Ballymore GAA club will take up their annual church gate collection at all Masses next weekend, May 24th and 25th.Your support will be greatly appreciated.

Cycle and Climb

The 4th Annual Glenn Brady Memorial Cycle and Climb, from Longford to Croagh Patrick will take place on Sunday June 1st. Register now at www.glennbradycycle.com, Registration closes on Saturday May 24th.

Dring Open Air Festival

On Sunday, June 1st next Colmcille Branch of the Mentally Handicapped will hold their annual fundraising event on the shores of Loch Gowna at Dring car park. Tea and Coffee and refreshments will be available throughout the day so come along and enjoy a great evening of top class entertainment and support St. Christopher’s


On Sunday evening next, May 25th, Rath Mhuire Granard and Dolmen Services will host The Virginia Gospel Choir in St. Mary’s Church, Granard starting at 6pm. They will be joined by many All Ireland winning musicians along with St. Mary’s church choir for an evening of lovely music and song. Tickets are on sale for 10 euro each and your support will be greatly appreciated.


On this Thursday evening, May 22nd an important meeting of the Clonfin Commemoration committee will be held in Lus na Greine at 8-30pm and all members are requested to attend.

Good luck

Good luck to Holly Flynn, Ballymacroley who is representing Longford in the National Finals of the online Mathletes competition in Dublin next Saturday. Holly won the provincial finals for 5th class and finished in third place overall in Leinster in Dublin City University on May 10th. Well done Holly and keep up the good work.

Granard Visitor Centre Project

The committee would like to sincerely thank all who purchased tickets in our 2nd annual Community Draw. Again we received great support and this will enable us to continue work on the project. See Granard and Abbeylara notes for results of monthly draws.