Notes 20/01/2014 - Newtowncashel - Co. Longford

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There will be a Table Quiz in aid of the Local Community Games in the Peer Inn,Lisnacusha on this Saturday night the 25th of January at 9.00 p.m.Table of four is €40.00.Please do come along and participate in what  should be a fun filled evening for all.

There will be a Social in aid of Fr.Tom Kearney's Cuban Mission in the Peer Inn,Lisnacusha,this Friday the 31st of January.Music is by The Caseys.Admission is optional.All are welcome.

Anyone interested in taking part in the talent competitions below,please contact John Kenny,Christy Hoplins,Anne Bannon or Liam Bermingham before the 4th of February;
Talent Competitions are as follows:
Boys or Girls
Solo Dance modern and Disco                     U14 over 12
Solo Singing                                              U14 over 12
Solo Music                                                 U13 over 11
Solo Recitation                                           U12 over 10
Group Dance (modern and disco)                 U14 over 11
Group Dance ( Irish contemporary)              U12 over 9
Group Singing                                            U14 over 11
Group drama or comedy sketch                    U14 over 11
Group music                                              U14 over 11
Set Dancing                                               U14 over 11
Variety                                                       U16 over 10
Culture Corner                                           U15 over 10
Also,if anyone is interested in the Swimming competitions, please contact the above names.

The First Communion Children and their parents participate in the Liturgy,this Sunday the 26th of January,the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time.

The Junior Choir will rehearse in the Church this Saturday the 25th of January from 5.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m in preperation of 'Do this in Memory'

Lanesboro Community College holds it's open day,from 10.30 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and enrolment night,7.00 p.m.m this Wednesday the 22nd of January.

The nave of St.Mel's Cathedral was flanked by 28 limestone columns quarried at Ballyreevagh,Newtowncashel.Thanks to Fr.Tom Healy Adm.,the project team and the contractor ,a new column drum together with an original base and Ionic capital have been delivered to the parish.The originals were severely damaged by fire on Christmas Day 2009.The column is to be erected in the Church Grounds where it will serve as a reminder of the historic link with the Cathedral.It will also recall the patient skill,craftmanship and expertise of the Stone Masons who carved the columns by hand in the early 1840's.

The Southern Gael's A.G.M. will be held in Cashel G.A.A. Clubhouse on Thursday the 23rd of January at 8.30 p.m. All members please attend.

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