26-10-2015 - Newtowncashel - Co. Longford

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The Newtowncashel Parent's Association of St,Mary's National School held a very successful Fancy Dress and Draw fundraiser in The Local last weekend.Full results and winners in next week's notes.

Thursday the 29th of October; Joe and Mary Flood for Greenhall at 8 p.m.
Friday the 30th of October, Mike and Anne Kenny for Ballinahinch/Cashel at 8 p.m.

There will be a Book Launch Evening in Clarke's Bar in Lanesborough on Saturday 7th November at 9pm. This is to launch the newly-published book 'Ubiquitous Q', written by Newtowncashel resident Gill Casey. It features the life of Quetzal Quinn, known to all simply as Q, and is described as a heart-warming, life-affirming and often humorous story. Everyone is welcome to come along.
More info about the book can be found on 'Gill Q Casey' Facebook page or you can contact her on 087 9964860.

Newtowncashel  ICA are holding their monthly meeting in The Hill on Tuesday the 3rd of November at 8 pm.New members welcome as always. A reminder that if you have squares made ,please do bring them along to the meeting.

There will be a Tidy Towns meeting in The Hill on Wednesday ,November the 4th at 8.39 pm.

The annual Longford regional Pioneer Dinner Dance will take place,in The Rustic Inn, Abbeyshrule,on Friday night the 13th of November..Dinner will be served at 9.00 p.m. Music is by T.R. Dallas...All are welcome.

There will be both Pool and Darts tournaments commencing in October,please contact Sile or Gary,either by Facebook ,or in the Pub itself,to take part. Ireland kick off their Rugby World Cup journey this Saturday at 2.30 p.m.Refreshments will be served,together with a chance to win a free pint. The All Ireland Football Final kicks off at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday,with Ocean's Eleven playing afterwards We now have a bonus ball draw running every week.Buy a line for €2.00 for a chance to win €94.00.

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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