Congratulations to John and Fiona Casey on the birth of their baby girl, Aoife. Congratulations to the grandparents Paddy and Margaret Casey on their first grandchild.

Community games

Badminton for boys and girls aged 10-16 every Wednesday from 5.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. in the Community Centre, Edgeworthstown starting on 27th November. €2.00 per child. For more information please call Paula on 086-3575726.


Santa will be in The Green on Sunday 8th December 2013 from 2pm – 5pm. Music, Raffle, Refreshments and Fun for all the family.


Edgeworthstown Development are having a Christmas Raffle. First prize is 50 bales of Briquettes, 2nd prize is a luxurious Christmas Hamper. Lots of more prizes including Wine, Chocolates etc. Cards on sale in local shops. The money raised goes towards the running of The Green and the maintaining of the town and surrounding areas.

Mostrim Players

Mostrim Players present “A Night of Irish Comedy” 3 one act plays on 28th, 29th and 30th November 2013 in the Park House Hotel, Edgeworthstown. Doors open from 8pm curtain at 8.30pm. Admission is 10 euro and concessions are available at 8 euro. Tickets are on sale from cast and committee members, from various shops in Edgeworthstown, The Park House Hotel or by contacting the secretary - Elaine on 0860628498 or emailing mostrimplayers2013@gmail.com. (please note that should children wish to attend they must be accompanied by an adult). We look forward to seeing you all there - it is a night not to be missed!!

Open Night

Cnoc Mhuire Granard is holding its Open Night and Enrolment for September 2014 on Thursday the 28th November at 7pm. All parents and sixth class pupils are cordially invited to attend.

The Mulligan Sisters

The Mulligan Sisters will perform Operatic and Sacred Arias, Classical Songs and  Musical Theatre favourites in concert at the Church of St Camillus, Killucan, Co Westmeath on Sat November 30th at 8p.m. Tickets 10 euro available at the door.


A “Train The Trainers” workshop for Leaders of Community Groups in preparation for the 2014 Local Government and EU Elections. It will take place in the EDI Centre on Thursday 5th (full day) and Friday 6th (half day) of December starting at 09:30. The Active Citizenship Programme is a workshop process of 3-4 sessions and is led by trained facilitators and is non-party political. To register please contact Tara at tarapatterson@live.ie or ring 0861640779.

Comhaltas Membership

Enrolment for membership will take place in The Green, Edgeworthstown on Saturday, 30th November 2013 from 3.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. Family: €20 Junior Member (U-18): €6 Senior Member (O-18): €12 Second Senior Member (same family): €8. Alternatively, to renew membership you may contact Pauline Flood (086) 1513152 or Patricia Masterson (087) 2970731 before 30th November 2013.

Vintage Club

At our meeting last week a minutes silence was held for the late John McGlynn, a valued member of our club. John took ill and sadly passed away on a recent vintage trip to the Cooley Peninsula with fellow club members and vintage enthusiasts . We extend our deepest sympathy to his partner Jenny and the McGlynn family. The presentation of €12,000 which was raised on our Vintage Tractor & Charity Truck Run will take place in The Mostrim Arms on Sat. night next Nov. 30th at 9pm. All are welcome.

Mostrim GAA

We are doing a scrap metal collection again in the coming weeks. Anyone with scrap to donate please contact Tony Garvey or any officer and we will arrange to collect as soon as possible. There was no jackpot winner in the last Lotto draw. Numbers drawn were 6, 20, 23, 27. Twenty-five Euro winners were Willie O’Hara, Ollie Clyne, Gerry Reilly, Clare & Marie Farrell.

Midlands Shotokan Karate Clubs

Students from Edgeworthstown Karate Club took part in a grading last Friday 22nd November in Tanden Dojo, Longford. Sensei Ciaran is happy to report that all students that graded passed on the day. He is very proud of the standard of karate Edgeworthstown’s students showed. Sensei Alan Smith, chief instructor of the Midlands Shotokan Karate Clubs , took the grading on the day. For any more information on Shotokan Karate in Edgeworthstown call Ciaran on 083 30683331. First two weeks free.