Thank you

Thank you

A big thank you to everybody who supported the fundraiser for Lourdes Invalid Fund on Friday night last in the Aurora Hall. Thanks to all who donated spot prizes Whytes Supermarket, Cooney’s Restaurant, Ballymahon; Brady School of Motoring, Longford; Margaret Hyland, Margaret McDonald and Baxter’s pharmacy Longford. Thanks again to Little Theatre Athlone who provided a great night’s entertainment in staging “The Country Boy” a poignant story of joys and sorrow of emigration in 1950s.


Results of GAA Lotto draw held on Monday, 20th October in Connaughton’s Rathowen for a jackpot of 10,000 euro. Numbers drawn were 6, 11, 12 and 20. There was no jackpot winner. Match three winners were TJ Ward and Elaine and Hughie. This week’s draw took place in Slowey’s and results will be published next week.


The Irish Society for Autism wish to acknowledge the sum of 233.71 euro from the recent church gate collection. Thank you to all who supported.

Inny Anglers

Results of last week’s Inny Anglers Lotto draw for a jackpot of 5,950 euro. Numbers drawn were 17, 22, 23 and 24. There was no jackpot winner. Special draw winners of 40 euro each were Bernard Gannon and Kathleen Nolan. This week’s draw takes place in Mitchell’s for a jackpot of 6000 euro. Tickets are now on sale. Members Maureen and John Boyce are in charge of Lotto for month of November.


Naoi Rath Ri Creche Legan has been running their 50/50 draw for a year now and it has been a great success. Each week one winner receives half the takings. To celebrate the first anniversary the entire takings of next week’s draw will go to the lucky winner. So to be in with a chance buy a ticket for 5 euro. Winner of last week’s draw was Sarah Wenman, Rockview, a prize of 200 euro.

Halloween Disco

This Friday night a Halloween disco with fancy dress will be held in the Aurora Hall, Legan between 6 – 8pm. All children and parents welcome.

Card games

25 card games resume this Thursday night in Milly’s cottage starting at 8pm. All abilities welcome.


A craft work night takes place in the GAA complex on Monday night, 3rd November at 8pm. All welcome. In response to growing concerns about obesity levels Longford town ICA are hosting a Healthy Eating Lifestyle event this Thursday night October 30th in the Family Centre starting at 8pm. A speaker from ‘Grow it yourself’ and Longford Slimming World will attend. All welcome.


We extend sincere sympathy to the family and relatives of Lil Murray, (nee Moran) Rathaspic who passed away last week. May she rest in peace.

21st birthday

Congratulations to Olivia Butler who celebrated her 21st birthday recently with a party for family and friends in Mitchell’s. Olivia is daughter of Ann and Liam Butler, Newport and wish her every success in the future.