Senior Scor will be held in Ballinamuck on Friday night, February 27th next and anyone willing to represent Ballymore Club should contact Geraldine on 0876472627 immediately as rehearsals will be starting in the coming week.

Macra Queen

Congratulations and well done to Joanne Browne, Tubber who was crowned National Macra Na Feirme Queen in Sligo on Saturday night last. Joanne is daughter of Paul and Eilish Browne and is a very popular young lady and we wish her well with her new title. Well done also to Sean Brady who represented Longford in a bid to become King of Macra. Both Sean and Joanne are members of Tir na nOg macra branch.

New babies

Congratulations to Pauline Hynes and Ronan Shaughnessy, Ballinalee on the birth of their baby girl on Saturday last. The new arrival is to be named Ava and she is a welcome grand-daughter for Mrs Kathleen Shaughnessy, Graffogue  and Gerry Hynes, Ferriskil. We also congratulate Thomas and Helena McGivney, Muckerstaff on the birth of their baby boy last week. This young man is to be named Finn James and he is a welcome brother for Tiernan and Killian and grandson for Anna Kiernan, Ardaghgullion and Helen McGivney, Aughacordrinan.

Launch night

Ballymore Club are launching DE KUBE this Saturday night in Creegan’s Bunlahy! There will be games on the night followed by live music by V3. A great night is expected and we look forward to welcoming all the contestants. Tickets are on sale for DE KUBE in the Longford Arms on February 28th from any club member and for more information contact Paul on 0876916822.

Ballymore draw

The following were the winners in the Ballymore draw was held in McElvaneys last Friday night. €1000 Geraldine & Rosita McNerney, Clonfin. €100 Bertie & Eileen Spollen, Firmount; €100 Pauline Murphy, Lisryan; €100 Ned & Ann Farley, Rathbracken. Next draw at the end of February. Thanks again to all for your continued support in our draw!


Bunlahy Area Action Group have erected two defibrillators in the area. One is positioned at Creegan’s pub and the second one is positioned on the pier at Mickie Monaghan’s house, Killeen. Thanks again to all who supported our fundraiser. Anyone interested in defibrillator training, please contact David 087-7970464 or Mary 087-9964366 as we want to organize numbers for training.

The late Joseph Finnegan

Its with much sadness we record the death of Joseph Finnegan, Santry, Dublin and late of Ferriskil, Granard. Jody as he was known to his many friends was a regular visitor to Granard and he is deeply regretted by his wife Helen (nee Walshe), daughter Ann, sons Con and Joe, bother Willie, grandchildren and extended family, to who we offer our deepest sympathy at this sad time. Joseph’s funeral Mass was in Our Lady of Victories Church, Ballymun Road on Friday last. May he rest in peace.