CHURCH OF IRELAND: Ardagh group of parishes. You are welcome to the following services for Easter 2013. Good Friday Devotional Service in Kenagh Church at 11.30am. Easter Eve. Holy Communion Ballymahon 7pm Holy Communion Kenagh 9pm. Easter Day Holy Communion Ardagh 10am. Holy Communion Tashinny 11.30am. The annual Easter vestry meetings for the four parishes in the Ardagh group will be held in the week after Easter. Further details from Canon A Kingston, mobile 087 9195473.
THANKS: Kenagh National School Parents Association had a very successful Easter fair in Saint Dominics Centre last Sunday afternoon. Despite the very cold weather there was a very good crowd present which went to make the event the success that it was. The Parents Committee wish to thank all who supported the fair by donations of cash, home bakery, confectionery and a lot of brica brack.
LOTTO: The numbers drawn in Kenagh GAA Lotto on March 18 were 6, 7, 8, 15. There were three match three winners Colette O’Connor Derralough ; Karen Johnston Lanesboro and Michael Galvin Athlone all get thirty euro each.
PILGRIMAGE: Ardagh and Clonmacnois Pilgrimage to Lourdes - 27th May to 1st June fully inclusive price 699 euro. Flights from Knock. Contact Joe Walsh Tours 143 Lr Baggot Street, Dublin tel 01 – 2410812/ 01 2410811. Pilgrimage Director Monsignor Bernard Noonan. Details available for special section for the sick from Rev Michael Scanlon tel 090 6457122.
KARAOKE: There will be a fundraising Karaoke night in Gav’s Bar on Easter Saturday night March 30th starting at 9pm. All proceeds from the night will go to Longford branch of MS. There will be raffle prizes during the night and admission will be optional.
CHURCH NOTES: Holy Thursday : Mass at 8pm. Good Friday: Main ceremony at 3pm. Stations of the Cross at 7.30pm. Holy Saturday Easter Vigil at 8pm; Easter Sunday morning mass at 11am. There will be a collection on Holy Thursday for the Young Priests Society. Trocaire boxes should be returned during Holy Week if possible. Even in these hard times, helping others is at the heart of Christian living.
PIONEERS: Carrickedmond Pioneer Total Abstinence Association: we are looking at the possibility of organising a tour in the month of July, on a Sunday to visit the titanic exhibition in Belfast. If interested please contact any of the following – Ciaran Gray 087 6466075, Chris Moran 087 6974775, Fr P Tiernan 044 9357442, Catherine Duff 044 9357582 no later than 5th April.
PROGRESSIVE TWENTY FIVE: Winners at Saint Dominics Community Centre last Thursday night were Kathleen and Annie 14 games win eighty euro Mark and Noreen 12 games win fifty euro. Table prizes Val and Pat Jimmy and Mary win twenty euro each. Raffle Ned Dervan, Tom Farrell, Tom Dennigan, Niall Hughes, Tom Farrell and Mickey Connaughton all win ten euro each.
LOTTO: The numbers drawn in Kenagh GAA Lotto for Sunday night March 24th were 4, 5, 27, 29. There were two match three winners Helen , Yvonne and Ella Whelan, Moigh and Francis Kelly Torboy win forty euro each. Next draw in Newmans Easter Monday night.