Killoe notes



Corr: Ann Hughes, Ennybegs, Drumlish Tel: 043 33 23134


A fundraising night for the Longford Palliative Homecare in memory of the late Willie Tully, Killoe, RIP will be held in the Longford Arms Hotel on Friday, 6 November from 9:30pm. Tickets cost 10 euro available from all local outletsor at the door on the night or contact Catherine Tully on 0879547103. The Tully families appreciate your support with all proceeds in aid of Longford Palliative Homecare. Fingerfood, tea and coffee will be served on the night.


Should you have any 1 cent/ 2 cent coins (now taking out of circulation) hanging around the house, you may dispose of same in AIB or BOI from 2-8 November 2015. Proceeds will benefit many Irish Charities.


Sincere sympathy is extended to the Yorke families, Moydow, Co. Longford on the sad bereavement of their mother, Kathleen (nee Powell aged 102 years old and pre-deceased by her husband Thomas) who was laid to rest last week. The parish expresses it’s condolences to her son Jack, daughters Ann Shaughnessy, Lettergunnell, Mary, UK, Kathleen Lenehan, Longford, her daughter-in-law, sons-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, neighbours, friends and extended family. Mass was celebrated in St. Mary’s Church Moydow with burial afterwards in the local cemetery. RIP.

Also the parish expresses it’s condolences to Mrs. Lynch and families, Newtownbond, Killoe on the sudden sad bereavement of her husband, Con who was laid to rest on Monday. Mass was celebrated in St. James Church, Clonbroney with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. May he rest in peace.


The annual Pioneers Dinner Dance will be held in the Rustic Inn, Abbeyshrule, Co. Longford on Friday, 13 November 2015. Music by J.R Dallas and his band. Tickets cost 25 euro, available from Geraldine Clarke on 0863265655 or any committee member. Non Pioneers are also very welcome.

Knit & Stitch

A bus will travel to the knit and stitch show on Saturday, 14 November 2015, leaving the Axis Centre, Longford at 8am, return journey to arrive back at Longford at 6pm. Cost for ICA members 5 euro and non-members 10 euro.


Ennybegs Community Centre, Killoe, Bingo sessions every Friday night commencing at 8.30pm. Good luck to all bingo players.

Church news

St. Mary’s Ennybegs, Masses on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (first Friday) at 10am. Saturday mass is on at 8pm and Sunday mass is on at 11pm. First Friday calls on Thursday and Friday in usual order. Any family members or neighbours in hospital or wish to have a first-Friday visit please contact Sean. Plenary indulgence for the holy souls from 1-8 November 2015, recite a prayer of your choice for the Pope’s intentions, visit a church, recite our father and apostles creed or visit cemetery and recite prayer of decreased to obtain one plenary indulgence per day.


A big hearty congratulations to James Mahon, son of James and Theresa, Micknagh, Killoe who just announced his engagement to Aisling, Moycullen, Co. Galway. We extend good wishes to the happy couple and their families for a future filled with great joy.


This week’s Lotto numbers were as follows; 4, 13, 20, 29. This week’s 20 euro winners were Michael Hurson, Ballinamuck, Ronan McGoldrick, Ennybegs, Shane Clarke, Ohill, Laurie Walker, Pat the Baker, Pat Mollaghan, Longford. Margaret McCormack won the sellers prize. Next week’s jackpot is 2,200 euro.


You are advised to check that your are correctly registered for voting in the 2016/17 elections. Contact Longford County Council on 0433343311 or visit to see the list. Youth who are 18 years old by the 15th of February 2016 may also register and vote.


Ennybegs ICA meeting on November 12 at 8.30pm in Ennybegs Community Centre. New members welcome.

Cullyfad Bingo

Bingo continues this Wednesday night at 8.30p.m. €2,200 can be won on the bonus number this Wednesday night with another €1,000 to be won on “Spin the Wheel”. Progressive 25 card game continues on Monday nights at 8.30p.m.