Enrolment day

Enrolment day

St Patrick’s National School in Killeen will hold their enrolment for new infants for September 2015 tomorrow Thursday, February 26th. Please bring a copy of your child’s birth certificate. Alternatively contact the school on 043-6686652 for an enrolment form or download from www.killeenschool.ie.

Killeen Play

Killeen Dramatic society will present their Three Act Comedy The Real McCoy this Thursday and Friday night, February 26th and 27th and again on Monday, March 2nd with curtain up at 8-30pm.This production promises to be a great laugh which is suitable for the whole family and the cast and production team are to be congratulated so come along and enjoy the night.

DE KUBE Reminder

On this Saturday night, February 28th all roads will lead to the Longford Arms when Ballymore football club will host DE KUBE as a fundraiser. A great nights entertainment is in store and a huge crowd expected as all tickets are sold. Music afterwards by the brilliant Busy Fingers.

Birthday boy

Congratulations to Paddy Condron who celebrated his 40th birthday with a lovely party for family and friends in McElvaney’s on Saturday night last. As usual the very high standard of great food, drink and music was available and a good night was had by all. We wish Paddy and his family many more celebrations.

Presidents Award

Congratulations to Marcella Kiernan, Ferriskill on receiving an award from President Higgins for her great work in caring for her daughter Rosaleen. Richly deserved Marcella and well done.


Sincere sympathy is extended to the Cullen family, Coolamber on the death of Sean (John) Cullen last week. May he rest in peace.

U-18s rugby

On Saturday last Ireland’s under 18 Rugby team played Italy in Ashbourne and while they were beaten on a scoreline of 19 to 13 it was a special day for young Eoin Corcoran as he lined out and played for his country. Eoin is son of Rose (Mallon Gelsha) and the late John Corcoran, Aughagreagh and this is a great achievement for him and all his extended family is very proud of him so we say well done Eoin and continued success.