A six week yoga course commences with your invaluable long term instructor Maureen Bracken in the Thomas Ashe Hall, Ballinalee on Wednesday 18 September from 8-9.30pm with enrolment on the night. Suitable for all age groups. Further details contact Maureen Bracken M.I.H.C.A. 043 3323196.

Minor Soccer

Registration for Killoe Minor Soccer Club will be held in Cullyfad Community Centre on Saturday 7 September 2013 from 11am – 1pm,Sunday 8 September 2013 from 12 midday – 2pm.Cost of registration is one child 25 euro, two children 35 euro, three children 50 euro. Further inquiry can be forwarded to David Donnelly club secretary tel 086 8590345 or email

Birthday bonanza

Congratulations to Mrs Rose Hughes, (nee Thompson and wife of the late James), Farragh, Killoe who celebrated a deserving welcome birthday party joined by families and friends last weekend. The parish express good wishes to Rose and her families for many years of good fortune and well done for a fine achievement and keeping your feet firmly on the ground. May you always have a song in your heart. Happy 90th birthday Rose !


Sincere sympathy is extended to Seamus and Kathleen, (nee Smith) Campbell, Clonmacart, Drumlish, Smith families, Cloone, extended families, friends on the sad bereavement of Kathleen’s mother, Mrs Bridie Smith, who was laid to rest in Cloone last week. May she rest in peace.


Congratulations to Brendan Quinn, son of Gerry and (late Mary Theresa) nee Lennon, Corlea, Killoe who exchanged nuptial vows with Becky Maher, daughter of Tony and Margaret, Ennis, joined by family and friends in Bansha Church, Co Tipperary last weekend. A reception of fine food, surroundings, good music, craic was immensely enjoyed by everyone in Kilshane House, Bansha. The parish extend good wishes to Brendan, Becky and their families for a future filled with great health and happiness and the patter of tiny feet. We welcome home from the USA all Lennon families.


Congrats to the Killoe U-12 girls team who defeated Slashers last week in the summer league final. Well done girls for a fine achievement.

New positions

The parish extend good luck to Ann Harte, (nee Bracken), secretary in St Theresa’s NS Killoe, Sinead McCormack, Corlea, NS teacher, Drumlish. Two new SNA recruits St Theresa’s Killoe Autistic Unit. We wish everyone great success in their new positions.

Longford warmer homes Ltd

A provision of free attic insulation cavity walls insulation and energy advise to elderly and disadvantaged home owners throughout the county that meet certain criteria. Tel 043 3393255 085 7263823

Brain Injury Ireland

Work 4 you training and educational programme for those who have acquired brain injury and wish to return to work age 16 – 65 years. Further information contact tel 044 9338773.


Lotto numbers drawn weekend 4/8/13 – 1, 5,6, 26. 20 euro winners Roseanne Reilly Longford; Eileen Quinn c/o Toher’s; Dessie McGoldrick, USA; Brendan McCormack, Dernacross; Alex Jones, c/o Doyle’s Bar. Sellers prize: Martin Gilna. Jackpot 5,900 euro.