Community alert

Community alert

There was a great attendance at the meeting regarding setting up TEXT ALERT in the parish. Information sheets will be available shortly .There will be a charge of just €2 per contact number to join. More information regarding the launch will be available shortly. The more people who join, the more succesful in preventing crime this scheme will be .

Table Quiz

Inniskeen Red Cross will hold a table quiz on Friday 5th April at 8 -30pm in Inniskeen Social Club . Table of 4 €30 ! Everybody welcome !!!

Irish Dancing

Irish dancing classes taught by World Champion Caoimhe Boylan takes place every Thursday evening at 6.00pm in the Community Centre. Children of all ages and ability welcome. For fun or competitions


The Bingo is on this Saturday night, as usual, in the Community Social Club at the usual time of 8.30pm. . The usual Prizes and a Jackpot of €750 on offer, increasing monthly by €50 if not won, this week on 45 numbers. Books €5 and Sheet €2. Bus from Carrickmacross each night leaving Convent Lands 7.45, Highfield entrance 7.47, Main Street at Bus Stop 7.50, O’Neill Street 7.52 and Cloughvalley 7.55

Social Club

This Saturday music as usual for the weekly Dance for all those who are interested in Jiving etc. 10.15pm. This week the 30th Big Pat.


Classes resumed on Monday, 7 January in Community Centre, 7.30pm to 8.30pm for beginners, 8.30pm to 9.30pm for advanced. Come along for great craic and a great way to exercise and learn to dance

Pick 4

At the Pick 4 draw held on Monday March 18 the numbers drawn were 12, 19, 24 and 27 and there was no outright winner of the Jackpot of €3,000. Winners of €20 each are as follows:- Monica Finn, Aughrimore, Kay Roberts, Killanny, Sinéad Byrne,Drummond, Mary Maguire, 14 Deery Tce., Seamus Kindlon Jnr,Mullagh, Burke Family, Annagerrill, Laura Ashfield, Ednamo, Gary Clarke, c/o B. Hatzer, Arlene McGeeney, Carrickakelly and Mairéad McGahon c/o Shauna & Maireád, Lacklum. . This week the Jackpot is €3,200 and to be in with a chance get your entry from any member of Inniskeen GFC, Blackstaff Parents Association or the Development Group

St. Daigh’s National School

Enrolment Forms, Enrolment forms now available for parents wishing to enrol their children in St. Daigh’s National School in September. Call to the school office or phone (042) 9378256.

Sunday Dancing

On Sunday night music as usual for the weekly Fun dance. A great nights dancing for all who enjoy lively music and fun dancing. This Sunday the 31st Country Roots, great Bands to provide a Month of lively Dancing.


The Whist is held each Tuesday night at 8pm in the Social Club and new players are always welcome to come along and join in. On March 12th, the highest score was held by Joan Duffy, highest lady Phil Rafferty, 2nd Lady Bella Jones, highest gent Patsy Murphy, 2nd Gent Tommy Crawley, lowest score Maire Traynor, Sweep winners Sheelagh Finnegan & Patsy McKenna, and longest Sit Paddy Duffy.

For lessons for new members phone 042 9378146

Patrick Kavanagh Centre

The Centre has re-opened for day visitors on Tuesday of this week. Opening hours 11am-4.30pm. Tours of the Centre and Kavanagh Country (minimum of 15 visitors) can be arranged by contacting the Centre on 042 9378560.

Upcoming events at the Centre: Poetry Writing Workshop for beginners in April. Traditional Music event 23rd June.

Please reserve 12th-14th July 2013 for our brand new festival ‘Inniskeen Road July Evening’

Patrick Kavanagh Student Poetry Award

The Patrick Kavanagh Centre is organising this award which in previous years was organised by Co. Monaghan V.E.C. It is open to students of second-level schools in Counties Armagh, Cavan, Fermanagh, Louth, Meath, Monaghan, and Tyrone.

Rules of the competition and entry-forms are available from the Patrick Kavanagh Centre.

Closing date for receipt of entries is Friday 31st May 2013 at 4pm

Presentation of this year’s certificates and prizes will be on Sunday 29th September in the Patrick Kavanagh Centre, Inniskeen.Winning schools will be given good notice of same.