Edgeworthstown notes



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


The next Reparation and Adoration vigil to the Sacred and Immaculate Hearts of Jesus and Mary is in the Chapel of Our Lady’s Manor, Edgeworthstown, on the first Friday, the 4th of December, commencing at 9 pm with the Holy Rosary and Confession followed by Holy Mass in reparation to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. For further information contact 086 0405621 or 0861900640

Christmas Fair

Edgeworthstown Christmas Craft Fair will be held in St. Mary’s Community Centre, Granard Road, on Sunday, 6th December from 10a.m. to 6p.m.. If you would like to book a stall, please contact 043-6672417 or 043-6671801 or email stmarys.etown@gmail.com Cost per stall €20. Santa will also be arriving on the day. Visit Santa in his Grotto from 2pm to 5pm and get a photo, present. Music, craft stalls, refreshments, raffle and festive fun for all the family.

Christmas Lights

Switching on of Christmas lights on Sunday, 6th December at 6pm outside Costcutter by well known local actress Lisa Fox (famous for her roles as Gertie Guna from the Beo Show and Ex-Girlfriend in Once The Musical). Come along and meet Santa Claus and Mrs Claus and enjoy some Hot Chocolate, Mulled Wine, Christmas Cookies. Listen to the wonderful Carol Singers and see our towns very first Christmas Tree come to light.

Christmas Concert

Edgeworthstown Development Association are hosting a fundraising concert in St. Mary’s Church on Wednesday, 16th. December at 7.30pm. The concert will feature Longford County Choir lead by Fintan Farrelly, St. Mary’s School choir, Mostrim Folk Group, Gospel Choir and fresh from their appearance on the Late Late Toy Show, Se Chairde. This promises to be a great evening of entertainment. Tickets cost €10 and can be got from J & M Gift Store, Quinn’s Supply Stores or from the Old Schoolhouse on the Ballymahon Rd. 043 6671801. Tickets will also be available after parish masses in the ticket booth.

Book Launch 

You are invited to the launch by Sinead Hussey, RTE of The Myths, Legends and History of Ardagh through the ages by Anne Byrne in Ardagh Heritage and Creativity Centre on Thursday 10 December 2015 at 8.30pm. All welcome.