W/E 8th September 2019

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Church News.

There will be 7pm First Friday Mass in Drumsna on Friday evening September 6th followed by Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament . Holy hour duty Ella Gannon.9.30am Mass in Drumsna on Sunday September 8th Reader Thomas Duignan, Ministers Margaret Collum, Thomas Duignan.Church Collectors for September Eugene Mc Kiver, Niall Daniels.Altar Society for September Mary Gilooly, Deirdre Flynn.

Safe guarding children in the Diocese of Ardagh and Clonmacnois, Diocesan details,Contact details designated Liaison persons Sean Leydon 087 7431649 /Roisin Doherty 087 7057516. Diocesan website www.ardaghdiocese.org

Annual one day pilgrimage to Lough Derg takes place on Saturday next September 7th. Bus leaves Drumsna church at 7am sharp,via Annaduff, Dromod, Mohill, Gorvagh, Ballinamore, Swanlinbar. Booking deposit 40 Euro. Contact Maura 071 96 24540 or 086 8590906.A.S.A.P.

Chair Yoga Dancing.

Chair Yoga Dancing starting in Annaduff Community Centre on Wednesday September 11thfrom 8.30 to 9.30pm.


Bingo continues in the Centre Drumsna on Thursday night September 5th at 8.30pm. Last weeks winners include Catherine O’ Dowd, Ann- Marie Mc Manus Coloured sheet, Ann Beirne.  Raffle Linda Duignan, Eileen O’ Brien, Gerry Rynn. . Free books for Thursday September 5th Rose Mulvihill, Peter Reynolds. 

Social Dancing.

Social dancing in Fitzpatricks Lounge Mohill on Sunday night September 8th with music by Ned’s Country Road show.

Clothes Collection

Annaduff G.A.A. are looking for unwanted clothes, all types of shoes bags, belts, curtains, bed linen, NO duvets or pillows please. clothes can be dropped off at the G.A.A pitch or can be collected , Call Niall at A087 9852113 or Denny at 0879007217,all monies collected go towards equipment for the younger  people of the Parish.

Farmer’s on line Classes.

With the phasing out of the traditional ‘’Blue Book’’ it has become imperative for farmers to find out more about agricultural on line classes. We are here to help. Online herd register, view herd profile, register and animal online, Cert of compliance, notifying movement within your herd. Free online computer classes are taking place over 4 evenings in Teagasc Office, Mohill. 6.30pm-9.30pm.Monday 2nd  5th9thand 12thof September.Contact 087 3312017 for more information or to book your place. No computer experience necessary. Please bring your own laptop/tablet/ipad/ or smart phone. Wifi will be provided.


Heartiest Congratulations to the ladies of Flo Beo Shannon swim ,Eileen Maxwell. Heather Maxwell and Toni Mc Glynn who are the first ladies to swim the length of the river Shannon . They arrived back  to a rousing welcome at Annaduff G.A.A. Centre on Sunday evening. These brave ladies braved the mighty river in aid of A lust for life and The Irish Cancer Society. Well done to all concerned.

Golden Age Meeting.

The Golden Age group are back on Wednesday week September 11thin the Community Centre Drumsna at 11am. On the Agenda will be our outing to Beleek Castle ,Ballina, on Wednesday September 18. The guided tour will be at 2pm and lasts approximately one hour. We then go to the National Hotel Ballina for a meal. All those travelling please give your name to Mary Gilooly @086 3216757.

Wedding Bells.

Congratulations are extended to Ryan Duignan, Drumsna and Kate Burton,Sussex, England on their recent wedding in St. Brigid’s Church Ballisodare, Co. Sligo. The bestman was Mathew Reynolds  and the groomsmen Seamus Mulvihill, Kevin Gaffney, Nicholas Bull. The bridesmaids were Robyn Rand, Polly Orgill, Hannah Cooper, Katie Clegg. Father Frank Garvey officiated at the ceremony. Many guests travelled from all over the world to Join Kate and Ryan on their special day which was later celebrated at Markree Castle ,Collooney. Kate is the daughter of Stephen Burton England and Ryan is the son of Gabriel and Geraldine Duignan Drumsna . We wish them many years of wedded bliss

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