Cycle Challenge

Cycle Challenge

The St. Barry’s Cycle Challenge was a huge success last Sunday. Tribute to the organizers and all those who participated. As we go to print we do not have final figures as to the amount raised but we will let you in due course.

Leaving Cert

W e congratulate all who received their Leaving Cert results last week.

We now hope the points are working out this week for you all. Remember discuss with your friends parents and former teachers as to what might be the best option as you move forward, and if you cannot at this stage get your chosen field in college do not panic.

Water Safety

With this fabulous weather it is important to say to all of you to stay safe near water and don’t take any chances . Please do not let young children stray out of your sight. If you are on a boat make sure you have proper life jackets.Do not be diving off bridges etc. Please enjoy the fine weather and keep everyone safe.

Lady Golfers

Strokestown Golf Club are looking for beginner Lady Golfers. The club have a fine course at Bumlin,less than a mile from Scramogue Cross. If you would like to know more contact Florence at 087-8701872.


Scramogue Cemetery AGM took place recently. We will have list of Officers elected in next weeks issue.

Senior Helpline

Senior Help Line is a confidential Line of a listening Service for older people by older people for the price of a local call. Call Lo Call on 1850440444.

Line dancing

Line dancing returns to the Community Centre,Ruskey on Wednesday 4th September.


The National Grandparents Pilgrimage takes place at Knock Shrine on Sunday 8th September. We will have more details for you next week.

Longford Marathon

We welcome all visitors to the region who join us for the Longford Marathon Weekend. Please welcome and encourage all the runners as the make their way through part of the Scramogue/Whitehall parish.