Edgeworthstown notes



Corr: Edgew District Development Assoc Ltd. Tel: 043 66 71801 E-mail: edgelocdev@eircom.net


To Croagh Patrick Reek Sunday, July 26th. Bus departing from the Granard at 5am, Ballinalee Church 5.15, Killoe Park 5.20. To book a seat ring 086 0405621 or  087 6613510.

Edgeworth Guided Walk

There will be a Guided Walk on Sunday the 19th of July at 3pm in Edgeworthstown, assembly at St, Mary’s Church. Visit the Edgeworth Ancestral Home and Walled Gardens, St John’s Rectory birth place of “The Abbe Edgeworth” St John’s Church and Graveyard burial grounds of Isola Wilde & the Edgeworth Family. See 18th & 19th century School Houses. Immerse yourself in the period and hear all their extraordinary stories.

Further details contact 043 6671801 or edgeworthsociety@eircom.net

Dogs Night Fundraiser

Edgeworthstown District Development Association will hold a Night at the Dogs Fundraiser on Saturday 12th September 2015 in Mullingar Greyhound Stadium. The money raised will go towards local development Projects in the town. Tickets available from any Committee member or from the Town Development Office.

FETAC Level 5 Courses

Ardscoil Phádraig are currently finalising their enrolment process for FETAC Level 5 courses in Animal Care and Nursing Studies. These FETAC Level 5 courses are suitable for both school leavers and mature students who wish to return to education and gain new skills or employment. They also provide links to certain courses in Universities and Institutes of Technology and can be worth up to 400 points. Please contact the school on 043 6686209 for further details

Tractor Run

Philip Sorohan Memorial Tractor Run on Sunday 19th July 2015, all proceeds to “Kevin Bell Foundation”.  Registration will take place at Dillion’s Bar & Bistro at 10.30am. The registration fee for this event is €20.  Collections/ Buckets will be available so please support.  For more info 086 8724458 or 086 3847482


The new postcode system for Ireland, will be launched in July. Local organisations in Longford are helping to spread the word about the benefits. If you know someone who you think could do with some help, including elderly family members or neighbours, please get in touch with Margaret Walsh, Longford Community Resources Ltd at 043-3345555 or email: eircode@lcrl.ie