Social Dancing

Social Dancing

Every Saturday night 9pm to 11pm in Loft Cooney’s Hotel. Admission €5.00. All welcome.

Foroige Club

Are having a Bake Sale on Sunday, 15th February at 10.45am in Tang Community Centre. Monies raised will be shared between the Club and a local Charity (to be decided).

Classes in Community Centre

BOX & TONE COURSE: Wednesday 7pm, TAI CHI CLASSES: Tuesday 7pm, SET DANCING CLASSES: Wednesday 8.30pm.

TANG TODDLER GROUG: Tuesday morning from 10.30am to 12.30pm. TANG FOROIGE CLUB: Friday 7pm. PROGRESSIVE 25: Friday 9pm

Hackney Service

New Hackney Service is now available in Tang area by our local resident, John Ward. To avail of the service please contact John on 087 6416790.

Lotto jackpot 2,500

Results 19 January, numbers drawn were 9, 12, 13, 22. Four draws €25: Ann & Kevin Higgins, (S: Ann Higgins); Mark Conlon, (S: Maghera); Oliver Gouldsbury, (S: Kiernans); Eileen Reid, (S: E Carey).

Progressive 25

Results Friday, 16 January, 1st: Tom & Margaret. 2nd: Margaret & Liam. Tables: PJ & Mike, Barry & Liam, Pat & Ivan. Raffles: Nancy Finn, Liz Hughes, Joe Slevin. Next Jackpot: €100 on 14 games - Cards start at 9pm

Defibrillator Group Fundraiser

To buy an AED/Defibrillator to be placed at Innyside Service Station. This AED/Defibrillator will not only service Ballymahon area but will also cover the Longford side of Tang parish. The cost of this AED/defibrillator is €1500. So how will we raise the money? On the 28th of March, Ballymahon Defibrillator Group are having a charity hack leaving Deerpark Equestrian and doing a loop parading through the town and finishing back at Deerpark Equestrian. For every horse and pony that attends on the day will pay a fee of €10, so if there’s 80 horses that’s €800 got before we sell a raffle ticket for our main draw that will be held in Murray’s Maghera. Raffle tickets €5 each. Raffle prizes include a midweek overnight VIP experience for two with breakfast and a half bottle of bubbly and strawberries on arrival in The lovely Wineport Lodge. A builders trailer with mesh sides fill with hardwood for your stoves valued at €150 sponsored by J. Egan, Voucher for €80 to be spent in the Westport hotel group: in any three hotels, Castlecourt Hotel Westport, Westport Coast Hotel Hotel and Westport Plaza Hotel Spa. Hot shoeing with road pins sponsored by Brian Horohoe valued at €70 - €80, Choice of 20 bags of turf or timber sponsored by Ben Lynn valued €60 - €70 Cosmetic hamper valued at €50 sponsored by Pauline Coughlan, €50 South Westmeath Hunt Branch of Irish Pony Club voucher which can be used towards membership, lessons, merchandise etc. 2 vouchers for schooling sponsored by Deerpark Equestrian valued at €30 in total. Lots more prizes on the night. We hope to have tickets on sale for main raffle soon. We need help selling our tickets in Tang, Forgney and Ballymahon areas. Ballymahon Defibrillator Group provides free training in Adult/Child CPR and use of the AED to these communities, if we raise enough money we will be able to keep our training equipment maintained to a very high standard. We need your help so please contact me on 0861704394 if you can take a book of tickets.

School of Motoring

We would like to wish local man Peter Cox the very best of luck with his new venture Ballymahon School of Motoring. Peter has recently qualified as an ADI (Approved Driving Instructor) with the RSA (Road Safety Authority). Peter is available seven days a week for all your driving tuition needs. He also provides essential guidance and advice to learner drivers ahead of their theory examination and is fully certified to deliver the Essential Driver Training programme (EDT). A door to door service for the Ballymahon and surrounding area is available including a modern Dual Control Car. Athlone or Longford test routes are covered depending on your preference of test centre. Modern up to date teaching techniques with a friendly and patient Instructor. Complete 10 lessons and get 1 years no claims discount and 10 percent off you first insurance under the Drive First Scheme. Why not get into gear this year by calling Peter on 087 1257378 to get started.