W/E 11th November 2018

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Church News

Exposition after 7pm Mass on Friday November 9thMary Khaleel, Colleen Guckian.

 9.30am Mass on Sunday November 11th Reader Anne Marie O’ Reilly, Ministers Colleen Guckian, Anne Marie O’ Reilly.

Please support the fifth National collection for World meeting of Families 2018 on next weekend November 10/11.

To comply with the Dioceasan safeguarding policy please return all outstanding vetting forms to Katherine Mc kiver at 087 6990432 for inquiries. Designated Liaison persons Sean Leydon 087 743 1649 or Roisin Doherty 087 3327587.

Church Collectors for November, Paddy Guckian ,Padraig Dunne. Altar Society Maureen Quigley, Colleen Guckian.

Epilepsy Collection.

Thanks is extended to all who contributed to the recent Church gate collection for Epilepsy. Your support is greatly appreciated.

Golden Age meeting.

The next Golden Age Group meeting takes place  in the Centre on today Wednesday November 7th at 11am.   Edwina Guckian will continue to guide us through the Steps and movement for December 8th. This is the second last meeting of the dance classes. There will be a practise for the Christmas song .The Parochial Christmas Party is fixed for Sunday December 2ndin The Bush Hotel, Carrick with Christmas fare, Music by  Jimmy Lennon and entertainment by the Golden Age Group.


Huge congratulations to Rory O’ Connell Drumsna on winning gold at the Unified world kick boxing and Karate championships in Italy at the weekend. Rory is a member of the Green Dragon Karate club Carrick-on-Shannon  and a pupil at the Community school in Carrick. Congratulations also to the other club members who also took part and brought home medals.

More Congratulations

Congratulations to the Annaduff  under 15 football team who won the shield final

against Kiltubrid on Saturday last, The full time score was 5.9 to 10 points. The team was Liam Mc Namee, Eoghan Ridge, Niall Quigley, Ultan Kelly, Craig Mc Guinness, Ramon Blasco, Daniel Bosquette, Cormac Kane, Darren Cox, Cian Dockery, Declan Gill, Tommy Taylor, Daniel Lyons, subs Adam Maxwell, Jack Robertson, Ronan Mc Nabola, Josh Gill, Shane Faughnan and their mentors Denny dockery and Gene Cox. Well done lads.

Even more congratulations !

Congratulations to Airc Damhsa Dance club and Edwina Guckian on securing trophies at the recent Oireachtas Na Samhna Dance competitions in Killarney with young Tom Cullen from Leitrim and Aaron from sligo. Well done to all


Bingo in Drumsna on Thursday night November 8that 8.30pm. Last week’s winners include Mary Geheran, Mary Cox, Coloured sheet Michael Mahon. Raffle Chris Murray, Dymphna Butler, Percy Ffrench. Free book for Bingo in Rooskey ,Mary Moran. Free books for Thursday November 8th  Tommy Mc Loughlin, Ellen Gibbons.

Social Dancing

Social dancing in  Fitzpatrick’s lounge, Mohill on Sunday night next ,November11th with dancing to Gerry Keenan.


Personal Training/ fitness  

Fitness classes return to Drumsna Community centre 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.

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.

Art With Noreen.

Art classes with Noreen in Drumsna Community Centre commencing on Tuesday night for further info contact 96 25782.

Annaduff, Drumsna, Jamestown Defib.

Everybody hoes that they will never have to use an AED or to have one used on themselves. There are 74 people trained in the CPR/AED use of the five defibrillators In our community. Please do your bit to help with this vital facility by coming along to our A.G.M. on this Thursday night November 8that 7.30pm. in the Community Centre Drumsna. We need your support to stay alive.


Sympathy is extended to Sinead Guckian and Kevin Ludlow, Quay Street Drumsna, on the death of Kevin’s mother Rosemary Ludlow from Bellewstown Co. Meath. The late Rosemary was interred in Duleek after her funeral Mass on Friday .

May her soul rest in peace .Amen

G.A.A./ Parish lotto.

There was no winner of the G.A.A./ Parish Lotto held in Cox’s Steak House, Dromod on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 2 ; 3; 12 19. The winner of the 50 Euro prize was Billy Beirne, the  winners of the lucky dip are as follows T.P. Faughnan, Eamonn Hennessy, Sean Moffatt, Derek Cox. The next draw is in Taylor’s Bar Drumsna with a jackpot of 1,400 Euro.

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