Mostrim Players

Mostrim Players

“Mostrim Players Present “Zak and the Dreamstalk”, a hilarious pantomime written by Pauline Flood and directed by Jimmy Connell, in the Park House Hotel from Friday, April 10th  to Sunday, April 12th. The Friday & Saturday shows are at 8pm with a Sunday matinee at 6pm. Tickets are adults €10, children €5 and are on sale from local outlets.

Bubble Camp

Boycey Sports Bubble Camp will be running an Easter Camp (fun and fitness) for children 6-13 year olds in Edgeworthstown Community Hall on Thursday 2nd April 2015 from 2p.m. - 4p.m. Cost is €5.00 per child. Activities include, Bubble Soccer, Bubble Bash, Last Bubble Standing, Quarter Back, Bubble Bulldog and many more games. Ring, text or email to book a place: Mobile: 086-8478118 or email: noel@boyceysports.com


Confirmation will take place in the parish on Sunday 19th April at 3p.m.


As this weekend is the Easter Bank Holiday, anyone who would like to put in notes for inclusion in the Longford Leader for the following week, need to email them to edgelocdev@eircom.net by 5p.m. Thursday evening or drop them into the office on the Ballymahon Road. Thank you.

Joe Callaghan CCE

Membership for 2014/2015 – You may still register to become a member of the Joe Callaghan CCE. Registration Forms are available from Pauline Flood in The Green on Saturday mornings or by contacting longfordcomhaltas@gmail.com

County Fleadh

Date: Friday, 8th to Sunday, 10th May 2015. Venue: Edgeworthstown, Co. Longford. This year’s County Fleadh is hosted by the Joe Callaghan branch of CCE and is being held in Edgeworthstown, Co. Longford.

Further information can be obtained at longfordcomhaltas@gmail.com Looking forward to seeing you all there.

Ina’s charity shop

Ina’s charity shop on Granard Street, Edgeworthstown is open from 11am til 5pm Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Selling Bric-a-brac, Clothing, footwear, Bedding, curtains and much more. All proceeds to local charities in the area.


Longford MS will be holding their annual church gate collection throughout the county on the weekend of Saturday,April 4th and Sunday April 5th.

Parent and Toddler Grant

Applications should be made by Parent & Toddler Groups that are organised by parents in the community. Those wishing for further information and interested applicants should contact Longford County Childcare Committee Ltd Office 043 334 2505/Mob 087 878 3054 or email kathleen@longfordchildcare.ie,

Irish Hospice Foundation

The Irish Hospice Foundation is expanding its fundraising team and it is now seeking to appoint experienced, energetic people to raise funds in the local area through a variety of fundraising activities canvassing for donors who are willing to support its work through regular monthly payments. These positions are self-employed long term. Excellent communication skills are essential for this role which will involve a variety of fundraising activities. Full training will be provided. For further information contact Mary Tupper 01 6793188

Cake Sale and Easter Raffle

Cake sale and Easter raffle on Easter Sunday in St. Mary’s hall, Edgeworthstown from 10a.m. to 1p.m. in aid of CASA Caring and Sharing Association. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Family run

The White Rabbit is busy planning his Egg Hunt!! Don’t forget to book your place or you might be late for a very important date!! Join us for lots of family fun this Easter weekend at 3pm on Saturday 4th, Sunday 5th or Monday 6th April. Follow the white rabbit down the tunnel, join him on an egg hunt and take part in an Easter themed art workshop. Adults €5 (including tea/coffee), Child €8 (including art workshop and treats), Family (2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children) €24. Early booking advised, call 086 3027602 or email creativeardagh@gmail.com.

Group classes

At Creative Ardagh, we offer a chance to pursue your own creative journey in a relaxed environment surrounded by local history and natural heritage. Providing inspiration and guidance, without prescriptive step-by-step instructions, we will offer courses in a range of arts and craft media from drawing, painting and printing, to weaving and embroidery and lots in between. We are open for drop-in art and crafts for adults or children every Thursday from 11.00am  to 2.30pm or available to cater for groups of all ages at a time that suits you. Call Annette on (086) 3027602 or emailcreativeardagh@gmail.com to arrange your group class.

Songs of praise

Songs of praise will be held in Corboy Presbyterian Church on Sunday, 12th April at 3.30pm in aid of Longford Hospice and Longford Alzheimer’s Society. Special guests will be Ballybay Gospel Choir. Refreshments afterwards. Everyone welcome