Volunteers required

Volunteers required

Are you assist trained? If so would you like to become part of a community volunteer group who want to promote positive mental health and suicide prevention, meeting will take place on the 24 March at 7.30pm at the EDI Centre, Longford. If at all possible we ask all A.S.I.S.T personnel to attend this important meeting as this may be the start of a new group that will contribute enormously to our communities.

Parish Dance

This years annual Parish Dance will take place on Easter Sunday night 5th April in the Stag’s Head. Music by Outback. Admission is €10 with all funds raised going towards the repainting project for St. James’ church, Clonbroney. Door prize on the night of one nights B&B and an evening meal in Kilronan Castle. Anyone who wishes to help selling tickets or to donate spot prizes, please contact Micheál Carrigy. Ticket sellers also going door to door in the next two weeks. Please support.

GAA Membership

Membership for Sean Connolly’s GAA Club is now due. Cost is €30 per adult or €50 per couple. Those using the facilities who pay membership are covered by insurance in the event of an accident. Those who do not pay membership and continue to use the facilities are not covered by insurance

Lotto Numbers drawn 1, 24, 27, 30. 3 x €20 Mary Farrell, Gala; Barney Reynolds, Schooland; Patrick Earley, Rivercrescent. Seller’s prize to Pat Devine. Draw takes place in Farrell’s pub on Monday at 9pm for the month of March. Jackpot is €1,300.


Deepest sympathy to Eamon and Mary Behan and family, Corlinan on the tragic death of their son Jason. RIP. Deepest sympathy to Ellie Jo Murphy and family, Aughagreagh on the recent death of her husband Pat last week. Sympathy also to Frank and Noel Rehill and families. RIP.

Hillside Club

It will resume on Wednesday, March 18th at 11am in Currycahill. New members always welcome.


Congratulatione to Gerard Davis, Castlebrock and Karina Mulvihill, Newtowncashel who announced their engagement recently. Best wishes to them both.


Longford Harriers in association with Ballinalee Connemara Pony Show will hold their annual hunt on Saturday, 14th March, starting from Rawle’s at 12 mid day. Everyone welcome.


Deepest sympathy to the extended Murphy family, Soran and Reena Maguire and family, Soran on the recent death of Peter. RIP.

Choir notice

There will be choir at Mass on St. Patrick’s Day. All members who are available are asked to attend.

Charity Dinner Dance

Lough Rynn Castle is holding a charity dinner dance in aid of The Motor Neurone Disease Association on Saturday, 4th April. Music on the night by Gobsmacked and special guests. Tickets cost €45 per person, which includes arrival drinks and five course meal. Tickets on sale from hotel reception.