Author Archives: Newtownforbes
An old reel of tape was discovered at a recent car-boot sale, showing how TidyTowns operated in Newtownforbes a century ago! 🙂
Bingo is making a welcome return to the village this Sunday (2nd Oct) at 3pm in the Sports Complex. Prize money on offer is a monster €2,500!!
Ever get confused by all the different ‘dates’ on your food packaging? Do you know the difference between ‘use by’ and ‘best before’ and ‘display until’ and ‘sell by’? If not, you could be throwing out perfectly good food, “just … Continue reading
People travel from far and wide just to be seen in Newtownforbes! Here’s a few from Boyle GAA on walkabout. 🙂 (Picture borrowed from Boyle GAA blog)
The first meeting of ‘GIY Longford’ takes place on October 17th in the Longford Library. From the Longford CoCo website: GIY (Grow it Yourself) Ireland is a new not-for-profit initiative that is literally sweeping the nation. It aims to get … Continue reading
This week is National Organic Week! From the Bord Bia website: National Organic Week has been held annually since 2005. It is funded by the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and co-ordinated by Bord Bia on behalf of Forás … Continue reading