A position in Killoe/Newtownforbes for an administrative secretary in a developmental opportunity to support your career where accredited training will be provided. Duties include financial administration, payroll, book keeping, accounts, human resources and general office duties. Persons should be computer literate and have a working knowledge of FAS and the saurus with the ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team. Persons deemed eligible and suitable for this post will be required to complete a Garda vetting process. Please contact your local DSP Employment Services/ Intro office to check your eligibility in applying for above vacancy. All CV should be forwarded to Tony Mahon parish hall, Newtownforbes, Co Longford.


Progress 25 commences in Cullyfad Community Centre on Monday nights at 8.30pm. Everyone is very welcome.

Big birthday greeting

The parish extend a very special congratulations and birthday greetings to Mrs Margaret Toher, Ennybegs who is celebrating, joined by families, a big birthday this week. Well Mrs Toher, despite many a weathered storm, we hope everything that fills your day will bring joy and happiness and a year that’s filled with all that means the most to you with good health and happiness to you and your families. Happy 90th birthday.


Sincere sympathy is extended to the Keogh families, Cartron, Killoe on the sad bereavement of their father, Michael (pre-deceased by his wife, Angela, nee Farrell, Micknagh, Killoe) who was laid to rest last week. Requiem mass was celebrated in St Mary’s Church, Ennybegs, Killoe with burial in Aughaboy cemetery, Killoe. The parish express condolence to his sons Aiden, Danny, Mickie Jo, Kieran, daughters Lorraine, Barbara Olivia, Maura, brothers Eddie, Peter, sons/daughters in law, grandchildren, brothers/sisters in law, Ber Glennon (nee Farrell, Micknagh, Killoe); Gertrude Egan, (nee Farrell, Kenagh), extended families, neighbours, friends. May he rest in peace.


Lotto numbers drawn weekend 4/1/15 – 14, 20, 25, 29. 20 euro winners Anna Rose Reilly, Carnadrung; Johnnie Killian, Lettergunnell; Ollie Glancy; Karl Nolan; Mary Quinn, Bawn. Sellers prize: Vanessa Kiernan. (Jackpot 2000 euro).

Church notes

St Mary’s Ennybegs, Masses Wednesday/ Thursday at 10am, Friday 7.30pm, Saturday 8pm. Exposition blessed sacrament in both churches Wednesdays 6-9pm. Volunteers for ministry of reading contact Fr Sean Tel 086 827620. Sincere thank you to all loyal readers and any outgoing readers in St Mary’s and St Oliver’s. Contractors wishing to apply for astro turf project at St Theresa’s NS contact Nicolas Sweeney Tel 043 3342480.

Community Games

Killoe Community Games want to wish their quiz and draughts team the best of luck in the upcoming county finals. The committee would like to express our sincere condolences to our trustee, Danny Keogh, our team manager Aidan Keogh and Lorraine Linnane on the death of their father, Michael Keogh.

Cullyfad Bingo

Cullyfad bingo Wednesday night at 8.30pm with the bonus number now worth €1,360 and another €740 to be won on “Spin the Wheel”. So come along for a good night’s entertainment. We look forward to seeing you.