W/E 22nd September 2019

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Church News.

There will be 7pm  Mass in Drumsna on Friday evening September 20th followed by Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament . Holy hour duty Helen Cronogue.9.30am Mass in Drumsna on Sunday September 22nd Reader Mary Gilooly, Ministers Geraldine Duignan, May Gilooly. Collectors for September Eugene Mc Kiver, Niall Daniels.Altar Society for September Mary Gilooly, Deirdre Flynn.

Safe guardingchildren 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


The Diocese of Ardagh and Clonmacnoise are holding an assembly of the 41 Parishes in May of 2020 to consider how best the Parishes can move forward. We want to hear the experience and views of the people on the ground, whether you attend Church or not. We would like to hear what life is like for you and whether there is anything that you would change, hope for or expect from the Church. The first meeting of representatives from the 41 Parishes took place in St. Mel’s College Longford on Saturday last . “ members from each end of the Parish of Annaduff together with Father John Wall attended in conjunction with Fr. Gerry O’ Brien and the Bornacoola representatives.  This Assembly is taking place at the instigation of Bishop Francis Duffy. You as a Parishioner are asked to give your view on what you think should or should not be done. Young and old are invited to write down their thoughts and hand them in to Father Wall or any Assembly/ Parish Council member.

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 19th at 8.30pm. Last weeks winners include Marie Casserly, Sharon Mc Tiernan. Coloured sheet, Noel Mc Dermott  Raffle Marie Browne, Gerry Rynn, Linda Duignan. Free books for Thursday September 19thEileen Bourke, Marie Casserly. 

Social Dancing.

Social dancing in Fitzpatrick’s Lounge Mohill, on Sunday night September 22ndwith music by Glenside Country.

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

Golden Age Meeting.

The Golden Age group are back on to our normal schedule for the Autumn Season. On  Wednesday (today)September 18th  we are off on our outing to Beleek Castle from Drumsna church at 10.30am, The tour of the Castle will be at 2pm and lasts approximately one hour. We then go to the National Hotel Ballina for a meal. We have a packed programme for the coming months and if you would like to join us at the Community centre Drumsna on every second Wednesday at 11am ,please feel free to do so. Just come along and you will be made very welcome.

Culture Night

There will be a Culture night of music, song , dance and session hosted by Drumsna C.C. E. in the Community Centre , Quay  Street, Drumsna  on Friday night September 20thfrom 7pm until 9pm, featuring the All Ireland Fleadh Cheoil Medalists.  This is a free event and all musicians ,singers, dancers of all ages are welcome to join us. This night of traditional culture is brought to you by The Department of Culture  Heritage, the Gaeltacht  and the creative Ireland programme in partnership with Leitrim County Council.Come along for a wonderful experience.

Adult Dance classes.

Airc Damhsa Dance Club.

Adult set dancing classes in St. Joseph’s Hall Leitrim village on Wednesday September 18thfrom 8.30 to 9.45pm. Adult and teenagers, beginners and advanced.

Sean Nos Dance classes in St. Mary’s Hall, Carrick-on-Shannon , Thursday September 19th6.-6.30. Beginner children 6.30 -7.30. Intermediate children. 7.30- 8.30pm Adults.

Tea/coffee morning.

There will be a tea/coffee morning in the Community Centre Drumsna on Thursday September 19thfrom 10.am until 12 noon. Your support would be greatly appreciated,

N.W. Hospice.

Please support Paul Kelly and his band at the Ballroom of Romance in Glenfarne on Saturday October 5th2019 at 9pm. In aid of the North West Hospice. Admission 15 Euro. A jiving competition with great prizes will begin at 10pm. Entry 10 Euro per couple.


The first ever women to swim the Mighty River Shannon from the Shannon pot in Dowra to the Mouth of the Shannon in Limerick ,245 k namely Flo beo, Eileen and Heather Maxwell and Toni Mc Glynn would like you to join them for celebrations at Cox’s Steak House Dromod on this Friday night September 20that 9pm. There will be music ,food ,dancing ,singing, and I’m sure some stories to tell of the gruelling journey, Congratulations, ladies and have a well deserved night of fun and relaxation.


Sympathy is extended to Marie Duignan Summerhill ,Carrick-on-Shannon and late of Annaduff on the death of her husband Paddy Duignan, also to his sons daughters, grandchildren , brother, sisters . sisters -in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces ,nephews, relatives and friends. The late Paddy was interred in St. Mary;s Carrick-on-Shannon after his funeral Mass on Tuesday.

May his soul rest in peace.

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