GIVE BLOOD - The Irish Blood Transfusion Service has asked Loch Gowna donors to make a special effort to attend the clinic which will be held at St. Brigid’s Community Centre on Wednesday 30th March and Thursday 31st March.
Area Manager, John Healy urges another fifty donors to visit the mobile clinic in an effort to hit their all time target set in May 2009 of 259 donors. Traditionally holiday periods present a challenge for maintaining the blood supply and with the Easter Bank Holiday weekend approaching , all donors are asked to make special effort over the coming weeks to get to a clinic. The clinic will operate in Loch Gowna each day from 5.30p.m to 8.30pm. All concerned should note revised clinic opening times.
The annual general meeting of Granard Agricultural Show will be held in J.V. Donohoes on Tuesday 15th March at 10.00p.m sharp. With many important issues on the agenda all members are requested to attend.
The next meeting of Granard book club will take place on Wednesday 23rd March at 11.00a.m. The two books for this month are Twelve Red Herrings by Jeffrey Archer and Long Long Way by Sebastian Barry. New members are welcome. All books for the month are provided by Granard Branch Library. For further information contact 043 6686164.
The Ardagh and Clonmacnois Annual pilgrimage to Lourdes takes place from May 27th to June 1st. Anyone wishing to travel with the group are requested to contact Joe Walsh Tours, 143 Lower Baggot St., Dublin at 01 2410812 / 01 2410811 .Total cost is 699 euro.
Results not to hand at the time of going to press.
Mullinalaghta Ladies are holding their registration day Saturday 19th in the community centre from 12 noon till 2 pm. New members welcome