02-02-2015 - Newtowncashel - Co. Longford

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Newtowncashel Drama Group are delighted to announce that this seasons  production is the hilarious comedy "Too Close to home" by Jimmy Keary. The three act play will staged on the nights of the 5th, 6th, 7th & 8th of March, in The Hill Newtowncashel. We hope you can join us for another season in the great tradition of amateur drama.

The monthly meeting of the Tidy Towns takes place this Wednesday night the 4th of February at 8:00 pm.
New members are welcome.

The winners of our art competition that was held recently were as follows:
U8 girls Ava Morrissey
U8 boys Mathew Kenny
U10 girls Ava McDonnagh
U10 boys Brendan Mulvihill
U12 girls Roisin Kenny
U12 boys Harry Murray
U14 boys Luke Mulvihill
The county final of the art competition is on Saturday the 28th of February at 10:00 am in St Emer’s National school Longford.
The winners of our recent Handwriting competition were as follows:
U10 girls Chloe Hopkins and Riona O’Reilly
U10 boys Emmet Murtagh and Rian O boyle.
U12 girls Roisin Kenny
U12 boys Jack Sweeney and Aidan Mulvihill
Thanks to all the judges that took time out to decide on the winners and best of luck to all competitors in the county finals.
Training for table quiz, basketball, futsal and table tennis is taking place at the moment.
Anyone interested in taking part in Talent competition in March please forward names to Christy Hopkins.

We extend congratulations to  Paddy and Monica Healy,who celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary last week.We wish them many more years of happiness together.

Bishop Duffy will celebrate Mass in Newtowncashel an Saturday the 14th and Sunday the 15th of February,at the invitation of the Parish Council.The Senior Choir will sing on Saturday evening and the Junior Choir will sing on the Sunday morning.

The Senior Choir hold a rehersal this Friday the 6th of February,at 8.30 p.m.,in the Church.All members please attend.

The Junior Choir hold a rehersal in the Church,this Saturday evening,the 7th of February,from 5.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.

Pioneers who are eligible for either Gold or Silver emblems(pins) are asked to contact any member of the Cashel Pioneer Committee immediately-likewise,young people who wish to advance to the next stage of membership.Emblems and Diplomas will be presented by Bishop Francis Duffy on Sunday the 15th of February,Temperance Sunday.

With your support and commitment, a cheque for €7005.70 was officially handed over to the Longford Branch of  Multiple Sclerosis representing a total to date handed in for the MS Annual Christmas Day Run from Newtowncashel to Lanesboro 2014.The Longford Branch of MS advised us that it is their main fundraiser for the year .They acknowledge with huge appreciation, the efforts of all the participants ,and also to Peter Hanley Motors for sponsoring the T-Shirts and indeed to all who sponsored participants. Next year is the 25th Anniversary of this event and we are hoping to make it bigger and better with your support. Well done to all concerned. Any outstanding monies can be handed in to Joe O Brien, Corner Shop, Lanesboro..Longford Branch of MS will acknowledge any late sponsorship money recieved. Thank you again to all who helped out in any way with this event those who took part and all those who sponsored participants.

The following are the Station Masses for February.
Ballyrevagh and Newtown, Caroline and Declan Murtagh, Monday the 9th.
Collum and Derrydarragh, Yvonne and John Kenny, Thursday the 19th.
Forthill, Caroline and Seamus Bermingham, Friday the 20th.
Drumnee and Saint's Island, Carmel and sean Hopkins, Monday the 23rd.
Portanure, Nora Nolan, Thursday the 26th.
Claras and Cross, Breda and Eamonn Murphy, Friday the 27th.
Confessions at 7.45 p.m.
Mass at 8.00 p.m.

First Confessions, Thursday, 5th March, 7.00 p.m.
First Holy Communion, Sunday, 10th May, 12.00 noon.
Cemetery Sunday, Saints’ Island, 23rd August, 6.00 p.m.
Cemetery Sunday, Cashel, 30th August, 6.00 p.m.
Pattern at Lady Well, Saturday, 5th September, 6.00 p.m

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