11 Aug 2022


Hungry Horse Outside

Hungry Horse Outside

Bake Sale, Games, face painting, pony rides, animal visit, refreshments, raffle and prizes. Venue Newtownforbes Complex on Sunday 27th April from 2pm – 5pm. €3.50 per person - kids under 2 go free.

Karate Club

We wish to remind students that our clubs reopen on 28th April after the Easter break. Newtownforbes training times are Monday from 7-8pm and Thursday from 7-8pm. Kilglass training times are Wednesday 7-8pm. The winners of our Easter draw were Ava Hopkins, Newtownforbes and Darragh McDonnell, Kilglass. Congratulations to you both. For further information on club training please contact Sensei Ann Devlin on 087 9248816.

Tidy Towns

The fine weather is our annual signal to get back out on the street in preparation for the Adjudicators inspection in June.  We’re starting with a Spring clean next Saturday, 26th April, meeting at the Parish Hall, 10.30am.  Please come and join us and if you don’t have your own rubber gloves and pickers, we will provide them. We will break up into teams and tackle a number of areas, so if you have a friend or neighbour, please encourage them to come along.  Our Tuesday evening work nights will recommence from now on, weather permitting, meeting at the Parish Hall 7.30pm.  The TUS and FAS workers are doing a great job, keeping the grass cut and the streets clean, but we need a lot more help to keep on top of all that needs to be done. See you Saturday.

Scuba Divers fundraiser

County Longford Scuba Divers search and rescue unit is hosting a cycling challenge fundraiser on Sunday, April 27th. The event will start at the clubs premises on the Ballinalee Road at 10am and participants will have 100km, 50km and 20km options. The entrance fee is €10 and refreshments will be provided before and after the cycle. For more details phone 087 2444174 or email

Pottery Classes

Pottery Classes will start in Lanesboro on Saturday, 3rd May from 11am to 1pm. For further details contact Mary 087 6306348.

Slimming World

Join a warm and friendly group near you today: Newtownforbes - Miranda Moran Physiotherapy Clinic – Thursday at 5.30pm & 7.30pm. Telephone Tricia on 086 0838369. Longford Temperance Hall, Tuesdays at 9.30am, 11.30am, 5.30pm and 7.30pm. Telephone Siobhan on 083 3533130.

Theatre Group Introduction Night

The Backstage Theatre Group will be holding an introduction night for new members on Wednesday, April 30th at 8.30pm. This introduction will take place in the Backstage Theatre and is open to all who have an interest in any aspect of theatre. For more information contact 086 0860772.

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