06-06-2016 - Newtowncashel - Co. Longford

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The annual nature walk takes place on Saturday the 18th of June.Primary School Children start at 7:00 pm from Derrydarragh. Under-16’s and Adults start at 7:00 pm from “The Hill”. All finish at the Quarry Park. Participants are asked to write their names on reverse of cards which should be handed in at “The Hill”. Cards or cash cannot be accepted at Derrydarragh. Phone credit, €40, €20 and €10, for 1st, 2nd and 3rd highest INDIVIDUAL sponsorship collected by Primary School Participants. Adult participants will be included in a draw for prizes. All prizes for adults, and Children, will be presented at the Quarry Park. Refreshments will be served afterwards.

Please note that,that on Saturday June the 18th,Vigil Mass,will be celebrated at 6.00 p.m. ,in the Church,to facilitate the Bonfire night in the Quarry Park.

The Tidy Towns are reviving Bonfire night. It will take place on Saturday the 18th of June in the Quarry Park. The Nature walk around Lough Slawn will take place at 7:00 pm.  A great nights programme has been put together. Hans the story teller will arrive in his pony and trap. The famous psychic John King will be in attendance. There will be bouncing castles, party games, The Burgerman and a Licenced Bar by The Local.
A date to remember and a night you won't forget.

THE 7 TREE CEREMONY                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The unveiling and blessing of the 7 trees and stone with the 7 signatories of the Proclamation will take place on June 22nd on the school grounds. The school concert takes place from   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm and directly after, this small ceremony will take place. Tommy Murray who played the angry bishop form The Field play, will read the Proclamation. All are welcome. Be part of history.

There is a vacancy for a Fas worker T the local GAA Club Grounds. Anyone interested in the post,please contact Club Secretary Bernie Farrell on 087 9262975. Or any member of the Executive  

Cairde Beg open day is on Wednesday the 22nd of June at 9.30am. Until 12,30 pm. All children enrolled for next September are welcome to come along
With the introduction of the second free preschool year, meaning a child can avail of free preschool from the age of 3 years, places are very limited.  If your child was born between 1st January 2012 and 31st August 2013 then your child is eligible for free preschool in September.  I have 2 spaces left so if you or someone that you know has a child who is eligible but has not already booked them in then please contact me as soon as possible on 0863175753.

The Run for Rosie event.which was held in Cashel last Sunday was a great success. We'll done to all involved.

We'll done to all the kids who represented Cashel at the County Community Games Finals in Ballymahon last Sunday. Results to follow.

The 1916 Garden of Rememberance official unveiling will take place on Sunday the 19th of June 2016 at 3pm   In Derryhaun. All residents,past and present of Derryhaun and surrounding areas are invited to attend

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

A trip to the Fr.Patrick Peyton Memorial  Centre ,Atytymass,Co.Mayo  will take place on Tuesday the 26th of July 2016.  The cost is €30  including refreshments,lunch and entertainment, Coach departs Kenagh at 9.00 a.m.,returning at 6.00 p.m. approx..To secure a place,please contact Rose Egan,kenagh,by post including contact details and payment.

Ballymahon friends of Crumlin hold a raffle in aid of Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin,on Saturday night the 11th of June,in Kiernan's Pub, Ballymahon. Prizes include,30 minute aerobatic experience,vouchers,hampers etc.Tickets are €5.00 each or 3 for €10.00. Music by Night Owls.  Draw takes place at 10.30 p.m. Your support is very much appreciated.

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

Combo fitness classes  (A mix of cardiovascular to music /pilates)
Every Monday at Kellihers dance studio Main street longford  7.30
Tuesday  Cooney's Hotel Ballymahon 7.30
Wednesday (morning) Kellihers longford 11am.
Wednesday moydow 7.30
Thursday strokestown.percy french 7.30 pilates

If anyone wishes to go on the annual pilgrimage to Lourdes ,please contact Elizabeth Clyne at 043 33 25165.

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