Well done to the St.Mary's National School Parent's Association on having such a successful and enjoyable Disco and Santa's Grotto in The Hilll last Sunday.There was a great turnout and both parents and kids alike had a wonderful day...Well done to all involved.
Congratulations to Grainne O Shea-
We extend our sympathies to the family and friends of Kathleen Clyne(nee Cunningham,formerly of Loughawn,who died on Wednesday the 9th of December last,in Perth,Australia. May her Soul Rest in Peace.
BOARD OF MANAGEMENT
The recently appointed members of the School Board of Management, will have their first meeting this Wednesday December the 16th in the School at 8.00 p.m. The members of the Board are as follows;
Bishop's Nominees;Fr Merlyn Kenny and Teresa Victory Farrell(Chairperson.)
Parent's Representatives;Joseph Mulvihill and Yvonne Kenny.
Community Representatives;Margaret Brennan and Gerry Bohan.
Staff representatives;Marie Fallon(Secretary) and Sinead Stenson.
CHRISTMAS DAY RUN
It's that time of year again when preparations are beginning for the Annual Christmas Day Run from Newtowncashel to Lanesborough in aid of the Longford branch of MS Ireland. This is the 25th year of the event and over the course of that time approximately €180,000 has been raised for Longford MS. Last year 175 people took part and we're again asking for your continued support this year and hopefully we'll be able to further increase the number of participants and sponsorship for what is a very worthy cause. Sponsorship cards will be available in the coming weeks and for further details and please contact Michael Flood (Tel: 086-
A vacancy for a FAS worker exists in Newtowncashel.
Anyone interested please contact Tony Moran on 0868146363 or 043 3322016 at the Kenagh office.
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
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
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-
Well done to the St.Mary's National School Parent's Association on having such a successful and enjoyable Disco and Santa's Grotto in The Hill last Sunday.There was a great turnout and both parents and kids alike had a wonderful day...Well done to all involved.