We wish to extend our deepest sympathy to John Sorohan and family, The Village, on the death of John’s brother, Michael who passed away recently. May he rest in peace. Deepest sympathy is extended to the Walsh family, Castle Glen and Keadue on the death of Roisin Walsh. May she rest in peace.

“A Lock of Fierce Roars”

The Moth production is holding a play called A Lock of Fierce Roars in the 98 Hall Ballinamuck on Wednesday night the 26th of February at 8pm. This play is directed and written by John McManus, so when you throw in McManus’s unique brand of mischief and comedy you are guaranteed for a great night of Laughter. Tickets are €10.00 each and can be purchased on the door. The show starts at 8pm with doors open at 7.30pm. Tickets can also be booked at 0861752773 or 0861071990. A night of laughter from start to finish is promised.


ICA lotto held on Wednesday, 19th February. Numbers drawn 6, 12 ,17, 25, no jackpot winner, 3 lucky dips, Eddie Kenny, Kenagh; Pat Durkin, Ballinalee; Sinead Ward, Legan. Next draw, 5th March in Kenagh, stay in to win. Our next guild meeting takes place on Tuesday, the 4th of March. Anne Devlin is going to bring along some of her young students from her Karate class to give us a demonstration and hopefully we will learn something about self defence. The competition is a Saint Patrick’s day card and Anne and Lily are on teas. We will also have a special guest attending. New members are always welcome, so come along for a chat and a cuppa, you never know you might enjoy it.

Acupuncture Clinic

Are you thinking of giving up smoking for Lent?  Why not try acupuncture as an aid to success. Some of the commonly seen complaints in the clinic are – Infertility, Stress, Anxiety, Muscle Tension, Back Pain, Migraines. Acupuncture is not just for people who are unwell, it is equally effective for those who are well and want to stay well. Gift Vouchers available. To make an appointment contact Maria at 086 8618633.

Bereavement Course

A bereavement course will be held in the Family Centre, Longford beginning Wednesday, 5th March at 8pm. Duration of course is six weeks. For booking and further details contact 043 3346827 or 087 2843034.

Parish Mission

Our parish is holding a Mission from March 9th – 15th. The Mission starts on Sunday, March 9th at 8pm. The Mission is being conducted by the Redemptorist Order, Fr. Denis Luddy and Fr. Laurence Gallagher. Each week day will start with Mass at 7am, there will also be Mass at 10am. The Mission Service will be at 8pm each evening. On Sunday, March 9th a pilgrimage walk will take place to the old church on the grounds of Castle Forbes Estate. Pilgrims are asked to assemble in front of the church at 11.45am. The mission Brochure outlining the date and times of the different celebrations will be available in a week’s time.

Scoil Mhuire

Scoil Mhuire enrolment for Junior Infants September 2014 is now taking place. Please contact the school for an enrolment form.

Lourdes Pilgrimage

The Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes is from May 27th – June 1st. The five night fully inclusive price is €699. To book contact Joe Walsh Tours, 145 Baggot Street, Dublin 2. Tel: (01) 2410812 or (01) 2410811.