18-01-2016 - Newtowncashel - Co. Longford

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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

Bord na Mona will be holding  a public information session regarding the development of the proposed Derryadd wind Farm, in The Hill,Newtowncashel, on Friday the 29th of January from 3.00 p.m until 9.00 p.m.
Bord na Mona invites you to attend this Public Information Session. Staff will be on hand to discuss thye project.

The death occurred recently of John Hughes Snr.,formerly of the Pier,Lisnacusha. .He and his family were much admired and respected by all from Cashel.John was well known to the people of Newtowncashel,and was a great character in his days working around our locality. Funeral in Nottingham,England .To his heartbroken family,we extend our deepest sympathies.May his Soul Rest in Peace.

There will be music by Ita Tighe in The Local this Sunday evening the 24th of January.

Combo fitness classes  (A mix of cardiovascular to music /pilates)
Every Monday at kellihers dance studio Main street longford  7.30
Tuesday  Cooney's Hotel Ballymahon 7.30
Wednesday  (morning)kellihers longford 11am.
Wednesday moydow 7.30
Thursday strokestown.percy french 7.30 (pilates)

Beginner classes Thu mornings 10.30–12.30pm Commencing 21st January at Bridgeways Dean Egan Resource Centre Ballymahon.
Fee  €10 per session.
Learn about drawing, colour/painting and art appreciation.Please bring along sketching things, sketchpad, 2b – 5b pencils, willow charcoal, soft eraser, notebook, etc. It is hoped to plan an outing to The National Gallery in May.
Improver sessions continue 20th Jan Wednesday evenings 7 - 9at
Sisters Mercy house, Main St.
Both sessions welcome men and women. Contact Rory or staff Bridgeways 090 6432691 or for full details email tutor Frances Kelleher hfkelleher@eircom.net (ph.09064 32203)

A vacancy for a FAS worker exists in Newtowncashel.
Anyone interested please contact Tony Moran on 0868146363 or 043 3322016 at the Kenagh office

Recitation of the Rosary continues on Fridays at 7.30 p.m.

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 043-3345555 or email:  eircode@lcrl.ie.
Alternatively, the Eircode helpline number is 0818 300 005.

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-ordinator at  087 2050589.  

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