08-02-2016 - Newtowncashel - Co. Longford

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There will be a Benefit Function for Patrick Mc Donagh,in The Local on Saturday night the 27th of February at 9.00p.m. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Hard luck to our u13 boys who went down fighting to a stronger Killoe side in the u 13 futsal match on Saturday last. Our young team never gave up and their never say die attitude is to be commended & the future looks promising for this young side. Roll on next year. A huge thank you to all the lads for your dedication & commitment.

ICA are starting a health kick by organising a walking group on Saturday Mornings at 10am leaving from the hill newtowncashel.Walks start on Saturday 13th February.Everyone welcome.

There will be a 'Cash for Clobber' clothing collection this Friday the 12th of February at St Mary's National School .Donations of textiles and footwear can be left inside the school gate or in the rear sheds before 9.30 a.m.

The Ceremony of Light for the Confirmation Classtakes place on Thursday the 11th of February at 8.00 p.m. in the Church.

Newtowncashel Drama Group are delighted to announce that this year's production will be 'The Field',a highly acclaimed masterpiece by playwright  John. B. Keane. The play will be staged on the first weekend of the of March,Friday the 4th,Saturday the 5th and Sunday the 6th.There will also be a performance on Friday the 11th of March.,These performances are twenty eight years on from it's first staging in 'The Hill with some of the original cast taking roles in this year's production..Further details to follow over the coming weeks.

Well done to our Scór Quiz team,from Cashel,who performed excellently ,when representing Longford in the National Finals which were held in Killarney recently.The team was Jamie Bermingham, Áine Bannon, Patrick Farrell and Brian Kelly,with thanks also to Mary Skelly for all her hard work with the team.The team came ninth overall.

The Dept. of Environment have informed Newtowncashel Tidy Towns that because they were once winners of the National Award that they have been chosen to receive seven oak trees to commemorate the seven signatories of the Irish Proclamation.
The only condition is that this site must be in Public Ownership, or a piece of private ground that can be transferred to Public Ownership.
An information plaque will be erected on the site.

A vacancy for a FAS worker exists in Newtowncashel.
Anyone interested please contact Tony Moran on 0868146363 or 043 3322016 at the Kenagh office

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

Cairde Beag enrolment is now open for September 2016 and 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.

Homeinstead Senior care will be in Longford Shopping centre next saturday 30th January from 10am-3pm. We are looking for reliable, friendly people to look after seniors in their homes. Flexible working hours. Fetac 5 training or part Training necessary. Bring along your CV on the day.

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Class in The Business Clinic, Longford starting Wednesday 27th January 6pm - 8.30pm x 8 weeks, and Drop in Mindfulness Class starting in The Business Clinic, Thursday 4th Feb at 6.30pm
MBSR starting in Greville Arms, Mullingar on Saturday 30th January 10.30am to 1pm (Drop in class in Afternoon 2.30)
Drop in Mindfulness Class in Bawn Holistic Centre starting Monday 1st February 7.30pm.
more details on website www.bawnholistic.com or Ph Pauline 086 3784747

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)

Beginner classes Thu mornings 10.30–12.30pm Commencing 21st January at Bridgeways Dean Egan Resource Centre Ballymahon.
Fee  €10 per session.
Learn about drawing, colour/painting and art appreciation.Please bring along sketching things, sketchpad, 2b – 5b pencils, willow charcoal, soft eraser, notebook, etc. It is hoped to plan an outing to The National Gallery in May.
Improver sessions continue 20th Jan Wednesday evenings 7 - 9at
Sisters Mercy house, Main St.
Both sessions welcome men and women. Contact Rory or staff Bridgeways 090 6432691 or for full details email tutor Frances Kelleher hfkelleher@eircom.net (ph.09064 32203)

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