Birthday greetings

Birthday greetings

Congratulations to Marie Cosgrove, Derryadd who celebrated a very special birthday last weekend with a surprise party organised by her family in The Richmond Inn, Clondra. Marie was joined by family and friends to celebrate the occasion sporting a lovely tan having just returned from holidays in Spain. We wish Marie many happy returns.


Deepest sympathy is extended to The Milton family, Clondra on the recent death of Frank’s mother, Mrs Anna Milton, Ballymagrine whose funeral took place on Friday last with burial in Kilbarry Cemetery. May her soul rest in Peace.

Deepest sympathy is extended to The Farrell Family, Elfeet on the recent death of Dan whose funeral took place on Saturday last. May his soul rest in Peace.

Community Games

Congratulations to Killashee U16 boys table tennis team who defeated Newtowncashel in the final on Friday last. Well done to Luke Lisle, Craig Gorman and Patrick Kenny and we wish them every success in the Leinster qualifiers which takes place in June. The annual sports day will be held on Saturday, 2nd May at the football pitch, Killashee at 12 noon. Track and field events will be held for boys and girls from U-8 to U-16.

St. Brigid’s

A date for your diary - Killashee St Brigid’s GAA football club is holding a fundraising night at Longford Greyhound Stadium on Friday, 12 of June. Admission €10 which includes admission, race card and entry into a raffle for a prize to the value of €100. Tickets available from all committee members, or contact Owen Johnston 087 7615501 or Kevin Connell 0877679967. Committee members will be calling to houses in the next few weeks selling these tickets. Your support would be appreciated. The club would like to express sympathy to the Milton family on the death of Frank Milton’s mother Anna who died during the past week. May she rest in peace. Fundraising for a replacement of a defibrillator for the St Brigids GAA club house Killashee co longford. To assist in funding for a new defibrillator we are looking for Scrap metal you may have lying around. It can be dropped into Liam Farrell’s yard in Clondra during the week between 9am and 5pm. Alternatively we can organise collection for you. Contact the following Liam Farrell 086 1632842, Owen Johnston 087 7615501, Damian Edgeworth 086 8362969 or Kevin Connell 0877679967. In the reserve football league 2 round 6 St Brigid’s were defeated by a strong Ballymahon side.

Tidy Towns

Litter picking continues weekly on Wednesday evenings. Meeting point at the National School. Bring high vis jackets and a friend! Come along for a walk and a chat, and help your community. Fundraising: Killashee Tidy Towns Committee is hosting a stand at the forthcoming Car Boot Sale in Flancare Park on the June Bank Holiday weekend. Not only will this help with our fundraising efforts, it also helps the environment by allowing others to re-use items you no longer require. We will take unwanted gifts, CD’s, books, small household items, bric a brac, toys, and small tools. These can be dropped into The Chestnut Tree any evening between 6-9pm. Alternatively, collection can be organised by texting 087-2026894. All proceeds from the sale of these items will go directly to improvements and developments in your village.

Forever Aloe Vera

At Clondra Community Hall on Wednesday, 6th May from 1.30pm to 3.30pm. Drop in and have a look at the great range of healthy products, all available to purchase there. Aloe Vera is renowned for its great natural cures .

Tea Day

Longford Branch Alzheimer Society of Ireland invites you to host a Tea Day in your home or your workplace. Remember every single euro you raise will be spent on vital services in County Longford. Please contact Breda/Marie 043-3347221 /043-3348402 or see