Walking Group

Walking Group

The local walking group continues with their weekly walk from the complex in Carrickedmond at 8:30pm on Monday and Thursday nights up to Thursday up to the 2nd April 2015. These walks are open to male and female walkers and remember to bring your High Vis coats.

Abbeyshrule Canoe Club

Will hold their AGM in the Rustic-Inn Abbeyshrule on Monday night next the 16th March at 8pm. The AGM is a great opportunity for non-members to find out about the club activities and the benefits of club membership. Membership is open to adults and children from 7 years upwards and will be taken up on the night. Interested people are invited to come along. For more information please contact any of the following outgoing committee, Fergus (087 2541374), John (087 2337230), Paul (086 3817544) or James (087 9979140) or check out the club on the Abbeyshrule Canoe Club Face book page.

Folk Group

The Carrickedmond folk group will also sing at mass in Carrickedmond church on St Patrick’s Day at 10am. Rehearsals continue on usual night new members always welcome.


Hard luck to the Carrickedmond girls U-16 basketball team who were defeated in the community games final on Saturday last in the Mall Longford.


The Carrickedmond/Legan C.E. Group have the following environmental positions due to start between now and April 15. Job Reference 887925. To check eligibility and to apply please call into the Intreo Offices, D.S.P buildings, Ballinalee Rd. Longford. D.S.P eligibility/conditions apply.


The local GAA season kicked off last weekend. Carrickedmond second team was in action in the reserve league away to Mullinalaghta. After a good game the home team was winners by three points.

Tashinny National School

Will host an Open Day for prospective parents and children on Wednesday 18th March next from 4pm to 6pm. This will be an opportunity for families who may be interested in enrolling their children in Tashinny School to visit the school, meet the teachers and view the facilities. Further details are available from the school on 044 9357610. All are welcome. Enrolment Application Forms are also available from the school for September 2015 enrolment.

House Stations

The following are dates and times for upcoming spring house stations. Friday the 20th March at the home of Michael & Carol Cahill for the Colehill/Killenbore area at 8pm. Friday the 27th March at the home of Ursula McGoey for the Driminure area at 8pm. Friday 17th April at the home of Nancy Mullen for the Abbeyshrule area at 8pm. Friday the 1st May at the home of Carmel Nally for the Ratharney area at 9pm.

Mass for Lent

Continues in Carrickedmond church on every Monday morning during Lent at 7am.

Weight Loss Programme

A healthy eating/weight loss course commences on Tuesday the 24th March from 7pm to 8.15pm for four weeks. Contact Caroline Ferry, Nutritional Therapist on 086-3994615 for more information and to book a place.

St Patrick’s Day

Tuesday next the 17th March is St Patrick’s Day. All the usual St Patrick’s Day activities will take place in towns around the county. In nearby Ballymahon the St Patrick’s Day parade is back and promised to be full of surprises this year. We welcome home to the parish all visiting for St Patrick’s Day. Hopefully everyone has an enjoyable and safe festive day.

Table Quiz

The Carrickedmond Ladies club will hold a fundraising table quiz in the Rustic-Inn Abbeyshrule on this Friday night the 13th March commencing at 9pm.Your support would be greatly appreciated.