A good day was had by all at the Westmeath Pairs title on Sunday 23rd. Congratulations to Danny Keenan and Dermot Farrell who were runners up, losing by one shot. Thanks to Teresa and Dean Victory for the catering on the day also, thanks to Pat Hayes and Janice O’Kane for all the goodies! We welcome our new player Brian Farrell. Our Christmas competition is on going in the singles and doubles. Our party night is the 18th December. Well done to Mary McGonigle our first bonus winner.


The next meeting of the Ardagh ICA Guild will be held in the Heritage Centre on Tuesday, 9th December at 7.30pm. New members very welcome. Congratulations to all who entered competitions at the Federation meeting held in Granard on Thursday, 20th November. Ardagh placed 4th on the night. Congratulations also to Ann Noone who won best individual entry. A big thank you to the Granard Guild for a great night.

C.E Vacancies

The Carrickedmond/Legan C.E. Group have the following vacancies: A number of environmental positions due to start between now and January 15. Job Reference:887925. Also Receptionist/Administrator for our office in Carrickedmond. Job Reference: 888272. To check eligibility and to apply, please call into the Intreo Offices, D.S.P. Buildings, Ballinalee Road, Longford. D.S.P. eligbility/conditions apply.

Free Insulation

Longford Warmer Homes provides free attic insulation, cavity wall insulation and energy advice to elderly and disadvantaged home owners throughout the county that meet certain criteria. Longford Warmer Homes also carries out work for the elderly as part of the Care & Repair Scheme. We are trying to make people throughout Co. Longford aware that this free service is available. Please contact Paul or Jennifer on 043 3393255 to see if you can avail of the free insulation.

Tidy Towns Lotto €6,450

Numbers drawn 18th November were 5, 10, 15, 26. No winner, €25 each to Aidan Bannon, Barney; Vincent Bannon, Carrickboy; Ned Flood, Edgeworthstown. Numbers drawn 25th November were 1, 9, 11, 30. No winner, €25 each to Daniel Lennon, Athlone; Mary Ann Bannon, Barney; Mags Trautt, Ardagh. Bingo every Tuesday night at 8.30pm. Hamper raffle on 9th & 16th December. Please support.

AMG Community Games

If you have not yet returned your selection form to a member of the committee please do so immediately. Teams and activities are being picked and if you have not expressed your interest then you may lose out. Presentation Party: AMG Community Games invites all the children who took part in activities in 2014 and their families to a presentation party to recognise their achievements at County, Leinster & National level on Saturday 13th December from 4-5pm in the Ardagh Community Centre. Tea and cake will be served for all the parents. We want all the children who played Chess, Girls Badminton, Boys Table Tennis, Girls Indoor Soccer, Boys Outdoor Soccer, Tag Rugby, Group Singing, Cross Country, Model Making and Athletics to attend. There will be a special guest to congratulate the children who made it to the National Finals this year and encourage everyone to take part again in 2015. Art Competition: The Annual Community Games Art competition will be held on Saturday 13 Dec, 5-7pm, in the Ardagh Community Centre immediately after the presentation party. Open to all children living in Ardagh\Moydow parish age 6-15 years. Please bring your own pencils & colours. Entry 2 Euro each. This will be the 1st Community Games competition for the new year with the County Final planned for January. Table Tennis training commences on Friday 5th at 7.30pm in Ardagh Community Centre. If you are interested in taking part in the boys or girls U13 competition then please make sure to attend. €2 per child. Any queries please contact Barry on 0872484642. Our chess and draughts training continues every Thursday at 7.30 in Ardagh Community Centre. €2 per child. The County competition is commencing soon. If you wish to compete please pass your name on to Eamon 085 713 6690. Tag rugby training is also commencing shortly. If you are interested in participating in the U11 or the U14 competition then please contact Donal on 086 0720680.