTF/Ballinalee FAS scheme available in the coming months. Check with Fas for eligibility. Send your CV to Tony Mahon. Parish Hall Newtownbforbes. Garda vetting will apply.
HILLSIDE CLUB: The tour to the Titanic exhibition in Belfast has been arranged for Tuesday May 7th.Cost 20 euro per person. Bus will leave from bottle bank at 8am. Next club day is Wednesday May 8th at 11am. Marys team on duty. New members welcome.
GATHERING WEEKEND: August 23 – 25 are the dates for our parish Gathering Weekend. Volunteers are needed to make this weekend a success. Please contact myself.
CEMETERY SUNDAY: Sunday August 25th at 2pm in St Emers 3pm St James with mass followed by blessing of the graves.
PASTORAL COUNCIL: Meeting on Wednesday May 8th at 8.30pm in the Resource Room.
CHOIR: All members are requested to attend for 11am mass this Sunday morning.
GARDA SERVICE: 1-3pm Mondays and 4 -6pm on Thursdays.