St Mel’s NS and Glen NS (National Parents Council) will be having our annual church gate collection this weekend (16 and 17 April) at both parish churches. Thank you in advance for your kindness and generosity as always.


A fundraising Social Night takes place in O’Boyles, Kenagh, on Saturday 14th May 2011 for St Christopher’s, Longford. Music by Ita Tighe. Tickets 5 euro. Spot prizes galore. Your support will be greatly appreciated.


Moydow/Keel Group Water Scheme AGM takes place on Wednesday 20th April at 9pm in Moydow Community Centre. Your attendance will be greatly appreciated.


Tuesday 5th April 2011. Numbers drawn 8, 9, 10, 17. No jackpot winner. 2 Match 3. Anne McDermott, Jimmy Halligan. Jackpot 12th April 2011 2,100 euro. Draw takes place in Kearneys. Thank you for your continued support.


You are welcome to the following services for Easter in the Ardagh parishes. Good Friday – Devotional Service in Kenagh Church at 11.30am. Easter Eve – Holy Communion – Ballymahon 7pm, Holy Communion - Kenagh 9pm. Easter Day – Holy Communion – Ardagh 10am, Holy Communion Tashinny 11.30am. The Annual Easter vestry meetings for the four parishes in Ardagh Group will be held during the week after Easter. Further details from Canon A W Kingston 087 919 5473.


Club Ardagh are hosting a Study Skills seminar on Tuesday 26th April 2011 in Club Ardagh, Ardagh, Co. Longford. The seminar is for students from 1st to 6th year to show them how to study effectively and the topics covered will be Goal Setting, Timetables, Note-taking, and exam techniques. This seminar will be delivered by Student Enrichment Services. The morning workshop will cater for 4th 5th and 6th years and the afternoon workshop for 1st, 2nd & 3rd Years. Cost per student is 16 euro and places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment. To book contact Club Ardagh at 043 6675797 or email Easter Camps will take place over the easter holidays in Club Ardagh. The first week we will have some pottery making along with arts/crafts, sports, games and baking. The second week we will have basketball, arts & crafts, baking and all types of games. Camps are for full days or half days for school going children or mornings only for pre-schoolers. Any queries or to book contact 043 6675797 or email