No winner of this week’s Lotto Jackpot of €4,800, numbers drawn 5, 17, 22, 26. The €30 winner of the €5 envelopes was Lorraine Reynolds, Cloone, €30 to Michael Farrell/Anthony Melia and €20 each to James Flynn and Dawn Egan. Jackpot next week is €4,900, draw takes place in Leavy’s and Team on duty is Anthony Melia, Tommy Egan and Gerard Dennigan. Your continued support for the Lotto is much appreciated.
Well done to the Intermediate Team on their fine win over Sean Connolly’s in the Championship semi-
The Minor Team “Shamrock Gaels” play Carrick Sarsfields/St Dominic’s on this Wednesday 7th in McGann Park Kenagh at 7p.m in the Minor Football Championship League, they also have a fixture on Saturday 10th against Clonguish Og in Leo Casey Park at 4p.m.
Congratulations to Adrianna Melia and Niall Mulligan on their recent engagement.
BOARD OF MANAGEMENT
St.Mary's School Board of Management will meet in the school,this Thursday the 8th of September ,at 8.oo p.m.
We wish to express our congratulations to Neil Farrell,Derrygowna,who recently qualified,and is now a practicing solicitor.
This is a great achievement,and anyone that knows Neil,will certainly wish him well,as he is someone who deserves it.
BALLYMAHON CONVENT DAYCARE CENTRE
The Convent Day Care Centre have 2 vacancies for Catering Assistants(CE Scheme) 19 1/2 hours per week. Accredited training will be provided to support your career. Candidates must be in receipt of Social Welfare payment for 1 year or more. Please contact Breda Greaves, Manager at 09064 38445 for further information.
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-
Want to work for Center Parcs? Want 400 CAO points? Then Tourism With Business at Longford College of Further Education is the course for you. To apply go to www.longfordcfe.com or call Helen on 087 6795067.
RUN FOR ROSIE
Regarding the Run for Rosie ,which was held last June,Etephen and Liz wish to say a massive thanks from Rosie, for the support of Newtowncashel and all those involved in the event. The amount raised on the day ,was a total of 4185 Euro ,for Rosie's assistance dog
They have been in contact with My Caine Companion ,the charity that trains the dogs, and they hope to have word in the next week or so ,if Rosie is to be admitted to the programme.
GROW – Community Mental Health Movement in Ireland – Understanding and Minding your Mental Health. A Community Mental Health Programme will commence on Monday 26th September and every Monday for 5 weeks from 7.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m., in The Green, Ballymahon Road, Edgeworthstown, Co. Longford. This Programme is FREE to attend. All welcome.
Week 1 Monday 26th September – Understanding & Promoting Positive Mental Health
Week 2 Monday 3rd October – Mindfulness
Week 3 Monday 10th October – Managing Stress & Anxiety
Week 4 Monday 17th October – Suicide Awareness & Prevention
Week 5 Monday 24th October – How GROW works – Information on Local Support Services
For more details phone: 086-
TOURISM WITH BUSINESS CERTIFICATE
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-
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-
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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