W/E 16th April 2017

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Church News.

Good Friday, Drumsna ,3pm the passion of our Lord, Reader Katherine Mc Kiver, Ministers Margaret Collum, Katherine Mc Kiver, Passion Readers , Fr. Wall, Ella Gannon , Teasie Mc Loughlin. Prayers of the Faithful, Leonie Mc Kiver, Emily Gannon, Kirsten Mc Kiver, Finan Fagan , Christine Early, Lara Fagan , Laura Flanagan, Rory O’ Connell, Aine Fitzpatrick.

7pm Stations of the Cross.

9.30am Mass on Easter Sunday April 9th,  Reader Grainne Fagan,Ministers  Patricia O’ Reilly, Grainne Fagan.

Church Collectors for April Niall Daniels, Eugene Mc Kiver. Altar Society, Regina Mc Nabola, Teresa Guckian.

Social Dancing.

There will be social dancing  in Duignan’s Lounge on Easter Sunday night with music by The Drifting Cowboy.

Tradtional Session.

Monster Traditional Session in Mc Loughlins Lounge Drumsna on Easter Monday night, all musicians,and singers dancers welcome.

Drumsna Foroige.

Drumsna Foroige are holding their Annual Bake sale in the Community Centre Drumsna on Easter Sunday immediately after the 9.30am Mass ( approx 10. 20.am.)

There will also be a raffle with prizes galore.We look forward to seeing you there and for your continued support .

Bingo continues in the Centre Drumsna on Thursday night  April 6th att 8.30pm. Last week’s winners included Margaret Charles,Sharon Mc Tiernan ,  Raffle Patricia O’ Reilly, Mary Cox,x2. Free books for Thursday April 13th Francie Conboy, Marie Brown.

Golden Age Holiday/Meeting.

There will be a  meeting of the Golden Age group in the centre Drumsna on next Wednesday April 19th at 11am. There will be a practice on that day for our Bealtaine play ‘’Do you come here often?’’ which is set in the Ballroom of Romance. We will be performing it at the May Madness Ball in the Bush Hotel Carrick on Tuesday May 2nd with music by Andy Feery of Jambalya so put that date in your  diary for a night of fun and madness. Everyone welcome.The remaining money for the Annual holiday is now due, please give same to Michael John Faughnan or Bernie Gill or come along to any of our meetings in the Community Centre Drumsna.

Art in the Centre.

Art in oils/acrylics with Noreen commences in The Centre Drumsna on Tuesday night April 11thfrom 7pm until  9pm. For further information call the centre at 96 25782

Annaduff/Drumsna/ Jamestown Defib Group.

We are very fortunate to have in the  location of our community five defibrillators to help preserve life. We are also very lucky to have a large number of local people trained n the use of these defibs. The A.G.M. of the Group will be held in Drumsna Community Centre on Wednesday April 19th at 8pm. In order to keep this invaluable service ongoing we would encourage as many people as possible to attend on the night.

The location of the five defibrillators in our area in case of an emergency are as follows,

  1. Annaduff G.A.A. grounds on front wall of dressing rooms, green heated box.
  2. Derrycarne, Annaduff.on the fence at Gerry O’ Connors house. Black box.
  3. Drumsna village Community Centre on front wall at side gate, Grey box.
  4. Coolcrieve ,Drumsna. On fence opposite Padraig Dunne’s house, Black box.
  5. Jamestown village at Church on front wall, Green heated box.

Lough Allen Dance Weekend

The Lough Allen Dance weekend takes place in The Lough Allen Hotel , Drumshanbo on April 21st to April 23rd,with Music, Dance sessions, Workshops, talks and displays .All Welcome.

Gaelic  Football for Women.

Calling all you ladies out there who may be interested in forming a Gaelic football team for mothers and others in the Parish. The emphasis is not on skill but fun, craic, meeting people, exercise and social.No age limit. It doesn’t matter if you have never kicked a ball before the only criteria is that you are female. If you are interested come along to a meeting in Annaduff Community Centre on  Friday night April 21st at 9.30am. or contact Mary at 087 6427585.

G.A.A./Parish Lotto .

There was no winner of the G.A.A. / Parish Lotto held on Sunday night last.The numbers drawn were 2 6 ; 11 ;19. The winner of the 50 Euro prize was Aideen Harte and Noah. The winners of the lucky dip are as follows  Griffen O Loughnan, Martina Mc Garry, Kenny Cox, Anna Greene.. The next draw is in Cox’s Steak House with a jackpot of  1,500 Euro.

D.D.A. Easter Draw.

The Drumsna Development Annual Easer Draw takes place in Taylor’s Bar Drumsna on Next Saturday night April 15th . First prize Easter Hamper, second prize 75 Euro, third prize 50 Euro. Lines 2 Euro each at the usual outlets

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