Pilgrimage to Knock

Pilgrimage to Knock

Will take place on Sunday 1st September. A bus will travel to Knock on this date and will cost €16 per person. To book tickets please contact Fr Tiernan as soon as possible. The bus will leave Abbeyshrule at 09:40am and Carrickedmond at 9:50am.

Folk Group

The newly formed Carrickedmond folk group practices continue every Tuesday evening in Carrickedmond church from 8pm to 9pm. Anyone who can play a musical instrument or who is interested in signing is welcome to come along. The first folk mass will take place in September and once a month there after.

Tidy Towns Competition

2012 All Ireland tidy town winners Abbeyshrule have been nominated by the department of the Environment for the 2013 Canadian competition “Communities in Bloom”. The judging for this competition takes place from the 15th to the 17th August when judges from Canada and England will visit the village. Best of luck to all concerned in this competition.


Will re-commence in St Sinneachs hall Carrickedmond in September as follows. Wednesday from 9pm for adults Friday for junior players and Sunday from 6-7pm for secondary school players. NEW CLUB MEMBERSHIP FEES

€20 per child for season. €50 per family for season (2+ children not including adults). €50 per adult for season. For more information contact Seamus Mc Cormack at 0879646090.

Get well wishes

Are extended to all from the parish who are sick at home or in hospital at this time. Hopefully all will make a speedy recovery to good health.

Warmer Homes Scheme

A reminder to all who are eligible to check the Longford Warmer Homes Ltd website and facebook page to see if you are eligible for FREE Attic & Cavity insulation before the winter rush sets in. Call 043 3393255 or log on to Longford Warmer Homes have now a dedicated Facebook page to help get the word out that this free insulation service is available to those that qualify for it. Here is the link to the Facebook page where all the information is available;