Killoe notes

Killoe notes

Killoe notes

Santa visit

A magical Victorian Santa Christmas experience at Strokestown Park House plus Christmas gift shop all available for the month of December 2013. Booking advisable Tel 071 9633013 or facebook/twitter.


Cilloe Yew Tree Players present their 2013 production of “A Stolen Child” by Yvonne Quinn and Bairbre Ni Chaoimh, directed by Mickey Kenny on Saturday, 30 November 2013, Sunday 1 December, Monday 2 December in Ennybegs Community Centre, Killoe. Doors open at 8pm. Show commences at 8.30pm. Tickets 10 euro pp. Booking essential tel 087 2911994.


Great bingo sessions now coming up for Christmas in Cullyfad Community Centre, Killoe every Wednesday night at 8.30pm and Ennybegs Community Centre, Killoe every Friday night at 8.30pm. Good luck to everyone.

Panto time

Students from Ballymahon Vocational School are preparing to produce the “Dickens Classic” Scrooge A Christmas Carol” in the Vocational School premises Ballymahon Co Longford on Wednesday 4, Thursday 5, Friday 6 December 2013. Doors open at 7.30pm, show commences at 8pm. Adults 10 euro, children/students/senior citizens 5 euro. With a rich history in pantomime and drama over many many years patrons are sure not to be disappointed with a show full of drama, comedy and dance plus a few surprises on the night. Booking tel 090 6432211 and all the students will appreciate full support.

Church notes

St Marys Ennybegs Masses Wednesday/ Thursday at 10am, Friday 7.30pm,Saturday 7.30pm (to facilitate parking for drama production in Ennybegs Community Centre). Welcome back to church choir and organist/director Ms Bridie Gobl. New members are always welcome. Weekly parish envelopes are now being distributed throughout the parish for usage Saturday 30 November, Sunday 1 December 2013. Trocaire collection raised 2110 euro. Ennybegs Community Centre Committee also contributed 1000 euro . Bake and book sale in Cullyfad Community Centre Killoe Sunday 1 December 2013. You may donate books or bake contact Mairead 086 3555801, Carmel 087 2568883/ 086 1626241/ 087 2524335/ 086 1599114. All proceeds to Syria/ Philippines.


A meeting is to be held on December 9 at 8:30pm in the Community Centre. New members are welcome. Don’t forget to wear odd or decorated shoes and donate €2 to charity.


Lotto numbers drawn weekend 17/11/13 – 6, 13, 20, 30. 20 euro winners: Seamus Donnelly, Clonrollagh; Aoife Keogh, Killoe; Clara Brady, Bohar; Florence Connell, Clonee; Oisin & Ronan Fitzpatrick, Lettergullen. Sellers prize Barney Brady. (Jackpot 7100 euro).

Community Games

County Longford Community Games 1st Annual Awards Ceremony will take place in Rawles, Ballinalee on Saturday 7th of December at 9.00pm. The President of National Community Games will be in attendance. We look forward to your attendance in support of those from out Parish who will be receiving awards on the night. Grainne Gormley will start badminton this week, and Yvonne Prendergast will start basketball.


Cullyfad Community Groups wish to thank those who have come out to support the local Bingo. We appreciate your support very much. Bingo continues each week at 8.30pm. Christmas prizes starting first Wednesday night in December.