Church News

There will be  Mass and Exposition in Drumsna on Friday July 24th at 7pm. Holy Hour duty Kathleen Reynolds Helen Cronogue.

9.30am Mass Sunday July 26th Reader Fema Flanagan , Ministers Ella Gannon ,Colleen Guckian.

Church Collectors for July Sonny Moran ; William Guckian. Altar Society Ella Gannon ;Margaret Mc Guire.

Volunteers for Knock

Our Parish has been honoured by being asked to take part in the celebration at this year’s Diosesan Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine which takes place on Sunday September 6th.What is needed is two scripture readers, people for prayers of the faithful,  a family to present the gifts, i.e. mother, father and children, two people to lead the rosary with one decade in Irish. The prayers are all written in a folder so people won’t lose their way. Names can be given in to Father John Wall P.P. or any Parish Council member

Social Dancing

There will be dancing  in  Duignan’s Lounge  Drumsna on Friday July 24th with music by Jumbalya, Friday July 31st music by Mark Finn, Sunday August 2nd music by The Rodeo Man and Friday August 7th Gerry Keenan.  Sunday night  July 26th in Fitzpatrick’s  Mohill with music by Andy Murphy and on Sunday august 9th Glenside Country..


Bingo continues in the Centre Drumsna on this Thursday July 23rd  at 9pm. Last week’s winners include Emmet O Rourke, Maura Bohan ,Dympna Taylor,Eileen Beirne, Raffle Mary Geharan, Patricia Beirne ,Charles Beirne. Free books Lily Duignan, Eileen O Brien .

Strictly Come Dancing.

Annaduff G.A.A. Club is delighted to announce that Strictly come dancing is coming soon  and a very good nights entertainment is assured. Participants will undergo an intensive preparatory programme with experienced instructors during the Autumnmonths. This will culminate in a gala performance locally in November of this year. It promises to be a night definitely not to be missed. Information on same is available from any club officer.

Tom Dunphy Tribute.

Leitrim’s Tribute to the late Royal showband member takes place at  the site of Tom’s memorial near the Mohill Cross Drumsna ( old Dublin Road) on Friday July 31st with Mass at 7.30pm, ( weather permitting.) Chief Celebrant Fr. Brian Darcy. Afterwards a function will be held in The Lough Allen Hotel Drumshanbo. The committee have arranged an evening of events on the Friday evening to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Tom’s sad and untimely death. Music by the Dave Moynihan band from Co. Wexford. Some of the artists who have confirmed their attendance include Fr. Brian Darcy, Brendan Bowyer, Memory man Jimmy Magee, former members of the Royal Show Band as well as local Artists.

Day Retreat to Lough Derg.

A bus will be leaving Drumsna and Annaduff Churches on Sunday August 23rd for a day retreat at Lough Derg. Booking deposit 30 Euro. Contact Maura at 96 24540 0r Pam at 087 697 8544.

Our Children are our future.

Following on the great success of last year’s charity fundraiser in aid of the North West Hospice, Annaduff G.A.A. in association with Tesco, Carrick-on-Shannon  once again host our family fun day on Sunday August 9th 2015. This year in aid of a very worthy cause close to all our hearts—Temple Street Children’s University  Hospital, providing acute pediatric care to Ireland’s sickest children and caring for over 145,000 children per year from across the Country. We are asking you once again for your support and generosity, buy a ticket, sponsor a hamper, come along on the day and enjoy all we have on offer and more. Contact John @ 087 2463837 or Ciaran @ 086 2666088.


Sympathy is extended to Fred O Farrell, Foxborough Drumsna on the sudden death of his wife Imelda ( Nee Garvey) also to her son Gerald, daughters Elizabeth, Michelle and Orla, Grandchildren ,in- laws ,sister Josephine brothers Barney , Austin, Gerry and Father Francis Garvey P.P. Kiltoghert, relatives and friends. The late Imelda was predeceased by her sister Lily Doherty only four weeks ago,  they together with their late sister Maura Harte were daughters of Jennie and Martin Garvey Drumsna.

May her soul rest in peace.