Fancy dress party

Fancy dress party

The Olde Forge, Killoe is the venue on Sunday 27 October for the Halloween fancy dress party from 10pm to late. Prizes on the night for best fancy dress, best karaoke plus raffle. All proceeds in aid of Our Lady’s Hospital medical research unit Crumlin, Dublin. All support greatly appreciated.

Winter time

Clocks turned back on Saturday, October 26 at midnight one hour. Oh ! For an extra hour in the leaba !

Old graveyard

Booklets titled “resting in peace” now on sale at 5 euro each with information on location of headstones/ tombstones, maps etc. Available from Hughes shop Ennybegs or Frank Hughes Tel 043 3323191/ 087 9268585 or any committee member.


At the pioneers meeting held on 17 September 2013 prayers were expressed for all who have deceased since our last meeting especially our president Mrs Kathleen Morgan with words of appreciation for all the great work she accomplished over many, many years to insure the establishment of the Pioneers Association in the parish. Diary dates of pioneer events the annual dinner dance will be held on Friday November 1, 2013 in the Rustic Inn Abbeyshrule Co Longford. Tickets available from committee members. Church gate collection Saturday 2/ Sunday 3 November. Regional Mass for deceased members on Friday November 15 in Ardagh. Mass for deceased Killoe members on Sunday, December 8.

Scuba diving

Lough Ree Scuba Diving invites you to a free try a dive at Longford swimming pool, Mall Complex Longford on Thursday 24 October at 9pm. Further information contact 087 9765911.


Cilloe Yew Tree players workshop event on Sunday November 3 from 3 – 6pm in Ennybegs Community Centre, Killoe. Registration takes place at 2.30pm. Admission 5 euro. Any persons interested in amateur drama please come along. In rehearsals for next drama production of “A stolen child”.


Places now available on the Accord pre marriage course. 2/5 December 2013. Course over two evenings from 6 – 10.30pm. Further information contact 043 3347222 or book any 2014 courses online


Numbers drawn weekend 13/10/13 – 9, 10, 12, 18. Jackpot 6600 euro. 20 euro winners Aaron & Ben Gilna, Aughaboy; Jimmy Bracken, c/o Milos; Chrissie Flood, Edgeworthstown; Pat Kiernan, Knockloughlin; Ruth Kiernan, Knockloughlin. Sellers prize Kathleen Bracken c/o Milos.

Church notes

St Mary’s Ennybegs, no masses Monday – Thursday. Friday 8pm Saturday 8pm. Remember to pray for all missionaries and an increase in vocations this month. Also pray for our dioceses priests Rev PJ Hughes, Ecuador, Fr Paddy Hagan, Rhyne, Killoe, St Patricks Kiltegan. Killoe parish cell meet in Cullyfad Community Centre Tuesday, 29 October at 8.30pm.