Killoe notes

Killoe notes

Killoe notes

Social Dancing

In Ennybegs Community Centre Killoe on Tuesday nights from 8pm – 10pm. Tutor Lilah Beatty. Everyone is very welcome.

Cancer research

An amount of €890 was raised by Margaret McCormack, Kiltyreher Killoe and team supporters in aid of St Vincent’s hospital Dublin Cancer research Department at a recent fundraising event held in the Olde Forge Killoe. Margaret presented the cheque to Michelle Connell (Haematology CNS) and Chris Carroll (CCRT) staff members in St Vincents Hospital Dublin. Margaret and team wish to sincerely thank everyone for their support on the night.

Walk for Aware

The 5K Tesco annual run or dash walk will be held on Sunday, October 20 in the Mall Complex Longford at 11am. Registration from 10am on the day. Entry fee €10 per adult and €5 per child. Medals will be distributed to all participants plus refreshments served to everyone. All proceeds in aid of ‘Aware’ a much needed helping group for suicide awareness.


Well done to Killoe minors football team versus Northern Gaels in last weeks county final. So defeat is not a negative. Your input of commitment by team and mentors is a very positive so keep up the good work.

Pub of the year

Congratulations to Mickie and Mary Begley and staff Begley’s Pub, Aughaboy, Killoe who were awarded the overall 2013 winners of the Longford Leader best pub at the award ceremonies held in Fay’s Pub, Granard last week. The parish extend congratulations to Mickie, Mary and team on this well deserved achievement.


Cilloe Yew Tree Players drama workshop on Sunday November 3 2013 in Ennybegs Community Centre from 3- 6pm. Registration at 2.30pm. Admission €5. Persons interested in amateur drama please feel free to come and enjoy this workshop. Cilloe players are currently rehearsing for their next production of ‘A stolen child’.

Longford warmer homes

Reminder to check should you be eligible for free attic and cavity insulation also work carried out for the elderly as part of call and repair scheme. Further details contact 043 3393255/ 085 7263823.

Sub Aqua Club

The Lough Ree Sub Aqua Club invite everyone to a free try–a-dive at Longford swimming pool mall complex on Thursday, October 17 & 24 2013 at 9pm. Further details contact tel 087 9765911.


Lotto numbers drawn 6/10/13 – 13, 17, 23, 30. €20 winners Brendan McCormack,Dernacross; Alex Small c/o The Olde Forge; Gerard Taylor c/o Leitrim Observer; Karena Carrigy, Ballinalee; Brendan McCormack , Dernacross. Sellers prize Nellie McGoldrick (jackpot €6,500).

Church notes

St Mary’s Ennybegs no masses in the parish Monday – Friday, Saturday 8pm, Sunday 11am. Continued prayers requested for intentions that the sacredness of life be observed. Killoe parish cell group meet in Cullyfad Community Centre Tuesday, October 29 at 8.30pm. A beautiful serene mass was held last week for the cell national seminar in St Oliver’s, Cullyfad and well done to the organising committee. St Oliver’s Mass on Sunday at 9.30am.