Church News

Exposition after 7pm First Friday  Mass on Friday July 20th Ella Gannon 9.30am Mass on Sunday July22nd   Reader Patricia O’ Reilly, Ministers Katherine Mc Kiver, Patricia O’ Reilly .

Bingo

Bingo  in Drumsna on Thursday night July 19th at 9.pm. Last week’s winners include Maura Mahon, Eileen Bourke, Raffle Mary Geheran, Ann-Marie Mc Manusx2 . Free books for Thursday July 19th Gerry Rynn, Ellen Gibbons.

Social Dancng.

There will be Social dancing in Fitzpatrick’s Lounge, Mohill on Sunday night next July 22nd  with dancing to Michael Moran.

Feet and Beat Summer Camp.

Feet and beat  Summer Camp with Edwina Guckian and Arc Damhsa children’s club takes place on July 16-20 July in Lough Allen hotel, Drumshanbo and 6-10 August in St. Mary’s Hall, Carrick-on-Shannon. Booking 086 1649989 or email www.edwinaguckian.comsummercamps

Congratulations.

Barra Mac Ragnaill was born on 10th July to happy parents Orlaith and Ciaran of Annaduff. A little brother for Micheal Art and new grandson for Kathleen Reynolds.

Congratulations to all.

Annaduff G.A.A

Thanks to everyone who dropped off clothes bags ,we will continue for another couple of weeks. All types of clothing ,shoes, bags, belts, bed linen, can’t take pillows or duvets. Your support is greatly appreciated. Call Niall Lyons @ 087 9852 113 or Denny Dockery @ 087 9007217.

Date for your Diary.

The Annaduff Family fun day takes place on Sunday August 12th and is entering it’s 5th year It is now an established date in the local diary. The Committee have been busy putting this year’s events together and we are sure that you will not be disappointed. As usual over half of the day’s proceeds are donated to a nominated charity and this year the chosen Charity is Pieta House.We are extremely grateful to the community of Annaduff and from  far and beyond who support this event Annually and have helped to make it so successful. This year we have all the usual attractions, ie the biggest underage football blitz in Leitrim, kid’s games, competitions , entertainment demonstration stands , book sales, cake sales, hot food ,ice cream, and much much more.

Each year the committee have built in a central theme and this year we will focus on farm safety and increasing awareness of same. As the majority of our patrons young and old are from farming backgrounds and have access  to, or interact with farms we feel that the fun day is an ideal platform to remind and educate all on the dangers that farms present in a discreet but impacting manner. The farm safety feature will take the form of numerous live presentations and demonstrations, conducted by guest speakers in a safe and controlled environment.

Speakers on the day include Peter Goherry a Nationally recognised authority on Health and safety.A Native of Eyre Court Co. Galway, Peter was involved construction and farming until October 2009 , when a farm accident resulted in the loss of one leg and badly damaging the other, plus related injuries. Peter has turned this experience into a positive attitude and since his recovery ,he tells of his personal story and advises best practise on farms. He has appeared n T.V. shows and has featured at the Ploughing championship. This talk and demonstration are inspiring and not to be missed.

Also attending is Alma Jordan-Agri kids from Co. Kildare. In 2014 Alma set up her own business , Agri Kids to teach children about farm safety. Her concept is to empower children to absorb the dangers around them in a firm and real manner.She does this by interactive educational presentations, reading, colouring etc., all of which are designed to change safety attitudes at a young age and build for safer futures on farms. Alma will be situated in the Community Centre on the day and will work with various groups of Primary school children. In conjuction with her presentation Annaduff National School children have been busy drawing farm safety posters and their entries will be displayed in the Centre and judged by Alma on the day.

We will be looking for volunteers for that day please, Call Niall at 087 9852113 or any committee member.

G.A.A,/ Parish Lotto.

There was no winner of the G.A.A./ Parish Lotto held on Sunday night . The numbers drawn were 2 ;11 ;15 ;23. The winner of the 50 Euro prize is Dylan Wynne , The winners of the lucky dip are as follows David Beirne, Deirdre Harte, Grace Kelly Eileen Lavin . The next draw is in Duignan’s Lounge, Drumsna with a jackpot of 4,800 Euro

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