Parish pioneer members who are 25 or 50 years a member of the pioneer Association may apply for their silver or gold pins. Also the Fr Cullen Medal will be awarded to life time pioneers of 50 years or over. Any youth who are 18 years or over and may wish to become a pioneer can apply to Geraldine Clarke, Ohill 086 3265655 or John Browne, Kiltyreher 043 3341162 or Fr Sean Casey 086 8276280.


The Longford branch of MS are holding their annual church gate collection at both churches in the parish on Saturday 4, Sunday 5 April. Your support will be greatly appreciated.

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Charity dinner dance in Lough Rynn Castle on Saturday, 4 April. Five course meal including reception drinks plus wine. Music by Gobsmacked. Cost 45 euro. Booking tel 071 96 32700.

Church notes

St Mary’s Ennybegs, Masses Wednesday at 10am, Thursday mass of Lord Supper at 8pm, Friday celebration of Lord’s passion at 3pm. Saturday Easter Vigil Mass at 9pm. Sunday Easter Sunday at 11am. Note all evening masses in the parish will be celebrated at 8pm (Summer time). First Friday calls on Wednesday morning, Friday morning calls will be made in usual order. Church collectors for April Saturday Brendan Bracken/ Noel Devaney, Sunday – Robert Browne/ Liam Macken. St Olivers Cullyfad Mass Lords Supper Thursday at 7pm. Friday Adoration of cross 8pm. Easter Sunday mass 9.30am. Please return Trocaire boxes this coming week to the churches.


Lotto numbers drawn weekend 22/3/15 – 2, 3, 6, 20. 20 euro winners: Paddy Lee, Esker; Daniel Lee, Aughaboy; Bill Keane; Carmel Mufaul; PJ McHugh, Corglass, Moyne. Sellers prize: B Bracken (Jackpot 3100 euro).


No bingo in Ennybegs Community Centre this Friday, 3 April 2015 will resume on Friday, 10 April at 9pm. Cullyfad Easter Bingo, Wednesday 1 April at 8.30pm. Bonus number 1580 euro. Easter eggs to be won on each page. Everyone is welcome.

Community Games

Well done to our U12 Outdoor Soccer team on winning their match against Lanesboro last week in Cullyfad. The score was 4-3 to Killoe. Would anyone who is interested in Community Games Swimming aged 6-16 please contact David on 086-1769501 by April 12th.

Easter Bingo

Cullyfad special Easter Bingo this Wednesday night at 8.30p.m. (note the 8.30pm start time). This night will all about Easter eggs with eggs to be won on every page, spin the wheel, etc. In fact lots of eggs to be won. In addition the lucky number is worth €1,580 with €980 to be won on “Spin the Wheel”. Everyone is welcome and we look forward to meeting you.