St Theresa’s National School, Clontumpher, Killoe, junior infants school enrolment will be held up to and including Friday, 4 April, 2014 for year 2014/2015. Forms may be collected from the secretary in the school office between 9.30am – 3pm, Telephone 043 3323352.


Another month has passed, so it is time for Newtownforbes bingo session on Sunday, April 6, at 3pm with 2,500 euro prizemoney available. Usual weekly bingo in Cullyfad Community Centre every Wednesday at 8.30pm and Ennybegs Community Centre, Killoe every Friday at 8.30pm.

Multiple sclerosis

The annual church gate collection for the Longford branch of multiple sclerosis will be held on Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 April at both churches in the parish. Your support will be greatly appreciated.


Some spaces are still available on the Longford Accord pre-marriage courses for May 12/15 2014, 13/14 June 2014. Further details contact 043 3347222 or online Professional marriage and relationship counselling services also available with Accord in confidential and non-judgemental setting. Contact above telephone number.

Tag rugby

Any youth interested in participating in U-11/U-14 mixed tag rugby text your name to Turlough 087 2305679. Training will be commencing shortly.


Community Alert Group meeting in Cullyfad Community Centre on Tuesday, April 8 at 9pm. Garda Tracy Shanley, Liason Granard Garda Station will be in attendance to update on text alert system and crime prevention. Everybody is very welcome.

Safe talk

A programme on suicide alertness with a community focus for lay people to raise awareness, identify and recognise individuals who may be having thoughts of suicide will be held in Cullyfad Community Centre, Killoe on Thursday, 3 April from 7pm – 10pm. Delivered by Mr Anthony O’Prey HSE Health Promotion Officer (Mental Health and Suicide Awareness) “Safe talk”. Further details or booking contact Rose Conway tel/text 086 8075557 email


Lotto numbers drawn weekend 23/3/14 – 3, 8, 16, 20. 20 euro winners were Pat Callaghan, Killoe; Grace Lee, Aughaboy; Johnnie Killian, Lettergunnell; Moffetts Bros; Teresa McKeon, Newtownforbes. Sellers prize to the Olde Forge. (Jackpot 8,800 euro).