Killoe March 18

FASHION SHOW - The extravaganza annual fashion show is now ready to display a catwalk of fine up to date fashion in the Longford Arms hotel Longford on Friday 18 March 2011 at 8pm sharp.

FASHION SHOW - The extravaganza annual fashion show is now ready to display a catwalk of fine up to date fashion in the Longford Arms hotel Longford on Friday 18 March 2011 at 8pm sharp.

Fashion featuring Aine’s , Alyson Gray, Kennys,Clara Ellen, Suss It Out,Lisa’s Fashions, Dixons Menswear,Matt O’Brien menswear, Eileen Abbott, Wendy Louise Knight plus a host of great names in the fashion industry. Tickets are on sale at all these outlets cost 15 euro with spot prizes and entertainment on the night. An annual event no to be missed so book early. All proceeds in aid of patient comfort fund St Joseph’s Care Centre Longford.


The annual Community Games National churchgate collection will take place this coming weekend, the 19th and 20th of March. Traditionally we receive great support and money collected will be put to good use for all the children in the parish who are involved in Community Games.

Our two Boys U13 Basketball teams have played their first rounds of basketball, with both teams recording wins – we look forward to their next round, which will take place shortly.

We had two Quiz teams taking part in the County Quiz on Monday the 7th of March in The Park House. This was a very enjoyable evening with a great standard of questions. On one team, Killoe was ably represented by Courtney Kelly, Hannah Maloney, Jessica Greaves and Niamh Brady. The other team, consisting of team members Katie Morrissey, Marie Lynch, Brian Harte and James Bracken took joint 4th place. Many thanks to Mrs. Rosemarie Kiernan and Ms Carole Chapman who put so much time and effort into preparing these two teams for this event – your work is greatly appreciated.

Having secured County gold medals in U10, U12 and U14 Draughts last month, Killoe suffered defeat in all three categories when we played our first round of Leinster against Meath on Friday last, the 11th of March. Despite the Killoe boys and girls putting in great performances, the night was not ours! Well done to all who took part - everyone had a very enjoyable evening in case. Many thanks to St. Teresa’s N.S. for the use of their facilities and to all the parents who provided a fine selection of refreshments.


St Theresa’s National School Killoe will be opening their doors to all you junior infants to enrol for September 2011 which will take place from Monday 21 March to Friday 25 March 2011. Forms may be obtained during school hours from the school office.


Sincere condolence is extended to Michael McNally and families, Drumlish on the sad bereavement of his wife Breda (nee Kellegher) who was laid to rest last week.To her husband Michael , daughter Michelle, extended families , friends the parish express sincere sympathy. Requiem Mass was celebrated in St Mary’s Church Drumlish followed by burial in Drumlish old cemetery. May she rest peacefully.


Coach driver Seamus Mollighan will be organising a Donnelly’s coach run to the Novena of Hope at the Graan Enniskillen. Novena commences on Saturday 19 March 2011 at 6.30pm with celebrant Fr Brian D’Arcy and continues until Monday 28 March 2011 with varied preachers in attendance. Further particulars contact Seamus 043 33323668/ 086 63901060 or email


Sincere sympathy is extended to Joe Cox and families Clontumpher Killoe Co Longford ,Cox families Derryfeacle Rooskey Co Roscommon on the sad bereavement of their father John Joe who was laid to rest last week. To his daughter Breege, sons James ,Michael , Joe Brendan, Jackie and Francis, sons/daughters in law, grandchildren, great grandchild, extended families and friends we express our condolence. Requiem Mass was celebrated in the Church of the Sacred Heart Kilglass Co Roscommon followed by burial in Kilglass cemetery. May he rest in peace.


“Cash on Delivery” Yes ,just as it says in the script by Michael Cooney. All this and more will be presented to you by the Cilloe Yew Tree players for their 2011 drama production in Ennybegs Community Centre, Ennybegs Killoe on Thursday 24 Saturday 26, Sunday 27 ,Monday 28 March 2011 at 8.30 nightly. Directed by Declan Rowley with cast Paul McCarthy, Mickie Kenny, Mary Mahon, Sharon Finneran, Colm Farrell. Damien Bennett, Rosmary McEnire, John Doherty, Carmel Kennedy,Thomas Brady. The stalwart crew sure to send you home with a smile. Tickets 10 euro pp. Booking line now open so avoid disappointment tel 087 2911994


Emmet Og GAA are having a fund raising scrap metal collection around the parish. Any items you need to dispose of contact Frank Kiernan, tel 086 2543591/ Karl Nolan 086 3856947/Gerry Rowley 086 3261664 or any club member.


Lotto numbers drawn weekending 6/3/11- 1, 7, 15, 20. No jackpot winner. 20 euro winners Kevin Prunty Dooroc; John Cullen Granard; Michael McCormack Kenagh; Tom McGuire Moate; Brian Lyden, c/o Kevin Prunty. Sellers prize Frank Kiernan. Jackpot 2600 euro.


Table Quiz in aid of Cullyfad Defibrilator Project in Cullyfad Community Centre Friday night March 25th a 8.30pm. Please support.


Killoe cell Group meet on Tuesday night March 22nd at 8.30pm Please note change of night and time. All welcome