Church News

There will be  Mass and Exposition in Drumsna on Friday June 26th at 7pm. Holy Hour duty Maureen Quigley; Mary Khaleel.

9.30am Mass Sunday June  21st Reader Mary Donaldson, Ministers Geraldine Duignan ; Mary Donaldson.

Church Collectors for June Micheal O’ Dowd; John Mc Nulty. Altar Society for June Colleen Guckian; Sinead Guckian.

Social Dancing

There will be dancing  in  Duignan’s Lounge  Drumsna on Friday June 26th with music by the Drifting Cowboy and  on Sunday night  June 21st in Fitzpatrick’s  Mohill with music by Glenside Country.


Bingo continues in the Centre Drumsna on this Thursday June 25th  at 9pm. Last week’s winners include Maura Mahon, Mary Beirne. Raffle Patricia O’ Reilly, John Fitzgerald, Patricia Beirne. Free books Marie Casserly Drumshanbo Geraldine Bohan.

Drumsna Family Fun Day.

Winners from the dog show include, Dog handled by a  child, 1st Ultan Kelly with ‘’Missy’’ 2nd Ciara  Gill with ‘’Tricky, 3rd James Morgan with ‘’Socks. Small dog category, 1st Michael Smith with ‘’Honey’’, 2nd Ciara Gill with ‘’Tricky, 3rd Euan Morgan with ‘’Skip’’. Puppy under 12 months James  Morgan with ‘’Socks’’.Dog handled by a lady, 1st Jo Gurney with ‘’Obi’’2nd Roisin Keane with ‘’Heidi’’. Working dog 1st Jo Gurney with ‘’Obi’’.Guard Dog 1st Josh Gill with ‘’Cassie’’.Dog the judge would most like to bring home 1st Jo Gurney with ‘’Obi’’ 2nd Erica Ridge with’’Buttons’’.Overall Champion Jo Gurney with ‘’Obi’’ Reserve Champion  Michael Smith with ‘’ Honey. Fathers race 1st Aiden Faughnan 2nd,  Enda Guckian, 3rd Joe Gill. Mother’s Race 1st Chabhu-Rata Galkissage, 2nd Wilma Guckian, 3rd Alice Lynott. U 4 boys race ,1st James Gill, 2nd Finn Jackson, 3rd Noah Guckian. U 4 girls joint first Cora O’ Connell / Anna Mc Tiernan.U 6 boys 1st Emmet Faughnan, 2nd Ciallan Gaffney, 3rd Barra O’ Shea. U 6 girls 1st Grace Morgan, 2nd  Sarah Mc Caffrey, 3rd Eimear Healy.  U 8 boys 1st Nathan Cox 2nd Kyle Russell, 3rd Caoimhin O’ Sullivan. U 8 girls 1st Evelyn O’ Shea,2nd Chloe Mc Weeney, 3rd Rachel Mc Weeney.U 10 boys 1st Tommy Taylor, 2nd Darren Cox, 3rd Owen Ridge. U 10 girls 1st Asia Newton, 2nd Niamh Reynolds, 3rd Faith Lynott. U 12 boys 1st Darren Cox, 2nd Ulten Kelly, 3rd Tommy Taylor. U 12 girls 1st Aisa Newton, 2nd Niamh Reynolds, 3rd Leah Collum. U 14 boys 1st Darren Cox, 2nd Ultan Kelly 3rd Euan Morgan. U 14 girls 1st Aisa Newton 2nd Niamh Reynolds 3rd Faith Lynott.

Annaduff G.A.A.

Club Annaduff  Gold ,Platinum and silver membership is now available, support your club by contacting John Thornton @ 087 2463837 or Kevin Ludlow @ 087 8132242.

First raffle takes place this month so hurry up and get your name in there.

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.

Ballina Heritage Week.

A bus will leave Drumsna Church on Wednesday July 8th at 9am for Ballina Heritage week celebration. There will be a special vintage dress day on that date and anyone who would like to dress up for the occasion is welcome to do so. The bus is open to everyone and for further info contact  Ger @087 950 0771 or Jo @086 822 8983or Micheal @ 087 204 3533.

Ballinamore Library.

The June picture of the month is a framed photograph of some of County Leitrim’s Councillors and officers. Unfortunately many of them are now deceased. Why not take a stroll down memory lane and visit Ballinamore Library to view. Opening times Mon, Wed, Fri 10.30 -530, Tue Thurs,  10 – 8pm. Sat. 10 -5pm. Lunch hrs  1.30 -230 daily.


Sympathy is extended to the sons, daughter,son-in-law and grand children on the death of the  late Elizabeth Doherty ( Nee Garvey ) Rossnowlagh,Co Donegal .The late  Lily was a daughter of the late Jennie and Martin Garvey,Drumsna and sympathy is also extended to her brothers Barney, Austin, Gerry and Fr. Francis Garvey ,her sisters Imelda Farrell and Josephine O Gorman, nieces nephews relatives and friends.

May her soul rest in peace .Amen.

Tragic Deaths in U.S.A.

Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to the parents and families of the Irish Students whose lives were so tragically cut short last week in Berkeley, and are thoughts are also with the seven who are recovering in hospitals in the U.S.A. God comfort them in their sorrow.

Rest in Peace.

Saturday night with Miriam.

Last Saturday night’s programme on R.T.E. with Miriam O’ Callaghan featured Drumshanbo based song writer/singer Charlie Mc Gettigan. Charlie bravely spoke about the trauma he and his wife Gorretti and their two daughters went through when their only son Shane was killed in a tragic accident in Boston in 1998.He spoke of the kindness of his friends and neighbours both here and in America at that time. He then went on to sing a most beautiful and fitting tribute. The Drumshanbo people can be proud of their own tribute as they named their football pitch after the late Shane Mc Gettigan .Rest in Peace.

Drumsna/ Annaduff in the News. 

Channel 191 featured  Annaduff I.C.A. members in their programme ‘’Leitrim Matters’’ on Saturday evening last including Ena fox , Helen Rutter, Pam Rowley and Breege Bohan who  spoke of the various aspects of the I. C.A. and the wonderful work  that the association does. Drumsna village was then shown with Chairperson of the Development Association Geraldine Monaghan and local Councillor Sinead Guckian taking us through the many new developments in the area including the people’s orchard and the playground. Well done to all concerned.

G.A.A./Parish Lotto.

There was no winner of the G.A.A. / Parish Lotto held in Taylor’s Drumsna on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 14 ; 16 ; 23 ; 24. The winner of the fifty Euro prize was Helen Toolan . The winners of the lucky dip are as follows Joanne Faughnan, Gerry Faughnan, Teasie Mc Loughlin, Duncan Wynne. The next draw is in Cox’s, Dromod with a Jackpot of 2,700 Euro

Children’s Disco.

There will be a children’s end of school disco in Annaduff Community Centre on Friday night next from 8pm until 10 pm. Admission is 3 Euro and everyone is welcome.