Newtowncashel Drama Group held their A.G.M. recently. The following were the officers elected;
Vice Chairperson:Tara Healy,
Assistant Secretary:Tom Dennigan,
Treasurer: Katie Kenny,
Assistant Treasurer: Liz Hanley,
P.RO: John Kenny.
President: Michael Casey.
Our producer once again,is Dermot Healy.
The 3 Act play for this coming season,will be announced shortly.
We extend congratulations to both Elaine Feeney and Ronan Skelly,who were married in The Church of The Blessed Virgin,Newtowncashel,last Friday the 14th of October.We wish the happy couple,many years of health,wealth and happiness together.
Longford Macra are holding a launch night for a new Macra club in Lanesboro this Friday night the 21st of October in Adies bar at 9pm for young people between the ages of 17-
For a cheap and cheerful social life with a difference join macra.membership for a year is €25 cash or €20 direct debit with lots of different discounts to suit everyone.
BURLINGTON SPORTSWEAR/ ATLANTIC MILLS EMPLOYEE REUNION FRIDAY JANUARY 20th 2017 (Venue will depend on numbers attending) Atlantic Mills Ltd, the dyeing and finishing operation for denim fabric, was located in Fisherstown, Clondra, Co. Longford. Formerly known as Burlington Sportswear Fabrics Ltd. the facility was built on a green field site in 1977 and production commenced in 1979. The company employed approximately 300 people and operated on a 24 hour day 7 days per week basis. Over 1500 people from counties Longford, Leitrim, Roscommon and beyond were employed over its twenty-
Last month a new Facebook Page “Burlington/Atlantic Mills Reunion” was created by Angela Boland and Fr. Sean Kelly, OFM,Cap both former employees. It’s almost 18 years since the factory closed and sadly quite a few of those former employees have passed on to their heavenly reward. This reunion will also be an opportunity for us to remember them and give thanks for the friendships forged.The night of 20th January promises to be a night of fun with events pitting former departments against each other in quizzes and challenges as well as opportunities for some to revisit their weaving skills.As many former employees are not on Facebook we want to reach out to them and hope that by reading this they will make contact with Angela or Fr. Sean to confirm their attendance at this gathering.Contact: Angela Boland at 086 1963567, Fr Sean Kelly: 087 0550584 before 6th November to book your place.
SETT DANCING CLASSES
Classes commenced 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
SEAN NOS DANCING CLASSES
Classes for children commenced 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-
9—12 years 5.30-
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
Art classes in Ballymahon are to re-
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Macra are looking for young people to join a new Macra club. Macra is a non profit organisation for young people 17-
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 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-
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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