W/E 9th July 2017

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Church News.

There will be no Mass in Drumsna on next Friday evening July 7th.

9.30am Mass on Sunday July 9th  Reader  Mary Gilhooly , Ministers Geraldine Duignan, Mary Gilhooly.

Church Collectors for July Micheal O’ Dowd , John Mc Nulty, Altar Society for July Ella Gannon.

Social Dancing.

There will be social dancing in Duignan’s Lounge Drumsna on this Friday night July 7th   with music by The Drifting Cowboy, ( Jimmy Lennon ).and in Fitzpatrick’s Lounge Mohill on Sunday night July 9th  with dancing to The Ferryman.


Bingo continues in the Centre Drumsna on Thursday night July 6th  at   9pm. Last week’s winners include Anna Mc Govern, Chris Murray.  Raffle Patricia O’ Reilly, Marie Meehan,Mary Mc Tiernan. Free  books for Thursday July 6th  Kathleen Rynn, Maria Guihan.

Leitrim Sub Aqua Club.

The 11th Annual swim/ paddle race takes place from Jamestown to Drumsna on The last Saturday 26th of August. This is a great day of fun, music, Duck race and a monster Barbeque at the Quay in Drumsna followed by music in Duignans Lounge at 6pm with a raffle yielding over fifty prizes. You can register early by leaving a message  or register  on the day. Registration from 12 noon and Blessing at 2pm. at the quay in Drumsna before heading over to the slipway at Jamestown. Be sure and put the date in your diary even if you don’t compete just come along and soak up the atmosphere. See you there. Please support your local sub aqua club who do such good work. For further information contact Gerry @086 8588328.

Golden Age news.

There is a trip to the  Daniel O’ Donnell concert in the Slieve Russell Hotel in August and Maura Faughnan still has a few tickets left if anyone would like to join the group. Contact 071 96 24540 or 089 4199625.A.S.A.P.

Feet and Beat Summer Course.

Feet and beat Summer camp includes jiving, sambo, Sean Nos, body percussion, gealga, drama, music, song, creative dance,Pilates, Family final show and much more. Boyle July 10-14, Carrick-on-Shannon July 24th -28th, Newtownforbes July 31st –August 4th, Drumshanbo August 7th -11th  all daily from 10am until 2pm for 6 t0o 12 year olds. Book your place today 086 1649989 or infoedwinaguckian.com

Annaduff GFC Fun Day.

Annaduff GFC Annual fun day for all the family takes place on Sunday August 13th in partnership with Tesco , Carrick-on-Shannon. There will be usual range of fun and games with lots of surprises. This year the chosen Charity is The North West Hospice. Half the proceeds will go to the NWH and up to date up to 20,000 Euro has been donated to various local deserving charities. There is no fixed admission just donation entry, put this date in your diary and come along and enjoy the fun of the fair while supporting the club and the NWH. We will soon  be announcing details of this year’s fundraising draw. The prizes are  very impressive and in association with Tesco , Carrick-on-Shannon and the North West Hospice, tickets will be on sale shortly in Tesco at Carrick or from any club member. If you have any surplus Autobiographies, sports, gardening  , cookery  children’s books or any other Quality books ,we would be grateful if you would donate same to our book sale.We look forward to the big day on Sunday August the 13th which features the biggest football blitz in Leitrim, music, food , games plus the inaugural home debut of the recently formed Annaduff mothers and others Football team. More details next week.

Used Clothes Collection.

Annaduff G.A.A. are having a used clothes collection on Saturday next July 8th at Drumsna church from 11am until 1pm and also on the following Saturday July 15th from 11am until 1pm. All used clean clothes will be gratefully received.

Wedding Bells.

Congratulations are extended to Fintan Monaghan Corlara, son of Geraldine and Damien Monaghan on his marriage to Theresa Mc Cabe,  Keadue daughter of Elizabeth and Tony Mc Cabe on Saturday last. The ceremony was celebrated by Fr. Cathal Faughnan , with bridesmaids Karen Mc Cabe, Edel Mc Morrow, Cathy Martin, and Ann-Marie Benson ,the Groomsmen, Aaron Mc Morrow, Gavin Gallagher, Jason Monaghan, Conor Leydon, the page boys Shaun Monaghan , Adam Whelan, flower girls Chloe Monaghan, Sophie Mc Morrow and Katie Mc Morrow. A reception for family and friends was held in The Landmark Hotel , Carrick-on-Shannon. We w wish Theresa and Fintan many years of wedded bliss together.

More Congratulations

Congratulations to Young Peter Moran Drumsna,  who captained the  brilliant under 10 football team in the Carrick-on-Shannon area to victory in the Connaught Community games final last week, also the victorious  under 14 girls who won the All Ireland at the weekend including Maeve Newton and Aishling Shanley , also congratulations to Victoria Walker and her school of dance who performed so beautifully at a ‘’Sold Out’’ performance in The Hawkswell Theatre , Sligo on Sunday last, including Drumsna pupils Leonie Mc Keever, Kirsten Mc Keever,Cora  O’Connell and Megan Gill. Well done to all of the children who  worked so hard at their various activities.

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