St Mary’s NS

St Mary’s NS

Swimming lessons started last Friday for 1st and 6th class pupils in Longford swimming pool ,it was enjoyed by all. Rathowen N.S. played Emper in a challenge match on Wednesday last, it was a wonderful sporting event and a big thank you to parents who helped out with transport and also to Felim Heduvan on a job well done as referee. Congratulations to Vincent, Anthony, and David Maguire who have opened a new shop in Cavan. If you are in the area call in and say hello. From Padraig and staff

Rural Arts

Advanced Digital Photography courses starting in Streete Parish Park, 13th March by Danny Boyce. Photography six weeks course cost 42 euro, contact Grace Bruton on 086 1293667. Wednesday Rural Arts presents introduction to Digital Photography. Beginners courses by Danny Boyce, starting on Monday March 10th, 7.30pm to 9pm for six weeks in Ballynacargy Hall, course cost 42 euro contact Grace Bruton 086 1293667. On march 13th Yoga for beginners with instructor Willie Kiernan from 7pm to 8pm in Ballynacargy Hall, course fee 49 euro for seven weeks. Please book in advance. Booking is essential, contact Grace Bruton 086 1293667.


Congratulations to Aoife Catherine Casey, Slanemore who was baptised last week.

Mass times

Saturday 6pm vigil, Monday 7pm, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, all at 9.30am.

Rathowen Celtic

This weeks result - Colmcille 2 Rathowen 1, goal came from Barry O’Mara.

This was a league game, there are still two cups to look forward too. Keep her lit lads.

Card Drive

In aid of Ballinalack Tidy Towns on the 14th March in the Western Gem. Starts 9pm. All support greatly appreciated.


Jackpot now stands at 1,900 euro. No winner. The numbers drawn were 4, 14, 17, 19. The draw winners were John Scally, Andrew Hunt, Mairead McCarthy. Sellers prize Cyril O’Connor. The jackpot now stands at 2,100 euro and the next draw will take place on 18/03/2014 in Connaughton’s Pub.


Can be e/mailed to David at davidpatrick7@eircom.net