Rathowen notes

Rathowen notes

Rathowen notes


Sincere sympathy is extended to the Boyce family Legan on the death of Joe Boyce. May he rest in peace.

Playground Open

The playground and new community park are open. Bikes, go karts and dogs are not allowed in the new community park or walkway. There is CCTV 24/7. All people using the facility are asked to enjoy and respect it.

Streete Gathering

Streete Gathering will take place on October 26 and committee member Kevin brady is asking people to help with the parish genealogy. The school reunion is a great way to ask all who are coming to bring along photos of family friends, neighbours and even buildings. Kevin is hoping to collect as much material as possible. If you would like to write your memories of a friend or people no longer with us feel free. Please forward on to Kevin who will scan photos and give them back to you safe. You can e-mail Kevin at kbrady1964@gmail.com

Guitar Lessons

Guitar lessons available in Mullingar. Acoustic and electric, beginners and more advanced. All ages welcome. All types of music from rock to blues and country. Phone or text David at 086 3706339.

Jackpot €10.500

Tickets for the local lotto are available in the post office and Connaughton’s pub.


The north Westmeath Darts League starts on October 18. Local teams to follow are Wagon Wheel and Western Gem, Ballinalack.

Legan Vintage Club

The club will be presenting prizes to raffle winners and a cheque to disabled people of Longford in Feerick’s Hotel on Saturday, October 19.

St Mary’s National School

The enrolment ceremony for the 1st Holy Communion class took place last Sunday in St Mary’s Church. The following children will make their Communion. Ciara Baird, Rebecca Reilly, Nicole McKeon, Alex Thomsen, Louis Greene, Brianna Clancy, Rachel Kelly and Dara Keaveney. Their teacher Ms McEnteggart is very busy at the moment preparing the children.

Well done to the pupils from Rathowen’s 3rd and 4th classes who drew with Empor NS on Friday, October 4. Thanks to Felim Heduvan who is doing a brilliant job. Well done to the children who ran in the cross country recently. Congratulations to Jasmine Maguire, Katie, Louie and Jake Green who all won medals.

There was a huge turnout on Thursday last for football training at the school. Thank you to Darragh and Caolan for their continued help. Well done to Caolan who had a great game for Inny Rovers and also Patrick Fitzgerald who got man of the match.

Frank Tighe had a brilliant game for Multy U-14’s in the final and was top scorer. Finally hard luck to the U-12 Clan na Gael girls who lost narrowly in their match. Girls from St Mary’s were Ciara Maguire, Karen Kelly and Maeve Green.

Rathowen Play

‘A wake In The West’ by MJ Ginnelly takes place on November 1 - 3 in the Community Hall, Rathowen. The cast are busy rehearsing and best of luck to all involved.

Notes Deadline

The notes deadline is 7pm Saturday night. You can e-mail them to David at davidpatrick7@eircom.net