The local Intermediate team are preparing for the county final on Sunday, 27th September. We encourage all in the parish to get out their colours in support of the team. The game takes place at 4pm in Pearse Park. Please come and support the lads.

Colmcille GFC

5/10km run/walk on Saturday, 27th September at 3pm at the Cross. €10 for adults and €5 for U-16. Check out


Numbers drawn 2, 3, 6 and 20. Three x €20 match three winners: Maureen O’Beirne, Currygrane; Jerome Reynolds and Mary Farrell; Aughagray. Seller’s prize: Louise Farrell. Jackpot €10,000. Draw takes place on Monday’s in Farrell’s Pub.

All Ireland Ticket Draw

Result of Sean Connolly’s GAA All-Ireland Ticket Draw: 1st Prize Ticket-Hotel: Emily Hall, Kenagh. 2nd Prize Yearly Lotto Ticket 2015: Sean Hagen, Bunlahy. 3rd prize: €50 Patrick Reilly, Smear, Aughnacliffe. Many thanks to all who supported and well done to the winners.

All-Ireland Boxes draw

Congratulations to Padraic Farrell who won the first prize of €5,000 in Sean Connolly’s Boxes Draw. Many thanks to all who entered.

Better Estates

Congrats to both River Crescent and Riverside who both finished second in their respective sections of Longford County Council’s Better Estates Awards.

Alzheimer’s Society

The Longford Branch of the Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland are holding their annual church gate collection this Saturday/Sunday. Please support.