Senior Scor news: The county final of Senior Scor (over 17) takes place in The 98 Hall in Ballinamuck on Friday 1st March at 8pm sharp. If you can play an instrument, recite a poem or sing please call me on 086-1513152.
Classes: New Mandolin/Banjo classes resume on the Green on every Saturday at 1pm. New and existing members welcome. Second hand mandolins and banjos for sale.
Community Games: The Community Games talent competitions take place in Newtowncashel on Bank Holiday Monday 18th March at 12 noon approx. Practice each Saturday on the Green at 2pm.
COMMUNITY ALERT: Grants are now available for alarms for Senior Citizens. For further information and to apply, ring Tom on 087-8212202.
DEFIBRILLATOR GROUP: We require 120 mobile phones to provide a new defibrillator box to properly secure the defibrillator. If you have any old phones that you no longer have any use for, please could you drop them in to The Post Office or The Old Schoolhouse Office. Thank you.
School Reunion, Class of ’86: Calling the class of 1986 Cnoc Mhuire Granard. Re-union is organised for 4 May 2013 in Bloomfield House Hotel Mullingar at 7.00pm. For further details contact any of the following: Pauline Stakem 083 3072807; Marie Cullen: 087 6373630; Monica Gorman 087 7701370 or Margaret Reilly 087 1334037.
Longford C. C. E: Longford C.C.E. will be taking all Fleadh membership fees on Saturday 9th February from 2pm til 4pm. All 3 branches of C.C.E. will be expected to renew their membership fees. We will be taking entries at a later date. €6 per child under 18, €20 per family, €12 per single adult over 18.
Glen National School: Enrolment forms are now available for entry in September 2013 to Scoil Bhríde, Glen, Edgeworthstown . Please call to the school or call 043 6671778. All are welcome!
Karate Classes: Karate classes for all ages on every Saturday from 11.00 a.m. -12.00 p.m. in St. Mary’s Community Campus. For more details call Ciaran Wadd on 083-3068331. First two classes free.
Rehab4Life Pilates Classes: Physiotherapist led Pilates Classes suitable for all ages and abilities starting soon. 6 weeks Beginners Pilates class starting Tuesday 12th February, 7pm - 8pm in Lus Na Greine, Granard, Cost €50. 6 week Pre and Post Natal Pilates Class starting Wednesday 6th March, 7.30pm - 8.30pm in St Marys Community Centre, Edgeworthstown, Cost €70. Use of foam rollers, theraband and weighted balls to maximise the challenge, and to add variety and the Fun Factor!! Small class size to maximise benefit for all participants. Contact Geraldine on 0851217559.
LOTTO DRAW: There was no jackpot winner in the last Lotto draw. Numbers drawn were 4, 10, 14 and 24. Twenty-five Euro winners were Rose Lynn, Maggie McGerr, Kathleen Clyne c/o Parkhouse Hotel and Damien Clyne.
CLONFIN COMMEMORATION: CLONFIN COMMEMORATION. The annual commemoration of the famous Battle of Clonfin will be held on Sunday next February 3rd starting with Mass for all deceased members at 11-30am in St.Mary’s in Granard and continuing at the site in Clonfin at 3-00pm. A guest speaker will be in attendance. Refreshments will be available in McElvaney’s Coolarty afterwards and all are welcome
COMHALTAS: Membership for all branches of Comhaltas will take place from 2pm to 4pm on Saturday February 9th at the Green Edgeworthstown.