Poetry evening

Poetry evening

There will be a poetry evening celebrating the work of Patrick Kavanagh and others on Thursday, 13th November at 8.30pm in Casey’s Lounge. Come along and enjoy this evening of poetry and perhaps share your own favourite poem. Refreshments will be served. All are welcome. For further details contact Katherine Kennedy on 087 2842642.


Well what can I say? We had a very lively and well attended meeting on Tuesday 4th of November. A big warm welcome to our four new members and hopefully you will stay with us, also thank you to our present members for helping make the meeting so enjoyable. We started our Karate with Anne Devlin and everyone seemed to enjoy it, watch this space for further updates. Our federation meeting takes place on Thursday November 20th in Granard, can members please let me know if they wish to attend on 086 8368277 thank you. We are organising our Christmas night out and hope to go to the Sin Bin Event Centre again this year as we enjoyed it so much last year, again watch this space. There will be A Poetry Evening celebrating Kavanagh in Casey’s lounge on Thursday, 13th November at 8.30pm all welcome. Our next meeting will take place on the 2nd of December at 8pm, please note change of time, this is to facilitate our Karate class. Patricia and Mary Doyle are on teas and we are all to bring in a little gift for the Kris Kindle. If you would like to join us please feel free to come along, we have plenty of space and after last week anything can happen.

Scoil Mhuire NS

Best of luck to the school girls who are playing in the final on Saturday next 15th November in Pearse Park.

Arthritis Ireland – Longford Branch

Invite you to an information event with local Pediatrician Mr. Patrick Durkin. Free consultation with “Step Forward Ireland” from 7pm on 18th November in the Family Centre, Longford. Please bring a friend!


Gortha Self help Africa collect is on next weekend.

Station Mass

Station for the Leitrim area at the home of Brian & Kitty Ross on Wednesday, 12th November at 8pm.

Parish Calendar

The 2015 Parish Calendar is being prepared. Anyone who would like to sponsor a month please contact Fr. McGovern.

Pre Christmas Craft Fair

A pre Christmas craft fair will be held in the GAA complex Newtownforbes on Sunday, 23rd November from 11-4pm in aid of Pieta House. There is a wide variety of crafters attending and a tremendous day is expected. A selection of goods available on the day include- wood products, preserves, knitting, crochet, patchwork, painting, jewellery, books, clothing, tupperware. forever living products as well as cake stands, cards & floral arrangements to name but a few! There will also be a raffle for a hamper as well as a big selection of other prizes on the day. There is a very limited numbers of tables left so if anyone would like to have a table please contact Ann Devlin on 087 9248816 for further information.