15-08-2016 - Newtowncashel - Co. Longford

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Our very own Olympics was held last weekend,with the All Ireland Community Games ,which was held in Athlone. Representing Longford ,from Cashel was our U16 draught team of Eoin Mulvihill, Brian Kelly, Emma Casey, David Sweeney, Joseph Kenny and Luke Mulvihill. Art : Lily Murray and Luke Mulvihill and Mixed distance relay Alanna Flood.The Draughts team came fourth overall,a tremendous result.Special thanks to John Mulvihill who helped so much with the team's preparation .We thank all our other competitors from Cashel ,who have done our parish proud by representing us on the National Stage.Special thanks to Christy Hopkins and all the Committee for their trojan work all year.

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.

Cairde Beag reopens on Monday 29th August at 9.30am.

There will be a Centenary Photographic Exhibition in The Hill,Newtowncashel on Saturday the 3rd, from 6 to 10 p.m., and Sunday the 4th of September from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 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 our senior team,who defeated Ardagh/Moydow, in the second round of the Championship,last Sunday in Leo Casey Park,Ballymahon.Final score..Cashel 1-10, Ardagh Moydow,1-07.

As part of the Natural Heritage week,on Saturday the 27th of August,an environmental awareness/bioblitz event will take place at Corlea Visitor Centre with lots of interesting events for young and old.It all kicks off at 2.00 p.m. and runs until late.Feel free to drop in at any stage,and all events are free of charge.Events may also be weather dependent. Foe further information,please visit www.heritageweek.ie/whatson or alternatively contact David Fallon,Bord na Mona on 087 9711658 with any queries.

Following a recent meeting of the Parish Pastoral Council,it was decided to have Cemetery Sunday Masses, for both Cashel and Saint's Island,at 12.00 noon this year. However due to a clash with Cashel Gun Club's annual County Shoot,the Mass for  Saints Island Cemetery, is changed to 11.00 a.m., Please note this change of time. The Mass in Cashel Cemetery remains at 12.00 noon.
Dates for Cemetery Sundays are as follows,;Saint's Island Cemetery-Sunday the 21st  of August. Cashel Cemetery,Sunday the 28th of August,.Both Masses will replace the 10.30 a.m. Masses in the Church.Please keep area nearest Cemetery,free for disabled parking.

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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