Tidy Towns: Summer break for Thursday evening works. Well done to every one. Sunday morning tidy ups will continue.

Tidy Towns: Summer break for Thursday evening works. Well done to every one. Sunday morning tidy ups will continue.

Community Campus: St Mary’s Community Campus would like to thank everyone who attended there opening day.Thanks to everyone who gave spot prizes on the day.

Family Field Day: Edgeworthstown District Development Association held their Family Fun Day on Sunday 24th July 2011. A sincere word of thanks to all volunteers, performers and sponsors that helped out with the Family Fun Day in The Green. It wouldn’t have been such a success without all your help, and we hope that a good day was had by all. The winners on the day included:Guess the number of sweets in the Jar- Tina Smith; Guess the name of the Teddy - Louis Stokes; Balls in the Bucket- Jordon Hussey; Toss the Welly- Bernard Oates; Bullseye - Ray Noonan; Horse Shoe Throw - Andrew Garry; Mostrim’s Fastest Milker- Paddy Casey & Liam Casey; Pegs on the Line- Emma Belton; Treasure Ireland - Caoilainn Rainey; Football Target - Luke Kenny; Penalty Shoot Out - Ian Keelan; Spin The Wheel - 1st Colin Murphy 2nd Collie McKay 3rd Julia Gorman; Raffle -Liga Fonosa; Balloons on the Bus - John Harper; Fastest Milk Drinker - John Harper & Jason Kelly & Cathal Victory. A huge thank you to all the sponsors on the day, including - C&D Foods, Farrell- Coy, St. Mary’s Childcare Campus, Tesco, Ulster Bank, Quinn’s Supply Stores, Duffys Supervalu, Tullys Pharmacy, Bia Deas, Coca Cola HBC Ireland, Garveys Garden Sheds, Kanes Costcutters, Paul & Vincents, Corvenieos Entertainments, McCarricks Cash & Carry, J & M Gift Stores, Viking Direct, Frank Greene Properties, Ciaran Callaghan Skip Hire, Dessie Rynn, Declan Nerney, Boots Chemist Longford, Beauty Secrets, Midland Dry Cleaners, O Neill Auctioneers, Quinns Corner House, Treasa’s Hair Shop, Pat the Baker, Reillys Bakery, Gerry Lynn- The Sportsman Inn, Councillor Tom Victory, Mayor Frank Kilbride, Smiths Toystore Athlone, Martin Gilchrist Cuisine De France & Bonniedae Vending. All proceeds raised on the day will be used by Edgeworthstown District Development Association Ltd. for community projects, facilities and services.

Notes: Notes for the Edgeworthstown Local notes can be emailed to edgeworthnotes@gmail.com before 6pm Sunday evening.

CONGRATULATIONS: To Amy Murphy from Chestnut view, Bracklin, Edgeworthstown and Stephen Adams, Longford who celebrated their engagement at Keogh’s Bar in Longford on Saturday night last. Best Wishes from all your friends and family.

NEWLY BAPTISED: Welcome into our Christian Community, John Thomas Coyle of Corclaragh and Sean Og Anthony Browne, Cloncagh.

RECENT WEDDING: Congratulations to Lisa Noonan and Michael Tuohy who celebrated their marriage last week in St. Mary’s Church.

RECENT BIRTHDAYS: Belated birthday wishes to Michelle Burke who celebrated her 18th Birthday recently in Lynn’s Pub with all her friends and relatives. Also to Fiona Clyne who celebrated her 40th in Jack’s Corner. Birthday wishes to both of these ladies.

DEATH: Sympathy is extended to the wife, sons and daughters, sisters, brothers, grandchildren, relatives and friends of the Late Pat Wenman who passed away on Saturday last at Mullingar General Hospital. May he rest in peace.

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