Sincere sympathy is extended to Mick Fenelon and family, Farnagh Hill, Longford, (formerly Esker/Clontumpher Killoe), Curran families, Lanesboro, Co Longford, Fenelon families, Longford/Kildare on the sad bereavement of Mick’s wife Ann, (nee Curran), who was laid to rest last week. The parish express condolence to her husband Mick, daughter Sandra, sons Raymond, Gary, daughter in law Fidelma, grandson Adam, sisters Peggy, Cathy, Molly, Agnes, Tessie, brothers Tommy, Oliver, Pat, brothers/ sisters in law, extended families, friends. Requiem Mass was celebrated in St Mary’s Church, Ennybegs, Killoe with burial in Aughaboy, Killoe cemetery. May you rest peacefully Ann.


A six week course commences in Thomas Ashe Hall Ballinalee on Wednesday 18th September 2013 from 8 – 9.30pm. Enrolment 15 min before class. Cost 70 euro with all ages most welcome to enjoy the yoga experience. Contact Maureen Bracken MIHCA tel 043 3323196.

Resting in peace

Killoe old graveyard booklets now available cost 5 euro with a map giving location of headstones and tombstones and listing names of those resting in the cemetery. This book is an invaluable reference for anyone who needs to research their roots. All proceeds are used to maintain the upkeep of old Killoe cemetery. Further details contact Frank Hughes tel 043 3323191/ 087 9268585 or on sale in Hughes shop Ennybegs.

Toys galore

All young boys/girls out there need at some stage in life a tractor/trailer to bring in the turf for mammy or feed the cows for Daddy. Great base for agri curriculum. Anyhow an assortment of toys including above plus bicycles for sale. Contact tel 043 3324711/ 086 3236614.


Classes commence in Ennybegs Community Centre Killoe on Thursday evenings for ages 4 – 12 years. Contact Cathy 087 1142669.

Social dancing

Ennybegs Community Centre Killoe hosts the return of social dancing on Tuesday October 1, 2013 from 8pm – 10pm for a six week period with tutor Lilah Beatty. Everyone is very welcome.

Killoe Yew Tree Players

The Killoe Drama Group will hold their AGM in Ennybegs Community Centre Killoe on Thursday September 26 2013 at 9pm. All members are requested to please attend and new members are welcome to join the group.


Lotto numbers drawn weekend 8/9/13 – 1, 20, 23, 28. 20 euro winners Seamus Nolan, Bawn; Roisin Moffet Esker; Stacey Leddy Annaly Park; Michael Carrigy Ballinalee; Eugene Murphy Killoe. Sellers prize John McKenna. Jackpot 6100 euro.

Church notes

St Mary’s Church Ennybegs Masses on Wednesday/Thursday at 10am, Friday 8pm (Jack Toher and dec’d family Ennybegs) Rainbow Support Group for children/ teenagers in family centre Longford on Thursday October 3 2013 from 6-7pm. Booking 043 3346827 St Olivers Cullyfad Volunteers exposition blessed sacrament 6 – 7pm and 7 – 8pm. Progressive 25 cards commences in Cullyfad Community Centre Monday 23 September at 8.30pm.

Health & Prosperity

Are you interested in your own good health and your families? An Informative talk will be held in the Longford Arms Hotel this Thursday 19th September at 7pm. All are welcome.