18-07-2016 - Newtowncashel - Co. Longford

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A very sinister and  event took place in the early hours of Thursday morning last week,  in the Parish of Newtowncashel,with the burning of apartments, located at the rear of The Local Pub in the Village.Many units of local fire brigades attended the scene,and Gardai are now making enquiries about the incident.In a normally quiet and peaceful parish like Newtowncashel.,this incident is indeed surprising and shocking.If anyone has any information or has seen anything suspicious leading up to or around it ,however trivial,please contact local Gardai.  Lanesboro  at 043 33 21971 or Longford at 043 33 50570.

We extend congratulations to both Karina Mulvihill,Greenhall and Gerry Davis,who were married last week.We hope the happy couple have many years of health,wealth and happiness together.

Ballymahon Daycare and Resource Centre are celebrating  their 10th Anniversary on Thursday the 21st of July from 11.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. Refreshments and Light Entertainment will be offered on the day.Please come along ,bring a friend and see what our centre has to offer. Contact details,Breda on 09064 38445 or conventhouse1@gmail.com

The annual Church Gate Collection in aid of Longford Women’s Link will be on the weekend of July 23rd and 24th.

The following are this year's Cemetery Sunday's dates;
Saint's Island : 21st of August.
Cashel Cemetery; 28th of August.
Mass and prayers for the dead at 12:00 p.m.

The new kids playground beside the Quarry Park,is now open. Congrats to all involved on such a wonderful achievement.

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.

A trip to the Fr.Patrick Peyton Memorial  Centre ,Atytymass,Co.Mayo  will take place on Tuesday the 26th of July 2016.  The cost is €30  including refreshments,lunch and entertainment, Coach departs Kenagh at 9.00 a.m.,returning at 6.00 p.m. approx..To secure a place,please contact Rose Egan,kenagh,by post including contact details and payment.

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

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

If anyone wishes to go on the annual pilgrimage to Lourdes ,please contact Elizabeth Clyne at 043 33 25165.

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