Tuesday 3rd September 2013. Numbers drawn 1, 11, 25, 29. No jackpot winner. No Match 3. 5 lucky dips: Mary Conway, Donal Brady, Gareth Madden, Kathleen O’Connell, Margaret, c/o T Connell. Jackpot Tuesday 10th September €2,625. Thank you for your continued support.

Gun Club

The Annual Club Shoot takes place on Sunday 29th September at 11am.

Afterschool at Club Ardagh

Located on the grounds of St. Mel’s National school. Junior Infants up to 6th class.  Hours of Service: 2 - 3:10pm, 2 - 6pm and 3:10 - 6pm.  Places available for 5 days, 3 days and single day bookings.  To register your child’s place or get information, please contact Carrieann Belton at 043 66 75797 or visit our website at

TY Students

AMG Community Games Youth Club is looking for TY Students to help at our Friday evening club for this year. If any secondary school student is interested contact Leslie Finnan, Michael Hayden or Eamon O’Kane.

Coffee Morning

Annual Hospice Coffee Morning will be held on Thursday 19 September at the Ardagh Heritage Centre from 9:30 am- 12 noon. Everyone in the parish welcome to stop in for a cup of tea and scones. All donations most appreciated for this worthy cause- Longford Hospice and Homecare service.

Community Games

AMG Community Games held their Annual General Meeting last week and elected a new committee for the coming year: Michael Hayden, Chairperson, Eamon O’Kane, Secretary\Treasurer, Leslie Finnan, PRO, Tom Whyte, Games Director, Paddy McPhillips, Children’s Officer and Sinead Gallagher, Recruitment\Development Officer. Thanks to last year’s committee for all the time and effort they gave to providing opportunities for all the children in the parish especially Kelly & Barry Callan, Noelle Gillen, Janice O’Kane, Brigette Lynch Scott, Martin Smyth, Anthony Thompson & David Shannon. If any parent was unable to attend and would like to get involved or needs further information please do not hesitate to get in touch with Leslie Finnan (087-7960476) or any committee member at any time. Planning has already begun for the start-up of our weekly Youth Club details to be announced soon. Longford Community Games AGM: Ardagh\Moydow\Glen hosted the AGM for the County Community Games and gave a warm welcome to all that attended. Many thanks to Bernie Whyte, Noelle Gillen & Brigette Lynch Scott for serving the refreshments. There was a delicious assortment of sandwiches & desserts prepared, THANKS to Janice O’Kane, Sinead Gallagher & Sharon Thompson. Wishing Eamon O’Kane & Paddy McPhillips success in their roles on the County Longford Community Games Committee for the coming year. AMG will have excellent representation at the top table!

Irish Dancing

Irish Dancing Classes will resume in Ardagh Community Centre on Tuesday 17th September. Beginners welcome at 4.30pm or 6.30pm. Fees for the classes are €4.50 per child, with an overall family rate of €`0 per family. If parents choose to pay for the month the monthly fees are €15 per child or €35 per family. No wigs, fake tan or make up for dancers. Children can dance for enjoyment or competition. Parents welcome to stay at classes if they so wish. Children all ages welcome. Contact Maureen on 086 370 2719 for further information.