12-09-2016 - Newtowncashel - Co. Longford

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We urge all Cashel people to come out to support the local football team,who play Kilashee in the County Intermediate Football Final,in Pearse Park,Longford,on Saturday the 25th of September.The team have played some great football,to reach this final,and we wish them the very best of luck,in their quest to bring back some silverware to our parish once again.

Extra added date due to success Friday 16th september 6-10pm
The Centenary Photographic Exhibition in The Hill,Newtowncashel is back due to success of previous dates.Proceed of Admission and Photo Sales are being given to two local children,Rosie and Patrick, to help with Autism and Leukaemia.. Special prices on all photo prints for exhibition dates only.  Free refreshments for all. Please contact Vicki from Elegance Photography by Vicki Riley on 087 1921929 or 09064 52889.
Admission is €5.00 per adult,Children are free.

Well done to the 45 brave individuals,who put themselves through the Hell and Back course at Kilruddery House in Bray last Saturday the 10th of August.The aim of this was to raise funds for the Mater Hospital Heart Unit and despite some minor bruises and sore bodies a great day was had by all.
Special word must go to both Paul and Brenda Egan,for once doing such a professional job in organising the event.

Classes  for children  will commence 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

Classes will commence 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

A Coffee Day in aid of Longford Hospice will be held in The Hill,on this Thursday the 15th of September from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Your kind support would be appreciated.

We extend our congratulations to both Barry Donlon and Jennifer Michele Jahns who were married last Saturday the 10th of September.We wish the couple many years of health,wealth and happiness together.

The death occurred on Thursday the 8th of September last, of Kathleen Connaughton(nee Shea),Cullentra.Kathleen was in her 93rd year ,when she passed away and was a tyrue lady,who always had a kind word and a smile for all those that she met.,Beloved wife of the late Thomas,she will be sadly  missed by her loving family. To her daughters Breda Moran,Olive McAuley (Antrim) and Ann McKernan (Tyrone), sons Thomas ((Gerry) (Monaghan)) and Padraig, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, niece, nephews, relatives, neighbours and many friends,we extend our deepest sympathies.May her Soul Rest in Peace.
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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