Newtownforbes notes



Corr: Ann Marie McKeon Tel: 086-0479281. e-mail:

Family Fun Day

Clonguish Óg Family Fun Day commencing at 2pm on Sunday 28th June with U-6 & U-8 games followed by Races, Penalty Shootout, All New Bubble Soccer, Wrecking Ball, Gladiator Game, Toddler Train, Talent Show, Pony Rides, Tug a War, BBQ and much more. There’ something for all the family so come along for a great day’s entertainment.

Cemetery Sunday

Cemetery Sunday will take place on Sunday, 28th June at 12 noon. Following mass the graves in the Old Cemetery will be blessed. There will also be a 10.30am mass in the church on that day.

Clonguish Lotto

No Jackpot Winner. Numbers drawn were 15, 20, 22, 27. €100 Mary McGowan, €25 Brendan Gilmore, €25 Tosh McGoey. Next week’s draw in The Castle Inn, Jackpot €5,300.

Robert Mizzell

The Authentic Voice of Country Robert Mizzell & The Country Kings are performing at the Mullingar Park Hotel, Thursday, 9th July in aid of John’s Amani Orphanage. Admission €15. Tickets available at the door.


Our sympathy is extended to the family of James Gilchrist, Wood View, Newtownforbes, who died during the week. May he rest in peace.

Let’s Go Summer Camp

St. Mel’s College Longford, 4th - 8th August from 9.30 to 3.30pm. Multi Activity Experience 7 to 13 years. Fun time Activity Experience 5 to 6 years. 1st child €90, 2nd child €75, 3rd child €60. For more information contact 1890 538 746.

GAA Cul Camps

The Kellogg’s GAA Cul Camp is on again this year. The dates for Newtownforbes is 13th – 17th July. To book for this camp log on to