Congrats to Michelle Conlon and Colm Donoghue who were married on Friday and Kevin Lynch and Joanne McGuinness, (Dublin) who were married on 5th August. We wish both couples many years of health and happiness.


Our Longford Rose - Aising wishes to thank everyone for the huge support she has received from Tang community especially in the past few weeks. We wish you the best of luck Aisling and above all enjoy the whole experience and fun during the Rose of Tralee Festival …from Tang Community.

Budding musician

Well done to Ciara Kelly, The Pigeons, who is through to U12 Slow Air competition. Ciara is a pupil of Geraldine McLynn.

Class of ‘88 reunion

Ballymahon Convent of Mercy. Class of 1988 Reunion on Saturday the 14th September 2013. Evening to start with mass in the school at 6pm followed by meal in Cooney’s Hotel at 7.30pm. DJ till late. Tickets now on sale and are €25. Please contact Mary Curran Kelly 087 6850268.

Barn Dance

Pinnacle Macra Club are having a Barn Dance and BBQ in Egans of Mount Temple on Saturday August 17 beginning at 9pm. Music on the night will be by Crooked Jacks followed by a D.J. Tickets are €15. Fancy dress is optional and there will be prizes for the best outfit!! Tickets are available from club members or you can pay on the door on the night.

Lotto Jackpot €11,150

Results 6 August, Numbers drawn were 3, 17, 24, 26. Draw four winners: €25 Emmet Finn, (S: Innyside); Elaine Hall, (S: Liz Hall); Wm & Edel Flanagan, (S: W Flanagan); Kieran Farrell, (S: J J Leavy).

Progressive 25

Fridays at 9.15pm, - Tang Community Centre. Results Friday 2nd August – 1st Ben & Mary, 2nd Barry & Jim. Raffle: Barry Kelly, Johno Beirne, Nancy Finn. Tables: Kitty & Jim, Mary & P.J.


Longford Westmeath Education and Training Board (formerly VEC) is now offering Advanced Certificate in Business FETAC Level 6 (part time). This course is provided FREE under BTEI (Back to Education Initiative) and is particularly suited to unemployed people who have already worked in a supervisory capacity.  Places on this course will be offered following interview. For more information contact: Adult Educational Guidance Service 043 33 48177.