Colmcille G.A.A: Club membership is now due for 2013. Membership is €30 for adults and €5 for Minors. Members are automatically entered into a draw for free All Ireland Final tickets. Membership can be paid to treasurers Ann Clarke or Irene Hall or any member of the executive.
Lotto results: 15/1/2013 No Jackpot winner. Numbers drawn: 3, 9, 11, 20. Lucky Dip €20 winners: Niall Mulleady (c/o Nellie Gormley), Nadine & Micheala McKeon, John Boyle and Bernadette Reilly. Envelopes are available from any executive member and from all local shops and pubs.
Job Seeking Skills Programme: Employment, Development & Information Centre (EDI Centre) Longford identified a need to assist unemployed jobseekers in Job Search, CV Preparation, interview skills & mock interviews. Due to the high level of unemployment locally, a need for this service emerged. This service operated in 2012 and exceeded all expectations and will continue in Partnership with Longford Community Resources Ltd., at the EDI Centre. This programme provides a range of facilities and services to support those who are unemployed, in training, in a part time or low paid employment, to assist and enhance their prospects with their job seeking endeavours. It will also provide information on employment rights and entitlements, training & education programmes while also providing access to on line computer service to assist with employment opportunities. Anyone can avail of this programme. Training takes place on an ongoing basis’s to build the ability and skills of people to seek employment. Clients will be assessed and directed into the programme most suited to their needs. The service will operate on Thursday mornings from 10am – 1pm. One to One Support can be provided to clients for Interview Preparation / Mock Interviews etc. This Service is FREE. Please contact the EDI Centre for further information on 043 3347515.
North Longford Men’s Group: The weekly meeting of the group will reconvene at the Dolmen room, Aughnacliffe Community Centre on Friday next February 1st from 12noon – 3pm. This group is one of the most progressive men’s groups nationally, offering an extensive programme to suit all. Any men in the North Longford region interested in joining this socially active dynamic group are welcome to come along. For further information contact Breda at EDI Centre, Longford on 043 3347515.
Mock Wedding: Abbeylara presents a Mock Wedding in Crover House Hotel on Saturday 9th February. Show starts at 9pm sharp. Tickets cost €15 each or €25 for a couple. Contact Mary: 087 4187221, Elenora: 086 8890543 or Mary: 086 3272417.
Clonfin Battle Commemoration: The annual commemoration of the famous Battle of Clonfin will be held on Sunday next February 3rd starting with Mass for all deceased members at 11-30am in St. Mary’s Church, Granard and continuing at the site in Clonfin at 3:00pm. A guest speaker will be in attendance. Refreshments will be available in McElvaney’s, Coolarty afterwards. All are welcome to attend.