W/E 21st February 2016

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Church news

There will be  Mass in Drumsna on Friday evening February 19th   followed by Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament , Holy Hour duty  Kathleen Reynolds, Helen Cronogue

9.30am Mass Sunday February 28th , Reader Tom Gill, Ministers Martina Gill, Geraldine Monaghan.

Church Collectors for February, Micheal Gill, Damien Moylan.

Altar society for February Patricia Farrell, Fiona Higgins.

The Messenger.

Promoter wanted to sell the messenger in the Drumsna area .Contact 086 1516858.

Social Dancing

There will be Social dancing  in  Duignan’s Lounge  Drumsna on Friday February 19th with music by Gerry Keenan, and on Sunday February 21st in  Fitzpatrick’s Lounge Mohill with music by Michael Moran.

Tin whistle

Learn Tin Whistle at Annaduff G.A.A. community Centre with Padraig Sweeney on Monday evenings from 6pm until 7pm. For details contact 086 8112871.

Golden Age Meeting.

There will be a  Golden Age meeting in The Centre Drumsna on  next Wednesday February  24th . On The agenda will be The Annual Holiday and the Bealtaine ‘’May Madness Ball’’ New members very welcome.


There will be   Bingo in Drumsna Community Centre on Thursday February 18th  at 8.30pm. Last week’s winners included Catherine O Dowd ,Dolorous Flynn, Raffle Maura Mahon ,Patricia Coggins,Geraldine Bohan , Liz Hughes, Free books for Feb 18th, Patricia Beirne, Helen Cullen.

 Set Dancing.

Set Dancing for Adults in St Mary’s Hall Carrick-on-Shannon on Wednesday nights at 8.30pm.for all levels. . A great way to excercise after the festive Season. For details contact 085 1293298

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 .

Art classes.

Adult painting classes  with Noreen Gaffney in oils and acrylics  in Drumsna Community Centre on Tuesday 7pm to 9pm. To register or for further information contact Lorraine / Roz at 071 96 25782.

Annaduff G.A.A.Clothing Collection.

Annaduff G.A.A. would like to thank everone who has given clothing bags already.We will continue running a clothing collection for another couple of weeks.If anyone wants any bags collected please call Niall Lyons @ 087 9852113 0r Denny Dockery @ 087 9007217 All types of old clothes, shoes hats belts, towels , bed linen,sheets pillow cases, curtains etc .Many thanks as always for your support.



Text Alert.

The A.G.M. of the Annaduff,  Bornacoola, Dromod, Drumsna, Jamestown Text alert returned the executives, Chairperson Helen Rutter, Sectetary ,Shay Hession, Treasurer Michael John Faughnan. To continue the scheme all members who wish to continue to receive text alerts must submit their name , mobile number on an envelope containing 5 Euro note only to any officer or to Duignan’s Drumsna, Hunts Dromod or the Credit Union before February 19t or their membership will elapse.

Drumshanbo Enterprise Board.

Drumshanbo Enterprise Board are currently recruiting participants for a QQ/fetec level 5 early childhood care and Education course. This programme aims to equip the learner with the skill, knowledge and competence required to progress to higher education and  training, Contact Michael @0719641577 or email enterpriseinfo@eircom.net

Lough Gill players

Lough Gill players present ‘’ Wake in the west’’ directed by Gerard Mc Kenna. On Saturday night February 27th in Killenummery Hall .Tickets 10Euro. All proceeds go to Killery and Kilenummery Parish Restoration fund.

South Leitrim Arts Group.

South Leitrim Arts Group present ‘’The Last Blast’’ ( our final gig ever) Featuring Johnny Fean, ex Horselips, Ed Deane, Noel Bridgeman, and John Querney in Duignan’s Lounge ,Drumsna on Saturday night February 20th at 9pm. Admission 12Euro, Booking with Noel @ 087 6367825 or tickets can be had at the door on the night. Come early to avoid disappointment.

The Kings of the High Roadboat to England in the 1970’s is showing at The Backstage Theatre ,Longford on Tuesday night March 8th. A bus will be leaving from the church car park in Annaduff  at 7.15 pm.  Contact Pam @ 087 6978544 0r Teresa @ 087 4164837.

Important Meeting.

An important meeting of parents of all underage lady footballers will take place on Sunday February 21st at 12 noon in the community Centre , Annaduff. All parents are requested to attend.

Tom Dunphy Memorial DVD

A special DVD of the 40th Anniversary of the passing of Tom Dunphy outside of Drumsna including The anniversary Mass in St. Mary’s Annaduff and much more can be had from Des Shanley @ 087 2529765.

Enrolment for Annaduff  National. School.

Enrolment for junior infants for 2016/2017 is now taking place in Annaduff National School. Please call to the school or phone 071 9624416 to request an enrolment pack.

G.A.A./ Parish Lotto.

The G.A.A. /Parish Lotto has been won for the second time in a row with numbers drawn in Taylor’s Bar, Drumsna 6 ; 11 ; 18; 22. The jackpot of 1,000 Euro was won by  Katrina Fitzpatrick .c/o of the Brandywell , Dromod.The next draw will be in The Brandywell, Dromod with a new jackpot of 1,000, Euro.

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