Newtowncashel Drama Group are delighted to announce that this seasons  production is the hilarious comedy “Too close to home” by Jimmy Keary. The three act play will staged on the nights of the 5th, 6th, 7th & 8th of March in The Hill, Newtowncashel. We hope you can join us for another season in the great tradition of amateur drama.

Tidy Towns

The monthly meeting of the Tidy Towns takes place this Wednesday night the 4th February at 8pm. New members are welcome.

Golden wedding anniversary

We extend congratulations to  Paddy and Monica Healy, who celebrated their Golden wedding anniversary last week. We wish them many more years of happiness together.

Bishop’s visit

Bishop Duffy will celebrate Mass in Newtowncashel an Saturday the 14th and Sunday the 15th of February at the invitation of the Parish Council. The senior choir will sing on Saturday evening and the junior choir will sing on the Sunday morning.

Senior choir

The senior choir hold a rehearsal this Friday the 6th of February at 8.30pm in the Church. All members please attend.

Junior Choir

The Junior Choir hold a rehearsal in the Church this Saturday evening, the 7th of February from 5pm to 6pm.


Pioneers who are eligible for either Gold or Silver emblems (pins) are asked to contact any member of the Cashel Pioneer Committee immediately-likewise, young people who wish to advance to the next stage of membership. Emblems and Diplomas will be presented by Bishop Francis Duffy on Sunday the 15th of February, Temperance Sunday.

Christmas run

With your support and commitment, a cheque for €7005.70 was officially handed over to the Longford Branch of  Multiple Sclerosis representing a total to date handed in for the MS annual Christmas Day Run from Newtowncashel to Lanesboro 2014. The Longford Branch of MS advised us that it is their main fundraiser for the year. They acknowledge with huge appreciation, the efforts of all the participants and also to Peter Hanley Motors for sponsoring the T-Shirts and indeed to all who sponsored participants. Next year is the 25th Anniversary of this event and we are hoping to make it bigger and better with your support. Well done to all concerned. Any outstanding monies can be handed in to Joe O’Brien, Corner Shop, Lanesboro. Longford Branch of MS will acknowledge any late sponsorship money recieved. Thank you again to all who helped out in any way with this event those who took part and all those who sponsored participants.