Newtownforbes notes



Corr: Ann Marie McKeon Tel: 086-0479281. e-mail:

Friends of Longford Dyslexia

The Final presentation night will be held on Saturday, 5th December in Casey’s. Music by Seamus Farrell. Spot prizes galore. Anyone with sponsor cards outstanding please return as soon as possible to Mick in the Castle Inn, so the final figure can be tallied. A proper acknowledgement will follow post the event.

Acupunture Clinic

The following are just some of the conditions seen in the acupuncture clinic – back pain, infertility, migraine, stress, anxiety, sinusitis, sports, and injuries. To book an appointment contact Maria on 086 861 8633.


A big thank you to the ICA ladies who came out on Sunday to help out at the pre Christmas fair which proved to be another great success. Our ICA calendar is now on sale and after Sunday you might want to get your orders in as it proved very popular. Our next meeting will be held on Tuesday December 1st at 8.30pm, our competition is a Christmas decoration in any medium and Patricia and Patricia are on teas. Look forward to seeing you all at the meeting and as always we have room for more, so come on out and have a cuppa and a chat with us and maybe you might join us in the New Year.

Dinner Dance

Clonguish GAA Ladies Dinner Dance on Saturday, 5th December at 8.30pm at The Hill Top Restaurant, Golf Club Road, Longford.

Community First Responder

You are invited to a presentation on setting up a Community First Responder Scheme in Newtownforbes and surrounding areas on Thursday evening 3rd December at 8pm in the Parish Hall Newtownforbes. John Fitzgerald from Community First Responder Ireland will be giving the presentation on this new scheme. This is training people life saving skills in Cardiac Arrest Heart Attack, Stroke and Chocking situations. This new initiative is Licenced under Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council and will be supporting our local Defibrillator groups as well as local Gardaí and the HSE under the National Ambulance Service. For more information contact James on 087 902 30 37.


A memorial mass for deceased members and friends of the Longford Association in London will be celebrated on Sunday, 13th December 2015 at 12 noon at St. Gabriel’s Church 390 Northolt Road South Harrow HA2 8EX. The mass will be followed by a reception in St. Gabriel’s Club situated next door to the church. All members and friends of the Association past and present and people with Longford Connections are welcome both at the mass and reception. Nearest station is South Harrow.

Clonguish Lotto

Lotto results 21st November. No Jackpot Winner. Numbers drawn 6, 10, 18, 23. €100 Paddy Berry, Stonepark, c/o Alex Jones; €25 Tommy Kane, Milo’s, c/o Alex Jones; €25 Brendan Doyle, c/o John Browne’s, c/o Alex Jones. Next week’s draw in Casey’s.