ICA members honoured
On Thursday, March 20th, a Gala Dinner and celebrations of long standing service to ICA members of 20, 30, 40 and 50 years membership took place in Newcastle House, Ballymahon. Liz Wall, National President, was in attendance to present the certificates. All guilds from Longford were represented and a great night was enjoyed by all. We congratulate three of our guild members who received certificates, Mai Kelly, Kathleen Donlon & Phyllis Yorke, for 30 years plus. We thank them for their years of dedication to the guild. New members are always heartily welcome to join our guild. Please feel free to come along. The first two meetings are free. Next meeting 16th April.
Easter Camp at Club Ardagh. Week 1: 14/4 - 17/4 & Week 2: 22/4 - 25/4. Time: 9:30 - 3:00pm. Cost: 12 euro per day. Ages: 3 - 12 years welcome. (Activities include: Spring Gardening, Arts & Crafts, Baking, Organized games and activities, visit from Farmyard in your School Yard). Please visit www.clubardagh.com for a full schedule of activities. *Children need to bring a snack and a packed lunch with them on the day. Places are limited so please book in advance. To book a place, contact Club Ardagh on 043 66 75797 or 086 125 0549.
Mixed Distance Relay
The County Longford Community Games race for selecting the Mixed Distance Relay U12 and U14 teams and Cross County teams will take place on Friday 4 April at Ballymahon GAA grounds, registration at 6pm, €2 entry. The fastest 6 runners across the line form the County team regardless of what areas they represent. There will be separate teams for boys and girls so we encourage all our aspiring athletes to come on Friday evening and run their best race.
AMG is going to offer the Community Games event Model Making for the first time. Sat 5 April, 3-6pm at Ardagh Heritage & Creativity Centre, €5 entry fee per child to help cover cost of supplies\materials. All children welcome to come and try this. Contact Eamon O’Kane for more details.
Community Games Calendar
The Friday evening Youth Activities has finished for this year. The children have too many things on at the moment so we will put a stop to the club until September. The County Skittles competition for U12-16 will also take place on 4 April at the Ballymahon GAA grounds at 6pm. 11-a-side Outdoor Soccer for U12 will be held in Abbeycartron on Sat 12 April, registration at 9:30am. Tag Rugby will be held Sat 26 April at the Longford Rugby Club starting at 9:30am. A few more players are still needed so it’s not too late to join the Tag Rugby team, training at Ardagh GAA pitch Thursdays at 6:30pm. Any child that is on a team that has won at County Community Games level please note Leinster matches will be played between 30 May-11 June.