Easter Ceremonies

Easter Ceremonies

Holy Thursday, Mass in St Brigid’s Ardagh at 7.30pm; Good Friday Celebration of the Passion, 3pm in Moydow and 7.30pm in Ardagh. Holy Saturday, Parish celebration of the Easter Vigil in St. Mary’s, Moydow at 8pm. Easter Sunday, Dawn Mass in Village Green at 6am. Mass in St. Brigid’s at 11am. Church of Ireland Ardagh Group of Parishes: During Holy week and Easter, the following services will be held to which all are welcome to attend.18th April in Kenagh Church, special service for Good Friday at 11.30am. 19th April Easter Evening, Holy Communion, Ballymahon 7pm and in Kenagh at 9pm. 20th April, Easter Day Holy Communion Ardagh 10am and Tagshinny at 11.30am. Easter Holy Communion to those who are unable to get to Church because of age or illness will be administered during Holy Week.


With all County competitions now finished, the final of The Basil Sullivan Cup took place in Streete on Tuesday last between Tyrellspass and Ardagh with each team throwing 320 bowls, it came down to the last bowl of the night which won it for Tyrellspass, well done to them, and hard luck to Ardagh. It was a great year for our club with 2 teams in Division 2 of the league, our A team winning it, and is promoted to division 1. Our B team came fourth, a great result for their first year in the league. It’s back to our local competition, where our singles has reached the quarter finals, which will take place next week. Donal Keenan v Danny Keenan, Dean Victory v Dermot Farrell, Sean Farrell v Martin Farrell and Marie Farrell v Pat Hayes. Draw for the doubles will also take place. On Friday, 25th April Westmeath Bowls Presentation night takes place in the Greville Arms Hotel, Mullingar, bus leaves Ardagh on the night, to book your tickets and seat on the bus, contact Dean Victory. No bowls this week as its Holy Thursday.

Ardagh Heritage and Creativity Centre

Friday morning Arts and Crafts starting on 25th April, 11am to 1pm, subject to demand. €10pp, free tea/coffee. Activities include drawing, painting, collage, ceramics, felting and weaving. Easter Island, Fun for all the family, Arts and Crafts, Egg Hunt. email:, telephone: 0863027602

Table Quiz.

Good Friday at 9pm Table Quiz, Ardagh Community Centre, Adults €40 per table. Juveniles €30 per table. Raffle and spot prizes on the night. Your support would be greatly appreciated

Tidy Towns Lotto €4,800

Numbers drawn 2, 19, 24, 26. No winner, €25 each: Ann and Ann Teresa, c/o Bingo; Oliver Finsley, Ardagh; Maisie McCormack, c/o Mick McCormack. Bingo every Tuesday night at 9pm.


A huge thank you to everyone who came along to support Ardagh Ladybirds, Brownies and Guides last Sunday at their Cake Sale. Well done to everyone who made an Easter Bonnet - the quality, craft-work, thought and effort put in to every bonnet made judging very difficult - thank you to our judges: Kelly of KC Creations and Jacinta Creative Longford/Jacinta Baxter Designs. Face painting was brilliant as ever, thank you, Mary Smyth. Thank you to all our Leaders for all the effort they put in every week - special mention to Pauline who was the creator of the mystery yellow bonnet - but missed the parade as she was making tea!

St. Brigids Gaels Ardagh Ladies

We are holding our 10km and 5km Run/Walk on this Saturday, the 19th April starting at Keenan Park, Ardagh GAA pitch. This year it is AAI approved and starts at 11am. Registration is from 9.15am to 10.30am. Entry fee: Adults €10 and €15 for families. Refreshments afterwards in GAA clubhouse. This promises to be a fun event for all the family and caters for all fitness levels and all age groups over a beautiful scenic route across Ardagh mountain and around Ardagh Village. So whether you are a competitive runner or just fancy a leisurely stroll through the beautiful countryside of Ardagh please come out and support our girls GAA Club on the day.