The annual Connemara Pony Show takes place this Sunday in Tommy Forsters field in Aughnashannagh. One of this year’s classes will include a qualifier for the RDS. The usual parade through the village takes place at 1.30pm.


Congrats to the junior team who defeated Kenagh on Saturday last in the Div 4 league scoreline 2-11 – 1-6. The senior team play St Mary’s Granard this Friday evening at 8pm in Abbeylara.


Application forms are available from myself in relation to the Rural Broadband Scheme. If you are unable to receive a service from any provider,you need to apply for this scheme. I also have complaint forms in relation to 3 Broadband.


Will be celebrated this year on Sunday June 26 in St Emers immediately after 11am Mass. Mass will be celebrated in St James at 3pm followed by the blessing of the graves. Please take away any refuse when tidying your graves.


Well done to the Longford U16 ladies gaelic team who have qualified for the Leinster finals. Local girls Aisling Reynolds Emer Heaney and Michelle Farrell are members of the team.


Best of luck to all the boys and girls who are doing their junior and leaving cert exams in the coming weeks.


The GAA Summer Camps take place in Maguires Park in the week July 4-8.Application forms are available in the Post Office and completed forms with payment can be left into PO also.


Flower/garden competition open to ICA members only. Vegetable competition open to all gardeners male and female. Childrens section either veg or flowers,open to all children. Adjudication will take place at end of July. Entry closes June 30th.Contact Lilian Walsh 086 6014661.


Results of Ballinalee Golf Society trip to Newforest Tyrelly 1st Dean O’Shea, 2nd Eugene Murtagh, 3rd Peter Kane, 4th Simon Galeford. Longest drive Seamus Coyle. Nearest the pin Eoin Fagan. Results of trip to Roscommon next week.


Numbers 1,13, 14, 18.1 match 3 Rene Maguire, Soran who wins 100 euro. Promoters prize Noel King. This months draw takes place in Farrells on Monday night at 9.30pm. Tickets 2 euro or 3 for 5 euro.