Longford Hospice Home Care are holding a coffee morning in The Hill this Thursday the 17th of September from 10am to 5pm,Support would be greatly appreciated.
There will be both Pool and Darts tournaments commencing in October,please contact Sile or Gary,either by Facebook ,or in the Pub itself,to take part. Ireland kick off their Rugby World Cup journey this Saturday at 2.30 p.m.Refreshments will be served,together with a chance to win a free pint. The All Ireland Football Final kicks off at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday,with Ocean's Eleven playing afterwards We now have a bonus ball draw running every week.Buy a line for €2.00 for a chance to win €94.00.
The local Tidy Towns Committee have recieved four tickets for the Helix,Dublin on Monday the 28th of September-
The Darren McGlynn Memorial Tractor Run from Rooskey/Tarmonbarry ,will take place on September 27th.
The local committee set up to enter Eircom's Broadband supply competition, hold a meeting in The Hill this thursday night ar 8.30 p.m. The submission is coming along nicely and should be completed in the coming weeks.
Congratulations to our neighbours, Rathcline on winning the Intermediate Football Championship last weekend.Hard luck to Kilashee who were the defeated finalists.
WARMER HOMES SCHEME
A reminder to check the Longford Warmer Homes Ltd website and facebook page to see if you are eligible for FREE Attic & Cavity insulation before the winter rush sets in. Call 043 3393255 www.lwh.ie
Set Dancing classes on Tuesday 15th in Sorohans Ballyleague and in John Brownes Longford on Wed 16th -
All are welcome . Beginners welcome to try for the first two weeks , with a view to starting a complete beginners class. A great way to get fit,keep fit , have fun, make new friends in a very happy , enjoyable atmosphere.
Enquiries to Mairead 0868546433
Lanesborough Boxing Club reopened on Monday night next 07 Sep 15 last in the Lough Ree Resource Building (old convent) Main Street Lanesborough and continues on Mondays and Thursdays from 7.00 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.. New members welcome, ages between 8-
Meet every Tuesday and Friday evening at 7:00 pm at "The Hill".
Routes and distances to cater for all cyclists. Helmets compulsory.
Eircode, the new postcode system for Ireland, has launched. Local
organisations in Longford and Westmeath are helping to spread the word
about the benefits of Eircode. If you, or someone who you know, have any
questions or would like assistance, including elderly family members or
neighbours go to www.eircode.ie, or get in touch with Margaret Walsh, Longford Community
Resources Ltd at 043-
Alternatively, the Eircode helpline number is 0818 300 005.
CASHEL ON IRISH T.V.
Newtowncashel village got great exposure on Irish TV recently when they dedicated a whole program to the village and surroundings with Jimmy Casey talking on the history of Saint's Island and Claire Egan and her bakery. It can be viewed online by clicking on this link: http://dai.ly/x2vfcj6
Walking / jogging groups -
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-
One to One Swimming Lessons are now available for adults and children in Longford Swimming Pool. For bookings or for further information,please contact Darren on 086 0662781