WEDDING BELLS: Congratulations to Fiona Madden, Daughter of Gerry & Maureen Madden, and Damien Mulleady, son of the late Frankie & Monica Mulleady, Cloonaugh, Drumlish, and who were married in St. Brigid’s Church, Ardagh on Saturday 28th May 2011. The Beautiful Ceremony was performed by Fr. Pat Lennon and assisted by Fr. Michael Bannon. Fiona had her sister Katherina Cosgrove as her Matron of Honour, and her sisters Jacqueline, Veronica & Aisling as her bridesmaids together with her niece Grace as her Flowergirl. Damien had Paul Mc Cormack as his Best Man, Groomsmen were Mark O’ Reilly, Damien’s Cousins Mark Cunningham and Eamon Mulleady together with Damien’s nephew Conor Mc Keon as page boy. Following the Ceremony the Bridal Party and Guests celebrated into the early hours to a beautiful reception held in Kilronan Castle, Ballyfarnon, Co. Roscommon where they danced the night away to Nite Fever & The Aftermath.
CEMETERY SUNDAYS: Moydow, Sunday 10th July @ 5pm (no Vigil Mass Saturday evening 9th July in Moydow). Ardagh, this Sunday 3rd July at 11am.
NEW ARRIVAL: Congratulations to Owen & Claire McDermott, Cloughan, on the recent birth of their daughter Ciara, a little sister to Sarah.
CIRCUIT CLASSES: New Fitness Circuit Classes up and running in Ardagh Community Centre on Saturday mornings at 10am. A great way to keep fit and loose those extra pounds quickly for the summer in an enjoyable way. All welcome.
GLEE CLUB: Glee Club summer camp, pop singing and dancing, takes place in the Temperance Hall Longford, Monday 4th July – Friday 8th July, 10am-1pm daily. Children aged 4–12 welcome. Call Lisa Fox on 087 761 9605 for more info/booking. Limited places so book ASAP to avoid disappointment.
ICA: Flower Garden Competition: Open to ICA members only. Vegetable Garden Competition: Open to all gardeners, male and female in Co. Longford. Children’s Section: A small plot of either vegetables or flowers. Open to all children in Co. Longford. Adjudication will take place end of July to early August. Entries by this Thursday 30th June to Lilian Walsh on 086-6014661.
NEW ARRIVAL: Congratulations to Brian and Marie Kelly, Bawn Lower, on the recent birth of their son Oisín.
Summer CAMP: A dance, music, art and sport camp will take place in St Sinneachs Hall, Carrickedmond from Monday to Friday July 4th to July 8th, 10am to 2pm. Children can be dropped off from 09.30am at the camp to facilitate working mums. The dance part of the camp will consist of hip hop, line, ballroom, ceili, irish dance, set dance, set, flamenco, tap and kinder dance. The music part of the camp will consist of tinwhistle and recorder. Children will be split up according to age. Fees for the camp 50 euros one child, 90 euros 2 children and 20 euros each child after that. For enquiries and bookings contact Maureen Farrell on 086 370 2719 or Mairead Quinn on 086 304 6426. Small show guaranteed if requested by parents.
CLUB ARDAGH: Our Montessori class finished on Tuesday 28th June 2011 and we wish all the children every good wishes as they prepare for national school. Our Afterschool finished on Tuesday 28th and we wish all the children a very safe, sunny and happy summer. Now that school is finished for another year we at Club Ardagh have been busy preparing camps for the children for the summer and the following camps have been organised and will take place during July and August. Arts & Crafts, Mixed Sports Camp, Drama, Gardening, Computers and Sean Nos Dancing have been organised and all children attending will receive a freshly prepared meal each day. For the over 12’s we have computer camps, so no one has been left out. Places are limited and booking early is strongly advised. To book contact 043 6675797, call into us in Club Ardagh or email firstname.lastname@example.org
ROUNDERS: Rounders games on Saturday mornings at 11am at Moydow pitch. Boy & Girls U6, 8, 10 and 12. Professional trainer will attend to coach interested parties. Thank you to all who turned up last Saturday.
COMMUNITY GAMES: Thank you to all the children from Ardagh/Moydow who participated in the County Athletics final last weekend in Ballymahon. We had a fabulous day wearing the brand new Ardagh/Moydow Community Games jerseys. Of course we could not do it without the support of all the parents who cheered all the children to success. Special thanks to Tom & Bernie Whyte, Paddy McPhillips, Leslie Finnan, Tom Ward and Martin Smyth who put in all the work on behalf of the children. Our grand total on the day was 1-1st place, 3-2nd place and 8 events-3rd place. Commiseration to Niamh Sheahan and Petrina Carrigy who were not able to compete as they were both injured. We hope they will both try again next year. Well done to all the children, please see Com Games column in sports page for full results.