Information evening on setting up Newtowncashel Foróige Club, Date: 26th March 2014, Time: 8:30pm, Venue: Newtowncashel Hall. All parents of young people 12 - 18 years and adults interested in setting up of a Foróige Club in this area are welcome to attend and support this meeting. Foróige Clubs offer young people the opportunity to run the club themselves in cooperation with their adult volunteers, learn new things, make friends and have a great time along the way. Be part of Foróige’s vision of an Ireland that believes in every young person. Contact Megan Depinna, Regional Youth Officer on 086 2566480 or by email at for more information.”

New website

St. Mary’s National School has set up a new website at the following address New items and photographs will be displayed on this site, facilitating those who wish to keep up to date with events at the school. Enrolment forms for September 2014 must be returned to the school immediately.


Congratulations to all those who represented St. Mary’s National School in the Ballyleague/Lanesboro St. Patrick’s Parade. Their entry, ‘Biodiversity’, was awarded the ‘Best Junior Float’ plaque for the fourth year in succession.

Lenrec Ltd

Lenrec Ltd, clothes recyclers, will collect new and used clothing, shoes, belts, handbags, ties, linens, household textiles, stuffed toys, etc.,in any condition once they are clean. Collection is on Wednesday, 26th March. Bags should be left at the school gate or the sheds at the rear, before 9.30a.m.

Table quiz

A table quiz in aid of the Harvest Festival will be held in Gav’s Bar, Kenagh, on Friday, 28th March, commencing at 8.30p.m. Table of four is €40. Proceeds in aid of St. Christophers.


Congratulations to the children who were Confirmed last Saturday, 22nd March. Our thanks to Bishop Francis Duffy and all who did so much to make it a memorable day. The final session of the ‘You shall be my Witness’ programme, will take place in ‘The Hill’ this Friday, 28th March at 7p.m.

Table Quiz

Longford Toastmasters are holding a Table Quiz in Longford Rugby Club on Thursday the 27th of March at 9pm (team registration at 8.30pm). Table of four persons cost 40 euro. Raffle and spot prizes on the night. All welcome.


We extend our congratulations to both Kevin Hanly and Fiona Egan who were married recently.

Daffodil Day

This Friday, 28th March is Daffodil Day, a day designated for support for Cancer research. Your support on the day would be very much appreciated.


Michael Brennan, former County Councillor, wishes to state that he is actively trying to secure the County Council to maintain the patch of ground at Derryadd, close to his home and place of birth. He wants the people of Cashel and Kenagh to know that he still has their interests close to his heart and that if anybody wants him to do anything for them, to please contact him.