Dinner Dance

Dinner Dance

St. Columba’s G.F.C will hold their Dinner Dance & Presentation in The Piker’s Lodge, Loch Gowna on Saturday, 1st March. Music for the occasion is by Rhythm & Sticks. Dinner will be served at 8.30p.m. Tickets are available from club members and in local shops at €30 each.

New Arrival

Congratulations are extended to Ciaran and Maura Martin, Drumhauldry, Moyne on the birth of their first child, a boy to be named Dylan, weighing in at 9 lbs. Cavan General Hospital was the venue for this happy event on Saturday, 1st February. Maura is daughter of proud grandparents Andy and Breege McManus, Cloonagh. We are delighted to inform their many well wishers that mother and newborn are in excellent health.

Rugby Club

5K Run/Walk will take place on Sunday, 16th February assembling at Longford Rugby Club. Registration is at 11.15a.m. Entry fee is €10. Fun Run/Walk sets off at 12.30p.m. All proceeds to Longford Youth’s Rugby Club. Refreshments will be served afterwards. Your support will be appreciated.

Leader Cup

Calendars and framed photographs of St. Columba’s winning Leader Cup team are on sale. Calendars sell at €5 each. Framed photographs @ €25. Both items are available in Mulligan’s shop and Cloonagh P.O. They make an excellent present for friends abroad.

Stray Dog

A black and white collie dog has been wandering in the Larkfield area for a few days. Owner is welcome to contact this correspondent for details of the animal’s whereabouts.

St. Vincent de Paul Shop

‘’New 2 U’’ shop at Market St. Granard is open every Friday from 10.00am to 5.00pm and on Saturdays from 11.00am – 5.00pm. It will also open on the first Tuesday of each month from 10.00am – 5.00pm. Please note change of business hours for winter months.

Lotto Draw

St. Columba’s G.F.C held their weekly lotto draw in Keogh’s on Thursday February 6th. The winning numbers were 9, 11, 25, 30 with jackpot of €4450 remaining intact. Consolation prizes of €20 were won by the following. Margaret Hand, Aughanoran. Bernie Lynch, Culleenmore. Ger Meehan, Kilmore. Chloe Reilly, The Hideaway and Deirdre McGovern, Larkfield. On sales this week are as follows: Hideaway: Francis Mulligan. Keogh’s / Angler’s Rest: Gary Rogers. Kilcogy: Thomas McNerney & Jim McCabe. Please drop tickets into Cloonagh P.O before 5.30pm on Monday.

Ladies Footballers

As part of their fundraising activities the local ladies football club are holding a weekly draw based on the bonus ball in the main draw of the national lottery. Sheets are on sale in local shops or are available from any club member. Match the bonus ball in Saturday’s night main draw and you will earn yourself €20. Lines are just €2. Six monthly tickets are available for €50 by contacting Marie Matthews. Your support would be very much appreciated each week. Winning number on Saturday, 1st February was 35 with Bernie McElligott earning herself €20.