W/E 17th March 2018

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There will be Mass and Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament in Drumsna Church on Friday March 15th at 7pm.Holy Hour duty  Ella Gannon.

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. Fourteen Children will stand as the Stations of the Cross while Fr. Wall P.P. celebrates the Passion. Parishioners are invited to take part also any one who has suffered a bereavement is invited to help Jesus carry the cross between Stations.

9.30am Mass on Sunday March 17th,St. Patrick’s day is for deceased members of Drumsna Comhaltas and will be a traditional ,singing ,dancing celebration of our National Saint, Reader ,Teasie Mc Loughlin, Ministers Patricia O’ Reilly, Colleen Guckian.

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 14th at 8 30pm. Last week’s winners include Maria Guihan, Linda Duignan, Geraldine Bohan, Patricia Beirne. Free books for Thursday March 14thRose Mulvihill, Gerry O’ Reilly.

Golden Age,

A meeting of the above will take place in the Centre Drumsna on Wednesday next March 20thThere will be drama practise for all those taking part. 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, entertainment ,coach to and from Salthill. 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 of 50 Euro p.p. due at this meeting.

Social Dancing.

Social Dancing in Duignan’s Lounge Drumsna on Sunday, St. Patrick’s night with music by Jimmy Lennon. All are welcome.

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.Further details from comhaltasleitrim@gmail.com

St. Patrick’s Evening Session.

There will be an evening session of music ,song and dance for young and old in Mc Loughlin’s Bar Drumsna on St. Patrick’s day from 6pm until 8pm. This is an informal get together for all and is not a fundraiser, we would like to thank all those who have supported Drumsna C.C.E. down through the years and hope they will come along and enjoy the ‘craic’.

We are compiling a Fleadh booklet and if anyone has any photos of local, musicians singers, dancers etc we would be grateful for them . They will be returned intact. Also if you would like to sponsor an Advert in the booklet, please contact Fionnuala@086 8664639, A.S.A.P.

Ardagh and Clomacnoise 


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.

G.A.A./ Parish Lotto.

There was no winner of the G.A.A./ Parish Lotto held in Mc Loughlin’s Drumsna on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 5,14,21,22. The winner of the 50 Euro prize was Colleen Blessing. The winners of the lucky dip are as follows, Meave Cronin, Mel and Rachel Lavin, Eunan Lynch, John Connor. The next draw is in The Brandywell, Dromod with a jackpot of “,400 Euro.

Thank You.

The Irish Pilgrimage Trust wish to thank all those who contributed to their recent Church Gate at Drumsna Church. The amount collected was 241 Euro. A special thanks to our volunteer collectors. Your support for this worthy cause is much appreciated.

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