Church News.

There will be Mass in Drumsna on Friday evening July 15th  at 7pm followed by Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament . Holy Hour duty, Katherine Mc Kiver, Padraig Dunne

9.30 am. Mass on Sunday July10th  Reader Pat Reid, ;Ministers  Bernie Daniels, Pat Reid

Church collectors For July  Micheal Gill, Damien Moylan .Altar Society Ella Gannon.

Times for the Saturday evening Mass and the Sunday Mass in St.Mary’s Annaduff have been changed for the months of July and August with Sat evening at 8pm and Sunday at 12 noon.

Social Dancing

There will be Social dancing   in  Duignan’s Lounge  Drumsna on Friday July 15th   with music by Glenside Country and on Sunday July 17th in Fitzpatrick’s Mohill with music by  Mark Finn.

Bingo.

There will be   Bingo in Drumsna Community Centre on Thursday July 7th   at  9pm.

Local bus link.

The local bus link from Ballinamore via Drumsna to Carrick-on-Shannon runs 4 times daily Monday to Saturday and back from Carrick-on-Shannon to Ballinamore 4 times daily.Timetable leaflets at most shop counters or call 071 9650 437 or visit locallink.ie

Annaduff Family Day.

As part of the Annaduff Family day on Sunday August 7th we are planning a display of photography and memorabilia of life in the Parish over the past 100 years.  If you have any relevant items which you could lend the Club, ( items will be lovingly cared for and then returned ) please contact Declan Shanley.

Medjugorje

Pigrimage to Medjugorje from 17th August to the 26th August 2016. 7 nights half board 679 Euro sharing.  Flight from Knock or Dublin.  Spiritual director Fr. Vincent Connaghton,  P.P. Killenummery and Killary. Group Leader Hubert Mc Hugh. Please contact Fr. Vincent @ 0879563668 or Hubert @ 0872201877. A.S.A.P

Heritage weekend in Drumsna.

There will be a Heritage weekend in Drumsna to coincide with the visit of the ‘’Heritage Boats of Ireland ‘’from Friday August 5th until Sunday August 7th, Drumsna Development association are hosting a series of events around the village. The events kick off on Friday evening with a welcome reception at the Quayside for all, live music, dancing, guided walk of the Trollope Trail  and a treasure hunt for the younger folk. Saturday will see Quay Street transformed into Drumsna of yesteryear with market stalls selling food beverages and crafts. Demonstrations of traditional crafts and skills and cookery demo will also take place. There will be live music ,dancing  ,novelty fun and games and much much more. Sunday morning concludes with a farewell to the boats at 10 .30am. Then its off to Annaduff G.A.A. grounds for the Annual family and fund day. If you would like to get involved in helping out please contact any D.D.A. member or Lorraine ,Manager at the Centre.

D.D.A. Fundraiser Draw.

Drumsna Development Association are holding a massive fundraiser Draw over Heritage weekend. !st prize is a 2night B and B .in the luxurious Lough Rynn Castle Hotel, Mohill .2nd prize is B and B for 2 in O’ Loughlins Hotel, Portlaoiose, 3rd prize dinner for 2 in the Courtyard Resturant ,Carrick. Tickets are now on sale in local shops and pubs or from any committee member. Tickets 2 Euro each or 3 for 5 Euro.Your support would be greatly appreciated. Thanks is extended to the 3 businesses for their sponsorship.

Meeting

A meeting concerning The Heritage Boating weekend will be held in Drumsna Community Centre on this Thursday July 7th at 7.30pm. Anyone wishing to get involved is very welcome to come along. If you can’t make the meeting but would like to help out please contact any member or Lorraine ,Manager at the Centre 96 25782.

Leitrim Sub Aqua 10th Annual Snorkel/Swim.

The Annual snorkel/swim for all ages takes place on  Saturday 27th of August. The day commences at 12 noon with registration until 2pm at the harbour in Drumsna. Sponsorship cards are available if you would like to help make some money for the club and can be got from Gerry Gilroy at086 8588328, Bernice at 086 1646473 or Duignans shop at 087 6367825. We are also on Facebook. The Blessing of swimmers takes place at 2pm. All then transfer to Jamestown where the Swim/ Snorkel begins at 2.30pm. with members of Leitrim sub Aqua club, boat patrolling and taking care of safety measures. There will be a Bar-B-Q at the quay side in Drumsna where you can stave off the hunger pangs and enjoy applauding the swimmers as they arrive.The entertainment continues on down to Main Street where at 6pm there will be a Fun Sean Nos dancing competition for children from U 6 to U 12 with medals and  certificates. Registration for that is at 5.30pm.at the street corner. Immediately after the Dancing there  will be a duck race , from the Flaggy bottoms up to the bridge. Be sure to get a duck which will cost you 5Euro  but could win you 200 Euro if your duck comes in first or 100 Euro if your duck comes in second. Everyone is invited to dress up in clothes of the olden days, there will be a prize  for the best dressed and a booby prize for the worst dressed !There will be ongoing music all evening ending with a Bazaar for great prizes at 10pm. The proceeds this year are shared with the Leitrim Sub Aqua Club, Jamestown Pre- school and Drumsna Development Association  .Everyone is welcome.

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