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Corr: Sean McGauran. E-mail: or phone 087-6992012

Table Quiz

To help brighten up these dark winter nights, Leebeen Park committee is to run a pre-Christmas Table Quiz in Murtagh’s on Friday, November 13th. As usual, they’ll have dozens of spot prizes throughout the night as well as the usual generous cash prizes for the winners. Tables of four as usual to take their seats by 9pm! These highly enjoyable table quizzes have become very popular in recent years and this one is bound to be even better and, of course, it continues to support the ongoing development of Leebeen Park and its very popular facilities. The Committee look forward to another great turn out on Friday 13th.


North Longford Anglers November competition will be held on Glasshouse Lake on Sunday, 8th November. Fishing 11 to 4, check in in car park from 10am. Glasshouse Lake is off Killeshandra/Carrigallen road will be sign post up from Arva.

GAA News

These are the lotto results for last week. 27/10/15. Draw in Murtagh’s. Numbers drawn were 3, 18, 23, 29, no winner. €20 winners: John Kiernan, Aughagragha; Brendan McCabe, Cornadrung; Margaret & Ruiri Murtagh, Fostra; Kieran & Christine Collins, Aughamore Upper. Busy weekend on the playing field coming up this weekend, first up its our Division 3 team who take on Killoe in the Final of this competition. The game is fixed for Friday night in Newtownforbes at 8pm. After recording a great win against Longford Slashers on Sunday last in the semi-final, lets hope the boys can finish the job now and bring home the Gilmore Cup. A big crowd of supporters would be gratefully appreciated on the night to cheer on the team. Then on Sunday, our Senior team take on near neighbours Dromard in the quarter final of Leader Cup at 3.30pm in Pairc na Gael, again your support would be appreciated.

Joker Game

In last weekends Joker game, Brendan McEntee turned the King of Spades, no Jackpot for Brendan. Next week it’s the turn of Megan and Evan McGivney, Aughacodrian with the Jackpot at €1,100, best of luck Megan and Evan.

Men Group

The group has reconvened their weekly meeting on Friday from 12 - 3pm, delighted to welcome many new members. Our autumn trip on November 6th to Sligo Folk Park. Anyone interested in trip, please book you seat with any club member or contact Breda 043 3347515.

Fishing competition

North Longford angling club will be holding a boat pike fishing competition on Sunday, 8th November at Glasshouse lake. Fishing from 11am to 4pm. Entries taken at the venue. All are welcome.