Church News.

There will be Mass in Drumsna on Friday evening November 21st  at 7pm followed by Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Holy hour duty Ella Gannon and Margaret McGuire.

9:30am Mass Sunday November 23rd, Reader Mary Donaldson. Ministers Geraldine Duignan,  Mary Donaldson.

Church Collectors for November , Micheal Gill, Damien Moylan. Altar Society for November Maureen  Quigley, Geraldine Monaghan.

Christmas Nativity.

The Christmas Annual Christmas Nativity play by the children will take place as usual before the Christmas Eve Mass in Drumsna on Thursday December 24th. If your child would like to take part in this very special presentation  please give your name to Colleen Guckian at 087 7670788. There will be a practise on the first Sunday in December (7th ) after the 9.30 Mass in Drumsna. (Appox 20 mins.).

Dunlop Junior National Rally Champions 2014

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Picture Shows; Cormac Phelan and Katja Auhl being presented with the Award “Dunlop Junior National Rally Champions 2014” by Joe Corcoran President of Motorsport Ireland at the National Rally Championship awards on Saturday night last in the Sheraton Hotel in Athlone.

The event was attended by over 300 people. Cormacs parents Ciaran & Sharon live in Belmont Heights,Drumsna, and Katja is from Cortober, Carrick on Shannon, Co Roscommon. Cormac and Katja live in Cootehall, Co Roscommon.
Cormac has also been nominated for the “Billy Coleman Award” this year and is one of only Seven finalists for this very prestigious award which is offered by Motorsport Ireland to up and coming Rally Drivers. The award offers mentoring and €50K in Sponsorship to the winner. Both Cormac and Katja work in National Automation Limited, Deerpark, Boyle, Co Roscommon  alongside 12 Colleagues with an additional 7 Colleagues in Citywest, Dublin 24.

Social Dancing

Social dancing in Duignan’s Lounge Drumsna on Friday night November 21st  with music by Mark Finn.

Bingo.

Bingo continues in the Centre Drumsna on this Thursday November 20th  at 8.30pm. Last week’s winners included Mona Foley, Colleen Guckian, raffle, Geraldine Bohan, Maura Mahon, Martina Tully, Kathleen Reynolds. Free books, Mary Geheran , Rose Mulvihill.

Art in the Centre.

Adult painting classes in oils/acrylic with Noreen Gaffney  in Drumsna Community Centre commencing Tuesday November 11th 7pm until 9pm. For further information contact Roz/Martina at 071 9625782

Golden Age news.

The  next Golden age group meeting is  in the Centre Drumsna on Wednesday  November 19th at 11am. Visiting active age groups from Leitrim ,Carrick and Rooskey will join us for Charades. The Christmas party this year will be on Sunday November 30th in the Bush Hotel with a four course festive meal followed by  dancing to the music of The drifting Cowboy. Take this as your invitation.

Basket Ball /Tennis court.

Thanks is extended to Donal Mc Namee Archway products ,Jamestown on the donation of the new basket ball surrounds  for the courts, also to Seamus Bohan who took care of the work on same. The tennis net is also repaired and ready for use.

Monster Bazaar.

There will be a monster Christmas Bazaar in the Centre Drumsna on Sunday December 14th from 4.00pm until 7pm. All donations of prizes etc gratefully accepted by any member of Drumsna Tidy towns committee.

Drumshanbo Enterprise Centre 

A part-time Fetac Level 5 Start & Grow Your Own Business class will commence in January 2015 at Drumshanbo Enterpirise Centre. The participants will learn the basic skills required to start and grow a business. The participants will have access to agencies that support new businesses in the region. The classes are funded by Sligo Mayo Leitrim ETB. For more information or to book a place contact Michael on 0719641577, 087 6177071 or mbruen@drumshanboenterprise.ie

U14 Football Celebrations

Annaduff G.A.A. are holding a special evening to celebrate the achievements of our U 14 Championship winning teams of 1964 and 2014 on Friday November 28th. The evening will commence with Mass celebrated by one of the stars of 1964 team Fr. Cathal Faughnan in The Church of the Immaculate Conception Drumsna at 7pm. After Mass the evening continues in Cox’s Steak House Dromod at 8pm. Where dinner will be served. Food will be provided for the U 14 teams on the night and parents and supporters can also avail of the dinner at the reduced price of 10 Euro per person by Booking with Niall at 087 9852113 or Barry at 987 6538425. Following dinner musical entertainment will be provided.

2015 Annaduff G.A.A Calendar.

The much anticipated Annaduff G.A. A. Calendar is now available to pre order from Alan at 087 9924913 , Barry at 087 6538425 or Niall at 0879852113. The Calendar is a photographic record of club activities during 2014 and also marks a number of club member’s birthdays. This ideal Christmas present is priced at 10 Euro and is part of a limited print run, so please get your order in early and avoid disappointment.