W/E 4th May 2019

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Church News

There will be First FridayMass in Drumsna at 7pm on Friday May 3rd followed by Exposition of The Blessed Sacrament . Holy hour duty Ella Gannon.

Mass at 9.30 in Drumsna on Sunday May 5th Reader Anne Marie O’ Reilly, Ministers Geraldine Monaghan, Anne Marie O’ Reilly.

Church Collectors for May Damien Moylan, Tom Gill. Altar Society Helen Cronogue, Eithne Sheerin.


Bingo takes place in Drumsna on Thursday May 2nd at 8 30pm. Last week’s winners include Catherine O’ Dowd, Phil Moran, Coloured sheet Rose Mulvihill.  Raffle Ann Marie Mc Manus, Majella Reynolds, Chris Murray. Free books for Thursday May 2ndGeraldine Monaghan, Lily Duignan

Golden Age May Madness Ball.

The Annual Golden Age May Madness Ball takes place in the Bush Hotel onWednesday night next May 1st at 8.30pm with light refreshments, Drama and dancing to Jimmy Lennon. Admission is 10 Euro and everyone is welcome.

Co, Leitrim Fleadh, Drumsna 2019

The 8thCounty Leitrim Fleadh to be hosted by Drumsna C.C.E was a great success with great nights and days of singing dancing and song. The competitions were well attended and much credit is due to the committee who left no stone unturned to make the weekend a success. Thanks is extended to all the sponsors ,advertisers, Judges, and the many helping hands. Good luck to all competitors who are heading to the Connaught Fleadh.

Social Dancing

There will be social dancing in Duignan’s Lounge Drumsna   on Sunday night May 5th with music by The Ferryman.

Ardagh and Clomacnoise Pilgrimage.

The Ardagh andClonmacnoise under the leadership of Most Rev Francis Duffy to Lourdes on May 26thto May 31st.Fully inclusive price 749 Euro. Flights from Knock, contactJoe 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 645712

Drumsna Boxing Club.

Drumsna Boxing club is once again making headlines with Caoimhe Moran becoming girls 5.75 Connaught Champion at the Provincial Championships in Castlerea. Caoimhe has been a member of the club for the past three years and now progresses to the All Ireland where we wish her and her coaches every success.


In accordance with the wishes of John Darlington, he was cremated in a private service on Monday last . On Thursday of this week ,May 2ndDuignan’s Lounge Drumsna will be open from 3pm until 6pm for anyone who would like to pay respects and offer condolences. A collection box for the North West Hospice will be available should you wish to donate as they gave John great comfort and care in his final days.

He will be sadly missed by his wife Gloria and his many friends in the area.

May his soul rest in peace.

Foroige Bake Sale.

Drumsna / Annaduff Foroige are holding their Annual Bake sale immediately after Drumsna 9.30 Mass on next Sunday May 5th. Your support for our young people would be greatly appreciated.

Birdwatch Ireland.

The local branch of Birdwatch Ireland is going on it’s Annual cuckoo walk to Loughtown lake, Effrinagh on Sunday next May 5that 10am ,meeting at Garvey’s Garage outside of Drumsna on the Kilnagross Road.Walkers should wear waterproof footwear, children welcome but no dogs please. Coffee and cake afterwards. For enquiries contact Keelin @ 086 3881535.

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