Rathowen notes



Corr: David Smyth. Tel: 087 9177432. e-mail: davidpatrick7@eircom.net


5K Road Race will take place in Rathowen on 26th August 2015.


No winner. Draw winners were Conor Duffy, Noreen Lloyd, John Tormey, Sellers prize: John Ferrar. The next draw takes place in Connaughton’s on the 27/7/2015, the jackpot will be €3,200. Thanks for your support.

Stepping Stones

Stepping Stones Community Childcare Summer Camp now open from 10.00am to 2.00pm daily, catering for children from 2 years to 13 years. Drop in service available daily from 9 apply. Contact Denise on 087 2244584 / 043 6676877.

National Land League of Ireland

Helping to keep people in their homes. Free information Clinics for people in mortgage and other bank debt. We urge anyone with arrears to contact us for an appointment at the following centres: Mullingar: Fridays 2pm-4pm in Congress Centre. Tel 089 2469827. Castlepollard: Wednesdays 10am-12pm Parish Centre. Tel 0892467265.


Pig roast and Barbeque in Feericks Hotel on Saturday the 15th August. Music by Rhythm and Sticks. Ticket sellers will be calling to all houses in the parish, so please support, also tickets are available in the Post Office or from any committee member, €10.

Family Fun Day

On Sunday the 16th August there will be a family fun day in the Rathowen Community Park, starting at 2pm. There will be slide Shoss, bouncing castle, etc. Refreshments served on the day.

Support Group

Longford mother to mother breast feeding support group continues each month providing support to mums and mums to be from all areas. We have moved venues, so please note that now we meet the first Wednesday of each month in Longford library from 10.30am to 12.30pm and also the third Thursday of each month in Costa Coffee Longford at 11am. Phone Michelle 0877805873 or caroline 0876418083 for more details or find us on Facebook.