Training continues every Monday at 7pm in Newtownforbes and Wednesday at 7pm in Kilglass. New members are always welcome and the first class is free. For further information please contact Ann on 087 9248816. In order to send out the organisational newsletter the organisation has asked for an email address for students. If you wish to receive the newsletter please submit your email details to Ann at training. We are aware that not everyone has email and we are currently looking into the most effective way of getting the information to students who cannot or do not wish to receive the email. Any queries please contact Ann.

Do This in Memory

Do this in Memory Mass for First Holy Communion Class at 7pm Saturday, 25th January.

Alpha Course

The Alpha Course is a ten week course to help people to come closer to Jesus and their Christian Faith. It is intended for all those who want to know more about Christianity including those passing on the faith to the young. This course starts Thursday 6th February at 8pm in the Family Centre, St. Mel’s Road, Longford. For more details contact 043 3346465.

Shane Brennan

Total profits came to €9,000. Longford Special Olympics wishes to thank all who contributed or helped out in any way on the day.


Pilates classes every Monday morning at 10.15am and Monday evening at 8pm at “The Giving Tree” Cloontagh, Newtownforbes. Also Men only classes on Tuesday evening at 8.00pm. For more information ring Brendan on 087 7681730.

Acupuncture & Indian Head Massage

For appointments for Acupuncture & Indian Head Massage contact Maria, Cloontagh, Newtownforbes on 086 8618633. Gift Vouchers are also available.


The next First Friday/Saturday reparation and adoration vigil to the Sacred and Immaculate Hearts of Jesus and Mary is split and the dates are different in our two venues.  1. St Anne’s (Former Mercy Convent) Convent Lane, Mohill is scheduled for Friday the 31st of January commencing at an earlier time of 8pm.  2. The venue is in the Chapel of Our Lady’s Manor, Edgeworthstown and is scheduled for Friday the 7th of February commencing at 10pm. This is a wonderful opportunity to gain special graces and to make reparation.  Also, one has the opportunity to experience the healing and strength of the Sacrament of Confession and holy Mass and lots more.     All are welcome. For further information contact 086 0405621 or 0861900640


A Divine Mercy prayer meeting takes place in St Mary’s parish church every Monday at 3pm. Special prayers include the Chaplet and Novena of the Divine Mercy, prayer of Concentration to the Divine Mercy and St Faustina’s Station of the Cross. All are welcome and bring a friend. Devotion to the Divine Mercy is a very powerful means of obtaining favours.