Notes 25/08/2014 - Newtowncashel - Co. Longford

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The Harvest Festival and Field Day,takes place on Sunday the 31st of august,commencing at 12.00 noon.central to the festival,is the harvesting of wheat and oats by vintage machinery,both horse drawn and tractor driven.As it co-incides with C emetery sunday in Cashel,it is hoped that those people returning to Cashel will include the Festival in their schedule.Proceeds go to St.Christophers.

CROSS rugby legends Charity 5k Run/Jog/Walk in aid of Cancer Research this Sunday 31st August in The Mall Complex.  Registration from 10am, run starts at 11am, entry fee €10.00 for adult, €5.00 per child.  Everyone welcome.

First meeting after our Summer break takes place on Tues. night 2nd Sept. at 8 pm in "The Hill".  We are proud to announce that our Newtowncashel Guild has won first prize overall in the guild competition (baking, craft, flower arranging) in Longford Show

Mind Based Stress Reduction Classes(MBSR) starting in Bawn Holistic Centre Mullinalaghta starting Sat 6th september 10am to 12.30pm &/ wednesday 10th September 7pm to 9.30pm...
Drop in Mindfulness Meditation Classes starting  Monday 15th September 7.45pm to 8.45
More info on website or phone Pauline 086 3784747

We wish the best of luck to the Cashel Intermediate Football team in their County Semi-Final against Carrickedmond, this Sunday the 31st of August in Glennon Bros. Pearse Park. Throw in is at 1.30 p.m. Your support would be greatly appreciated for this important fixture.

It that time of year again,so we extend best wishes to all the children who either start or return to School this week.

As part of National Heritage Week, Longford Tourism are hosting a heritage walk along the route of The Royal Canal from Richmond Harbour in Clondra. Led by Fr Tom Murray this interesting and informative walk will take in some of the beautiful scenery of the newly opened Royal Canal Cycleway. Refreshments will be served afterwards in The Richmond Inn, Clondra. The walk starts at 7.30pm on Tuesday evening 26th August

Cashel Cemetery,31st of August.
These Masses will replace the 10.30 a.m. Mass in the Church
Drivers are asked to leave the parking areas in the immediate vicinity of the cemetery free for cars transporting persons of diminished or limited mobility. All are requested to co-operate with the stewards at Cashel Cemetery and avoid causing obstruction. The driveway into the cemetery should be used for setdown only,not for parking.
Plot holders are urged to look after the resting places of their departed.

Pattern Day will be celebrated at Lady well,Derrydarragh,on Saturday the 6th of September.Mass follows recitation of the Rosary at p.m. This Mass will replace the Saturday evening Mass in the Church.

The Vincentian 'Ember Team',will preach the Parish Mission,commencing on Saturday the 27th of September,and closing on Friday the 3rd of October. House to house visitation will take place the week prior to the mission.

The Parish Pastoral Council will meet in The Hill on Tuesday the 26th of August,at 8.30 p.m.,to discuss plans and arrangements for the Parish mission.

The Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock,takes place on Sunday the 7th of September. The bus leaves The Hill at 10.00 a.m. tickets at €16.00 each are available at Kenny's Foodstore,Newtowncashel.

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