Kenagh February 23

COMMUNITY CENTRE - The centre will be closed from Monday 21st February until Monday 28th February due to the general election & the centre being used for the count.

COMMUNITY CENTRE - The centre will be closed from Monday 21st February until Monday 28th February due to the general election & the centre being used for the count.

The AGM will now take place on Monday 28th Feb at 9pm. The committee are looking for new members of the parish & surrounding areas to come along and join the committee to keep the centre running as well as it is. This is a chance for anyone with fresh ideas to become actively involved in the running of functions and clubs within the centre. It is a great way for new people in the parish to become actively involved and a great way to meet new people. Current members please attend and we look forward to meeting new faces on the night.

Big Day

Next Saturday and possibly Sunday will be every important days in the life of Kenagh village. The election count for Longford westmeath will begin in the community centre at 9am on Saturday morning and will continue until a result is reached with four candidates winning seats for the next Dail. Over one thousand people from both counties are expected to watch or take part in the count. Kenagh football club members will be on hand to look after proper car parking. Both radio and television will be linked up to the centre with personel present to make reports and interview winners and losers . Local and national press and radio will also be present.



Our notes on the ploughing championships last week were somewhat inaccurate ass the date given was wrong. It will be held on Sunday april 10th and not easter Sunday as sated. Also we have been informed that the event will be held in Lisnaskey and not in Terlicken. We hope that the date and venue will be noted and that nobody will turn up at the wrong venue or the wrong date. Please note date april 10th and location Lisnaskey.

Blood clinic

Blood donation clinic at Longford Arms Hotel on Tuesday 22nd Wednesday 23rd and Thursday 24th February from 5pm to 8.30pm.


The Lourdes pilgrimage Church gate collection amounted to 272 euro. Thanks to all who contributed.

Clothes collection

Clothes collection in Kenagh church car park on Monday 21st February between 9am and 12 noon for Dochas Nasamu Orphanage – clothes footwear towels sheets blankets.

Progressive 25

Progressive Twenty five winners in Saint Dominics Centre last Thursday night were Liz and Niall Peter and Brendan 10 games each. Table prizes PJ and Bridie Har and Simon, Brigid and Chris, they won twenty euro each. Raffle Kathleen Maguire Val Mulvihill Dan Cox Ned Derwin Peter Murtagh and Tommy O’Malley all get ten euro each.


The numbers drawn in Kenagh GAA Lotto last Sunday night were 5, 14, 23, 30. There were two match three winners Tom Nolan ledwithstown and John Merrigan Newtowncashel win forty euro each. Next drawn in newmans with 6700 euro going on four correct numbers.


Best wishes to Paddy Rooney Abbeyderg who celebrated his ninetieth birthday with a party for his many friends last weekend.


Congratulations to Mike and Mary Doyle Clonmucker who celebrated their fortieth wedding anniversary during the past week.


Congratulations to Frank and Angela Doyle Commagh Road on the birth of a baby daughter last week, a granddaughter for Mikoand Mary for heir fortieth anniversary.

Congratulations also to Harold and Hazel Ferguson (nee Jones) on the arrival of their new baby last week. Congrats to Willie Jones Kenagh who has become a great grandfather.