Baby news

Baby news

Congratulations to Chris and Tracey McKenna, on the birth of their son, Conor. Congratulations also to Noel and Siobhan Murphy on the birth of their daughter, Alanna. Were glad to report that all the new mums and babies are doing great. Our best wishes to you all.


Bingo will be held in the PJ Murphy Sports Hall on Sunday 15th December at 3pm. €2,500 to be won. Monster raffle on the day.


Deepest sympathy is extended to the Mulvey family, Corry on the death of Geraldine’s sister, Una Mc Nicholl, who died suddenly last week. May she rest in peace.

Shane Brennan 5K

Plans are at an advance stage for the 8th running of the Shane Brennan 5K. The designated charity this year is a local one, Longford Special Olympics. The run/walk is on St. Stephen’s Day at 1pm. Registration is at 11am at the GAA Complex. The walk starts at 12.45pm and the run starts at 1pm.

Parish Calendar

The Parish Calendar is now on sale in the local shops and in the sacristy after masses. Price €3. This is a Parish fundraising project. Please support.


The Longford County Choir Christmas Celebration Concert is on Sunday December 15th in the Cathedral Centre. This year the choir will be supported by the St. Christopher’s Choir. Admission is €10. Tickets can be got at the door.

Clonguish Lotto

Lotto results Saturday 7th December 2013, numbers 1, 2, 12, 15. No Jackpot Winner. Runners up €100 Sean Ballingheva, €25 Jack Kiernan, Longford, €25 Keith, Dowra. Next Week’s Draw in Casey’s Jackpot €5800.


A film entitled The Triumph - The story of Medjugorje will be screened in the Cineplex Carrick-On-Shannon on Thursday December 12th at 8.45pm (one showing only). The apparitions at Medjugorje are still awaiting Vatican approval.