www.edgeworthstown.com and Edgeworthstown Newsletter give us the ability to communicate, discuss and promote our community. By using the website, newsletter and social media channels intelligently we can:- Provide communication channels for the community including family overseas - Enable organisers (of Churches/Clubs/Music & Drama Groups/Representative groups) promote their activities and announce events, meetings, training/practice schedules and results to the community - Reflect on what is great about our community and why Edgeworthstown and it’s hinterland is such a great place to live - Promote developments in our community.

Murder in Mostrim

Check out www.edgeworthstown.com or on facebook to watch the full video on who killed Francis Fisk and watch out for the clues. Cards are available in most shops and businesses in the town. €2 per line or 3 for €5. All proceeds go towards the Christmas lights. Please support. Prize is weekend away in Ireland. Draw will take place in the Sportsman’s Inn on Friday, 7th November 2014 from 8 p.m.

Tidy Towns and the Historical Society

Edgeworthstown Tidy Towns and the Historical Society are looking for information of names of relatives who fought and died in World War 1. Anyone with information, contact 043-6671801 or email edgelocdev@eircom.net

Mostrim GAA

Anyone with an outstanding Garda vetting letter is asked to get in touch with the Secretary as soon as possible. If you have mislaid the letter there is a procedure to follow to get a new copy of the letter. There was no winner of the jackpot in the last Lotto draw. Numbers drawn were 13, 14, 24, 28. Twenty-five euro winners were Edel Keenan, Tom McLoughlin Sr., Mikey McGuire and Seamus Flood.

Health Food Made Easy

This is a 6 session course, with all sessions having a practical cookery element. The programme is peer led by trained Food and Health instructors from the Food and Health Project. Groups are encouraged to gain hands-on experience of preparing and cooking basic health, good value tasty dishes. Groups also learn about the food pyramid and discuss balance in their diet, fats, fibre, shopping tips etc. A community Dietician meets with the groups on session 5 to answer any extra question that may arise during the course. There are currently 17 people attending the first courses. Places are available on the second course which is booked to commence on Thursday, 6th November 2014. For further information please contact Mary Mulvey at 043-3345555 or 086-8536455.

Trad for Trocaire

Joe Callaghan CCE are holding a Trad for Trocaire session in the Park House Hotel on Friday, 7th November 2014.  Slow session for junior musicians starts at 8p.m. with main session starting at 9.30p.m.  All musicians, singers and dancers welcome. Come along for a great nights entertainment and to support this worthy cause.

The Carers Association

The Carers Association are providing QQI (Fetac) healthcare training within Longford in the coming weeks. For more information contact 057-9322920 or training@carersireland.com

Register of Electors 2015/16

The draft Register is now being prepared. Check if you are on it on www.checktheregister.ie or contact Longford County Council on 043-3343311.