Development Association Ltd.

Development Association Ltd.

Edgeworthstown District Development has the following job vacancies on a Community Employment Scheme. The positions available are Childcare Assistant, Bus Driver (B Licence) and a Caretaker. Job Vacancies are advertised on the website jobsireland.ie. To apply for any of these vacancies, please contact the local Intreo Office, Department of Social Protection, Ballinalee Road, Longford or for further information, contact The C.E. Supervisor on 043-6671801.

Easter draw

Edgeworthstown District Development is holding an Easter Draw. First Prize Luxurious Hamper, 2nd Prize Goodies Hamper, 3rd Prize Wine and chocolates and 4th Prize, selection of Easter Eggs. All proceeds will go to Edgeworthstown District Development. Cards on sale in the Post Office and local businesses in the town.

White Collar Fight night

Wolfe Tones Hurling Club are hosting a fundraising fight night in St. Mary’s Community Centre on Saturday, April 12th at 8.30pm. There will be a full bar on the night and tickets are on sale at €10. Please support your local boxers.

Tidy Towns

Litter Pickers CD and DVD function in the Park House Hotel on Easter Sunday night at 9p.m. Please support.

Garda Station

Please note that the following are the opening times for the Garda Station in Edgeworthstown. Monday – Wednesday 1.00 p.m. – 3.00 p.m. Thursday – Saturday 8.00 p.m. – 10.00 p.m. Any queries regarding Community Alert contact Tom: 087 8212202.

Mostrim GAA

Official opening set for 4th May. There was no jackpot winner for the last Lotto draw. Numbers drawn were 5, 17, 18, 26. 25 euro winners were Noel Walsh, Gary Sheehan, Colman Lovett, Andy, c/o Goldsmith.

Ploughing Championships

All roads lead to Cranleybeg, on Sunday next for the special 80th Ploughing Championships, hosted by James and Harry Reynolds and Family. Read all about this family field day and its history over 80 years in the Ploughing Supplement. Let’s hope the sun shines on Sunday. Follow the event on facebook/longfordploughing or phone Tom on 087 9691176.


Elaine Kelly and Emer Maguire are doing a 24 hou sleep out for the Midlands Simon Community on the 11 April. We will be living outside in Edgeworthstown for the 24 hours. Donations can be made on the day or on my charity.ie/elaine and emers 24hr sleepout

Midlands Shotokan Karate

Sunday last, 6th April, Midlands Shotokan Karate Club held their annual Midlands Open Championship in St Mary’s Community Campus Hall, Edgeworthstown. This competition is now in its third year of running with this year’s being the largest yet. Almost 300 competitors took part in a very large range of categories throughout the day. This event could not have been run without the great help received from the community centre staff - Gerrard and Toby. A massive thank you also to all clubs who travelled from as far as Galway and Dublin to our very central location. All in all, it was a massively successful day and thank you to all involved. For any more info on Karate in Edgeworthstown call Ciaran on 083 306 8331. Also visit Midlands Shotokan Karate club on facebook.