W/E 10th March 2019

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Church New

There will be Mass and Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament in Drumsna Church on Friday March 8th at 7pm.Holy Hour duty Colleen Guckian.

There will be 7pm Mass this evening, Ash Wednesday March 6thin Drumsna Church with blessing and distribution of Ashes.At the end of Lent on Good Friday April 19th, The Passion of our Lord will be enacted in the village from Garvey’s corner up the hill to the Church. Children will stand as the Stations of the Cross while Fr. Wall recites the passion. Any one who has suffered a bereavement is invited to help Jesus carry the cross between Stations.

9.30am Mass on Sunday March 10th Reader Grainne Fagan, Ministers Niall Daniels, Grainne Fagan.

To comply with the Diocesan 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 March Sonny Moran, William Guckian. Altar Society Ann Doherty, Sarah Gill.

We are currently looking for Ministers of The Eucharist and Ministers of the word, also altar servers. If you would like to join us in either Church please give your name to Irene Beirne@086 8590906 or Colleen Guckian@ 087 7670788.

First Confession/ Confirmation.

First Confession for the First Communion class in Annaduff National School takes place on Thursday March 14that 7pm in St. Mary’s church Annaduff.

Confirmation in St. Mary’s Church takes place on Friday March 22ndat 4pm.


Bingo takes place in Drumsna on Thursday March 7that 8 30pm. Last week’s winners include Mary Moran, Marie Casserly. Coloured sheet Noel Reynolds. Raffle Maria Guihan, Patricia O’ Reilly, Lily Duignan. Free books for Thursday March 7thLinda Duignan, Rose Mulvihill.

Leitrim Guardian.

The 2019 Leitrim Guardian is now on sale at local outlets and is a wonderful treasure trove of all things Leitrim. You can get the magazine on line also at www.leitrimguardian.ieit would make a lovely  present for your friends at home or abroad

Golden Age,

A meeting of the above will take place in the Centre Drumsna on today Wednesday March 6that 11am. The Drama for the May Madness Ball is coming along nicely and we hope it will give everyone a laugh. Our Annual Holiday this year is from Sunday  June 16th until Friday June 21stin The Galway Bay Hotel ,Salthill , Co. Galway and price includes 5 B&B and 5 evening dinners. There are optional tours and entertainment also. We have block booked a number of rooms and they are going fast ,so if you would like to join our friendly group call Bernie @086 3667045, Mary @ 086 3216757 or Colleen @087 7670788 for details of the holiday. A.S.A.P. All Welcome. Deposit due beginning of April.

Social Dancing.

Social Dancing in Fitzpatrick’s Lounge Mohill on Sunday night next  March 10thwith music by Gerry Keenan.

D.K. Fitness.

Personal training and fitness returns to the Resource Centre Drumsna for the coming months. A new timetable with a range of morning and evening options are available to cater for those with busy chedules. DK personal training is running a range of fitness regimes suitable for all ages and fitness levels along with options for one to one and group personal training within your own local area. A full list can be found on all social media outlets.however, if you have any further queries you can contact Dillon at 0830455111 or email dkfit17@gmail.com

County Leitrim Fleadh.

Once again the lovely village of Drumsna is hosting the County Leitrim Fleadh on the weekend of April 26,27,28. Along with the usual competitions and sessions a special Fleadh Mass will take place in The Church of The Immaculate Conception, Drumsna on the Sunday morning of April 28thwhere we will be joined by many of the competitors. On Sunday March 24ththere will be a youth session in The Community centre Drumsna , of music ,song and dance, from 12 30 to 2 30 a taster for what is to come at the Fleadh and also preliminary registration for the Fleadh.

All are welcome.

County Fleadh Competitions 2019

For all musicians ,singers, dancers, story tellers, lilters, whistlers and Irish speakers here is a list of all the competitions that you can take part in at Fleadh Cheoil. Age groups U 12,12-15,15-18 and over 18.Message us at Drumsna C.C.E. and we will do our best to help you.

Official Fleadh Cheoil.  Competitions are as follows, O.1. Fidil-Fiddle. O.2. Bosca Ceoil-Button Accordion. O.3. Feadog mor- Flute.O.4.Feadog-Whistle. O.5. Cairdin Piano-Piano AccordionO.6. Consairtin-Concertina. O.7.Pib Uilleann-Ulleann pipes.O.8.Cruit-Irish Harp.O.9. Organ Beal- Mouth organ.10.Bainso-Banjo.11.Maindilin-Mandolin. 12. Piano-Piano. 13. Mileoidean-Melodeon. 14. Rogha Gleas-miscellaneous.15. Tionlacan-Accompaniment.16 Bodhran. 17. DrumaiCeili-Ceili Drums.18. Fionn-Mhalla-fidil- fiddle slow airs.19. FionnMhalla, Pib Uillean-Uillean pipes slow airs.20. Fionn mhallaFeadog Mor- Slow airs.21 Foinn Mhalla, Feadog- Whistle- slow airs. 22.FionnMhalla Cruit-Harp -slow airs.23. Ceol Beirt- duets24. Ceol Trir-Trios.25. Bannai Ceili-Ceili bands.26. Grupa Ceoil. 27. Bannai Mairsella Cairdin-Accordian Marching Bands.28. Bannai Mairsealla,Feadog Mor-Flute marching bands.29. Bannai Mairseala,Rogha Glas-Miscellaneous marching bands.30.Bannai Marsealla,pib- Pipe marching bands.31. Amhranaiocht ar an Sean Nos(Mna), Irish singing Ladies. 32. Amhranaiocht ar an Sean Nos( Fir) – Irish singing Men.33. English Singing( Ladies). Ammhrain Bearla Mna. 34 English singing men Amhrain Bearla Fir.35. Feadail-Whistling.36. Portaireacht- Lilting. 37. Amhrain NuacheapthaGealge- Newly composed songs in Irish.38. Newly composed songs in English- amhrain Nua Bearla.39. Piosa Ceol nuacheaptha – Newly composed tunes. 40. Rince CeiliMna -8 hand dancing Ladies.41. Rince Ceili Ochtair Measctha- 8 hand ceili dancing mixed. 42 Rince Ceili Ceathair Mna- 4 hand ceili dancing , ladies.43. Rince Measctha- 4 hand ceili dancing mixed.44.Rince seit Mna- Full set Ladies.45. Rince Seit Measctha- full set mixed.46. Rince Leathsheit measca- Half set mixed.47.Rince SeitMeasctha os cionn35 –  full set mixed 035. 48. Rince an Sean nos. 49. Comhra Gealge. 50. Story telling. 51 Scealaiocht.

You can register for the Fleadh at the Community Centre Drumsna on Sunday March 24that the youth session which is from 12 30 until 2.30 pm. All Welcome



Ardagh and Clomacnoise Pilgrimage.

The Ardagh and Clonmacnoise under the leadership of Most Rev Francis Duffy to Lourdes on May 26thto May 31st.Fully inclusive price 749 Euro. Flights from Knock, contact Joe Walsh Tours ,143 Baggot Street ,Dublin. Telephone 01 2410812/01 2410811. Pilgrimage director Monsignor Bernard Noonan. Details for special section for the sick; contact Rev., Michael Scanlon Tel.090 6457122.













Enrolment for Annaduff N.S.

Enrolment for Junior infants for 2019/ 2020 is now taking place in Annaduff National School. Please call to the school or telephone 071 9624416 to request an enrolment pack.

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