Work 4 You

Work 4 You

Work4You set up by Acquired Brain Injury Ireland are holding a Pop Up Information Stand in Longford Shopping Centre on Wednesday, 2nd April between 9am – 11am; would you be able to include the following in the local notes section? Work4You – Information Stand Longford Shopping Centre
‘Work4You’ set up by Acquired Brain Injury Ireland provides a free vocational assessment service for individuals who have an acquired brain injury and would like assistance and guidance in returning to work, training or education. It is free to anyone with an acquired brain injury and in receipt of a payment from the Dept. of Social Protection. If you are interested in the service or would like more information, Work4You are holding a Pop-Up Information Stand in Longford Shopping Centre on Wednesday 2nd April 2014 between 9am – 11am. All are welcome. For further information please call 044 933 8773.

Clothing Factory Reunion

Plans are underway for a re-union of all the people who worked in Ballymahon clothing factory, CLAFFEY’S, DUBTEX, BALMAN, MANFORD and MANFORD DIRECT. All past employees of these factories, together with their partners, families and friends are invited, and anyone who would like to attend on the night. The venue is the Rustic Inn, Abbeyshrule on Friday, 25th April starting at 9pm. All are welcome to join in the fun. Music will be provided by very popular and various artists follow by a disco with Michael Rooney. It promises to be a great night for all and with a chance for you to renew
old acquaintances. There will be a Raffle and spot prizes on the night.
Donation buckets will be at door and all proceeds will be donated to local

Drama success

The people of the area and beyond were treated to live Drama set in the sixties with the staging of John B Keane’s “Big Maggie” on Saturday, Sunday and Monday nights. Huge numbers turned out to support and enjoy the production. We would to thank all for their support. The staging of a three act play doesn’t just happen so a lot of gratitude is due to the many volunteers who helped with the smooth running of the play. A full report and acknowledgement next week will be published next week.

Daffodil Day

Daffodil Day is the Irish Cancer Society’s biggest annual fundraiser. This year Daffodil Day takes place this Friday, 28th March, locally and all over Ireland. It is community based and raises funds for free nationwide patient care services for cancer sufferers and their families. Please support generously.


Results of GAA Lotto draw held on Tuesday, 18th March in Slowey’s for a jackpot of €8,950. Numbers drawn 3, 6, 23 and 29.There was no jackpot winner. Match three winners of €50 each were Violet Barry and Pat Burns. This week’s draw took place in The Hill Carrickboy on Tuesday night and results will be published next week.


A meeting of Legan Tidy Town’s committee will take place on Wednesday, 2nd April at 9pm in the GAA Clubhouse. In order for the great work being done by Tidy Town’s to continue, more volunteers are needed.