25-01-2016 - 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

Newtowncashel Drama Group are delighted to announce that this years production will be 'The Field',a highly acclaimed masterpiece by playwright  John. B. Keane. The play will be staged in early March, twenty eight years from it's first staging in 'The Hill'.Further details to follow over the coming weeks.

There will be a Table Quiz ,in aid of St.Lukes ,,in The Pier,Liscnacusha, this Friday night the 29th of January ,commencing at 9.00 p.m. Tables of four is €40.00.Raffle on the night.Please do come along for what promises to be a great evening out for a worthy cause.

St. Mary's N.S. Enrolment for September 2016, takes place from 1st February to 5th February.  Enrolment packs can be collected from the school and relevant forms returned during this period.

Congratulations to our U16 draught team who won the County final at the weekend, team consisted of Eoin Mulvihill, Emma Casey, Brian Kelly, David Sweeney, Luke Mulvihill and Joseph Kenny.
Best of luck going forward to the North Leinster competition now.
Hard luck to our other three teams who missed out in a place in the Finals. All three teams got to the semi-finals but unfortunately it wasn’t there day.
U10 team was Keira Hopkins, Brendan Mulvihill, Ellen O’Boyle, Alan O’Reilly, Sadie Boardman, Mathew Kenny and Lucas Moynihan.
U12 team was Rian O’Boyle, Dean Farrell, Aidan Mulvihill, Conor Farrell, Chloe Hopkins and Amelia Boardman
U14 team was Harry Murray, Luke O’Boyle, Conor Farrell, Rosin Kenny and Josh Mulvihill.
Thanks very much to John Mulvihill for coaching and mentoring all these teams again this year.
Indoor Soccer and Futsal competitions are coming up soon and also Art and model making.
Training continues every Friday evening with table tennis and indoor soccer on Sundays.
Anyone that hasn’t registered for the year please contact Ray Moynihan or any committee member for form.

Cairde Beag enrolment is now open for September 2016 and with the introduction of the second free preschool year, meaning a child can avail of free preschool from the age of 3 years, places are very limited.  If your child was born between 1st January 2012 and 31st August 2013 then your child is eligible for free preschool in September.  I have 2 spaces left so if you or someone that you know has a child who is eligible but has not already booked them in then please contact me as soon as possible on 0863175753.

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 the project.

This Saturday night the 30th 0f January,David Maguire will be performing.Do go along for what promises to be a good night out.

The ICA would like to extend their sympathy to Monica and the Healy family on the death of Paddy Healy.May he rest in peace.Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Our next monthly meeting will be held on Tuesday the 2nd of February at 8pm in the hill newtowncashel.New members welcome as always.

Homeinstead Senior care will be in Longford Shopping centre next saturday 30th January from 10am-3pm. We are looking for reliable, friendly people to look after seniors in their homes. Flexible working hours. Fetac 5 training or part Training necessary. Bring along your CV on the day.

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Class in The Business Clinic, Longford starting Wednesday 27th January 6pm - 8.30pm x 8 weeks, and Drop in Mindfulness Class starting in The Business Clinic, Thursday 4th Feb at 6.30pm
MBSR starting in Greville Arms, Mullingar on Saturday 30th January 10.30am to 1pm (Drop in class in Afternoon 2.30)
Drop in Mindfulness Class in Bawn Holistic Centre starting Monday 1st February 7.30pm.
more details on website www.bawnholistic.com or Ph Pauline 086 3784747

Those who would like to host a Station Mass in February,can arrange to do so now.Eight station Masses are already confirmed at this stage.

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

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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