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Corr: Colm Ward

Rural Development Programme

Longford Community Resources Ltd has commenced the consultation process to develop the Local Strategy for the next round of Rural Development Programme commonly known as the Leader programme. Letters and submission forms are currently being circulated. If you have not received a form and would like to put your ideas forward please visit www.lrcl.ie and download the submission form or alternatively you can email leader1420a@lrcl.ie or call 043 3345555.

Inn Anglers

Results of Inny Anglers Lotto draw held on Friday, 14th August in Slowey’s for a jackpot of €7,950. Numbers drawn were 10, 18, 23 and 27. Special draw winners of €40 each were Pat Rushe and Robert Mitchell. This week’s draw takes place in The Hill Carrickboy for a jackpot of €8,000. Tickets are now on sale.

Surprise Birthday Party

Congratulations to Gerry Moran, Ballymaclifford who celebrated a special birthday on Saturday night last in Slowey’s. A surprise party was organised by family and friends and remained a well-kept secret for Gerry. A very enjoyable night was had by all. We wish him many more years of good health and happiness.

Fleadh Ceól Success

Congratulations to Paddy Farrell, Corracorkey who won a Bronze Medal on Mandolin at the All Ireland Fleadh Ceól in Sligo on Friday last. Paddy and his group “Bruite” performed on the main Gig Rig on Friday evening to a crowd of over 4,000. This was part of their prize for winning Battle of the Bands in Cavan earlier this year. A number of people travelled from Longford to support them. Well done Paddy.

Best of luck

Legan/ Ballycloghan Community Games wish Jack Grzywacz the best of luck representing County Longford in under 16 Disc throw this weekend at the National finals being held at the Regional Sports Centre, Athlone.

C.E. vacancies

Legan/ Carrickedmond Community Employment group has the following vacancies. A number of environmental positions due to commence in August. Job Reference: 945448. Also Receptionist/Administrator position due to start in August 2015 in Carrickedmond office. Job Reference: 922031. To check eligibility or to apply for any of these positions please call into the Intreo Office, Department Social Protection Buildings, Ballinalee Road, Longford.

Knock Pilgrimage

The annual Ardagh and Clonmacnoise Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock is on Sunday, 6th September. A bus from Legan and Ballycloghan will travel and to book contact the usual agents.


We extend sincere sympathy to Phil Slowey on the death of her brother, Oliver Brady who passed away peacefully at his residence in Portlawney, Belturbet, Co Cavan last weekend. He was laid to rest on Monday following Requiem Mass in Drumlane Cemetery. May he rest in Peace.


Results of GAA Lotto draw held on Monday, 10th August in The Hill, Carrickboy for a jackpot of €10,000. Numbers drawn were 5, 10, 21 and 25. There was no jackpot winner. Match three winner of €100 was Joe O’Neill. This week’s took place in Mitchell’s and results will be published next week.