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NEWTOWNCASHEL LOCAL NOTES THE 11TH MARCH 2019


MIDLAND RALLY IN CASHEL
Midland Moto stages Rally takes place on Sunday 24 Th March.This years rally is the 2nd round of the Triton National Rally championship as well as the 2nd round of the Midlands East championship and is the 1 st round of the Sligo Pallets Border championship so we are having competitors from all over the country as well as UK,Scotland,Wales and the USA.Our thanks to Longford Co Council,the residents on the route and all volunteers who help to run this event .The Rally will pass through areas of Lisrevagh,Thureen,Lisnacusha,Newpark,Clonmee,Greenhall,Lightfied and Caltra
The Longford Arms is the Rally HQ
Rally service in in Mastertech Business Park on Sunday
Our thanks to local sponsorship from Peter Hanley Motor’s
We hope everyone has a safe and enjoyable day   

VEGETABLE GARDEN
The Tidy Towns Committee in conjunction with St.Mary's National School started a vegetable garden last year at the School,which was a great success.
We are looking for any three volunteers as we didnt have anyone volunteert help so far. We wont be able to continuewith the projectunless we get some help. Please contact Mick Casey at 086 8289811.

CES VACANCY
There is a community employment scheme vacancy available in the prize winning village of Newtowncashel.
Anyone who is is interested please contact Tony Moran  between 9:00am and 1:00pm on 086 8146363 Monday to Friday.   

VOCATIONAL TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES SCHEME (VTOS)
Are you over 21 and unemployed?  If so you could join the VTOS programme and receive business and computer training FREE OF CHARGE.
Interested?  Contact Maeve Madden, Longford VTOS.  Tel 087 2050589 as soon as possible.    

NEW ARRIVAL
We extend congratulations to both Niamh and John Rowan Cloontaghbeg on the birth of their baby girl Eala.

BAPTISM
Lennon Mulvihill was welcomed into the Christian Community last Saturday the 23rd February. Congratulations to his parents Cathal and Carrie Ann.

AWARD
We extend congratulations to Precision Healthcare on receiving the County Longford  Enterprise Award for 2019.This is a fantastic achievement for all the team and well done to all concerned.

GAA LOTTO
Lotto draw for Sunday the 10th  of March
No's drawn 5,15,23 and 30.
No jackpot winner.
€30 €5 envelopes .Karen Mc Ardle..   . €30 Michael Murray ...€20 each to Herbert Farrell and Bridie Nolan..
Next week's draw is in The Local.
The jackpot is € 11,400.
Team on duty are  Richard Farrell,Jim Mulvihill and Brian Mulvihill.

CPR COURSE
A CPR and Defibrillator Training Course,will continue in the coming weeks.If you wish to give your name,please contact Mairead on 086 8566608.

ST. MARY'S N.S. CLOTHING RECYCLING: Friday 15th March
2019. Bags of unwanted clothes, footwear etc (dry and clean) can be
left in staff car park or P.E. shed before 9:30 a.m. This is a valuable
fundraiser and we appreciate your continued support.

STATIONS IN CASHEL
Friday 15th March,Maura and Ray Brehon;Portanure.

FREE IT Training
in  your local community or at EDI Centre.
The Digital Skills course will be commencing again shortly.
Maximum of 10 participants per class so register your interested early as places fill up fast
Remember this course is free.
Please contact Anne on 043 3347515

PILATES
Pilates classes in the HILL NEWTOWNCASHEL every Thursday night at 8:.30. €60 for 6 weeks or €12 pay as you go. New members welcome.  

FIBRE BROADBAND LIVE IN NEWTOWNCASHEL
Fibre Technology has been laid along these routes at the end of 2018 and is now live to 200 homes/businesses marked on the map. For approximately 90-95% of these premises fibre will be delivered directly into the home enabling speeds of up to 1000Mb/s (1Gb/s), with 5-10% of premises served with superfast broadband of up to 100Mb/s.
Further information can be found on http://fibrerollout.ie/
The map can be viewed on http://fibrerollout.ie/rollout-map/

FREE TRANSPORT
The Irish Cancer Society operates a free transport service for patients attending hospital for chemotherapy treatment. Volunteer Drivers pick the patient up at the door of their home, drop them at the hospital door, then when finished treatment, will pick them up and drop them home. Volunteer expenses are paid. Patients wishing to avail of this free service should contact their healthcare professional, visit the Society’s website at irishcancer.ie or contact the Irish Cancer Society for more information on 01 2310 522.

MACRA
Macra are looking for young people to join a new Macra club. Macra is a non profit organisation for young people 17-35,it has 6 key activities such as Agriculture,Sports,Performing Arts,Travel,Public Speaking and Community Involvoment. You dont need to be a farmer to join.
Contact can be made by contacting Diarmaid on 086 8612750 or by contacting the Longford Macra na Feirme facebook page.

INSULATION SERVICE
Free House Insulation service available. Check out the poster for eligibility criteria. Contact Terence on 086 3192721 for more information.

GOOD2TALK
Good2Talk is a non profit organisation with charitable status. We offer counselling and psychotherapy to individuals, families, couples and teenagers on a contribution basis. No more than €25, regardless of you income, you can access an effective professional counsellor within 72 hours of contacting our service. We help clients overcome low mood, panic, worry, depression, low self esteem, addiction, bereavement, anger and trauma.
We are located on 2 Keons Terrace, Longford and our contact number is 043 3347477















 
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