Welcome Luke, son to Helen and Denis Sloyan, Maghera and James, son to Celine and Colin Maynard, (England) who were baptised recently.


Applications are invited for the post of part-time Secretary in Tang N.S., commencing late September/early October. Please forward C.V. to Chairperson, Board of Management, Tang N.S., Tang, Ballymahon, Co. Longford. Closing date for applications is 30th August 2013. Computer and office management skills essential.


In aid of South Westmeath Hospice and Irish Cancer Society featuring PJ Murrihy & Micheal Sexton in the Rustic Inn Abbeyshrule, on Friday 23rd August 2013 at 9.30pm. Admission: €10. Organised by Midland Dancing Committee heats of Waltzing & Jiving Competition. Tickets available from Willie Fox, Mary Flanagan or any Committee member. Tickets also available at the door on the night. Thank you in advance for supporting these very deserving charities.

Class reunion

Ballymahon Convent of Mercy class of 1988 Reunion on Saturday the 14th September 2013. Evening to start with mass in the school at 6pm followed by meal in Cooney’s Hotel at 7.30pm. DJ till late. Tickets now on sale and are €25. Please contact Mary Curran Kelly 087 6850268.

Lotto Jackpot €11,250

Results 12 August: Numbers drawn were 5, 10, 22, 27. Draw 4 winners: €25: Eileen Finnerty, (S: V Galvin); Mick & Sheila, (S: V Galvin); Phil Donlon, (S: M English); Maria Farrell, (S: Pigeons).

Progressive 25

Fridays at 9.15pm - Tang Community Centre. Results Friday 9th August - 1st: Liz & Niall, 2nd: Ben & Margaret. Raffle: Tom Farrell, Tommy Foxe, Margarget Lynn. Tables: Barry & Jim, Tom & Larry.