03-10-2016 - Newtowncashel - Co. Longford

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We extend congratulations to the team and mentors of the Shamrock Gaels team, who won the County Minor Football Championship Final,last Sunday in Glennon Bros Pearse Park,when they defeated Killoe 3-15 to 1-8.This was a wonderful victory for all concerned,and again well done to all on this fine win.

Newtowncashel Community Games will be selling tickets for the National Jubilee draw. Tickets cost 10 euro with 7 euro from every ticket sold going to our own area. First prize is a Kia Cee'd car worth over 20,000 along with many other great runner up prizes. Tickets are available from any committee member and will be sold door to door. Your support for this would be much appreciated.

Best wishes to the Cashel team who play  the Meath Champions,Bective in the first round of the Leinster Junior Football Championship, this Saturday the 8th of October .The game is to be played  Pairc Tailteann,Navan at 2.00 p.m.

The St. Mary's National School Parent's Association held their A.G.M., last Tuesday the 27th of September.
The following is the committee that was elected at the meeting.
Chairperson;Martina Beattie, Treasurer;Elaine Donnelly, Assistant Treasurer;Linda Ferguson.Secretary,Helen Hassett, Assistant Secretary,Declan Fox,P.R.O. John Kenny.
Committee Rep to M.P.A.;Declan Fox, Safety Officer;Lorraine Murtagh.

A  P.T.A.A. meeting will take place this Wednesday the 5th of October,at 8.30 p.m. in The Hill.

The October Station Masses commenced on  Monday October the 3rd last. Anyone who would like a Station Mass in their house,please contact Father Kenny at 043 33 252112.

Sett Dancing Classes
Classes  commenced on Tuesday 20th September in St. Failtheachs GAA club house at 8pm.
Classes are suitable for beginners and you dont need a partner.
Come along and get fit while having fun.
For more info , please contact Mairead on 0868546433

Sean Nos Dancing Classes
Classes  for children commenced on Tuesday 20th September at 4.15 pm in The Hill in Newtowncashel.
Under 6 years –4.30—5.00
6—9 years        5.00---5.30
9—12  years     5.30---6.00

A teenage class can be arranged should there be a demand for it.
Classes are for boys and girls.
For further information or to book a place
Contact Mairead  0868546433

Art classes in Ballymahon are to re-commence in October with Tutor Frances Kelleher.  Beginners classes on Tuesday mornings and Improvers in the evenings, time to be decided.  Please contact Frances athfkelleher@eircom.net or text her at 087-9913 651.  Or phone Bridgeways Resource Centre at 09064-32691.  Newcomers and improvers welcome.

Looking for a career focused course? Then enrol on Longford College of Further Education’s 1 year Tourism with Business programme starting September 2016. Ireland is going through a tourism regeneration with employment potential from Center Parcs and from initiatives such as The Wild Atlantic Way, The Greenway Cycle Project and Ireland’s Ancient East project. The course offers practical business skills for the workplace as well as accreditation from Quality Qualifications Ireland and awards up to 400 CAO points for progression to third level institutions. This course is free to those in receipt of BTEA or who qualify for a SUSI grant* and to holders of a medical card. The registration fee and government levy is €330 for all other students. To enrol go to www.longfordcfe.com, click on enrol and follow instructions. (*Fees will be refunded on receipt of SUSI grant)

Macra are looking for young people to join a new Macra club. Macra is a non profit organisation for young people 17-35,it has 6 key activities such as Agriculture,Sports,Performing Arts,Travel,Public Speaking and Community Involvoment. You dont need to be a farmer to join.
Contact can be made by contacting Diarmaid on 086 8612750 or by contacting the Longford Macra na Feirme facebook page.

Free House Insulation service available. Check out the poster for eligibility criteria. Contact Terence on 086 3192721 for more information.

The Walking Group continues on Saturday mornings leaving The Hill at 10.00 a.m. All are welcome.

The Longford VTOS programme is now recruiting. It offers full time business and computer training free of charge.
To qualify you must be over 21 and in receipt of a social welfare payment.
If you are interested contact Maeve Madden,VTOS Co-ordinator at 087 2050589.

Newtownforbes Longford CCÉ are taking expressions of interest for beginner and improver traditional music classes. Any adults or children interested should contact us on 0878507726 or newtownforbeslongfordcce@eircom.net

Good2Talk is a non profit organisation with charitable status. We offer counselling and psychotherapy to individuals, families, couples and teenagers on a contribution basis. No more than €25, regardless of you income, you can access an effective professional counsellor within 72 hours of contacting our service. We help clients overcome low mood, panic, worry, depression, low self esteem, addiction, bereavement, anger and trauma.
We are located on 2 Keons Terrace, Longford and our contact number is 043 3347477

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