Congratulations to Natasha Cosgrove, Derryadd, who celebrated her 21st birthday recently. The special occasion was celebrated by family and friends along with Natasha at her home. We wish Natasha every success in the future.


The Longford Branch of the Alzheimer Society of Ireland would like to announce that our Church Gate Collection will be held on Saturday the 28th and Sunday 29th of September throughout the county. The money raised will greatly contribute to our continued services in the area. These include a home care service, a respite service, a transport service and a day care facility. All of the services are dedicated to respecting the rights of people with Alzheimer’s disease, and supporting their carers. Please give generously. On behalf of ourselves and those who cannot remember, thank you.


Deepest sympathy is extended to the Casserly family, Ballinahinch on the recent death of Mrs. Kathleen Casserly. Sympathy is also extended to Mike and Ellie Shanley and family, Killashee, Chalmers, Fallon and Shea families.

May her soul rest in peace.


Deepest sympathy is extended to the Curran and Fenelon families on the recent death of Mrs. Ann Fenelon. May her soul rest in peace.

Well done

Congratulations and well done to Rathcline Ladies who were victorious in the Intermediate Championship final replay on Saturday last. They defeated Mostrim in Pearse Park by two points in a very entertaining and hard fought match. The cup was presented to captain, Paula Kenny and player of the match was awarded to Lauren Farrell. Well done to all the girls who put in a huge effort all year to win this final and best of luck in the Leinster Clubs competitions. Well done to Enda McGann and James Hanley. Best wishes for a speedy recovery are extended to Dara, great to see her out and about again.

Hurling success

Congratulations to Kealan Cox and Johnny Casey, Killashee, and Eoin Donnellan, Lanesboro, and all the Wolfe Tones hurlers who defeated Clonguish in the Senior Championship final on Saturday evening last. After an exciting game Wolfe Tones emerged victorious by the narrowest of margins and captain, Eoin Donnellan was presented with the cup with Joe O’Brien, Clonguish receiving man of the match award. Best of luck to Wolfe Tones in the Leinster Clubs competitions.