W/E 6th October 2018

Comment are off

Church News

Exposition after 7pm Mass on the first Friday October 5thElla Gannon

  9.30am Mass on Sunday October 7th Reader Geraldine M. Duignan, Ministers Niall Daniels, Geraldine Monaghan

Church Collectors for October, Damien Moylan, Tom Gill. Altar Society Kathleen Reynolds, Geraldine Monaghan .

Golden Age meeting.

Golden Age Group meeting takes place  in the Centre on to-day ( Wednesday October 3rd) at 11am.   Edwina Guckian will continue to guide us through the Steps and movement for December. The A. G. M. took place on Wednesday last and the following officers were elected, Chairperson John Waller, Vice Chair Bernie Gill, Secretary Mary Gilhooly, Asst., Secretary Colleen Guckian, Treasurer Michael John Faughnan, Asst., Treasurer Bridget Rooney, P.R.O. Colleen Guckian .The Parochial Christmas Party is fixed for Sunday December 2ndin The Bush Hotel, Carrick with Christmas fare, Music by  Jimmy Lennon and entertainment.

Official opening.

The official opening of the wonderful children’s playground took  place in Drumsna on Sunday last with Blessing of the children’s playground and the Father Kevin Sullivan Memorial Garden by father John Wall P.P.  assisted by his server’s Leonie, Kirsten, Kevin and Emmett. Councillor Sinead Guckian was M.C. for the day and she introduced the Chairperson of Drumsna tidy Towns Geraldine Monaghan who welcomed everyone and thanked the committee for their work at the playground and around the village over the year, she then thanked Councillor Sinead Guckian for her   dedication to the project and unveiled a plaque marking the name of the Councillor and her work. Councillor Sinead Guckian Thanked Geraldine and the committee for the honour saying all of their names should be on the plaque. She then Thanked the Chairperson of the Council Sean Mc Gowan for attending and also her fellow councillors, Council official Joseph Gilhooly, Donal Fox from Leitrim Development, The Sullivan Family who came from Streete Co. Westmeath and surrounds ,Father Kevin’s housekeeper Marie Mc Grath from Edgworthstown, Hilary Phelan Architect, Kevin Mc Kenna from Pinestone who built the memorial wall , bench and path, Drumsna Garden Centre and everyone who had helped out in any way.We finished off a lovely evening in the Community Centre with tea /coffee chat and food by Tracey’s Catering.

Drumsna C.R.C Annual walk

The Drumsna Community and Resource Centre Drumsna are holding their Annual Walk/run/push on Sunday October21st with registration from 12noon and race commencing at 1pm. 10 Euro per adult and 20 euro for families, Refreshments etc.,

in the centre afterwards.This is the only fundraiser ran by the Centre and your support would be greatly appreciated.


Please note the new Winter time of 8.30pm for Bingo in Drumsna . Last week’s winners include Freda Noone, Eileen O’ Brien, Ann Marie Mc Manus.  Raffle Sharon Mc Tiernan, Rose Deane, Mary Mc Tiernan. Coloured sheet, Marie Casserly, Free books for Thursday October 4thth Shirley Markey, Rose Mulvihill.



Social Dancing

There will be no Social Dancing in Fitzpatrick’s lounge, Mohill on Sunday night next due to unforeseen circumstances, Dancing will resume on Sunday night October 14thwith music by Michael Moran.

Art with Noreen

Art classes with Noreen in the Centre Drumsna on Tuesday nights from 7pm to 9pm, Contact 96 25782 to book a place or for further details..

North West Hospice Walk.

The Annual N.W.H. memorial walk will take place on Sunday October 14that 12noon in Sligo town. Walk in remembrance of deceased a Family member, friend, neighbour, or work colleague and celebrate their lives. Participants who register will receive a personalised T shirt with the name of their loved one on the front. The scenic walk is a flat route less than 5km and is suitable for all ages and abilities. Register on line now at www.northwesthospice.ieor call 071 9170523

Personal Training/ fitness  

Fitness classes return to Drumsna Community centre for the coming Winter.A new timetable with a range of morning and evening options are available to cater for those with busy schedules. DK personal training is running a range of fitness classes suitable for all ages and fitness levels along with options for 1-1 and group personal training within your local area. A full list of classes can be found on all social media outlets, however if you have any further questions and queries you can contact Dillon on 083 0455111 or email -dkfit@gmail.co

Sean Nos.

Sean Nos dance with Edwina and Airc Damhsa in St. Mary’s hall Carrick on Shannon on Thursday for beginners, children 6pm, teenagers 7.30pm.

Set Dancing.

Set dancing for adults starts in St. Joseph’s Hall Leitrim village on Wednesday nights at 8.30pm.Beginners and advanced.

Drumsna Duck Race

The Annual Duck Race with Elvira and Gerry took place at Drumsna Bridge on Saturday last. The first prize of 300 Euro sponsored by the Brandywell Bar and restaurant Dromod was won by Conor Feely Feely , Drumlion 2ndprize of 200 Euro sponsored by Carrick Motor Factors was won by Mary Moran.All monies raised will be split between Temple Street Children’s Hospital and Leitrim Sub aqua club.Well done to Gerry and his team of duck catchers!

Youth reach Leitrim

Youth reach Leitrim has enrolment for 2018/2019 for 15 to 20 yrs. Are you an early school leaver/ unemployed? Youth Reach Leitrim is based in Mohill and will offer a flexible and dynamic programme of Leaving Cert applied integrated and general education, vocational training and work experience. Students can also apply for a weekly training allowance and travel subsistence. Contact the co-ordinater at 085 1458878 for more details.

Annaduff G.A.A.

Congratulations to The Annaduff Intermediate team who won the semi final in Pairc Sean Mc Diarmuid on Sunday evening last and the best of luck to them in the final against Fenagh on Sunday October 14that 1pm.

About the Author