World Suicide Prevention Day

World Suicide Prevention Day

An Ecumenical Service of Remembrance and Hope will be held in Christ The King Cathedral, Mullingar on Tuesday 10th September, 2013 at 7.30pm. This is a service of hope for the prevention of suicide, remembering those who have died by suicide and supporting their families, relatives and friends. All are welcome. For queries phone Bernie 086 1600641, Josephine 086 8157850 or Sarah 086 2552720.

Baby Congrats

Congratulations to Jane Flynn and her husband Barry on the birth of their first child – a baby son Harry. Glad to report that Mum and baby are doing great. Congratulations to Lorraine Mc Cloughrey and her husband Thomas on the birth of their daughter Alanna. She is a welcome grand-daughter for Alec and Josephine.

New Bishop’s Insignia

On Friday October 4th in the Cathedral Centre, St. Mel’s College, Longford, the Insignia of the New Bishop, ring, mitre, pectoral cross and crozier will be blessed in a special ceremony to which all are welcome. On Sunday October 6th the new bishop will be ordained in St. Mary’s Church, Athlone.

Monster Bingo

Bingo will be held in the PJ Murphy Sports Hall on Sunday 8th September at 3pm. €2,500 to be won. Monster raffle on the day.

Clonguish Lotto

Lotto results Saturday 24th August 2013, numbers 8, 9, 15, 28. No Jackpot Winner. Runners up €100 Keren Devine, Derryharrow €25 M. Mallon, Foxes, €25 Kevin Dolan, Swanlin Bar. Next Week’s Draw in Casey’s. Jackpot €5050.

Stars Academy

Stars Academy is re-opening on Thursday 29th August at 9.30am with a big year ahead as Stars Academy will be celebrating their tenth year in Childcare. There are very limited spaces left for the free ECCE Scheme. So don’t be disappointed and join us for our very special year. For further information contact Maureen on 086 2390546.

Warmer Homes Scheme

A reminder to check the Longford Warmer Homes Ltd website and facebook pages to see if you are eligible for Free Attic & Cavity Insulation before the winter rush sets in. Call 043 3393255


The Annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine is on Sunday September 1st. Tickets for the bus are now available. The cost of the tickets is €16. They may be purchased in the sacristy after mass or in the Parochial House.