Notes 05/11/2012 - Newtowncashel - Co. Longford

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CHILDREN’S REFERENDUM THIS SATURDAY
Voting on the Children’s Referendum takes place on Saturday November 10th.  Polling stations will be open from 9.00am until 10.00pm.  All should exercise their right to vote.

SYMPATHY
We extend our sincere sympathy to the family, friends and neighbours of John Fayne, Cullentra, on his untimely death on Thursday November 1st.  May he rest in peace.
We also offer our condolences to the family, neighbours and friends of Thomas Dunican, Derrygeel, who also died on Thursday November 1st.  May he rest in peace.

NEWTOWNCASHEL PARISH WEBSITE
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: www.newtowncashel.ie and https://www.facebook.com/Newtowncashel.

SET DANCING
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.

CASHEL GAA LOTTO
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.

NEWTOWNCASHEL TODDLER GROUP
Newtowncashel Toddler Group meets in “The Hill” every Tuesday morning from 9.45am – 12.00 noon.  All welcome!  See you there!

NEWTOWNCASHEL DRAMA GROUP
Our producer is currently reading plays and all will be revealed to the group at a meeting on Thursday 8th November at 8:30pm in The Hill, Newtown Cashel, when we will be casting for and reading the new play. Anyone who wishes to act or help in any way, please join us, we would love to have you. Come along to the meeting and share with us in this great tradition of amateur drama.

TIDY TOWNS
The monthly Tidy Towns meeting will be held in "The Hill" on Wednesday November 7th at 8.00pm.  Members are asked to not the earlier time.

ANNUAL REGIONAL PIONEER DINNER DANCE
The Annual Regional Pioneer Dinner Dance takes place in The Rustic Inn, Abbeyshrule, on Friday November 9th.  Music by the J & S Sound.  Dinner at 9.00pm, sharp.  Tickets, at €25.00 each are now available from Committee members.

COUNTY LONGFORD RURAL TRANSPORT.
There are a number of spaces available on some of the services, so we would encourage people from that area to avail of the services to keep it activated in that region. The Services are Flexible and Demand Responsive. “If you don’t use it – you lose it”. Fares are: Single €3. Return €5. ALL Age Groups are welcome to travel and the Free Travel Pass is accepted.
Once weekly O/W Service No.13&13A (Tuesday & Saturday) to LONGFORD is provided by Bernie Hackett: 087-2502186.
Once weekly O/W Service No.19 (Friday) to LANESBORO, provided by Farrelly’s Coaches: 043-3322222.
Once fortnightly O/F Service (No.17) (FRIDAY) to BALLYMAHON is provided by Anthony O’Haire: 087-9004876. This route comes from Portnaure-Pollagh-Newtowncashel direction into Ballymahon, BUT can deviate, to facilitate any passenger who wish to travel to Ballymahon for shopping or on business (Banking etc).  Note: The Once fortnightly O/F Service No.17  to Ballymahon on Friday has spaces available and does need support and a greater uptake. The Service is “Flexible” and “Demand Responsive”.

DOODLE 4 GOOGLE
Longford kids called to ‘Doodle 4 Google’ - Children across Longford are once again being challenged to get doodling for this year’s Doodle 4 Google competition.
This year, Google is hoping to inspire the next generation of great Irish inventors with the theme “My Invention”. The winning doodle will be seen by millions of Internet users when it appears on the Google Ireland homepage Google.ie for a day in April 2013.
The winning student will receive a scholarship of €5,000 to go towards their college studies, while the winning teacher and student will also receive a Chromebook laptop each and their school will receive a €10,000 technology grant. the deadline for entries is December 10th 2012. For more information on the competition visit www.google.ie/doodle4google.

STATION MASSES
Fr Brady would like to express his thanks to all the households who hosted the Stations, for their welcome, hospitality and generosity, to those who stepped in spontaneously and to all who accommodated the calendar.

TEENAGE MASS
There was a very promising meeting last Friday night and it was decided to invite teenagers to a further meeting in "The Hill" on Wednesday November 14th at 8.00pm.  All teenagers are urged to attend.



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