Notes 01/10/2012 - Newtowncashel - Co. Longford

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Hard luck to the Cashel team who very narrowly lost out to Granard in the County Intermediate Final on Sunday.  There was never more than a point or two between the teams in a game fought hard to the final whistle when unfortunately it was Granard who were a single point up.  The full time score was Granard 0-11 Cashel 0-10.  Thanks to the team who have provided a great season’s entertainment in the Championship and to the supporters who were out again in force wearing the red and black!!  Well done to Granard!

The Intermediate Championship might be over but there’s still the small matter of the Celebrity Bainisteoir Final to be played!  Celebrity Bainisteoir training continues and fundraising ideas are flooding in on the Bainisteoir Facebook page, so stay tuned for details!!  
The Final will be played in Parnell Park, Dublin, on the evening of Friday October 26th.  The team are staying in Bewley’s Airport Hotel on the Friday night and room rates are €69 for a double room, or €89 for a family room, B&B.  Do tell them that you are a Cashel supporter to avail of this special rate.  Book early as it is on the October Bank Holiday Weekend and rooms might not be available closer to the match weekend.  Contact Craig Kearns, Hotel Sales Manager Tel +353 (0)1 8711200.
Buses are also being organised and seats are available for €10 travelling up and back on Friday, or €15 to travel up on Friday and back on Saturday.  Contact any committee member to book.

The Annual General Meeting of Newtowncashel Tidy Towns will be held in 'The Hill' on Wednesday, the 3rd of October, at 8.30 p.m.  The A.G.M. will wrap up a very successful year and plan for the next twelve months.  All members are urged to attend.  New members are welcome!

The Newtowncashel Parish Website and Newtowncashel Facebook page are up and running, with lots of news, information and photos about all things concerning Newtowncashel.  Please do log on to them and pass the details to family and friends abroad to keep updated with news about the parish as it happens: and

A kettlebells Class will be held in 'The Hill' this Wednesday the 3rd of October at 8.00pm.  Participants should bring a kettlebell of the appropriate weight.  The cost is €25.00 for five weeks.  For further details, please contact Christine Ryder at (086) 190 7465.  Classes are available to persons 16 and over.

Circuits Class in "The Hill" continue on Monday nights at 7pm and 8pm.  If you’ve missed any so far you can still join in.  You can pay weekly at €8 Euros per session.  You will need to book in for both the 7pm class or the 8pm class, so please call or text Christine on (086) 190 7465 to do so or for more details. Classes are available to persons 16 and over.

Set Dancing classes continues in the Lifebelt Bar, Ballyleague, on Tuesday evenings at 8.00 p.m. Why not come along to the classes for a great evening's fun.

The Gathering Ireland 2013 will be a year-long celebration of all things Irish.  The Longford Gathering Community meeting will be held in the Longford Arms Hotel, on Tuesday the 2nd of October, at 7.30 p.m. Everyone is invited.

Congratulations to Liz Bawle and Stephen Kelly, Tipper, on the birth of their new baby girl last week!

Congratulations to John James Greene and Michelle Meehan who were married on Saturday.  We wish them much luck and happiness!

We extend our sincere condolences to Genevieve Cunningham on the sudden death of her mother Mary Geraghty, Kinnegad, last week.  May she rest in peace.
We also offer our sincere condolences to Pat McCormack on the death of his mother Frances McCormack last week.  May she rest in peace.

Lanesboro/Ballyleague Badminton Club invites interested adults to their open evenings, in St.Mary's Hall, Lanesboro, on the 2nd  and 4th of October, from 8.30 p.m.

Cashel GAA’s Lotto still stands at €10,000.  There are weekly, monthly and yearly options to play your numbers.  You’ve got to be in it to win it.  Don’t forget to play your numbers every week.

A rehearsal will be held on Saturday October 13th from 5.30pm – 6.30pm.  We look forward to seeing everybody back again and new members are always welcome!

Newtowncashel Community Games would like to remind people that their AGM will be held on Tuesday October 16th at 9.00pm in the GAA Clubhouse.  This is a very important meeting as the current Committee are not prepared to continue with the lack of support in organizing and mentoring different sports.  New people are urgently needed as there is no future for the Games in Newtowncashel otherwise.

Newtowncashel Toddler Group meets in "The Hill" every Tuesday morning from 9.45am – 12.00 noon.  All welcome!  See you there!

Cheerios Childline Breakfast Together Week takes place from October 8th-14th.  Newtowncashel Baby and Toddler Group will host a Breakfast Together Event in "The Hill" on Tuesday October 23rd.  Breakfast will be available from 7.30am – 12.00noon, if you would like to call in for a bowl of cereal or tea and toast on the way to work or school!  Your support will be greatly appreciated!! Last year Childline received a record number of calls, but due to lack of funding many calls went unanswered.  Your support will greatly help!! See you all for breakfast on the 23rd!!

SWITCH NOW & CHECK THAT EVERYONE YOU KNOW IS READY FOR THE DIGITAL SWITCHOVER!  With the 24th of October only weeks away, be sure to make the switch now and also please make sure that everyone you know, especially your elderly family members and isolated neighbours are ready for the switch so they won’t be left without TV after the 24th October next.  To get FREE, IMPARTIAL information on the Digital Television Switchover, contact Co. Longford’s Digital Switchover Champion, Valerie Maguire of Longford Community Resources Ltd. who would be delighted to answer any of your queries. Contact Valerie on (087) 261 5583 or email for further information.

A Triple-P Positive Parenting Workshop entitled "Dealing with Disobedience" will be held in "The Hill" on Wednesday morning, October 3rd, from 10.00am - 12.00noon.  Contact Catherine at (086) 414 3518 to book your place!

The Autumn Station Masses will be celebrated from the 4th to the 31st of October.  Householders who are to host the Station Masses, may arrange dates when convenient if they have not already done so.  
The Stations for the coming week are as follows:
Fortwilliam, Carrickmoran and Greenhall Lower at the home of Maureen and  P.J. Dowd on Thursday October 4th.
Cornadough, New Row, Clougher and Bornaveera at the home of Sandra and John Dowd on Friday October 5th.
Clonmee at the home of Ann and Ray Flanagan on Tuesday the 9th of October.
Derryglosh and Derryshannogue at the home of Andrew Donlon on Friday the 12th of October.
Confessions at 7.45pm.  Mass at 8.00pm

The Enrolment Mass for First Confession and First Holy Communion will be celebrated on Sunday the 14th of October at 10.30 am Mass.

The Annual Cake sale and Raffle in aid of St. Josephs Young Priests Society takes place in 'the Hill' on Saturday the 6th and Sunday the 7th of October, after Mass. Donations of home baking or farm produce would be greatly appreciated.  

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