Alzheimer Society

Alzheimer Society

The Longford branch of Alzheimers Society Ireland are holding their annual church gate collection on Saturday 28/ Sunday 29 September 2013. All monies raised contribute to include a home care , respite,transport and day care facilities services dedicated to respecting the rights of people with Alzheimers disease and support carers. We thank everyone for their support.


A new horticulture course will be held in Templemichael College, Longford. Application for places please tel 043 3345455.

Killoe old graveyard

Booklets titled “resting in peace in old Killoe graveyard” are now available at 5 euro each from Frank Hughes, Tel 043 3323191/ 087 9268585 or Hughes shop, Ennybegs 043 3323134.

Social dancing

Ennybegs Community Centre Social dancing event resumes on Tuesday October 1, 2013 from 8pm – 10pm for a 6 week period with tutor Lilah Beatty. Everyone is welcome.


The annual fundraiser event in aid of defibrillators throughout the parish will be held in Begleys pub, Killoe on Saturday, 28 September. Everyone is very welcome to support this very important apparatus.


The Cilloe Yew Tree Players are holding their AGM on Thursday 26 September in Ennybegs Community Centre at 9pm. All members are asked to please attend and new members who wish to join the group are very welcome.


Lotto numbers drawn weekend 15/9/13 – 8, 12, 13, 17. 20 euro winners Pat Duke, Longford; Aidan McGoldrick, Ennybegs; Vincent/ Anne Lennon, Clontumpher; Karl Nolan, Bawn; Matty Clarke, Ohill; Sellers prize: Franklin Reilly. Jackpot 6200 euro.

Church notes

St Marys Ennybegs Masses Wednesday/ Thursday/ Friday at 10am. Exposition blessed sacrament in both church Wednesday 6-10pm. Volunteers adorers welcome in both churches even for a short period of time. Names to Fr Sean or any present adorers on rota. St Mels Cathedral open day on Sunday 29th September 2013 from 1.30pm – 4.30pm. This event is free and everyone is welcome.


The National Participation Awards for Community Games will be held in Derry on Saturday, November 23rd. It is planned that a bus from Killoe Community Games will attend. If you would be interested in attending, please contact Catherine Bracken no later than Monday, September 30th on 086 9029348.